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Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017 11:54 PM

Requisition Number: WE:9298
Area of Interest: Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full:time
The brand creative team is responsible for creating all printed collateral for the company, falling largely into two categories: store signage and brand marketing materials. This team serves an important role in not only creating print pieces that reflect the brand values, communicate effectively, and represent a season, product, promotion, collaboration, or event, but looks at things created cross:channel to assure that all of those messages are being communicated in a consistent way that aligns with the core visual strategy of the company.
Equal parts design and production this role would be designing marketing materials and collateral for store events, including brand partnership events, sweepstakes, new store openings, west elm Loyalty and marketing pieces for the credit card program, as well as in:store signage.
Essential Responsibilities
In this design/production role you work closely with the team of designers and managers to design and execute print ready files based on templates/guidelines as well exploring new formats and executions to keep the brand current and consistent. This includes working with given assets and artwork as well as pulling catalog images for various image:based mailers and other print materials.
Store signage is a large part of this role as we have core templates and systems that get updated and advanced across all 4 seasons.
* Work closely with designers and project managers to design into templates/guidelines and execute print:ready files.
* Provide support and coordination to multiple areas such as brand marketing/PR, signage/visual, store operations.
* Align with other teams cross:channel in sharing designs and creative.
* Assist with maintenance and updates to a variety of templates and identity standards.
* Follow file guidelines, naming convention protocol and file sharing processes. This includes the organization of the server and files.
* Assembling printed mock ups.
* 1:3+ years of relevant experience
* Strong typography skills, strong multi:tasker for projects with varying deadlines.
* Adept at designing into templated formats with brand guidelines as well as adapting into new formats.
* Consistent follow:through ability to traffic communication and ensure project accuracy
* Organized and strong attention to detail
* Positive team player, and be willing to dig in and contribute
* Experience working for a retail company in a high traffic /quick turnaround environment.
* Previous print design as well as production experience.
* Strong knowledge of Adobe Create Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.
* Understanding of the pre:press and printing processes. Knowledgeable about paper and substrates is a huge plus.
Williams:Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Williams:Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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