• Graphic Designer

    Job Location US-CA-Berkeley
    Job ID
    2018-4230
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Type
    Regular
    Location : Address
    1700 Fifth Street
    Full/Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Job Description

    Z Gallerie is an exciting retail store chain that specializes in stylish HOME DECOR & chic furniture at affordable prices. A beautiful catalog, over 68 retail locations nationwide and an E-Commerce site keep Z Gallerie in the forefront as the premier lifestyle brand in the fashion home space. Z Gallerie is a great place work and grow your career!!

     

    PURPOSE OF POSITION

    As a member of the Creative Team, the Graphic Designer is responsible for helping to develop and design the brand's retail graphics, collateral and image. She/he will work on a variety of ongoing projects including in-store signage, promotional signage, tagging, marketing materials, packaging and product development. She/he will create designs mostly for both print and will be highly skilled at working in collaboration with Brand Design Manager, merchants, field associates and various department from the beginning of a project through completion.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    ·         Understands the Z Gallerie brand and the application of its look and feel for consistency across channels. Maintains overall appearance, consistency and point of view.

    ·         Collaborate with senior designer, creative team and merchandising with on-brand graphic solutions to build a superior customer experience.

    ·         Strong sensibilities and understanding of typography, layout, color theory, and command of design principles.

    ·         Works collaboratively with members of the Z Gallerie marketing team, design team and photo studio while ensuring timely project completion.

    ·         Researches, identifies and shares current industry design trends and competitive reviews as they relate to the brand.

    ·         Ensures that our creative assets remain cutting edge and steps ahead of our competition by monitoring trends in fashion, home furnishings and related areas of marketing.

    ·         Actively participates in meetings and design critiques.

    ·         Ability to take creative direction and work independently as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.

     

     

     

     

     

    POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

     

    Education & Formal Training

    o   B.A. or B.F.A in graphic design

     

    Reasoning Ability

    o   Ability to determine and shift priorities quickly.

    o   Ability to translate strategic intent into compelling design concepts

    o   Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables.

    o   Thinks big and is always looking for the next idea.

     

    Communication Skills

    o   Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    o   Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build positive working relationships.

    o   Ability to express complex concepts in a clear manner with all levels of management.

     

    Work Environment

    o   Work is generally performed within an office environment, which includes the use of standard office equipment.

    o   More than 30 hours a week is spent sitting in front of a computer.

    o   Must thrive in a deadline-driven work environment.

               

    Experience & Skills

    o   3 - 5 years experience related experience in fashion, home or other retail environments

    o   Advanced software proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite products including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

    o   Ability to work in a fast paced environment juggling multiple projects, maintaining schedules and meeting deadlines.

    o   Experience with designing for both retail packaging and print and an understanding of the printing process and procedures

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