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Senior Designer, Marketing

Pair Eyewear

Pair Eyewear

Marketing & Communications, Design
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

At Pair Eyewear, we’re building the largest global eyecare company in the world focused on bringing personalization to the end to end eyecare experience, starting with your glasses. We’ve developed the first personalized eyewear brand where glasses can be an extension of your personality, mood, and interests. With funding from leading venture capitalists in the consumer space, partnerships in the entertainment, sports, and fashion arenas, and a team of passionate individuals, we’re on a mission to completely revolutionize the eyewear industry. We’re excited that we already have the support of Good Morning America, The Today Show, Oprah Magazine, CNN, and Forbes helping us share our story.

Pair Eyewear is seeking a seasoned senior designer to join our creative marketing team, reporting into the Art Director, Marketing to help transform our marketing collateral & website into world-class creative. They will play a pivotal role in refining the visual language of our design systems, and being hands on in developing the creative team. This individual will be responsible for the development of design systems & templates, style guides, owning large scale marketing campaigns, web designs, retail as well as helping to manage a team of junior designers.

What You'll Do:

  • Work closely with our Art Director to execute on their vision of the brand on all creative.
  • Own and maintain the Pair design system (marketing, web, and brand).
  • Manage a team of junior designers to ensure their work adheres to brand standards, perfecting the typography and designs of your team before delivering to stakeholders, as well as running 1-on-1 meetings with direct reports for continuous feedback and development.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders including copywriters, photographers, designers, marketers, and digital product teams.
  • Develop and execute compelling design concepts for a range of marketing materials, including digital campaigns, social media, print media, retail, and web.
  • Stay abreast of current design trends and technologies, continually bringing fresh ideas to the table.
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring timely and high-quality deliverables.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and creative-strategy meetings, contributing creative insights and solutions.

Who You Are:

  • An expert designer with a mastery of typography, color theory, graphic design, and photo manipulation.
  • A highly collaborative team player who has experience working in a creative team setting.
  • Someone who has developed a brand style guide and built out robust design systems for web and creative teams.
  • Has designed for brick & mortar retail experiences.
  • Effective Communicator with excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Proven experience as a Senior Designer with experience managing junior designers.
  • You have a refined level of aesthetic and taste.
  • An effective and organized designer, who thrives in a fast-paced creative environment.
  • A curious, self motivated learner with a genuine interest in branding, design, and art direction.

Need to Have:

  • A strong portfolio demonstrating a breadth of completed professional marketing campaigns, design systems, and strong graphic design skills
  • 5-6+ years of experiences working at a creative agency or in-house creative team
  • A bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related fields
  • Expert proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), figma and an understanding of design software and technologies.
  • Proficient in creating mockups, photo manipulation, and color theory applications.
  • Experience building design systems for creative teams for multiple platforms.

Nice to Have:

  • Previous experience working for an ecommerce or director-to-consumer brand.
  • Proficiency in motion graphics & video editing. (after effects, premiere, davinci)
  • Professional photo retouching capabilities
  • 3D design capabilities. (blender or other similar)
  • Experience utilizing generative AI in your professional work.

Some Benefits and Perks of Working At Pair:

  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Generous vacation policies
  • Competitive salaries with equity opportunities
  • Retirement savings plan options
  • Free eyewear (plus discounts for family and friends)
  • NYC dog friendly office with flexible hybrid work options

At Pair, we carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. The pay range for this position is expected to be between $104,000 - $120,000 and will depend on your skills, qualifications, and experience. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Pair is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of actual or perceived age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, familial status, family responsibilities, gender identity/expression, genetic information, marital status, matriculation, national origin, personal appearance, political affiliation, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.