Dept-Retail-Digital Graphic Designer–The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Job description

SUMMARY OF ROLE RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Will design compelling digital assets, for all of The Met Stores ecommerce needs; homepages, category layouts, emails, site banners, social media and more, to create an inspiring, exciting experience across all digital touch points
  • Must be easily conversant in all methods of systems and formatting to support best in class design across all platforms
  • Experience with responsive web design and UX is a must to ensure best in class design, accessible UX and a seamless ecommerce conversion process across all devices and platforms
  • Will support the design & development of all required digital assets within the Retail division, from design to photo retouching & preparation & layout of all online assets. Must be equally comfortable with production work as well as creative work
  • Will partner closely with the other teams to deliver a visually compelling and well-executed user experience and interface of the highest quality across all devices and platforms
  • Will keep projects on schedule. Prioritizing, organizing, and managing multiple projects concurrently to meet deadlines
  • Will maintain awareness of competitor & industry trends to develop concepts and layouts that are brand-consistent while pushing creative boundaries to improve presentation and drive revenue growth

DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Experience working with commercial and cultural clients, be easily comfortable with screen-based design and digital platforms, and be flexible creatively and professionally
  • A strong understanding of the capabilities of different digital display formats, and of user-centered web design principles
  • Experienced in rendering designs into useable elements of a working website & working with HTML and CSS templates
  • Online merchandising duties including post production imaging: silhouetting, scanning, retouching and color correcting
  • To work with team members, building cross functional relationships to support the delivery each project to its best possible outcome
  • At times responsible for managing aspects of production working directly with vendors and coordinating with internal clients as well
  • Other duties as needed

REQUIREMENTS, QUALIFICATIONS & BEHAVIORS

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in digital graphic design for retail organizations
  • Expertise in HTML5 and CSS
  • Experience working with a variety of different CMS and ecommerce platforms
  • Quick to learn new systems and software
  • Must have experience with responsive web design & current web technology trends
  • Strong understanding of UX best practices for online conversion and accessibility
  • Will work collaboratively on projects with other team members and incorporate constructive feedback into creative elements
  • Will continuously track progress & reviews delivery of key objectives
  • Will demonstrates a relentless tenacity to deliver
  • Will be detail-oriented, with excellent initiative, execution & follow-through
  • Builds trust & respect by keeping the commitments they made
  • Has the ability to work under pressure, handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines both independently and collaboratively
  • Adept at learning about new technologies impacting design & production
  • Must have innate problem-solving skills & analytical thinking
  • Must have a hands on approach

KNOWLEDGE & EDUCATION:

  • Must be expert in the most current versions of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • BFA in graphic design required
  • Knowledge of Art History preferred

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