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Sr. Graphic Designer (Remote)

DATE:  Jul 25, 2022
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  DSW
REQ #:  135249
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Marketing

General Summary

Excited, engaged and experienced Designer responsible for delighting customers by creating engaging, and exciting visual content and experiences as they relate to marketing deliverables; 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.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with team members to deliver creative solutions that meet business objectives
  • Collaborate with Creative/Art Director to ensure creative solutions that meet business objectives and brand standards
  • Ability to combine strategy, design, and creative content
  • Ability to design creative from concept to 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 trends.

 

Required Skills:

  • Ability to understand and develop brand identities
  • 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 in related creative tracks: design, development, and content strategy
  • Expected to easily 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
  • Creativity, versatility and an eye for detail are key attributes
  • 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
  • An exceptional portfolio showcasing innovative concepts and creative design solutions
  • Bachelor's degree required in design-related discipline

 

Experience:

  • 4+ years of industry experience in a well-established, creative role with a proven track record of success
  • Proven conceptual and design abilities

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with photo shoots preferred

 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required in design-related discipline

 

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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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