Fingerhut Direct Marketing, Inc.
Bluestem Brands, Inc., a Top 100 Internet Retailer, is the parent company to 13 dynamic, eCommerce retail brands. We make it our mission to improve our customers’ lives by providing the merchandise and services they need with the flexibility of paying over time. Our smart, passionate, empowered employees drive our success, and we like rewarding people at the top of their game. Our leadership is responsive and supportive – we take risks, learn from mistakes and celebrate success as a team.
A day in the life at Bluestem also includes casual dress, flexible work arrangements, a sweet employee discount and time off for giving back to our communities. Join the Bluestem Brands team to make an impact, be inspired and be valued, every day.
We are seeking a Senior Graphic Designer for Draper’s & Damon’s, to be located at our office in Irvine, CA. Draper’s and Damon’s offers sophisticated style and high-quality clothing and accessories for women.
What you’ll do:
The Senior Graphic Designer is responsible for designing, developing and producing the Draper’s & Damon’s catalogs and other direct marketing collateral that are consistent with Brand strategy. Partnering with creative team to produce and design all catalog pages and visual work for a multi-channel company in a high-volume, deadline-oriented environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following.
Works with the Creative Director in concepting layout design, photography & story solutions for catalogs and other marketing pieces.
Works with creative director on art directing studio photography and creating sketchbooks and shot lists for shoots.
Collaborate with merchandising and copy writer to produce best concepts for messaging and positioning of products.
Manages project scheduling with the Production Manager and Sr. Art Director.
Analyzes effectiveness of graphic solutions. Keep apprised of competitive market messaging and positioning.
Reviews art and copy materials developed to maintain adherence to standards and specifications.
Assists with proofreading catalog, spell check, review and correct typographical and graphic elements of assigned projects to ensure accuracy
Supports creative team with design and image creation for web and print projects when needed.
Creates visual tools for the Creative Director and team members. Keeps up-to-date with technological advances in graphic design & production processes
Extensive layout and production work; assist in building layouts and catalog pages as assigned by Creative Director and/or Production Manager
Production support for multi-channel projects, including direct mail collateral, inserts and corporate materials
Other duties as assigned to promote optimum customer satisfaction.
What you’ll need:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
B.A. in Graphic Design or Art or related field preferred. Minimum requirement would be an Associate Degree in Art or Graphic Design with at least 5 years’ experience in a high-volume production environment; or 5 years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Catalog experience a plus.
COMPUTER SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE
Must be proficient in adobe creative suite: InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Knowledge of Marketers Studio, Excel and Power Point a plus.
*** Please include a portfolio or link to your work.
Job Grade: B4
Irvine, California, United States
Draper's and Damon's
Fingerhut Direct Marketing, Inc.
Website : http://www.fingerhut.com