Associate Creative Director - Diapers.com

Employer
Location
Jersey City
Posted
Jun 06, 2014
Closes
Jul 06, 2014
Contact
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Duration
Full Time
Quidsi’s Associate Creative Directors are hands-on; a combination of creative powerhouse and team leader. They help determine the brand aesthetics of our proprietary sites — and recommend creative approaches that will keep our competitive edge. And they partner with our retail teams to identify key opportunities, manage the marketing and email calendars, keep the work moving and help our writers and designers to create the best e-comm brands out there.

Opportunities to produce great work happen daily at Quidsi. The challenges are in making smart decisions on where to spend our time, and how to make the most impact. Our ACD’s understand the magic of our brands and they translate that formula efficiently, with consistency, relevance and results. They‘re also passionate about e-commerce, seasonal promotions and great advertising. And finally, they strike the right balance between doing all this breakthrough work and keeping our creative teams inspired and happy.

Company Description
So maybe you haven’t heard of Quidsi, but we bet you’ve heard of at least a few of our 10 popular e-commerce sites: Diapers.com, Soap.com, BeautyBar.com, Wag.com, YoYo.com, Casa.com, Vine.com, AfterSchool.com, Bookworm.com and Look.com.

In 2011, Amazon purchased us, making us part of their mission to be “Earth’s most customer-centric company.” In addition to exciting professional challenges, Quidsi offers all the perks you’d expect from a cutting-edge tech company: Ping Pong and air hockey tables, on-site fitness equipment, boot camp and yoga classes, music lessons, and so much more. Plus, our energetic Culture Committee makes sure we love to come to work every day with a calendar of events that range from a companywide spelling bee to a holiday extravaganza. And there ain’t no party like a Quidsi party.

At Quidsi (Latin for "what if"), we dare to think big and explore possibilities. Come work for a company committed to helping you do the best work of your life and grow your career. We’re conveniently located in Jersey City, NJ, just outside the Exchange Place PATH Station and an easy four-minute train ride from the World Trade Center. Bordering the Hudson River, our offices have spectacular panoramic views of Manhattan and New Jersey.
Come work with our team of critical thinkers, hard workers and innovators who are driven by a commitment to inspire passion in our customers.

Responsibilities
• Own the creative marketing vision for Diapers.com
• Drive the daily workflow of graphic designers and freelancers (as needed)
• Serve as brand steward, ensuring that all assets adhere to brand standards and overall web design best practices (particularly the overall Quidsi/Familyhood strategy)
• Make recommendations for changes that will engage customers and push a brand forward
• Establish creative processes and priorities; schedule site updates
• Lead and participate in the design and production of on-site, affiliate and email campaign assets (occasional print projects)
• Develop, Inspire and Coach the Designer team
• Partner with the Retail and Editorial organization to concept and develop effective, on-brand creative that meets business objectives
• Collaborate with the User Experience team on special projects to ensure cohesive brand experience across new functionality and features
• Continually evaluate, analyze and leverage A/B testing capability to improve campaign performance
• Manage ongoing updates and optimization of brand style guide to ensure its effectiveness
• Oversee site asset reference library

Basic Qualifications

• Minimum of 7 years design experience, with 4+ years of digital experience
• Minimum of 2 years managing a team of Creative Designers
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with Photoshop and Illustrator

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Digital experience with eCommerce
• Knowledge of HTML, CSS and print process a plus
• Strong collaboration and communication skills
• Well-timed tenacity and conviction
• Web-based portfolio exhibiting web and print projects
• Experience working closely with cross-functional teams
• Ability to work well as both a team player and leader
• Ability to stay calm under pressure and tight deadlines
• A positive, entrepreneurial spirit
• Customer-focused thinking

Please note that Quidsi, an Equal Opportunity Employer, will only respond to those we wish to contact for an interview. All inquiries will be kept confidential. For more information about our company, please go to Quidsi.com.

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