Senior Designer- Contractor

Merchandising Redwood City, California


Description

Shutterfly is seeking a Senior Designer 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 be working on multiple projects at a time, solving problems quickly and efficiently, and maintaining a poised demeanor throughout the design process. The ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently while maintaining a poised demeanor throughout the design process is essential

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

DESIGN

Create personalized photo gifts + home decor that are engaging to the Shutterfly customer. Demonstrates a extremely strong understanding of typography, layout, illustration and surface pattern.

PROACTIVE COMMUNICATOR

You will collaborate with multiple teams to design and produce products. Responsible for managing timelines and workload.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

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

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • 5-7 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 CC, especially IIlustrator + 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 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.