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Posted:
9/24/2019
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Design
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Design Associate - Wedding (Seasonal)
Minted | Oakland, California
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Job Description

Do you care deeply about the customer experience? Do you have a passion for weddings, graphic design, stationery, and typefaces? If so, please read on...
 
We are looking for passionate and talented Design Associates (DA-Wedding) to join our team for the holidays and help provide outstanding service to our customers. The ideal candidate is experienced in Adobe's Creative Suite (emphasis on Illustrator), extremely detail-oriented, and great with customers and colleagues alike.  
 
This position is based in our Oakland office (easily accessible to Bart) open 7 days per week, and requires availability to work some evenings and weekends. Shift schedules are variable, however, this role covers 9:00am to 6:00pm. This is a seasonal position.

You Will:

    • Edit existing design templates and create original artwork for customers.
    • Collaborate and communicate with customers to modify and finalize designs.
    • Create print-ready files for customer designs by proofing and color-correcting (as needed) for optimal printing quality.
    • Respond to and resolve customer inquiries on a timely basis to ensure high customer satisfaction and service experience.
    • Review the work of fellow designers to assess the quality of design and accuracy of edits before sending a digital proof to the customer.
    • Be a part of the Minted creative community in Customer Operations.
    • Work collaboratively with all teams to ensure we deliver outstanding service to our customers.

You Have:

    • A strong desire to work in a fast-paced, flexible, and team-oriented environment combined with the ability to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks.
    • 3+ years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop,  InDesign, Lightroom, Acrobat Pro).
    • Experience executing the principles of typography and print design.
    • Proficient knowledge of wedding etiquette.
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • A customer/client service mindsetG-Suite experience.

Bonus Points For:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Freelance design work and client interaction experience
    • Fine art skills (watercolor painting, illustration, calligraphy, hand-lettering)
    • Experience with letterpress printing
    • Pre-press and/or press experience
    • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM software
    • Experience working with customers in a luxury retail environment

What You’ll Get In Return:

    • Fun weekly events
    • Team-building activities
    • Complimentary snacks and drinks
    • Skill advancement
    • A fun, friendly, and diverse team culture
Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider all qualified applicants for employment in accordance with all state, local, and federal laws. Minted participates in the E-verify program.

About Minted

Minted is a design marketplace, sourcing creative content from independent artists around the globe and selling the best designs to the world in the form of art, home decor, and stationary. Founded in 2007 by Mariam Naficy on the principles of transparency and putting design first, we are early pioneers of crowdsourcing having launched our first design challenge in April 2008 and have held monthly art and design challenges ever since. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to learn more. Our corporate headquarters is located near the waterfront in downtown San Francisco, with additional offices in Oakland and Kansas City and we're backed by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures SF, Menlo Ventures, Primera (angel investors include Marissa Mayer of Yahoo and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp). We're a team of smart, ambitious, creative, and passionate people who come from all walks of life. Might you be one of us?

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