Our client in Lynnwood, WA is looking for a stellar Design Lead to join their dynamic team. The Design Lead will be expected to work well in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. He/she must be very organized, detail-oriented, tenacious yet tactful, a strong problem solver, a talented designer, and able to work very well under pressure. Most of all, he/she must be passionate about growth, design, online technologies, trend spotting, and customer satisfaction. Develop an understanding of our brand and be an advocate for the brand and our teams.
Manage and raise the bar on site creative and online tools with direction from Senior Manager of Digital Creative and strategic partners.
Create engaging designs and promotional assets that are on brand, meet business objectives and tell a story.
Present and defend ideas, concepts, and designs with stakeholders.
Manage project workflow and responsibilities on the web design team for creating new content on the site, for emails and all digital marketing opportunities.
With an ability to gather relevant data and represent a point of view, conduct trend, design, competitive, and qualitative research and present relevant findings to peers and managers.
Lead design of annual print catalogs with a cross-functional team.
Desired Qualifications 5+ years experience in e-commerce web design
2+ years in management of a creative team, or relevant art direction experience
Master in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
Exemplary communication skills
Comfortable in a deadline driven environment with rapidly changing priorities and a high volume of projects
Ability to learn on the fly, react quickly and reprioritize efficiently in response to changing needs and situations
Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive
Demonstrated initiative, creative problem-solving skills and is highly organized
Consistent positive attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
Reports to: Senior Manager of Digital Creative
Key internal partners in Marketing, Merchandising, Brand Marketing, Customer Care, and Development
Key external marketing partners and service providers