Graphic Designer

Overview

About Bonobos

We are on a mission to make fits and connections that inspire people to be themselves. Our Bonobos menswear brand is known for being a style instigator and offering perfect-fit risks through our innovative retail model and personalized experience. Launched online in 2007 with its signature line of chinos, Bonobos now offers a variety of styles available to order online and to try on at any one of our 60+ Guideshop locations. Our Guideshops are in-real-life stores that deliver one-on-one service and expert fit advice. Don't think traditional retail, Bonobos is something you haven't seen before.

The Bonobos team is vibrant, collaborative, and inclusive. We value self-awareness, empathy, intellectual honesty, positive energy, and judgment, often over experience. We've created a culture where collaboration and communication are paramount, all while making time for fun and celebrating extraordinary efforts.

About Express, Inc.

Express, Inc. is a multi-brand fashion retailer whose portfolio includes Express, Bonobos and UpWest. The Company operates an omnichannel platform as well as physical and online stores. Grounded in a belief that style, quality and value should all be found in one place, Express is a brand with a purpose - We Create Confidence. We Inspire Self-Expression. - powered by a styling community. Bonobos is a menswear brand known for exceptional fit and an innovative retail model. UpWest is an apparel, accessories and home goods brand with a purpose to Provide Comfort for People & Planet.

The Company has over 530 Express retail and Express Factory Outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, the Express.com online store and the Express mobile app; over 60 Bonobos Guideshop locations and the Bonobos.com online store; and 13 UpWest retail stores and the UpWest.com online store. Express, Inc. is traded on the NYSE under the symbol EXPR. For more information about our Company, please visit www.express.com/investor and for more information about our brands, please visit www.express.com, www.bonobos.com or www.upwest.com.

Location Name

New York Office

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Bonobos is seeking a Graphic Designer who will be responsible for the development and execution of print and digital design assets across all customer touchpoints. As member of the graphic design team, this person will contribute compelling, on-brand, best-in-class creative to the Bonobos graphic design team. This role is responsible for managing a high-volume of creative workflow-owning individual development of content that inspires and captivates the customer and our community, translating our creative & brand into multi-channel marketing collateral. This role aids in the definition of the brand's digital design look and feel-from seasonal campaigns to product launches.
  • Works closely with the Sr. Graphic Design Manager to transform concepts into visual executions that articulate the Bonobos brand and deliver on business needs
  • Design an array of digital and print assets including campaign concepts, emails, banner ads, print mailers, catalogs, and ecommerce imagery
  • Own projects from kickoff through completion, presenting your work to the Sr. Graphic Design Manager, and Marketing stakeholders; incorporate feedback into thoughtful final assets
  • May be called on to contribute to small scale photo shoots in partnership with the Art and Creative Directors
  • Be a design leader, from a functional expertise perspective, providing guidance and feedback to fellow designers
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered in a timely manner
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest design trends
  • Analyze and optimize creative for performance and best practices

Required Experience & Qualifications
  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or a related field
  • Have 3-5 years of graphic design experience in retail and/or e-commerce/DTC brands (or at an agency for an e-commerce / DTC client)
  • Are a strong conceptual thinker with a digital and print background
  • Are proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, have a keen understanding of graphic/web design principles and current web technologies (html, css)
  • Are a strong communicator and have the ability to prioritize and manage work while adhering to critical timelines
  • Are passionate about branding, storytelling, and producing engaging content and campaigns
  • Are able to own a project from start to finish, working autonomously, but welcoming feedback and collaboration
  • Can back-up your experience with a strong portfolio

Critical Skills & Attributes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of graphic and digital design
  • Deadline-oriented with ability to lead and manage multiple projects with competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative, insightful, and interested in fashion and pop culture to generate inspiration and provide references
  • Interpersonal skills, leading and supporting a team environment
  • Excellent communication-verbal and written
  • Time/project management skills
  • Ability to recognize and react to the demands of an evolving and changing work environment
  • Comfortable and confident effective decisions in a timely manner
  • Goal oriented with the ability to stay focused on creating winning results
  • High level of conceptual and strategic thinking
  • A natural curiosity and self-learning approach to keep up with the rapid changes in digital and social media Nice to have: art direction and photo shoot experience
  • Nice to have: experience concepting and designing for video content
  • Maintain a positive work environment and have a collaborative nature.

Benefits and Compensation:

Express, Inc. offers a range of benefits to help protect full-time associates health and long-term financial security including:
  • Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with Company match
  • Merchandise discount
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental leave for new moms and dads
  • And more

Part-time associates may be eligible to receive paid sick leave, public health emergency leave and to participate in the 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with Company match. Additionally, part-time associates are eligible to receive a merchandise discount, and to choose voluntary benefits through YouDecide. Full-time associates may be eligible to participate in our incentive plan.

Actual compensation offered is dependent upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, work location, education, relevant skills and experience of the candidate.

Salary Range

$70,200 - $99,700

Closing

An equal opportunity employer, Express, Inc. does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or any other terms and conditions of employment hiring on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected characteristic. Express, Inc. only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States. Express, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation because of a disability to search and apply for a listed job position, please call 1-800-964-9793 and say 'Associate Relations' or send an e-mail to AssociateRelations@Express.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notification to Agencies : Please note that Express, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express, Inc. will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.