Etsy

Senior Brand Designer

Etsy

April 29, 2021


Company Description
Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build,power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurswith buyers around the world. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle uniqueproblems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human.We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, butsmall enough that you can make a rewarding impact.
Job Description
We are looking for a Senior Brand Designer to join our Brooklyn-based Brand Design
team. Senior Brand Designers enlist their talent and craft to bring Etsy's unique
positioning to life anywhere a customer meets us: in marketing channels, web, email,
social, native products and beyond. On the Brand Team, you’ll concept and execute
large scale marketing campaigns that express Etsy’s rights to win.
Reporting to the Associate Creative Director, You’ll provide creative solutions and
subject matter expertise informed by strategic and cultural insights, research, brand
positioning, business goals, and an up to date knowledge of the competitive landscape.
Day to day, you’ll collaborate with partners across subject areas at Etsy to bring
marketing campaigns, evergreen communications, and products to life. An excellent
candidate champions collaboration, strategic, forward thinking and communication. You
are an advocate for groundbreaking creative and design.
This is a full-time position [located (eventually) in Brooklyn We offer flexible workplace
policies that can accommodate work from home applicants who are comfortable
traveling to an office location 2-3 times per week.
Many Etsy roles are open to remote candidates, and you'll be able to identify which ones within the location header of each job description. For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
About the Role
In this role you will:

  • Communicate complex topics strategically, intuitively, and creatively across Buyer Marketing, Seller Marketing, Impact, PR and Product Marketing initiatives

  • Brainstorm with copywriters to build innovative 360 campaign concepts that strategically deliver on the brief

  • Interact with, present to, and explain creative concepts and design systems to internal partners of all levels

  • See projects through the entire campaign and design process; from creative concept to iterations of mockups, visual guideline creation, rounds of production and vendor feedback, finished creative assets and final production files

  • Partner with key stakeholders cross functionally, as well as within our Brand team (including Content, Brand Strategy, Core Brand, Creative Operations) to align around creative solutions that consistently innovate, delight customers, and exceed business objectives

  • Works collaboratively with Creative Operations/Production to ensure proposed solutions can be executed within the time and budget

  • Contribute to the evolution of our brand by exploring unique ideas, production processes, approaches, methods, and solutions

  • Ensure thoughtful visual consistency and quality across multiple areas of work by sharing progress, providing thoughtful critique, and working collaboratively

  • Resolve ambiguity to execute high-quality creative work in a fast-paced environment

  • Of course, this is just a sample of the kinds of work this role will require! You should assume that your role will encompass other tasks, too, and that your job duties and responsibilities may change from time to time at Etsy's discretion, or otherwise applicable with local law

Qualifications

About the Role

Ideally you'll bring:
  • 6+ years of experience in related marketing and advertising fields at agencies,
  • studios or in-house
  • A portfolio that demonstrates critical thinking applied across a range of creative
  • deliverables
  • Experience crafting compelling visuals across various brand touchpoints
  • including digital experiences, performance marketing channels, social content,
  • OOH and more that elevate and evolves brand aesthetics
  • Experience providing creative partnership to photographers, directors,
  • illustration and motion graphics production vendors pre-post production
  • Experience in core design fundamentals including typography, composition,
  • color theory, and brand guidelines with excellent attention to detail and
  • consistency
  • A current knowledge of popular culture and trends, as well as creative work
  • produced within the advertising industry
  • Proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Feel comfortable working in a fast-paced design environment
  • The ability to self manage and exercise stellar time-management skills
  • A passion for utilizing collaborative methods as a part of the creative process to
  • encourage idea generation and shared decision making among designers,
  • copywriters and partners
  • A trust in and dedication to Etsy’s vision, mission and values.

Additional Information

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter and resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As you?ve hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don?t want you to be like everyone else ? we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you?re all about.
Our Promise
At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.