“The product is fun and lets me flex my creative muscles every season, but the best part of working here honestly, is the team. The people I work with are amazing, and that counts for a lot in the design industry!”

Sean, Designer

Senior Web Designer (Temporary) - Gymboree
in CA - San Francisco

Job Description

There’s a little bit of magic in the air at Gymboree Group. We’re focusing on our future, from evolving our brands to transforming the way we work together. We may be grown-ups, but we’re all about celebrating children and the people who care for them. We love to collaborate to find new ways to make our customers smile. Have great ideas? We want to hear them. Want to try a new approach? Let’s do it. Come join the fun at our home office!

What You’ll Do

In this role, you will work closely with the creative, copy, marketing, CRM and site management team to develop and produce the ecommerce website, email marketing campaigns and online marketing initiatives for the Gymboree brand.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Understand and translate business goals and promotions into visually compelling layouts and online user experiences.
  • Design graphics and page layouts for Gymboree’s website and email marketing ensuring quality across browsers and devices.
  • Be a champion of mobile first/responsive design – executing pages that elegantly scale from large desktop to small format phones.
  • Work closely with developer and responsible for loading, testing and deploying website and marketing emails in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Work with copywriters, business partners, social and integrated marketing teams to clarify objectives, revise creative and ensure accuracy for all projects.
  • Work with web creative manager to develop concepts from wireframes to product completion and launch.
  • Actively participate and help drive the creative process by presenting well-developed creative and strategic solutions to meet the given objectives.
  • Work with the email service provider to manage day to day operations while resolving issues and refining processes for launching emails.
  • Responsible for staying current on industry trends, while keeping all brands at the forefront for site/email design and best practices.
  • Work across creative disciplines to drive the best customer experience solution.
  • Assist in organizing and creating seasonal retouching notes from photo shoots that will be used for all digital assets.
  • Supervise, mentor, and develop other designers and contractors while balancing personal workflow and priorities.
  • Provide effective feedback to drive successful designs and design systems, while inspiring and enhancing the efforts of a creative team.

Job Requirements

What You’ll Bring

  • BFA in Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Visual Studies or other design-related field preferred.
  • 5-7 years of professional experience in web design or multimedia required.
  • Strong graphic design, layout, typography, image manipulation, and color correction skills and have relevant experience (ideally in a retail or ecommerce environment) with a lifestyle-oriented “trend-setting” brand.
  • Extremely proficient in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and must be familiar with HTML and Dreamweaver.
  • Experience working Invision, Moveable Ink, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, and Amplience a plus.
  • Detail-oriented, well organized and able to thrive in deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to manage competing, high priority projects while identifying creative solutions quickly and to self-direct under ambiguous and changing circumstances and/or tight deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Must be willing to be flexible in job duties and take on added responsibility when necessary.
  • Management experience a plus.

Why You’ll Love Working With Us

  • The Product—so good, you’ll be using your employee discount more than you probably should
  • The People—ask anyone that works here…we have incredible people on our team
  • The Experience—you’ll enjoy a rewarding career at a respected global children’s brand
  • The Benefits—health insurance, 401k match, and onsite wellness services for your convenience

Let’s Talk Perks!

  • Generous Health Savings Account (HSA) employer contributions for individuals and families
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and commuter benefits
  • Paid holidays and flexible time off
  • 30% off merchandise employee discount (Gymboree & Outlet, Janie and Jack, Crazy 8 & Outlet)
  • Gymboree Play & Music class discounts
  • Educational Assistance Development Program
  • Life insurance (self, spouse/domestic partner, children)
  • Additional corporate discounts at participating companies

More About Us

Gymboree Group, Inc. is a specialty retailer, operating stores with high-quality clothes and accessories for children. Our family of brands includes Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8. Since our start in 1976, we have grown from offering mom-and-baby classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to currently operating over 900 retail stores in the United States and Canada, along with franchises around the world. We believe that respect for the customer, respect for the brand, and respect for each other are at the core of everything we do.

Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.
Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls, please.

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71 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA  94105

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