“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

Visual Designer
in CA - San Francisco

Job Description

Gymboree Group, Inc. is a portfolio of children's brands operating specialty retail stores with high-quality clothes and accessories. 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 hundreds of retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, 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.


The Visual Designer: Social will work in tandem with the creative team to develop and produce eye-catching creative for Gymboree’s social presence, ecommerce website, email campaigns, and online marketing, as well as various all-brand specialty collateral.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Creative Director/Social Teams to develop and create thoughtful, fun, and compelling social campaigns (including animation, illustration, video/image development, html/coding and graphic design).
  • Main objective is to increase Gymboree’s brand engagement in the social space with the work that they do.
  • Actively participate and help drive the creative process by presenting well-developed fun creative ideas and solutions to meet the given objectives.
  • Assist in integrating social ideas into the e-commerce website, email campaigns and store experience.
  • Take initiative and partner with brand/web/copy teams to design elevated and original layouts on a fast-paced, tight schedule.
  • Work with business and copy teams to clarify objectives, revise creative and ensure accuracy for all projects.
  • Responsible for staying current on industry trends, and share thoughtful updates and innovative creative that pushes the brand forward.
  • Work across creative disciplines to drive the best customer experience solutions.
  • Work with the creative/web team to create concept directions for social photo shoots as needed.
  • As needed, develop creative for all brand (Gymboree/Janie and Jack/Crazy 8) marketing collateral, for example: event collateral for all brand meetings/events.

Job Requirements

  • BFA in Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Visual Studies or other design-related field. 3-5 years of professional experience in web design or multimedia required
  • Experience designing for the retail environment with a lifestyle-oriented “trend-setting” brand is strongly preferred
  • Strong graphic design, layout, typography, image manipulation, and color correction skills.
  • Hand illustration/artistic talent and experience desired
  • Extremely proficient in CC Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Dreamweaver & HTML. This person must also have proficiency with InDesign
  • Detail-oriented, well organized and able to thrive in deadline driven environment.
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage competing, high priority projects while identifying creative solutions quickly
  • Have the ability to self-direct under ambiguous and changing circumstances.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be willing to be flexible in job duties and take on added responsibility when necessary

Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.

Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls please.

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Job Attributes

Req Code

HO-VD

Job Category

MARKETING/COMMUNICATIONS

Job Type

FULL-TIME

Career Level

EXPERIENCED (NON-MANAGER)

Education

BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Job Location

71 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA  94105

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