Graphics Designer
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. 447 reviews - Brooklyn, NY

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This role is responsible for creating high-level design concepts for all seasonal branding efforts, to be adapted through all our web channel. The Graphic Designer, web will work closely with art directors, catalog, visual merchandising, and e-com designers. S/he will be responsible for guiding and directing cross-channel projects from design concept through to completion.

Who we are:

Since our first catalog launch in 2002; our brand, our stores, our story is continually evolving. We are a dynamic, fast-paced brand with an exciting growth strategy. We value imagination, diversity and giving people the opportunity to explore, grow and shape our future. We look for innovative, smart, hard working individuals who enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Help us carry out our mission of being a source of inspiration to our customers, creating a global community, and tirelessly seeking ways to evolve our brand. Our corporate office is located in the D.U.M.B.O district of Brooklyn, NY, right above our flagship store. We are a community driven company and are happy to call Brooklyn our home.

Overview:
•Brainstorm new and original concepts homepages, email, web layouts.
•Liaison between merchants, project managers, copywriters and designers for all projects.
•Excellent typography skills.
•Fluent in in-design, illustrator and Photoshop.
•Work closely with project managers and merchants to obtain all relevant information, technical requirements and timelines for each project.
•Develop identity and look for all web initiatives.
•Partner with the copy team on all jobs.
•Occasional aid to catalog design for type/ graphic treatments.

Responsibilities:
•Working with SVP’s creative strategy and vision, develop seasonal design concepts that communicate the strategy, and build and maintain brand equity each season.
•Lead the design approaches for all materials that enhance the brand and the overall customer experience.
•Hands-on design work.
•Creatively solve issues identified by the merchandising teams.
•Actively participate and help drive the creative process by presenting thorough and well-developed recommendations to meet the given objectives.
•Independently identify issues and resolutions quickly and thoroughly.
•Have excellent understanding of the design, print production and web production processes
•Review color and final film composition on key projects.
•Participate in developing realistic time lines. Work from production schedules and status to manage time and prioritize daily workload. Ensure work is completed on time.

You…
• Love to work collaboratively in a group, you have an innate willingness to dig in and contribute with your team
• Are driven and motivated by the possibilities ahead
• Are a true business owner; comfortable with decision making and calculated risk taking for the benefit of your business
• Think innovation is critical in a business environment and support others in creative thinking
• Pride yourself on the quality of work and are a stickler for the details
• Naturally challenge yourself and others to grow

Requirements/ Qualifications:
Qualifications:
•Graphic or Product Design Degree.
•Previous experience handling more than 10 projects at a time.
•2+ years packaging design.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

About this company
447 reviews
Epicureans are at home at Williams-Sonoma, a leading multi-channel retailer of high-end goods for well-appointed kitchens, bedrooms, and...