Visual Graphic Designer - Promotions and Special Projects

Location
Long Island City, New York
Posted
03 Dec 2021
Closes
28 Jan 2022
Ref
23055
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
About:

Bloomingdale's makes fashion personal and fun, aspirational yet approachable. Our mission is to guide and inspire our customers to make style a source of creative energy in their lives. We will always strive to make Bloomingdale's like no other store in the world. Everyone plays a critical role to bring our mission to life. Regardless of position, we believe all colleagues have a voice and access to share their thoughts with every level of leadership. Our colleagues are passionate, driven, entrepreneurial and collaborative. We welcome and embrace diversity of background, thought and opinion while having a lot of fun along the way.

Job Overview:

The Visual Graphic Designer is primarily responsible for developing engaging in-store collateral for marketing promotions and special events. Cross-functionally managing the process of creating assets for print production, from vendor quotes to communicating deliverables to all stores.

Essential Functions:
  • Create and deliver in-store graphics for promotional events; oversee and review all creative work, ensuring planned aesthetic and high standards
  • Manage vendor relationships for print production of promotional signage, including quotes, purchase orders and tracking
  • Maximize overall presentation of event signing related to visual campaigns and trend focus in stores
  • Maintain an integral partnership with marketing regarding the promotional calendar, understanding the promotional cadence and legal requirements
  • Project manage promotional events and participate in event planning meetings, ensuring all graphics are created and delivered in-store on time
  • Create guidelines of all weekly signage promotions, communicating appropriate to all stakeholders
  • Manage operation (production & delivery) of weekly Sign Box
  • Assist in design and development of visual concepts for special projects, in department merchandising concepts and seasonal campaigns.
  • Research and stay on trend with the latest cutting-edge ideas and design, in fashion, materials, typography, illustrators and culture


Qualifications and Competencies:

Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year college or university

3-5 years direct experience
  • Computer Program Skills: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat experience required
  • Print Production knowledge: Strong understanding of creating artwork for print production, different substrates and vendor management, in relation to typography, color palettes, substrates and visual merchandising.
  • Practices open and continuous communication, values keeping others informed, effectively presenting information in a clear, concise manner
  • Ability to think creatively, strategically and technically.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and Company needs
  • Requires prolonged periods of sitting, with occasional standing
  • Occasionally requires walking, bending, reaching, hearing and talking
  • Continuous use of computers and other office equipment
  • Frequently lift/move up to 25 lbs.

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