Job title: Senior Digital Designer

General Summary: Experienced designer responsible for delighting customers by creating engaging, and exciting digital content and other marketing deliverables such as website content, email design, digital media and social assets. Responsible for conceptualizing and developing creative solutions that meet business objectives in a timely manner. Will work closely with Art Director to understand and translate ideas into memorable brand experiences and marketing communications.

Reports to: Art Director

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with creative leadership and team members to deliver digital solutions that meet business objectives and brand standards
  • Ability to combine strategy, design, and creative content from concept to project delivery
  • Manage multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Proactively field creative issues or questions
  • Continually explore opportunities to enhance, improve, and expand customer experience
  • Maintain knowledge of industry standards and future trends

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Create compelling designs that adhere to the DSW Brand Standards
  • Exceptional design skills with a solid understanding of type and imagery
  • Possess a thorough understanding of content strategy and the user experience
  • Expected to function independently and collaboratively, bringing fresh thinking, an open mind and a strong work ethic to the team environment
  • Must demonstrate a sophisticated level of craft and inventiveness throughout work, from simple projects to the more complex, and across multiple disciplines
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to create a distinct visual hierarchy of various elements
  • Ability to clearly articulate creative ideas and concepts and present those ideas in a compelling and persuasive manner
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate attitude for the customer
  • Alignment to DSW vision and core values
  • Strong knowledge of and proficient in: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML/CSS, and Google Web Designer
  • An exceptional portfolio showcasing innovative concepts and creative digital design solutions

Minimum Qualifications

Experience:

  • 8–10 years of industry experience with a proven track record of success

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in design-related discipline