Graphic Designer 2 - Contractor

Merchandising Redwood City, California


Description

Shutterfly is seeking a Graphic Designer, contract, to design products within the Photo Gifts and Home Decor categories. In this role, you’ll work closely with the Managing Art Director, design team and cross functional partners to design, execute and launch photo gifts + home decor on the Shutterfly site.

You’ll be collaborating with a team from merchandising, production and photography. You will need to focus on many projects at a time, solving problems quickly and efficiently, and maintaining a poised demeanor throughout the design process. 


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

DESIGN

Design of personalized photo gifts + home decor products:  layouts, typography, illustrations and surface patterns. Extremely strong layout + typography skills essential.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE 

Ability to master the photo gifts + home decor process, platform and all of the technical + production implications that come with the process.

PROACTIVE COMMUNICATOR

You will work with multiple teams to get collections designed + produced. You need to be pro active in developing and managing time lines and workload.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

4-6 Years experience in graphic design, gifts + home decor product experience preferred.

Strong portfolio demonstrating skills. Strong layout + typography skills essential. Ability to design in a wide range of styles and have a strong attention to detail.

Extremely proficient in Adobe suite, especially IIllustrator + InDesign + Photoshop.

Have a passion for trends and can translate those trends into designs that respond to our business needs.

Tech savvy and not afraid to learn new software.

Ability to work independently to generate original, high quality designs as well as build production files from concept to completion under tight deadlines while also collaborating with a team of designers.

Enjoy working collaboratively across many departments.

Ability to operate in a high pressure environment. Flexible + adaptable to change in business requests and able to provide smart solutions to design changes in a short time frame.

Knowledge and appreciation of photography.