Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a premium wine company that is proud to call Washington State our home. We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the world because we value our vineyards and the art of wine-making. This focus has resulted in our ability to offer our consumers extraordinary and distinctive wines from some of the best regions in the world.
We are currently seeking highly qualified candidates for a Digital Designer to join our team in Woodinville, WA. The Digital Designer supports our digital and ecommerce initiatives. This position will require an understanding of digital marketing, have expert project management skills, experience working in content management systems, and the ability to coordinate and execute email programs across multiple brands, working with cross functional teams for Direct to Consumer, Clubs and Ecommerce. This position will be involved with ecommerce reporting and compliance. The Digital Designer will work as part of the Digital Design team to craft original experiences across all digital touch points, while promoting consistency throughout. The Digital Designer must have a hunger to do great work and continually elevate creative, while embracing an evolving & fast-paced digital landscape and adhering to brand standards. This position reports to the Associate Creative Director.
What you will do:
Design and execute ecommerce and other direct to consumer initiatives, including content, targeting, editorial, testing, delivery and optimization
Design development and execution of promotions for all employee e-commerce stores
Create and execute wine club transactional emails
Protect brand standards in development and execution of all digital marketing activities
Responsible for ensuring all emails are entered into our internal compliance for approval.
Set up and maintain event promotions in the content management system
Execute top-quality designs from concept to delivery, complying with brand standards while executing marketing materials across all digital platforms, including our website, emails, digital campaign suites and advertisements.
Utilize a guest-first mentality and have a strong understanding of the guest journey from first-impression to post-purchase.
Strive to evolve and grow the digital presence of the company.
Self-starter who can work independently and take full ownership of projects
Maintains a high-level perspective of the brand, and has a strong understanding of the visual connections needed between print, retail & digital collateral
Handles multiple projects at once; adept at multitasking
Ability to work in a team environment with a collaborative spirit, providing input as needed
Collaboration with internal cross functional teams, (including Marketing, Direct to Consumer, Guest Services, Ecommerce, and Digital Engagement teams) in the coordination and implementation of projects
What you will bring:
Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience
4+ years of experience in an online and/or E-commerce environment
Adobe After Effects motion graphics + video editing
and encoding methods is a plus
Proficiency in adobe suite: Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools
Able to handle mid-level photo retouching and image manipulation.
Understanding of HTML/CSS - while we don't currently write any code, the candidate needs to have an understanding of how sites and emails function.
Understanding of SEO and accessibility
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, detail-oriented
Experience with customer databases, including CRM/customer segmentation systems and content management systems
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to think creatively and turn ideas into actionable items
Thorough understanding of the capabilities within digital channels
Strong analytical ability, impeccable design sensibility + typographical skills
Clear and concise written and oral communications skills
Detail oriented with a team-player attitude
Proficiency in a broad scope of multimedia applications, strong technical skills, and the ability to conceptualize with writers and clients to produce powerful creative. Bonus Points for an understanding of responsive and adaptive web design
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
Staying up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques and technologies
Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
Enjoys taking ownership and responsibility; collaborates with other resources to ensure successful and timely completion of projects.
A passion to develop oneself and stays abreast of new technologies and design strategies
Thrives in a collaborative environment
High School diploma or equivalent required
History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies.
Please provide a portfolio link with resume submission.
We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing opportunities for training, development and advancement.
In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health insurance, participation in our pension 401k programs and incentive compensation programs as well as a relocation assistance package.
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 425-488-1133.
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