Web Designer - Victoria's Secret - New York, NY

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New York, NY, United States
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Job ID: 44781

TITLE: Web Designer, Site

DEPARTMENT: Digital Design

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Web Designer: Will report to the Senior Designer. The Web Designer conceptualizes and executes designs for editorial features, home and landing pages and special seasonal/brand shops.

This person will be able to assist Senior designers in seasonal merchandising assets as well as design and execute full site windows.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Manage project timelines for assigned web design projects with the aid of the Project Managers and Art Director.

· Produce, optimize and output final Web-ready digital artwork

· Work with Art Director and Web Design team to extend and optimize Web functionality, site architecture, user interface and navigation

· Maintain absolute accuracy and attention to detail on a variety of projects simultaneously throughout the creative and production process

· Respond quickly to design challenges and new business needs

· Help design seasonal marketing assets

· Create and translate templates seasonally

· Oversee and maintain Confluence style guides and directories

· Contribute and sustain patterning library for design and functionality

· Brainstorm with team to create innovative brand communication, translate merchandising strategies to elevate and evolve the brand

· Collaborate closely with merchants and marketing to translate merchandising strategy into compelling, brand-right creative.

· Ensure deadlines for assigned projects are met

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Understand and be able to implement merchant and marketing objectives for each project and season assigned

· Very strong verbal and written communication and positive attitude are required

· Highly organized with extreme attention to detail

· Very strong and sophisticated typography

· Ability to translate complex design challenges into clear, customer-friendly experiences

· Discerning eye for photo editing, cropping, and compositing

· Expert Photoshop skills

· Advanced level proficiency in all other Adobe CS.

· Passion and understanding of ecommerce, UX, and marketing best practices

· Strong understanding of grid systems and responsive design systems

· Collaborative, inclusive and flexible team member

· Resourceful self-starter who gets things done

· Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

· Merchandising experience is preferred, but not required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

· Bachelor's Degree (Design / Interactive) or equivalent experience

· Proven talent in graphic and interactive design

· 3-4 years Web design in an agency or a brand

· Mastery of appropriate tools & technology

· Advanced Photoshop, with excellent digital photo-manipulation and compositing skills, working knowledge Illustrator, 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, Flash, AJAX

· Motion graphics & video editing experience for web (After Effects & Final Cut Pro) a plus

· 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

· Experience overseeing or editing copy a plus

REPORTS TO: Senior Designer, Digital Design

LOCATION/TRAVEL: New York City
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About Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret is the best lingerie brand in the world and dominates the global marketplace. There is no close second. Our name has become synonymous with all things feminine and sexy-from lingerie and sleepwear, to beauty products, to swim, sport and beyond. Whether shopping our stores, catalogue or website, or watching the Victoria's Secret Angels on the runway of the world's biggest fashion show, Victoria's Secret brings fantasy to life. We're innovative and have evolved and stayed relevant for 35+ years because of our fundamental belief that the customer rules!

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