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Amazon.com, Inc.

Visual Production Designer

Amazon.com, Inc. - Grand Haven, MI

Job DescriptionWho We AreAmazon Publishing and is the full-service publishing arm of Amazon. Our mission is to invent new and better ways to connect authors and readers across a wide spectrum on content and mediums. Storytelling is in our DNA and we\u2019re looking for a designer that\u2019s passionate about delivering great visuals that drive engagement.Position is based in Michigan with our creative services team.Who You Are The ideal candidate would be highly motivated, self-directed, enthusiastic person who works well under pressure and can thrive in a deadline driven atmosphere. They must have a strong individual sense of aesthetics and be able to bring stylish, elevated ideas to the table. In addition, they should have the ability to deliver clean, web-ready designs based on existing style guides and brand guidelines in a fast-paced agency environment for Amazon.com. This position requires strong organizational skills, digital expertise, intrinsic design abilities, typographic skills, and acute attention to detail. Not only do you have the technical skills and a killer portfolio to back it up, you function as conceptual thinker that can contribute to larger multi-channel campaigns. The ability to manage multiple projects while keeping cool under pressure and communicating with key stakeholders is essential.An online portfolio of work is required.Responsibilities

Develop and strengthen brand assets, including identities, style and usage guides, hangtags, labels, packaging, layouts, and collaborate with the design community to ensure consistent use
Enhance the team knowledge of best design practices and trends in digital and brand design
Present design solutions to senior creatives and get sign-offs
Understand and respond to promotion performance data (metric tests, usability studies), and steer the direction of future creative designs
Create fun and engaging designs for consumer and merchant customers
Bring big ideas to life through iteration and collaboration
Understand usability principles that help drive successful design
Design cohesive campaigns across multiple platforms, including desktop, mobile, and social
Work with the Art Directors to develop campaign concepts for new products and services

Basic Qualifications

At least 3 years of visual design experience - Digital and traditional
Experience as a visual designer or relevant experience with an agency or creative team
A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating strong visual design skills, including an eye for color, layout, and typography
Proficiency in one or more design tools, such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with a design style guide or branding guidelines
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and the ability to gracefully defend your design decisions
Knowledge of marketing fundamentals and ability to implement them in designs
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Strong project management and organizational skills
Illustration experience
Knowledge of information architecture, usability, and UI Design
Extra bonus points if you have the ability to prototype in Axure or HTML/ CSS
Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field

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Visual Production Designer Amazon.com, Inc. - Grand Haven, MI, United States

   

Location: Grand Haven, MI

Company Profile:
Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.