Manager, Email Creative - Pottery Barn

WilliamsSonoma   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 45 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is looking for a Manager, Email Creative for its Pottery Barn brand's Digital Creative Team! The Pottery Barn's Digital Creative team is a dynamic group of designers who design assets that set industry and retail trends in the digital space. We work closely with the editorial and marketing teams to deliver email campaigns and all digital designs come alive with the Pottery Barn Brand voice. We work closely with partners across all functions, such as eCommerce, Marketing, Photography, PR, Merchandising and PR. We value a collaborative and collective working environment where every voice and talent are heard and valued.


Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.


* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe

* A technologically and data-driven business

* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits

* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation

* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience

* We get to be creative on a daily basis

* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas

* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative

* We have fun!


About the Team


Digital Creative Services is a dynamic team of talented, digital marketing designers and digital production artists. We work closely with our copy counterparts to make our catalogs, emails and digital assets come alive with the Pottery Barn brand voice. We also collaborate closely with our cross-functional partners in eCommerce, Front End, Brand Marketing, Photo Studio and Public Relations to name a few! We are all about sharing creative ideas and supporting each other to not only do our best work, but also to build a strong sense of family and community. Come join us!


About the Role


The Manager, Email Creative will work on and oversee creative developments for the website, mobile site, emails, eMarketing and will manage the digital team.


You're excited about this opportunity because you will...


* Oversee creative and email designs for Pottery Barn

* Collaborate directly with Creative Director on brand design strategies

* Manage design and creative deliverables to schedule, including internal milestones and freelance and vendor milestones.

* Develop and evolve process as business and creative needs change.

* Lead and inspire a team of designers within the Digital Creative Services Team

* Performance manage Senior Designers, delivering continual coaching and feedback.

* Develop and coach Junior Designers and temps.

* Represent ideas and process at partner meetings.

* Oversee integration of creative with partner teams.

* Continually drive and evolve brand standards for all digital designs

* Develop strategies for new mobile and website functionality, efficiency and programs, and actively contribute to planning conversations and decision about functionality, new programs and design.


The Manager, Email Creative will work on and oversee creative developments for the website, mobile site, emails, eMarketing and will manage the digital team.


You're excited about this opportunity because you will...


* Oversee creative and email designs for Pottery Barn

* Collaborate directly with Creative Director on brand design strategies

* Manage design and creative deliverables to schedule, including internal milestones and freelance and vendor milestones.

* Develop and evolve process as business and creative needs change.

* Lead and inspire a team of designers within the Digital Creative Services Team

* Performance manage Senior Designers, delivering continual coaching and feedback.

* Develop and coach Junior Designers and temps.

* Represent ideas and process at partner meetings.

* Oversee integration of creative with partner teams.

* Continually drive and evolve brand standards for all digital designs

* Develop strategies for new mobile and website functionality, efficiency and programs, and actively contribute to planning conversations and decision about functionality, new programs and design.


Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.


* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe

* A technologically and data-driven business

* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits

* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation

* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience

* We get to be creative on a daily basis

* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas

* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative

* We have fun!


REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


We're excited about you because...


* You have a B.A of Fine Arts, with a focus on graphic design

* You have a portfolio that demonstrates thought and leadership

* You have a demonstrated record of bringing new ideas to fruition.

* Extremely proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.

* Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks.

* Outstanding communication skills.

* Meticulous attention to detail and work well within tight deadlines.

* Knowledge of HTML for email and email design best practices.

* Familiarity with current online advertising practices and functionality.

* 3-5 years of digital design experience, preferably in retail brands

* Portfolio that demonstrates thought and leadership


Technical Competencies required:


* Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver

* Clear knowledge of Dreamweaver

* HTML, CSS and coding.