Email Design Lead

San Mateo, CA | Freelance | Job ID #51747 |
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Our client, a top lifestyle brand located in San Mateo is looking to hire a freelance Email Design Lead for a special project that should last about 6 months. This person will serve a critical role in developing a new vision for our clients email marketing content and sales journeys. We are creating a visual system of modular design across desktop and mobile environments, and working with content and technical teams to create this new human-centered experience. The vehicle may be email, but make no mistake—we are looking for a designer who can think deeply about systems, understands a product approach to UX/UI design, and has the special visual skills needed to create a forward-thinking, multi-faceted design solutions in this medium.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Drive the design vision and strategy for a global CRM communications project, along with a collaborative team of UX researchers, product owners, leadership, creatives, and content managers.
  • Evaluate current designs and identify strengths and weaknesses.
  • Lead noteworthy art direction from concept to implementation.
  • Create a modular visual design system to house dynamic content for our global CRM program that works seamlessly across devices and platforms.
  • Output templates for ongoing CRM efforts.
  • Create documentation around design rules and usage guidance for the product.
  • Work with technical partners to implement designs into a top-tier content management system and facilitate the integration of multiple interfacing technologies.
  • Guide, improve and implement design process along the way.
  • Be an active and available communicator with cross functional teams.

Skills and Experience:

  • Several years of digital design experience with email/CRM products
  • The ability to separate good design from great design and a need to produce the latter.
  • An outstanding online portfolio, showcasing a special instincts in typography, UX, UI, visual design, and ideation.
  • The ability to simplify a problem, and clearly define ideas.
  • Experience working and collaborating with diverse teams in a dynamic environment.
  • A desire to prototype, explore, and convey design solutions.
  • A strong belief in user-centered design principals.
  • An ability to solve your own puzzles or reach out quickly to resources.
  • Experience working in a managed creative and technical process in conjunction with project management software.
  • Strong ability to present and sell ideas including telling compelling project stories to bring your work to life.
  • More than conversational knowledge of responsive UX/UI design.
  • Experience with Sketch, Invision, Adobe CC.
  • Knowledge of Stensul is a huge plus!

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 


Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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