Designer

  • New York  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Macys  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    5 October 2019  
    Posted on
    6 September 2019  

As part of our creative team, you’ll bring our iconic brands to life for the world. From apparel designer to copywriter to site designer and beyond, Macy’s is your destination for creative opportunities.

 

Job Overview:

Strong self-leader and conceptual thinker with high creative standards that can independently and consistently execute a compelling brand vision across all media. Understands how to translate a marketing objective into an exciting and effective creative experience for our customer.

Uses clear communication skills to collaborate with creative partner, including copy, art directors, photographers, and freelance to produce creative that represents brand authority and puts the customer at the center of our content. Be able to find solutions to creative problems. Is detail oriented.

Plans, prioritizes and organizes high volume workload that requires the following toolkits, interpreting marketing briefs for clarity and alignment with brand strategy, and MAS merchandising input. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Concepts, designs and produces high quality campaign based creative and promotional work for the website and print.

  • Works closely with the Art Manager and supports the team by working on print layouts, web assets and emails.

  • Aligning with project management to meet deadlines.

  • Knowledge of building video storyboards and finding swipe to support.

  • Be able to manage and create projects from start to finish.

  • Manages a large workload and demonstrates strong organizational, planning and prioritizing skills to meet quick deadlines.

  • A go-to team player that is proactive and has good follow-through with excellent communication skills.

  • Supports the Art Manager by attending meetings and picking up additional workload in their absence.

  • Photo Art Directing.

  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality. 
     

Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • 0-2 years’ experience in a design related job (recent grads welcome).

  • Retail experience preferred.
     

Communication Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
     

Mathematical Skills:

  • Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and analytical skills.
     

Reasoning Ability:

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and make sound decisions.
     

Physical Demands:

  • This position involves regular walking, standing, sitting for extended periods of time, hearing, and talking.

  • May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

  • May involve close vision, color vision, depth perception, focus adjustment, and viewing computer monitor for extended periods of time. 

  • Involves manual dexterity for using keyboard, mouse, and other office equipment.

  • May involve moving or lifting items under 10 pounds.
     

Other Skills:

  • Must have strong attention to detail.

  • Strong knowledge of type treatment and layout design.

  • Strong organizational, planning and prioritizing skills.

  • Proficient computer skills in Adobe In-design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator & Microsoft Office programs.
     

Work Hours:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and company needs.
     

This job description is not all inclusive. In addition, Macy's, Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy’s, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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