Digital Graghic Designer - Marketing / eCommerce

Alameda California
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 days ago
CEO Pledge
Job Description

At The North Facewe dare to lead the world forward through Exploration.
The North Face is the premier exploration company in the world. Founded in the counterculture of Berkeley, CA in 1966 we have a long and storied legacy of enabling exploration, protecting our planet, and creating iconic and technically advanced product.

Our culture is born from the spirit of the Explorer and infuses everything we do. We love wild places. We spark curiosity. We dare to disrupt. We create communities. And we lead with integrity. We are a community of explorers and are constantly looking for new ideas, places and people to connect with.
We take great pride in our ability to facilitate exploration for our employees and partners. By joining The North Face family, you will be offered the opportunity, tools and environments to more deeply explore the world around you and make meaningful, lasting connections. You will also be working on a team with a mission to protect our planet for generations to come.

The North Face is part of VF Corporation who guidespowerful brands that are fueled by insights and innovation that put us at the heart of our consumers lives. Many of our brands lead their respective categories, and some have risen to iconic status.

While our VF company and brands are diverse, we work together within a One VF culture to capitalize on our greatest opportunities for long-term performance. Across our company, a collaborative, global mindset differentiates our products and the unique experiences we provide to our consumers. It all adds up to a lasting competitive advantage built on harnessing the power of our differences to achieve great things together, all while positively impacting the lives of hundreds of millions of people and the world.

Digital Graphic Designer Marketing/eCommerce: Become the Newest Member of the VF Family

At The North Face, we enable people to live a life of exploration. The Digital Graphic Designer, as a member of the Digital Creative team, will contribute to the ideation and execution of memorable digital experiences across The North Faces digital platform. Reporting to a Digital Art Director, the Graphic Designer works independently and collaboratively while creating work through the lens of The North Face brand. This role is responsible for driving execution and production of direct-to-consumer experiences including but not limited to emails, home pages, paid media, social posts, and various landing pages. Partnership with cross-functional teams is essential to success.

How You Will Make a Difference:

Partner with the Art Director and design team to drive the brands consumer-facing eCommerce experiences. Collaborate with creative partners, copywriters, internal stakeholders and external agencies to deliver innovative design solutions that elevate our brand and product storytelling. Develop and deliver creative content that will build brand equity and drive commercial results across digital and retail channels. Support the development of sales tools and style guides to ensure global roll out of campaigns and other seasonal initiatives. Support, develop and/or create graphic executions of brand initiatives. Ability to understand a brand big idea and translate it to multiple environments and platforms. Support the Design Team in achieving brand goals and objectives. Champion the brand identity and adhere to design standards.

Skills for Success:
Years of Related Professional Experience: 5+ years

Educational/ Position Requirements:
5+ years professional experience in digital design eCommerce experience a plus.
Degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications, Computer Graphics, Multimedia, Illustration, or Industrial Design from accredited university or institute, or equivalent combination of years of experience and education.
Understanding and application of digital best practices.
Deep knowledge of responsive and adaptive design.
Understanding of UX design principles.
Adept at prototyping and Wireframing.
Seasonally/Weekly translate feedback and input into brand-relevant creative that meets the business need, building consensus among internal stakeholders.
Sophisticated design aesthetic with command of typography, layout, color, and communication design principles.
Highly self-motivated work ethic with a genuine passion for design, typography, and attention to detail.
Ability to manage multiple projects and deliver a consistently high standard of workall while meeting deadlines.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Expert knowledge of Adobe CC, and the desire to continuously hone your design skills.
Keeps up with current trends, color, media, technology and other design influencers.
Share knowledge, experience, skills, tips and tricks with the design team.
Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
Genuine passion for the outdoors a bonus.

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:
Travel by air and overnight, as required 25% of time.