Web Designer

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Web Designer
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Our senior designers are hands-on interactive design masters. Their passions: creative concepts, layout, photography, typography, UI innovation & new technologies.

The senior designer will be the primary support of the Senior Art Director from concept to completion, partnering with our copy, marketing and technology teams to develop best-in-class brand experiences for our highest profile initiatives. The work: key product launch campaigns, support for major events (ie PINK Spring Break) engagement pieces for online/mobile channels, social media, and other various support for any blue chip creative, merchandising, marketing or technology objective.

Our Senior Designers bring great attention to detail and strive to define & adhere to the highest of standards. They're obsessed with the all things internet, and possess a passion for driving to it's bleeding edge. And most importantly, they're the industry's BEST designers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Design and produce site launches, emails, and special projects/presentations
• Understand the creative and marketing objectives for each project assigned
• Work with Senior Art Director and Web Design team to extend and optimize Web functionality, site architecture, user interface and navigation
• Partner with marketing and technical partners to design brand-right layouts for the Web with an eye to performace and ease of use.
• Manage temporary help or freelancers as assigned
• Ensure deadlines for assigned projects are met
• Produce, optimize and output final Web-ready digital artwork in support of site updates
• Maintain absolute accuracy and attention to detail throughout the creative and production process
• Maintain and update content templates to ensure accurate and efficient design production


QUALIFICATIONS:
• Sophisticated sense of visual design/style
• Passion for developing intuitive and engaging user experiences
• Impeccable design fundamentals (type, image, color)
• Proven ability to translate complex design challenges into clear, customer-friendly experiences
• Working understanding of Web best practices
• Discerning eye for photo editing, cropping, and compositing
• Collaborative, inclusive and flexible team member
• Resourceful self-starter who gets things done
• Highly organized with extreme attention to detail
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Positive, constructive approach
• Strong communication and presentation skills required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
• Bachelor’s Degree (Design / Interactive) or equivalent experience
• 5-7 years Web design experience
• Mastery of appropriate tools & technology
• Advanced Photoshop, with excellent digital photo-manipulation and compositing skills
• Working knowledge Illustrator and InDesign
• Knowledge of best practices for Web image optimization
• Understanding of the capabilities and best practices relating to the use of front-end Web technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript
• Relevant creative background
• Proven talent in graphic and interactive design
• Strong retail/fashion brand or agency experience desired; ecommerce experience ideal
• Experience delivering on business and creative goals through design
• Design for responsive layouts and touch interactivity
• Experience overseeing or editing copy a plus