Converse, Junior Global Digital Designer (Open to remote work, except the following locations: SD, VT, and WV)

Nike Inc.
Boston, MA, USA
Posted 30 days ago
Full time

Become part of the Converse Team

Converse is a place to explore potential, break barriers and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Converse, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving world to make things better as a team.

Converse designs the future. At Converse, designers chase their curiosities and build what’s next, shaping the culture and advancing human creativity. The Design Teams include artists, inventors and specialists, all with different focuses, including color and material experts, and apparel, footwear and graphics designers. Converse designers look to the future, courageously pursuing materials, ideas and forms that further elevate the consumer’s experience, raise the bar for modern style and reduce environmental impact.


ABOUT OUR TEAM
The Global Digital Content & Design team at Converse creates strategic and distinct digital experiences to inspire our audience. We’re powered by the people and style of our communities. We’re energized by our innovation and purpose. And we’re constantly searching for the stories behind our products. Check out Converse.com…see all that creative? Our team designs that. Our team is made up of four different functions that work together: Creative Operations, Digital Content, Digital Design and Digital Copy. Together, we strive to create content that exemplifies our Brand Mission, Values, and Purpose (aka, our MVP). We develop content and storytelling that supports our digital direct commerce & wholesale ecosystem. We’re talking everything from Converse.com, our B2B site, email campaigns, paid social, and much more. Specifically, your role will be focused in the digital design function. As a team, we move our business goals forward through compelling brand stories, seasonal commercial stories and custom “Converse By You” content across our digital channels—all over the world.


WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We’re seeking a Junior Designer who has strong fundamental graphic design skills and passion for the Converse brand. Someone with knowledge of designing for the digital e-commerce space with an entrepreneurial mindset. Someone who is driven, thinks critically, is accountable, empathetic, resourceful, takes initiative and has strong interpersonal skills.

It is essential for this role to have positive relationships with the immediate functions on your wider team (Content, Copywriting, & Operations) as well as our cross-functional partners; primarily our Experience Strategy team, UX team, and Brand team.


WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
-  Working under the direction of a Senior Designer, you will build inventive solutions in all aspects of our digital ecosystem, focusing on, but not limited to, converse.com experiences, converse.com emails and performance media (paid social/banners)—a mix of graphic/digital design & motion editing skills are required to fulfill these responsibilities

-  You will help execute, version and maintain the Converse graphic standards and creative direction in the Global e-commerce channels

-  You will work with Project Managers and Experience Strategists to comprehend briefs, and execute high-quality work while meeting deadlines

-  You will work with Global partners to deliver brand right digital assets for marketing campaigns and seasonal creative

-  You will have strong communication skills and be encouraged to clearly articulate your own ideas as well to the digital design team and senior leadership

-  Be willing to take risks to determine the balance between outstanding creative and relevant business needs

-  Opportunities to assist in the art direction and execution of converse.com site photography, email and banner creative

-  Ability to comprehend guidelines, campaigns, brand and category assets and produce effective brand communication for retail and brand


WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
As a Converse Junior Global Digital Designer, you will work with our team of Designers, Copywriters, Operations mangers, UX, and Experience Strategists. You will partner closely with teams across the Digital Organization, Brand Management, and Geography teams, to deliver creative experiences that supports digital business goals. This role reports to a Senior Manager, Global Digital Design.


WHAT YOU WILL BRING
- Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

-  1+ years’ experience in digital design for large retail e-commerce or key digital agency experience specific to the streetwear footwear/apparel industry.

-  Knowledge and intermediate skills with Figma or Sketch and Adobe Suite

-  Connection to streetwear culture and trend

-  Animation, video editing, photo retouching—Skills in Abode After Effects

-  Understanding of current digital design trends for e-commerce

-  Solid knowledge of digital commerce, user-experience, and social media platforms

-  Any other design experience is valued. Must show fully comprehensive portfolio.

-  Strong writing and communications experience

Open to remote work, except cannot work in South Dakota, Vermont, and West Virginia. These candidates will be required to relocate. For employees based in Colorado, this position starts at $67,500.00 per year. Information about benefits can be foundhere.

Converse requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Converse will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

Converse is more than a company; it’s a worldwide advocate for self-expression. This belief motivates our employees, permeates our working environment and inspires our products. No two of us look or think exactly alike. We are each one-of-a-kind. Individually and as a culture, we have the freedom to create and grow professionally. Generous benefits packages only sweeten the experience. From Boston to Shanghai, from Brand Design to Finance, Converse is a brand that celebrates the unique and creative people of the world. Together, we’re different.

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