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OneSpace E-commerce Creative Director in Swansea, Illinois

OneSpace is a team of passionate individuals all working toward the same goal: to help consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies improve their performance on the world’s largest online retailers. To accomplish this goal, our expert team members work side by side with our customers to deliver full-service digital shelf management solutions that put their products front and center in the digital world. Using our sophisticated and flexible platform, our team improves and optimizes their e-commerce product content at unrivaled speed and scale.

Our clients include the world’s leading CPG brands and retailers. We have helped them increase their discoverability and conversions online, while creating streamlined content production processes that improve their speed to market.

Content Development Specialist

At OneSpace, the E-commerce Creative Director works with key stakeholders to design and build project plans that help clients execute their strategic business objectives. The role is very hands-on, working with internal teams as well as managing the freelancers completing various projects. The primary expectation of this role is to direct and manage the e-commerce image creation process, but occasionally you will be expected to participate in the creation of images as needed to fulfill project timelines.

In this role you will:

  • Responsible for the development and continuous improvement of our e-commerce image creation process

  • Manages external design resources, overseeing project workflow, assignment details, feedback, timelines and budgets

  • Enforce brand standards and quality assurance of all client deliverables

  • Manage relationships among contractactors, agencies and freelancers who produce creative and production design deliverables

  • Manage client interactions in a manner that establishes credibility and trust as a business advisor

  • Collaborate with Account Service and Client Operations team as needed to ensure client expectations are met and internal teams are informed of project status

  • Identify opportunities within clients’ e-commerce marketing and/or content strategy that can be improved via incremental investments in OneSpace products and services

  • Be a digital strategy consultant to predetermined OneSpace enterprise clients, including: staying abreast of digital marketing best practices and applying this knowledge to assist your clients in meeting their marketing and content strategy goals

  • Ability to design creative and original e-commerce images that meet our clients’ e-commerce strategy

  • Have the ability to develop original and exciting conceptual ideas and bring visionary ideas to the table

  • Identify tools and resources to improve efficiency

  • Within defined parameters, develop incentives for freelancers, motivating them to improve turnaround time and increase productivity

  • Ability to provide constructive and objective feedback to designers

  • Ensure that project issues are dealt with in an efficient manner, informing the project team of any problems that may arise

  • Ability to influence strategy of clients through on-site presentations and meetings

  • Provide regular input on all project activity, including weekly status updates

Requirements

To win in this role you need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Graphic Design, Marketing or a related field)

  • 5-7 years of experience in graphic design, marketing, PR, content marketing, media or a related field

  • 2+ years in a leadership role, which includes managing and coaching designers

  • Diverse portfolio, demonstrating advanced understanding of design

  • Agency experience is preferred

  • Advanced knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

  • The desire to work in close collaboration with freelancer designers

  • Insane attention to detail

  • Passion and understanding for trends e-commerce advanced image design

  • Ability to work in conditions which include multiple and conflicting priorities

  • Strong communication and presentation skills; exceptional listening skills

  • Strong problem solving and project management skills

Benefits

Why OneSpace?

  • Excellent benefits with significant portion of premiums paid by the company

  • 15 paid holidays

  • PTO starting at 12 days per year

  • A unique tech startup experience unparalleled in the Midwest

  • Distinction of joining a recurring Best Places to Work and Top Workplaces honoree in the St. Louis area

  • Casual, flexible and positive work environment with an invigorating, inclusive culture

  • Competitive compensation

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