Sr. Graphic Designer

  • 800 Commonwealth Dr, Warrendale, PA 15086, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Marketing

Company Description

At rue21, we believe fashion should be fun and accessible to all. As a leading specialty retailer, we’re different, we’re unique—just like you. rue21 combines a shopping experience designed to fit the individuality of our customers with a community to foster love, advocate change and empower each other through what we wear and what we do. Join our team and be #YOUinrue.

LIVING OUR VALUES:

Inclusivity: rue21 embraces all of you. We promote individuality and celebrate our differences. All are accepted, respected and welcome. Integrity: We own our words, our actions, and our results. We set our standard high by thinking big. It matters how we show up and how we play the game. Collaboration: Together we are rue21. We listen and support each other and achieve our collective goals together. Curiosity: We don’t ask why, we ask why not? We are agile and are driven by new ideas and original thinking. We are passionate and believe anything is possible. Community: Our power is our people; our community of customers, associates and partners. We care, we connect, we listen and we deliver.

Job Description

The Graphic Designer contributes to rue21’s results by working closely with Creative team concepting and designing in-store and digital campaigns and advertising materials that creatively and consistently reflect the company's fashion-forward brand identity. A substantial degree of creativity is expected. Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work within tight deadlines, are key attributes of this position.

•Commits to supporting rue21’s vision, mission, and values of an inclusive environment and sets an example for their team or sphere of influence.
• Responsible for designing and developing all projects from concept to production, to include: creating original designs and developing art for point-of-purchase, presentations, advertisements, web, and creating graphics for Company presentations
• Managing multiple design projects which involves collaborating and supporting cross-functional internal business partners in creating necessary artwork related to rue21 branding initiatives
• Working closely with the Creative team on the design and production of all in-store campaigns and web assets

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field
•5+ years of experience 
• Expertise in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. After affects would be preferred
• Strong, conceptual thinker who possesses a wide range of design capabilities including web design, emails, branding, typography, catalog production, and retail graphics
• Prior retail experience preferred
• High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
• Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills
• Ability to operate independently while establishing strong working relationships with co-workers and cross-functional teams
• Strong, professional and effective verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to foster a positive and motivating work environment, encouraging feedback and innovation
• Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
• Ability to adapt well to change in direction and priority in a fast- paced and deadline-oriented environment

•Great teammate. You know how to work with and influence those around you, and you don’t hesitate to roll up your sleeves and help when others need it.
•Engaging interpersonal and presentation skills.
•Efficient organization, prioritization, and time management skills.
•Strong analytical skills and the ability to draw conclusions to make recommendations. 

Additional Information

Please be aware that the Company requires employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to show proof that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

At rue21 we believe everyone has a voice and a seat at the table. Inclusion is in our DNA, and we embrace each individual’s unique story they have to tell.

Our Benefits include:

  • Employee Discount
  • Generous PTO Allowance
  • Energetic & Innovative Culture
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Tiered Medical/Dental/Vision Plans & Life Insurance
  • 401k Retirement 

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