Sr Visual Designer in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 950489BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: E-commerce
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

Senior Digital Designer Homepage
Sears Holdings | Downtown Chicago Loop

High Level
The Online Business Unit of Sears is dedicated to innovating how we deliver end-to-end promotions and campaigns, driving relevant content and personalization for, and mobile apps. The online team is looking for exceptional Senior Visual Design talent to help lead the creative for online + mobile marketing and promotions experiences.

Your role as a Senior Digital Designer is to design, develop and deploy exceptional design solutions for desktop and mobile proficient speed and exceptional quality. You’ll follow seasonal & brand style guides & match senior leaderships’ strategic vision with appropriate design solutions that result in better click-through, conversion and customer satisfaction.

You’ll maintain daily/weekly design support for and marketing promotions. You’ll collaborate with your immediate design team, and maintain close working relationships with copywriters and online business merchants as well as cross-discipline partners like UXAs and developers for seasonal & brand projects.

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.

Job Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

• Translate direction from the Businesses, Marketing or Creative Director to develop multiple, compelling visual solutions that balance brand and business requirements
• Design at highest standards in a fast-paced environment & maintains communication with team & partners to ensure all deadlines & deliverables are met
• Articulate & rationalize design decisions to the team & stakeholders on a regular basis
• Flexible & professional handling of last minute changes in direction, strategy that affects design
• Technical understanding of responsive design
• Self-Manage workflow, timelines, milestones and internal details on project work to ensure timely delivery
• Assist junior designers and leads assigned projects to completion
• Align to business goals & understand visual landscape by reviewing project scope, objectives, success metrics & competitors
• Maintain awareness of the latest UX design trends, tools & techniques for all devices
• Understand omni-channel campaign strategies & alignment
• Remain an active participant in the creative community, stay current with learnings, mentor & socialize with the creative disciplines

Job Requirements:

• BS/BA/BFA/ degree in related field required or equivalent professional work related experience.
• 5 to 7 years related professional experience
• Must have the ability to anticipate problems and react appropriately
• Must be able to work well under pressure and time constraints
• Must possess a strong team-orientation
• Ability to present and sell to the client
• Expertise in Adobe Creative suite