Design Associate -- Wedding (Seasonal)


Oakland, California / Minted

Posted: Sep 25, 2017

Description

About the Role

Our Wedding Design Associates are responsible for providing outstanding service to our customers through design insight and creative talent to fulfill orders including our most detailed wedding products. The ideal candidate is experienced in Adobe's Creative Suite (emphasis on Illustrator), extremely detail-oriented, and great with customers and colleagues alike. You must have a strong desire to work in a fast paced, flexible, and team-oriented environment. The hours & schedule for the role are variable and the position is based in Oakland, California. Our operation is open 7 days per week and candidates must be available to work evenings and weekends.

Responsibilities

Fulfilling Minted customer orders meeting both productivity and quality expectations

Corresponding with customers regarding their orders

Creating original artwork for customers

Proofreading customer designs and correcting where necessary

Modifying designs based on instructions provided by the customer

Preparing and color correcting photos for optimal printing quality

Creating print-ready files

Reviewing the work of fellow designers to assess the quality of design and accuracy of edits before sending a digital proof to the customer

Working collaboratively our Customer Service and Print Quality teams to ensure we deliver outstanding service to our customers

Qualifications

At least 3+ years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, Acrobat Pro)

Experience executing the principles of typography and print design

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proficient knowledge of wedding etiquette

Excellent attention to detail

Customer/client-centric mindset

Proficient service, prioritization, and time/task management skills

Must be a team player! We work hard and enjoy being part of a genuine team

Willingness to continually grow and develop skills

Bonus Points

Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Freelance design work and client interaction experience

Fine art skills (watercolor painting, illustration, calligraphy, hand-lettering)

Experience with letterpress printing

Pre-press and/or press experience

Experience with Salesforce or other CRM software

Experience working with customers in a luxury retail environment

About Minted

Minted is a lifestyle brand and design marketplace connecting you with the world's best artists to create something one of a kind.  Minted crowdsources graphic design and artwork from a global community of independent artists and sells these as products addressing the $10 billion stationery market, $48 billion art market, and $100 billion home decor market.  

Minted's mission is to enable the design independence of both consumers and artists around the world, and the company is a platform for the strongest emerging artists in the world to be seen and discovered. We aim to build a lasting brand representing the most commercially successful design community in the world.  Minted was founded by successful serial entrepreneur Mariam Naficy.

Minted is backed by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures SF, Menlo Ventures, and angel investors including Marissa Mayer and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp. Minted is comprised of an experienced and entrepreneurial team. We come from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, eBay, Yahoo, and Goldman Sachs and numerous disruptive startups. We are a passionate, creative, ambitious team.  We provide a great opportunity to work with a stellar team and on a world-changing mission, all supported by a proven business model.

How To Apply

https://www.behance.net/joblist/58217/Design-Associate-Wedding-(Seasonal)

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