Senior Digital Designer in Chicago, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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    1 North Dearborn Street
    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 926288BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: E-commerce
Store ID: 37974: eComm Retail 2 N State St

Senior Digital Designer, Homepage
Sears Holdings | Downtown Chicago Loop

For and our mobile apps, we’re dedicated to innovating how we deliver end-to-end promotions and campaigns, driving relevant content and personalization while leaving room for big ideas to come to life. Our online team is looking for exceptional Senior Digital Design talent to help lead the creative for online marketing and promotions experiences.

Your role as a Senior Digital Designer is to design, develop and deploy exceptional design solutions for the desktop and mobile homepages with proficient speed and exceptional quality. You’ll match senior leaderships strategic vision with appropriate design solutions that result in better promotional comprehension, customer satisfaction and brand loyalty.

Under the supervision of an ACD — you’ll be in the room, at your desk and on the phone to concept and create design solutions and weekly releases for the homepage. This includes daily planning calls, white board sessions and layout explorations for promotional events, flash sales and seasonal holiday releases. You’ll work with cross-discipline partners like copywriters, user experience designers and developers, as well as, pricing, planning and promotional subject matter experts.

Job Requirements

Skill Set
On the talent and technical side, you should have a solid eye for typography, composition and color, and an ability to handle both smaller tasks (1-3 hours) and more long-term projects (8-10 days). You should also have expert-level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator). We will teach you specialized cloud-based software like Adobe Experience Cloud (AEM 6.4 & Scene 7), InVision and JIRA.

• 40% creating digital design concepts, layouts, comps and production ready art
• 40% building, developing and deploying designed creative through our CMS toolsets
• 10% collaborating and rationalizing creative with your peers and high-level executive stakeholders
• 10% providing quality assurance and assisting the team in making live site changes and updates; occasional weeknights and weekends are required to make minor updates

• Strong design portfolio with complex design solutioning and information hierarchy
• 3+ years education, 3+ years design and interactive work experience
• Must be highly dependable, easily accessible and adaptable to changing strategies
• Developed and diverse communication skills across all levels of an organization
• Ability to rationalize, articulate and defend creative ideas
• Adapt to changing design demands and course corrections with attention to detail while meeting specified deadlines
• Must be onsite 5 days a week