Amazon

Sr. Visual Designer, Stores

2 months agoAlajuela, Costa Rica

DESCRIPTION

Amazon's Advertising Design Scaled Services team is seeking a talented, customer-obsessed Senior Visual Designer to conceptualize and create brand-focused, digital storefronts on Amazon (Stores).

As a Senior Visual Designer on the Stores team, you are passionate about designing for a positive UX and delivering world-class graphic solutions. You're driven to design brand experiences that connect with customers and take delight in building a brand's presence, sometimes from scratch. You are both imaginative and pragmatic. You have an inventor's spirit, a beautifully-tuned eye, a demonstrated proficiency in brand design and experience moving projects from concept into successful execution.

You will work closely with account management, product, sales and marketing teams to create and bring ideas to life that help drive new business and build Amazon shopping baskets. You have demonstrated success by translating business goals into inspiring creative direction. You've proven you start with the customer and work backward, understanding that what you do is critical to creating a successful, consistent shopping experience.

As a candidate, you will have a comprehensive understanding of graphic design processes and software, along with expertise in digital marketing. Prior experience in an agency or media environment creating advertisements for global brands is required, as is a passion for the visual customer experience. Additionally, you should have a keen eye for detail, a self-starter attitude and an excellent ability to communicate.

An online portfolio and previous design experience are required.
If you have all the above, we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities:
-Collaborate with account managers, peers and leadership to deliver high-quality, scalable, on-brand graphic solutions that foster a superior vendor and customer experience
-Innovate and raise the creative design bar for Stores
-Lead by example with efficiency and quality of design
-Produce graphics, templates, layouts, vendor proofs and visual standards for customer-facing physical assets
-Proactively manage time and deadlines
-Work closely with fellow local and international designers to ensure high standards of graphic design, brand consistency and customer experience

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

-Bachelor's or a higher degree in Visual Communications/Graphic Design or commensurate design experience (1 additional year of experience per year of schooling)
-5+ years of Agency environment experience producing design, or equivalent demonstrated experience
-A remarkable portfolio that demonstrates excellence in composition as the level desired for the application (please include a link in your resume)
-Strong time management skills and the ability to deal with ambiguity, self-prioritize, multi-task and meet tight deadlines
-Mastery of the principles of design, color theory, typography and graphics file creation optimized for digital media
-Knowledge of marketing fundamentals and ability to implement them to create dynamic advertising or shopping solutions
-Ability to interact at all levels of the company and with external parties in a professional manner, maintaining effective written and verbal communication skills
-Exceptional computer skills using Mac publishing platforms, Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat), other graphic programs and Microsoft Office

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

-Knowledge of web architecture, usability, UX and UI Design beneficial
-Expert understanding of graphics creation and manipulation optimized for palette, size and speed of download
-Experience creating a design style guide
-Demonstrated business acumen and customer-centricity