Mobile Design Manager (macys.com)
Posted 16-02-2012, offered
As the fastest growing part of Macy's Inc. business, macys.com is achieving record sales and broadening our workforce. With offices in New York and San Francisco, macys.com is the best of all worlds. The entrepreneurial thinking of a Web business complements the stability and support of a national brand. Creativity and ingenuity partner with business acumen and tech savvy to build a unique business poised for continued growth. Employees at macys.com have long term opportunities and are encouraged to utilize their Supervisors and Human Resources for cross-functional movement to further their careers. At macys.com we are committed to giving back to the community by partnering with local charitable organizations. By skillfully combining the power of the Internet with the best in retailing, macys.com is reaching new heights.
The Mobile Design Manager is responsible for solving both retail and marketing challenges through fresh creative ideas that supports content and functionality for mobile applications.
Attend vendor meetings.
Work closely with merchandising/marketing peers and stay current with market trends to understand both the internal business strategy as well as external competitive landscape.
Produce industry leading, user-friendly mobile shopping and other applications for macys.com.
Translate said knowledge into a creative strategy that furthers company objectives.
Oversee a team of designers and take an active role in leading conceptualization sessions with team members, while also offering art direction. Direction will not be limited to aesthetics, but will also include web usability, architecture, and functionality.
Cultivate and manage relationships with store partners, outside vendors.
B.A/B.F.A in Graphic Design, Art or related field or comparable work experience.
5-7 years of experience in graphic design/art direction, with an emphasis in retail.
Prior mobile application design experience.
Mastery of mobile user interface design.
Experience designing for a major brand.
Experience with User Interface best practices.
Proficiency in PhotoShop, Illustrator, Flash and InDesign on the Macintosh platform.
Excellent communication & organizational skills, thorough attention to detail and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
Must be an assertive, forward-thinking designer who can not only tackle assigned challenges, but can identify new opportunities for the business.
Macy's is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.