Helen of Troy Digital Graphic Designer - OXO in New York, New York
Join our Housewares Team at Helen of Troy as a Digital Graphic Designer and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands: OXO and Hydro Flask. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day.
At OXO, we're on a quest to make every day better. For 30 years, we've made household tools that delight our customers and exceed their expectations. When we have an idea, we're going to make it happen, even if it hasn't been done before - especially if it hasn't been done before. If you've ever thought, "there's got to be a better way to do this", then you belong here.
We balance hard work with a thriving office culture; community isn't just a buzzword at OXO, it's a way of life. With a guest speaker series covering topics like service robots and crafting hard-to-write letters, book and bike clubs, volunteering opportunities, luau-themed happy hours, summer outings to theme parks, we like coming to work every day and think you should, too.
This position will be based in New York, NY.
*This position is temporarily eligible for Work from Home. When our office in New York, NY reopens, you will be required to work from the office Monday-Friday.
What you will be doing:
As a member of the Brand Design Team, the Digital Graphic Designer creates modern, brand-right experiences for all OXO online touchpoints including OXO.com, email, social media, and retail customer e-commerce sites. He or she guides the creation of photography, copy and visuals for digital use that support the OXO positioning. The Digital Graphic Designer has a thorough understanding of how to visually realize the OXO brand strategy throughout the digital journey and conceives solutions that are memorable, beautiful and on-brand.
The Digital Graphic Designer is a creative leader, selling solutions to internal stakeholders based on an understanding of business priorities. He or she helps optimize the Brand Design Team by recognizing opportunities for improvement in process, and partnering with the Production and Project Managers to implement innovation across the team.
The Digital Graphic Designer works closely with the Design Director, Copywriters, Retouchers, Designers and Project Managers.
Create visual solutions for site assets, email campaigns, and social media
Understand, embody and deploy the OXO brand identity system
Work cross-functionally with creative, product management, sales and brand communications teams
Contribute to, attend and art direct photo shoots with the ability to create brand-right, focused, compelling imagery for online use
Design approximately 30 digital projects per week in a fast-paced environment
Present your work weekly to internal stakeholders
Digital designer is NOT responsible for coding or production, but must have a mastery of modern, effective design for 2D and e-commerce
Bachelor's degree in graphic design from an accredited four-year college
8+ years of professional graphic design experience with an emphasis on digital design
An elevated, modern, bold yet minimalist design aesthetic
History designing digital touchpoints for consumer products, retail brands, or major branding firms with clients in the consumer branding space
Thorough understanding of digital design-related processes including e-commerce best practices, branding for the web, photography, and retouching
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Mastery of Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat) and Microsoft Office
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis
Familiarity with Basecamp and Smartsheets
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Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.
We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000 #LI-DNP.
Incorporated in 1968, Helen of Troy has grown into a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO�, Hydro Flask�, Vicks�, Braun�, Honeywell�, PUR�, Hot Tools�, Drybar�. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.
We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great. We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centric innovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services to make them soar.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.