Digital Desginer in Chicago, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

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    2 North State Street
    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 923073BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: E-commerce
Store ID: 37974: eComm Retail 2 N State St

Job Title: Digital designer

Job Description: The digital designer is responsible for the visual design of all digital assets for SHC email campaigns. With the guidance of the art director, the digital designer creates email campaign elements that are compelling, customer-focused and in alignment with the business strategy, marketing objectives, and approved visual standards.

Job Requirements

What You'll Do (Job Duties and Responsibilities):

• Demonstrate clear understanding of project briefs
• Execute email campaigns from conception through deployment (Campaigns include customer acquisition, retention, re-activation, promotional, trigger, transactional, loyalty, liquidity, etc)
• Present design concepts and solutions to art directors, and design team
• Ensure email campaigns follow approved visual brand standards and align across all channels
• Build excellent working relationships with project managers, email campaign mangers, art directors, copywriters, developers, and other designers to promote a collaborative working environment
• Successfully manage shifting priorities, tight deadlines, and last minute requests
• Independently anticipate problems, facilitate solutions, and address issues quickly, positively, and professionally
• Research competitive analysis to ensure our creative product remains cutting edge and innovative
• Continually increase the creative benchmark, setting new standards to elevate the customer experience

What We Seek/What You'll Bring: Qualifications and Requirements:

Creativity Skills:
• Rock-solid skills in graphic design, with a strong eye for typography, color, and layout
• Proficient in the entire Adobe Creative Suite, with advanced experience in Photoshop
• Understanding of HTML/CSS, with experience designing concepts around these technologies
• Understanding of email marketing, email best practices, and mobile design
• Deliver high quality work consistently and on time

Interpersonal Skills:
• Good natured, flexible, leave-your-ego-at-the-door approach to design
• Excellent communicator that can present conceptual designs to art director and team with ease and clarity

Decision-Making Skills:
• Independently anticipate problems, facilitate solutions, and address issues quickly and professionally
• Self-motivated with the ability to react to change, feedback and critique quickly and positively

Management Skills:
• Pixel-perfect attention to detail, while also considering the big picture
• Thrives under pressure and juggles multiple deadlines without compromising results
• Works independently and cooperatively with a diverse group of people

Education and Experience:
• Bachelors level degree in design or related field
• 2-4 years of design industry experience