Senior Designer, eCommerce

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 13, 2013
Closes
Mar 15, 2013
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
XO Group Inc. is looking for a Senior Designer to join our E-Commerce team. Teams at XO Group are very dedicated and excited about what they do – we work hard to maintain that atmosphere. The right candidate will be smart, entrepreneurial, and enthusiastic with a problem solver, go-getter and above all a team player attitude!

Must have the ability to juggle multiple projects and staying calm and collected under pressure must be part of your DNA. You thrive on being part of a collaborative team and will never say the words “It’s not my job”!


The Senior Designer will:

• Serve as lead designer on projects including web and mobile design with an e-commerce and transactional focus, e-mail marketing, product development for our wedding shop, magazine print ads and more
• Oversee the daily activities of a Junior Designer, maintain deadlines, and provide guidance
• Design in the look and feel of our established brand identities, and maintain the integrity of our brands’ visual style while finding new and exciting ways to expand our use of existing design elements
• Demonstrate awareness of current best practices for browser/device compatibility and accessibility as it relates to the consumer experience
• Create detailed design specifications for the tech team and prepare artwork for build, as well as maintain oversight of the build through a design review process
• Provide art and style direction for photography and illustration
• Collaborate with other designers within the office, and external vendors, as needed

Requirements:
• 5+ years of design for web and print, with an understanding of how design affects the customer experience
• 1+ years of design in an e-commerce environment strongly preferred
• 1+ years of design for iOS and Android mobile applications preferred
• Superior knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; working knowledge of HTML and CSS
• Sophisticated sense of typography and layout, with the ability to solve information hierarchy challenges
• The ability to juggle multiple projects and remain calm under pressure and aggressive deadlines
• Stay on top of style trends in products relating to weddings and brides
• Excellent visual, verbal, written communication and presentation skills are a must
• Illustration skills are a HUGE PLUS
• Link to portfolio - candidates without a portfolio will not be considered

XO Group Inc. complies with all federal, state, and municipal laws that prohibit discrimination because of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.


Thank you for your interest in this position and our company. It is appreciated.