Job Details

Name
Freelance Digital Designer
City
New York
State
New York, United States
Job ID
5085
Job Description

Our client, a global luxury brand, is seeking a freelance designer for their global digital creative team in New York City. The designer will support the digital art directors on marketing initiatives with a focus on social media content creation, digital campaign activation as well as other miscellaneous design support to support the digital marketing effort. The designer must have a good understanding of luxury, jewelry, and retail businesses, posses a passion for fashion trends, and editorial & advertising design and photography trends.

Responsibilities


The Designer will support the digital creative team, creating compelling, timely digital and social experiences that address strategic needs. S/he will collaborate and brainstorm with Designers, Copywriters, Art Directors, and Creative Directors. This individual will partner with creative team to conceptualize and design content series deployed across all global social/digital channels, be part of the team to brainstorm content strategy and plan editorial calendar for social media. S/he will provide design support for regional social media needs and support larger digital team on general design needs where suitable as determined by team lead (projects may include website update, email, banners, app). The Designer will prepare and manage retouching and other production needs on own projects as well as participate in internal meetings as well as interact with external vendors where needed.

The Designer will foster idea-sharing and cross-communications with art directors across the marketing department. Communicate with all teams and project managers during various stages  of project development. Work within schedules and budgets while able to manage own workflow from concept to execution. S/he should proactively participate in assisting project managers to meet deliverable deadlines and communicate with all teams and Project Manager during various stages of design.

This individual should keep abreast of latest interactive technology and developments/trends in the digital and social landscape, and evaluate suitability for our client's brand.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • College degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • 4-10+ years professional experience
  • Highest taste level, standards and keen attention to detail
  • Related experience in luxury, fashion, retail brands
  • Strong communication skills, organization skills
  • Self motivated, strong work ethic
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to manage large work flow within time constraints
  • Computer skills (proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Digital branding/design experience
  • Social content experience
  • Experience designing digital medium assets, emails and banners
  • Experience with site redesign (AEM implementation a plus)
  • Mobile e-commerce platform experience
  • Knowledge of technical (UX/UI) design
  • Photo art direction/styling, animation, coding experience a plus
  • Passionate and driven to learn
  • Collaborative
  • Creative
  • Resourceful
  • Self-motivated
  • Well-organized and assertive
  • Strong analytical and deductive skills
  • Able to understand technical, artistic and design issues, and clearly communicate issues to team leads and management
  • Able to quickly integrate into a team

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