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Web Designer

  • Position Title: Web Designer
  • Department: Marketing/Creative Services
  • Location: Kent, WA, USA
  • Reports to: Creative Director
  • FLSA Status: Exempt

THE COMPANY

Our mission: to inspire people to explore the world. Ricardo Beverly Hills is a global design, marketing, distribution and innovation company specializing in luggage and travel accessories. We create memorable travel experiences through our proprietary brands RICARDO, STEPHANIE JOHNSON, SKYWAY and AMERICAN EXPLORER as well as private label and licensed brands. We're always on the lookout for best-in-class talent to fill exciting career opportunities that take place in an energized and supportive work environment, with a culture that fosters creativity, open communication, and professional growth. We are located in Kent, WA, just 25 miles from downtown Seattle and offer great employee perks. We're motivated by creativity, we’re captivated by the west coast, and we're obsessed with quality. Join us for your next career adventure!

The Opportunity

Who we need: Ricardo Beverly Hills is searching for a talented Web Designer with a passion for creating innovative user experiences for our brands. You will play a pivotal role in the growth of our online channels, working directly under the Creative Director, while working closely with our Creative and Digital Marketing team to support digital marketing campaigns. You will conceptualize and design online brand marketing content such as landing pages, email design, digital ads, visual blog content, social media graphics (flat or animated) and additional supporting assets to keep our digital presence engaging. You will help ensure the projects are visually compelling across channels, consistent with the brand aesthetic to drive awareness, engagement, and conversion. You understand digital marketing best-practices and trends, campaign management, have a data driven mindset and are able to present ideas clearly and effectively to a team of resources in order to help concepts reach completion successfully. You will keep up with best practices, maintaining knowledge of competitive sites and ideas.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design desktop, mobile, and tablet content that accurately reflects the goals, objectives, and identities of Ricardo Beverly Hills' family of brands
  • Provide strategic direction and concept development in concert with the Creative Director and creative team for online projects from concept to implementation
  • Develop assets to support regular digital updates (homepage assets, site banners, landing pages, emails, display banners, etc.)
  • Build incoming and outgoing marketing digital content such as marketing emails and blog posts
  • Enhance online usability and visual appeal while preserving branding and optimizing functionality
  • Maintain, organize and archive library of web assets to help retrieve historical content or create new content as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS in Web Design, Graphic Design or similar, OR demonstrable equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of digital marketing and or graphic design experience (preferably in a B2C, D2C ecommerce or fashion, travel or CPG company)
  • Native understanding of the entire digital environment (browser usability, cross-platform compatibility, color and site performance optimization)
  • Understanding of Web design, UI/UX, typography, color theory and current website/application standards.
  • Portfolio showing examples of responsive design
  • Solid technical skill and an articulate understanding of basic CMS conventions
  • In-Depth knowledge of design software, ecommerce platforms and Digital Marketing Acquisition platforms as well a authoring tools such as:
    - Adobe Creative Suite (.Ai, Ps. InD, Premiere, After Effects…)
    - Shopify
    - My Emma, or equivalent
    - HTML5 (Dreamweaver, Sublime, or other)
    - CSS, both global and inline applications

SKILLS

  • Outstanding design skills and creativity, with a focus on clean and refined e-commerce-oriented aesthetics.
  • Proven track record managing marketing assets and optimizing for performance
  • Ability to manage time effectively, setting and meeting deadlines while maintaining quality of work
  • Self-motivated/ self-confident with a collaborative spirit
  • Superior listener and communicator
  • Sense of urgency and results oriented
  • Flexible, adaptable, intellectually curious
  • Strong analytical skills, strategic, critical thinking
  • Organized, with attention to detail
  • Adaptable and Agile in managing multiple deadlines and content adjustments
  • Comfortable working in a lean and fast-paced environment.
  • Prior experience with Animation and Video a plus
  • Salary: DOE

Duties and responsibilities include the principal functions of the job description and shall not be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or other duties, which may be assigned during normal operations.

LOCATION

The Web Designer position will be based in Kent, WA, USA, and will report to the Creative Director. There is no relocation package associated with this position.

To apply for this position please submit your resume and complete the culture index survey through the following link: http://www.cindexinc.com/c/877401