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Senior Web Designer

Job title: Senior Web Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York City, NY
Discipline:
Remote: No
Reference: 402402
Contact name: Mishaal Anwar
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Senior Web Designer

Client Overview:
Our client is a world-class brand known around the globe for their amazing products and shopping experience. They dominate the lingerie marketplace.

Senior Web Designer Overview:

The Freelance Senior Web Designer is responsible for editing and conceptualize designs for our Japanese, European and Canadian audiences, including but not limited to: Home & Landing Pages, Display Ads, Social, Email, and Print assets. Candidate must have previous Japanese design experience and illustrate strong production and typography skills with exceptional attention to detail. Be an organized multi-tasker who can handle significant responsibility and work well in a growing team environment

Senior Web Designer Responsibilities:

  • Manage assigned projects under the guidance of the Associate Art Direct & Art Director.
  • Handle production duties including daily design updates to Home & Landing Pages, Display Ads, Social, Email and Print assets.
  • Utilize design skills to repurpose, concept and/or create brand right marketing materials for International markets while adhering to global guidelines.
  • Create eye catching content in the form of static, gif and/or mp4 animations.
  • Work closely with Marketing, E-commerce, Store and internal Creative teams with the ideation & design support for 360 campaigns.
  • Partner with US teams as necessary to stay relevant and on brand.
  • Adhere to brand style guides and maintain typographic consistency across all channels.
  • Produce, optimize and output final Web-ready digital artwork.
  • Keep up with current trends in fashion, marketing, social and applicable design technology.
  • Ensure accuracy while juggling multiple simultaneous projects/versions throughout the creative & production process.
  • Solve for design challenges and new business needs while working in collaboration with colleagues in satellite offices.

Senior Web Designer Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years previous experience within a corporate or creative agency.
  • Bachelor's degree in Art, Design or equivalent experience.
  • You’re native Japanese speaking or fluent in Japanese.
  • You can speak English on a conversational level.
  • Highly organized, independent self-starter with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Understanding of the fashion retail industry.
  • Agility – must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with ever-changing needs.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and manage time effectively.
  • Strong and sophisticated typography skills to support designs in English, Japanese, and other European languages.
  • Discerning eye for photo editing, cropping, and composition.
  • Proficient in Mac software including Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat as well as Microsoft Office.
  • Passion and understanding of global e-commerce, UX, and web image optimization.
  • Strong understanding of grid systems and responsive design.
  • Motion graphics/video editing experience for web (After Effects & Final Cut Pro) a plus.
  • Collaborative, inclusive, and flexible team member with an enthusiastic attitude that works well in a team environment both in-house and with satellite colleagues.

MUST HAVE SKILLS:
 

  • Previous Japanese design experience; bilingual in Japanese and English
  • Strong Production & Typography skills
  • Versatile; able to design across multiple digital platforms (email, social, web)


 

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