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Job Description

Requisition Number: SS-10811
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Overview

This position designs, organizes and coordinates brand-specific website assets, EDMs, landing pages and editorial content.

Responsibilities

* Ownership of the country assets library
* Work in collaboration with the US Creative Team, Global e-Commerce Managers, Global Merchants to design brand-consistent homepages, EDMs, landing pages and editorial content.
* Collaborate with the US Social Media Manager on social media assets as required.
* Design comps for new site functionality; come up with creative solutions that work within the brand style guide.
* Conceptualize and offer creative solutions for innovating, improving and optimizing various areas on sites.
* Special projects and initiatives as needed.

Provides Influential Leadership

* Maintain model behavior that respects the background, experience and cultural differences of others, while upholding the integrity and values of the Company.
* Collaborate with the Copywriter and Global Merchants to request eCommerce copy.

Develops Self & Others

* Initiate a self-development plan to ensure continual professional development.

Creates Teams & Partnerships

* Develop strong partnerships with peers, forming professional relationships within the eCommerce, Marketing and PR teams, and other local and international partners allowing for positive influence and engagement.
* Develop open communication in an environment where all associates are treated fairly and with dignity and respect, in accordance with our People First Philosophy.

Drives Execution

* Design Point of Sale signage.
* Create and design invitations for PR team.
* Develop and create advertorial material.
* Develop and create media releases.
* Ad-hoc projects as required

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

* 3+ years studio or client-side digital design experience
* Design experience working for a lifestyle retail brand would be highly desirable
* Relevant tertiary qualifications in graphic or digital design
* Extremely proficient in Adobe CC and Photoshop
* A portfolio that demonstrates strong digital design skills
* Basic understanding of HTML and CSS, having previously designed across a range of digital touch points
* Experience using project management tools such as Basecamp
* Ability to set and meet aggressive deadlines
* Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage competing and changing priorities and tasks
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Deadline driven and organized with a strong work ethic
* Able to be resourceful, innovative and solution focused
* Able to make timely decisions, anticipate problems and provide creative solutions
* Strong project management skills and ability to work self-directed
* Detail oriented and able to identify and rectify errors
* Able to work independently and take responsibility and ownership of projects and tasks
* Open and collaborative style, responsive and open to two-way feedback

**This position description is not inclusive of all duties and responsibilities and can be changed without notice**

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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.

About Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer of products for the home. The retail segment of the Company’s business sells its products through five retail store concepts: Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm and Williams-Sonoma Home. The direct-to-customer segment of the Company’s business sells similar products through its seven direct-mail catalogs and through six e-commerce Websites. The Company’s Williams-Sonoma stores offer a selection of culinary and serving equipment, including cookware, cookbooks, cutlery, informal dinnerware, glassware, table linens, specialty foods and cooking ingredients. The Company has two segments: retail and direct-to-customer. The catalogs reach customers in the United States, while the five retail concepts, as of February 1, 2009, operated 627 stores in 44 states. (Source: 10-K)

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