Sr Digital Production Specialist

San Francisco, California, United States
15 Dec 2021
29 Apr 2022
About Athleta

For the past 22 years, we've committed ourselves and our brand to a single aim: to empower all women and girls. Inspiration. Collaboration. Connection. Inclusivity. It's what we do best, and we're on the hunt for people who share our passion for leading an active lifestyle, growing personally as well as professionally, and creating game-changing products and experiences.

We use business as a force for good by putting people and the planet right up there with profit, which is why Athleta is a certified B Corp. Ready to make a move? Join us. Because we know that alone we're strong, but together we're unstoppable.

About the Role

The senior digital production artist is a key player on our energetic and fast-paced digital creative team at Athleta. The core purpose of this position is to develop and deliver creative assets across our digital omni ecosystem (mobile and ecommerce, app, email, social and paid media), contributing to a best-in-class customer experience. The senior digital production artist is seasoned in digital production design and has an acute attention to detail, with a drive for perfection down to the last pixel. This role requires a high level of collaboration and takes art direction from the design team. It requires being open to feedback and capacity to make multiple rounds of changes.

This position reports to the manager of digital design production.

What You'll Do

  • Slices and delivers digital assets according to guidelines for our website (desktop/mobile), app, email, organic social and paid media
  • Works closely with Web Content Developers to provide guidelines as necessary for proper build of site pages
  • Works in our Content Management Systems (Amplience)to author content types for site pages
  • Assists in the creation of seasonal and evergreencontent forsite,app,and paid media banners whileadhering to existing Design master templates and brand guidelines
  • Q/As all site refreshes
  • Participates in weekly and seasonal site and email testing and QA.
  • Works with our prepress department to achieve high quality, retouched product and lifestyle imagery, as well asmanage color changesto ensureconsistencyandcolor accuracy.
  • Organizes, maintains, and archives digital production assets in preparation for weekly and seasonal launches.
  • Follows brand standards, guidelines and art direction provided by designers and art directors.
  • Maintains cross-functional workflow processes and standards.
  • Creates, maintains and is consistently improving on templates for the design team to work from. Optimizes files and localization workflows using slices, smart objects, layer comps, and CC libraries.
  • Collaborates with designers, copywriters, art directors, prepress, developers, brand and marketing teams, as well as trafficking team, to develop, iterate and deliver creative assets.
  • Assist design team with presentations, mockups, and sometimes design if needed.
  • Ensures a high level of quality and that assets are of high resolution, color is accurate, file sizes meet requirements, etc.
  • Thinks customer-centric and continually absorbs customer insights to apply knowledge strategically.

Who You Are

  • BA in Graphics and Web Designor Equivalent experience
  • 3+years as Digital Production Artistor Digital Designexperience
  • Solid knowledge of digital media
  • Highly proficient in Adobe XD, Adobe Photoshop and thorough knowledge of the latest Adobe CC programs
  • Highly proficient in Mac OSX (connecting to servers, organizing files, and sharing documents)
  • Ability to create GIFs and motion graphics in Photoshop. After Effects skills are a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Miro and Keynote
  • Understands responsive design, how to design for various devices and viewports
  • Experience in of photo retouching and color correction
  • UX design knowledge with Sketch or Figma a plus
  • Understanding of typography and hierarchy skills
  • Has a sharp eye for design, an elevated aesthetic and maintains integrity and intention ofdesigns
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Possesses a growth mindset
  • Ability to juggle many projects at once, while maintaining quality control with a quick turnaround
  • You're a self-sufficient problem solver
  • Experience working cross-functionally across many teams and departments
  • Open-minded and calm under pressure, with ability to handle a high volume of work on a fast timeline
  • Strong ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must be friendly, motivated, and a team player
  • Must be open to feedback and comfortable with making multiple rounds of changes
  • Establishes rapport and collaborates easily with designers and web developers
  • Resourceful, adaptable, creative, and results-oriented with high energy and a positive attitude

Benefits at Athleta

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the seventeenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fourth year in a row.

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