POSITION PURPOSE -
The e-Content Designer is responsible for executing designs, product images and other graphics for content and products on homedepot.com, expo.com, homedepot.ca and various other company Web sites, as well as for print vehicles such as magazine ads and direct order catalogs. Other responsibilities include creating interactive Flash presentations for how-to projects or products, and banner advertising and promotions on outside Web sites, all of which contribute to increased sales and strengthened brand awareness for The Home Depot. The e-Content Designer helps to improve customer service by continually refining and adding features and functionality online and inprint.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -
Creates visual layouts for online or catalog presentations
Prepares product images to maximize product presentation
Designs distinctive icons to facilitate shopping
Works with editor to develop and execute special concepts (interactive demos or themed catalogs)
Oversees photo shoots, coordinating efforts with merchandising and photographers
Packages and delivers assets in required format (online or print)
NATURE AND SCOPE -
No direct responsibility for supervising others.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Examples include: telephone operator and file clerk.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS -
EDUCATION REQUIRED -
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 2
PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS -
Solid knowledge of Mac-based Quark, PhotoShop and Illustrator for all; for online--strong knowledge of HTMLl, Dreamweaver and Flash; for print--experience in pre-press and print production
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
Ability to create visual solutions consistent with industry trends yet unique and innovative
Some technical knowledge of various Web platforms and print processes
Working knowledge of marketing, advertising, and/or merchandising
Ability to problem solve and make decisions consistent with department/company objectives
Good teamwork and communication skills
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES -
Ability to transplate complex information into easy-to-understand designs and visual elements
Knowledge of industry best practices
Ability to meet tight deadlines and deliverables
Some project management skills
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