Amazon: Senior Designer Private Brand

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Job summary

Join a team of designers, copywriters, print production managers, and brand managers that blend talent, expertise, and customer obsession to create compelling and memorable brands for products that customers love and prefer.

The Private Brands Creative Team is an in-house creative center of excellence providing end-to-end brand design and creative support for amazon products sold in digital and physical retail. We incorporate design strategy, experience, create solutions, and conduct explorative studies within defined business constraints. We strive to build global brands that connect with their needs, in moments that matter.

A day in the life

The role imagines and develops concepts at one time, executed on multiple projects for our brands. You are an advocate that drives solutions while developing and maintaining strong cross-functional partnerships. You utilize knowledge of design and cultural trends to guide solutions. After co-creating project briefs, within a design ecosystem, your affinity for typography and design details with communication hierarchy is complemented by strong presentation skills. You want to be part of a close-knit, highly engaged team who values collaboration and shares a quest for creative excellence.

About the team

The Private Brands Creative Team is an in-house creative center of excellence providing end-to-end brand design and creative support for amazon products sold in digital and physical retail. We incorporate design strategy, experience, create solutions, and conduct explorative studies within defined business constraints. We strive to build global brands that connect with their needs, in moments that matter.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of experience in a Design role, at least 2 of which involve experience with strategic/team leadership
  • Mastery of the Adobe Creative Suite—specifically InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop—on Mac OS
  • Work samples online or as PDF, including at least 3 multi-component projects which demonstrate a dedication to high-quality creative, design details, and strategic vision

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field
  • Ability to problem-solve, support, and collaborate with other team members effectively
  • Deep knowledge of typography, graphic design – expert in Adobe Creative Suite and the latest design tools
  • In-depth knowledge of design strategy and building brand experiences
  • Strong presentation and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Self-motivated team player, with refined and assertive leadership skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple parallel-path projects
  • Understand goals (marketing or business) and work with team to build design ecosystems that are customer-obsessed and detail-oriented
  • Use data and insights to build designs that resonate across brand experiences for multiple platforms (including packaging/retail)
  • Proven experience with rapid, iterative design thinking processes
  • You bring design thinking, creative concepts and visual excellence to inspire partners and team members to raise the creative bar
  • You are passionate about design, technology and product experiences – always keeping pace with an unfailing passion and advocacy for our customers

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $141,000 – 190,000/yr.; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodations

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By Published On: June 28th, 2022Tags:

About the Author: Christopher Durham

Christopher Durham is the president of the Velocity Institute. Prior to this he founded the groundbreaking site My Private Brand. He is the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He began his retail career building brands at Food Lion and Lowe’s Home Improvement. Durham has worked with retailers around the world, including Albertsons, Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro Canada. Durham has published seven definitive books on private brands, including Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project and Vanguard: Vintage Originals.

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