Nathan James is looking for a creative, graphic designer to join our team to support the brand division’s e-commerce and e-interior design initiatives.
People-first company, design-first home.
We are a design-first, home furnishing company focusing on the habits of urban dwellers and first time home buyers. We pride ourselves on the best in class customer happiness, providing the highest possible quality products that are affordable for the majority and assembly that isn’t dreadful.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
The E-Interior/Graphic Designer role will report to the manager of the Brand Division.
You will work collaboratively with the creative team to curate beautiful virtual room designs for our products to be displayed in. Photography is required when we launch a new wave of products. These images will be published on our retailer partner websites such as Amazon, Wayfair, Home Depot, Walmart etc… Once the room designs are completed, you will hand off the design spec to our 3D team who use 3D technology to create lifelike imagery.
During the period where photography is not required, our Brand team acts as a service provider for our digital marketing and revenue division’s. You will be working on requests which can range from landing page assets, tear sheets, vendor instruction sheets to company merch. As well as creating graphic assets for our social media channels.
We have a rhythm to our work and a very low turnover rate — we have yet to have a single team member opt-out. Your voice matters to us. We make change from fresh perspectives and appreciate new viewpoints, so you should feel comfortable speaking up about your values and goals.
We’re ready for the ongoing work that goes into building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best work of your career. Our values, workplace and our benefits are designed to support a sustainable, healthy relationship with your work. Our operating values (https://nathanjames.com/blogs/latest/nathan-james-operating-values) provide the framework we use in building a healthy, resilient organization.
You can expect a mindful onboarding process with ramp-up and time to learn. You can expect a team that listens, and to be heard. You can expect to give and provide direct feedback. You can expect to work with good people. You can expect to be counted on. You can expect to do your best work and build a career here.
We’re looking for someone that has a full range understanding and passion for design. A background in graphic design (web) with minimum four years of experience and at least two years experience e-commerce photography. Expert knowledge of Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator) is required.
Having an interior design ‘eye’ is required for this role as you will be designing virtual rooms.
You will be joining a team of 4 remote designers, which will require outstanding communication and organization abilities, both verbal and written.
For this role we do require that your normal workday has at least 4 hours overlap with both PST & EST workday without impinging on your personal/family life.
BENEFITS & PERKS:
Our benefits are all aimed at supporting a life well lived, both at work and away from work.
We’re all about reasonable working hours, sharing, ample vacation time, wellness, education, comfort, and giving back. See our benefits and perks https://nathanjames.com/blogs/latest/benefits-perks-nathan-james
HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit an application here that speaks directly to this position here https://airtable.com/shrn0W1Og3xgCi8Vb
There are no right answers or cookie-cutter expectations. A cover letter is not required, but those that clearly demonstrate how Nathan James would be a great fit for you and how you would be a great fit for us will be given full attention and are highly appreciated.
We’re accepting applications until April 22, 2020 00:00:00 UTC.
Next: We expect to take a few days to review all applications.
You’ll hear from us by May 1, 2020 about advancement to a work sample review. You will first be given a small work sample that validates your capabilities with the relevant role requirements, and provides you some insight into the type of problems you will be working on. Then on to an interview. Our interviews are one hour to 1.5 hours all remote by Whereby video chat (no software needed), with your future colleagues, on your schedule.
We aim to make an offer by June 15, 2020 at the latest with a start date in late June.
We appreciate your consideration in having Nathan James be part of your career. Our open conversation starts with this post. We look forward to hearing from you.