Graphic Designer

New York, New York, USA
16 Jul 2021
05 Sep 2021
Graphic Designer, Retail Execution Team - Coach/ New York, NY

Coach was founded in 1941 as a family-run workshop, and today is a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections. We attribute the prominence of the Coach brand to the unique combination of our original American attitude and design, our heritage of fine leather goods and custom fabrics, our superior product quality, and our commitment to the customer experience.
At Coach, we bring together strong, collaborative people in a culture of mutual respect, support, accountability, and passion for the brand and product. Our goal is to offer an inspirational and modern workplace that allows for exceptional talent to thrive.
Primary Purpose:This person will ideate, develop and execute primarily digital creative, as well as print.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Design to...

- Design digital content for Coach's websites as well as wholesale partners'; translate creative into a digital environment that ensures a cohesive Coach image across all platforms and regions. Content includes homepage, product pages, editorial landing pages, foundation pages, banners etc.
- Partner with Creative lead, Art Directors, Project Managers, and Developers on day-to-day creative updates and site changes.
- Participate in brainstorming sessions and the development and execution of those ideas (i.e.: new product launches, shopping experiences, marketing campaigns, etc).
- Support manager with design and execution of all advertising needs (banners, content modules, etc.).
- Develop creative for 360 projects that live across multiple platforms, including print projects such as: in-store signage, 2D vinyl graphics, wraps, etc.
The accomplished individual will possess...
- Proficient in: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat
- A refined taste level with expert design, color and typography skills
- Strong understanding of responsive design
- Ability to take direction from Art Directors and provide multiple solutions
- Ability to concept design solutions with limited direction
- Ability to prioritize with tight deadlines and follow through
- Ability to think outside the box and have an awareness of digital trends
- Extremely detail oriented, well organized, strong problem-solving skills
- Team player with positive "can-do" attitude
- Strong verbal and written communication
- An understanding of customer priorities and ability to strive to exceed expectations

An outstanding professional will have...
- BFA / BA in Design, Digital Design, Fine Art or related field preferred
- Drawing/Illustration/Collage skills a plus
- 2-4 years' experience in a related field preferred
- Experience working for a retail/fashion brand or ad agency is a plus
- Knowledge of e-commerce is a plus
- Knowledge of Sketch, Figma, Invision is a plus

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
- Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
- Managerial Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.

Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Coach at #LI-MS1

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