The Estee Lauder Companies Associate Design Director, Online – Estee Lauder Brand in New York, New York
Associate Design Director, Online – Estee Lauder Brand
Brand: Estée Lauder - Brand
About the Role
Engaging with women at all touch points all around the world, the Estée Lauder brand continues to create the most innovative, high-performance skincare and makeup & iconic fragrances, embracing their founder’s powerful woman-to-woman point of view.
Estée Lauder is the flagship brand of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Founded in New York City in 1946 by Estée Lauder, the world’s first female entrepreneur, the brand launched with 4 skincare products sold in local salons and hotels. Just 2 years later, she secured her first counter at Saks Fifth Avenue. Estée Lauder the brand grew and grew, as did the business, Estée Lauder Companies, now an empire of beauty.
The Associate Design Director, Online will possess an ability to understand and refine on a strong brand vision, excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills, thorough attention to detail, and the ability to meet tight deadlines, while working both independently and as part of a team. They will have a passion for online design and content creation.
Description of key job functions:
Create beautiful and engaging experiences around unique concepts while working with project manager and developers to ensure the process of moving from design to a fully functional website with interactive features across platforms.
Understands brand DNA and conveys appropriately to drive the online business needs.
Design and concept a wide variety of assets including homepages, landing pages, emails, banners and special projects across platforms.
Must be highly knowledgeable in understanding online consumer behavior, the nuances of online functionality / usability and incorporate into designs.
Maintain, update and implement the digital design parameters, style guides and visual standards for global rollout.
Manage freelancer resources as needed. Works closely with but not limited to e-Commerce, Digital Marketing, Production, Copy and Brand Creative.
Key duties and responsibilities:
A strong aesthetic sense and excellent attention to detail and ability to carry out a concept from start to completion.
Design innovative and intuitive interface solutions for marketing, informational and transactional aspects of Estée Lauder across platforms – pc / tablet / mobile.
Communicates design goals and messages to creative participants, ensuring integration of design requirements into all phases of design / production.
Collaborate with various stakeholders to create visual designs based on UX wireframes.
Work with front-end developers and producers to prototype and iterate on multiple design solutions.
Researches and analyzes industry trends and maintains knowledge of emerging technologies and creative techniques.
Interact with both internal and external key stakeholders to build and maintain strong working relationships.
Who We Are
Sure, you know Estée Lauder, but do you know the Estée Lauder Companies Inc. full family of brands? We’re also MAC, Clinique, La Mer, Origins, Bobbi Brown, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble and Too Faced… just to name a few. You know us. You love us. Why not work with us?
With headquarters in the heart of Silicon Alley in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, we connect with our customers anytime, anywhere, from any device. We’re committed to innovation, working with the best tools and technologies available to help our shoppers seamlessly navigate the digital world of beauty. ELC Online is a collaborative work environment that hums with the buzz of 80% female leadership. It’s also home to bold technologists, marketers and ecommerce renegades who are shaping the future of beauty.
What We Offer
Free Product Allowance & Employee Discounts (on ELC products and also at gyms, retailers, restaurants, more)
Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Contributions
Generous Parental Leave (20 weeks)
Flexible Summer Friday options
Benefits eligibility on day 1
Competitive 401k company match & a company-funded retirement growth account
At least 5-8 years of digital design, concepting & production experience (retail / fashion / beauty experience preferred).
Must be well organized, detailed oriented and able to manage multiple projects from start to completion. Previous project launches should include: user interface design, information design, redesigns of existing site templates
Meticulous typography and graphic design skills with strong attention to detail
Strong leadership and communication skills
Experience managing creative resources (4 years)
Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in Graphic Design
Adobe Creative Suite
Job: Online / E-Commerce
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job Number: 198330
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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