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Boston, MA United States
12:52pm, Jul 11
dbrehm
Junior Designer, Rue Local
Rue Local

Rue La La is the online destination where Members discover everything they need to live a life of style – and Rue Local, a new Rue La La business launched in the Fall of 2010, takes everything Members and brand partners love about Rue La La to local markets. Rue Local features a daily, curated selection of the most sought-after restaurants, spas, salons, theaters, retailers, and events cities have to offer.

Through targeted daily emails, Rue Local reaches Members with limited-quantity, Members-only Local Picks. These Picks are available for just 24 hours – mirroring and even intensifying the excitement of shopping at Rue La La. And Members-only access creates a level of exclusivity that helps elevate both brand awareness and in-store traffic.

Rue Local is part of Rue La La, a privately held e-commerce and marketing services company.

WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR:

Junior Designer to design assets and previews for Local picks on Rue Local, , the insiders guide to a life of style in your city. We’re looking for someone with the desire to be a part of something big, the training and foundation to create outstanding designs daily, a sophisticated aesthetic sense, and the interest to learn and succeed in a dynamic retail fashion-oriented environment. You’ll be joining a group that prides itself on the excellence of everything they do, that respects and protects the integrity of the world-class brands we feature, and has fun together doing it. This position reports to the Lead Art Director, Local for Rue La La.

Responsibilities:
• Design assets for Local picks including boutique doors, logos, emails, etc, ensuring consistency of vision for each event based on the direction established by the Lead Art Director
• Design previews for Boutiques from conceptualization through final signoff and delivery
• Work collaboratively and constructively on each project with others on the team including Art Directors, Event Producers, Sales, Designers and Copywriters
• With the guidance of the Lead Designer, develop excellent designs that showcase local brands to the same level of quality as Rue La La’s world-class fashion, home and lifestyle brands
• Maintain best practices for file and server management, including the consistent application of naming conventions, file/folder organization, versioning control, script details, and more Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel, and highly adept in online environments
• Develop designs in a fast-paced environment without compromising quality
• Receive and give constructive feedback on each project
• Support the Lead Art Director and Lead Designer by designing for other communications as needed

This position requires:
• Foundational training to create refined designs with focus on layout, image composition, and typography
• Sophisticated sense of color
• Fundamental understanding of design best practices
• Understanding of the power of x-height and white space and the discipline to apply and adhere to those standards
• Strong self-motivation and drive to succeed
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to manage and meet deadlines
• Collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong skills with the entire Adobe CS5 suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge)
• Experience creating and optimizing graphics for the web
• 1-3 years of relevant work experience as a designer in an agency or in-house creative group
• Desire to learn new things and keep abreast of the world of fashion, style, design, retailing and ecommerce
• A passion for brands, style, cities, and indulgent experiences a big plus
• A strong portfolio showing foundational training and strong growth potential
• BA in Graphic Design with educational training in typography




We can’t wait to hear from you, so please submit your resume and online or pdf portfolio for consideration. Submissions without portfolios will not be considered.
Compensation:  
How to Apply:   Please sumbit your portfolio and resume to opportunities@ruelala.com
Apply Via Email:   opportunities@ruelala.com
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