Web Graphic Designer

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 09, 2014
Closes
May 09, 2014
Contact
Ms. Evelyn Bing
Category
Design
Duration
Full Time
The Web Graphic Designer is a creative and motivated individual who will conceive and execute web content and campaigns in a fast paced, collaborative environment. Candidates should have excellent communication skills, thoughtful conceptual ability, strong typographic skills, knowledge of new technologies, exhibit attention to detail, and have an enthusiasm for design and design culture.

Requirements:

•Education: BFA or BS in Graphic Design/ Web Design degree preferred.
•Minimum of 3 years hands-on experience in web design and interactive media.
•E-commerce experience highly preferred.

Design

•Advanced level proficiency in Adobe CS. Expert Photoshop skills.
•Strong creative skills in typography and layout. Discerning eye for photo editing, cropping, compositing and retouching.
•Working knowledge of web technology capabilities specifically CSS, HTML5, JavaScript, Action Script, XML. (Position does not include coding).
•Ability to translate complex design challenges into clear, customer-friendly experiences.
•Familiar with best practices and procedures for U.I./UX.
•Ability to listen and synthesize data to understand customers’ needs and provide creative solutions and recommendations.

Additional

•Fashion background necessary
•Must be a self-motivated, well-organized individual who pays close attention to detail and is able to effectively prioritize in a fast-paced, fast-changing environment.
•Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
•Effectively collaborates with other designers, developers, marketing managers, and others involved in design projects. Team player.
•Takes feedback in a professional manner.
•Interest in new technologies, all things digital, and marketing best practices.
•Understanding and appreciation for EILEEN FISHER design and aesthetic style approach.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Responsible for conceiving, creating, developing and designing web content and campaigns for the brand. Includes home pages, interactive components, banners, product landing pages, emails, online marketing and video integration.
2.Ensure continuity of storytelling across the site.
3.Maintain brand identity guidelines and artistic standards.
4.Attend website meetings, brainstorm creative concepts, partner with stakeholders and other collaborators to ensure creative elements are in line with desired outcomes.
5.Partner with Art Director on continuous refinement of designs for monthly site launch, seasonal projects and site enhancements to ensure the best possible user experience.
6.Manage workflow and project timelines for the web design projects with the aid of the Project Manager and Art Director.
7.Connect cross functionally with web developers for monthly site launch and ongoing projects.
8.Ensure all work, both creative and technical, are reviewed for accuracy before deployment.

PERFORMS OTHER RELATED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS REQUIRED

Location: NYC and Irvington, NY
Exemption Status: Exempt
Work Schedule: Full Time
Clothing Allowance: Yes

Reports to: Director of Web & Art Director
Has Contact Primarily With: Web Graphics/E-commerce, Web Merchandising, Web Content and Development, Copywriting, Web + Retail Buying, Advertising, Marketing, Branding, Print Graphics, Store Visuals + In-store Graphics, Retail and Wholesale partners and outside vendors.

****TO BE CONSIDERED, ALL APPLICANTS MUST ATTACH SAMPLES OF THEIR DESIGN WORK OR A LINK TO THEIR PORTFOLIO.****

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