Warby Parker is hiring a

Senior Designer

New York, United States

Senior Designer

Warby Parker is seeking a strong, well-rounded Senior Graphic Designer who will be part of the core creative team that defines and drives the brand image. We’re looking for a self-starter who is passionate about brand experience—someone who possesses impeccable taste, typographic prowess, and an indefatigable spirit. You’ll use your experience to create beautiful, compelling brand assets and ensure consistency in our communications across all employee and consumer touch points. You are organized, responsible, and a team player—but most importantly, a pleasure to be around.

What you’ll do

  • Concept, design, and deliver printed and digital collateral for evergreen and seasonal efforts—including posters, books, signage, in-store graphics, landing pages, event collateral, and more
  • Pull visual reference, create mood/swipe boards, compile photographer and illustrator suggestions, prepare casting and wardrobe, create hair/makeup and set/propping guidelines, as well as shot list and pre-production documents
  • Art direct still life and head turn photo shoots
  • Help manage the image selection/editing and retouching process, as well as prepare visual guidelines for company-wide creative assets
  • Design the digital experience for all launches, including all typography, layouts, and interactions—plus prepare assets for performance marketing and our social channels (not including Instagram)
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team, including project managers, copywriters, and business owners
  • Keep eyes on consistency across all projects and platforms following brand guidelines, plus keep your files organized and accessible to the wider team

Who you are

  • A strategic big thinker who is also detail-oriented
  • A self-starter who is passionate about your role (and about Warby Parker!) and equally excited about projects both big and small
  • You hold yourself to the highest standards and expect others to do the same
  • A team player who is respectful and collaborative with strong interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in design, fashion, editorial, film, tech, and retail trends—as well as visual history and classical references
  • Comfortable tackling problems head-on and adapting to shifting priorities, working individually and within a team, and managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • At ease presenting your work and explaining design decisions

Qualifications

  • Equipped with 5+ years industry experience
  • Portfolio of exceptional self-created design work, including some photo art direction
  • Experienced in branding and ideation, with impeccable taste and typographic skills; able to pull visual reference and create mood boards and mock-ups
  • Detail-oriented and organized with an entrepreneurial spirit and the motivation to refine your projects from concept to completion
  • Ability to apply design skills (ideation, color theory, typography, imagery, texture, etc.) across all digital platforms (mobile, desktop, and tablet)
  • Firm understanding of online communications—capabilities and limitations—plus awareness of web and mobile technologies
  • High proficiency in Adobe Suite/standard industry software

 

Extra Credit

  • Experience with video and animation
  • Proficiency and understanding of technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JS

 

About Warby Parker

Warby Parker is a transformative lifestyle brand offering designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially-conscious businesses. By cutting out the middlemen and engaging directly with consumers, we’re able to offer ultra-high-quality, vintage-inspired frames for $95 including shipping. There’s a bigger picture, too: social innovation is woven into the DNA of the company, and for every pair of glasses purchased, a pair is distributed to someone in need.

Since all work and no play makes a dull office, we’re thoroughly committed to infusing our days with surprises, brain stimulating activities, and, when appropriate, costumes. As a team member at Warby Parker you can look forward to company outings, guest speakers, and all sorts of other goodness.

In 2014, Fast Company named us the #1 Most Innovative Retail Company. We’re also a certified B Corporation, which means that we are held to the highest standards of social and environmental performance.

Some benefits and perks of working at Warby Parker:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement stipend
  • Flexible “My Time” vacation policy
  • Retirement savings plan (401k)
  • Commuter benefits
  • Free eyewear (discounts for friends and family!)
  • Health & wellness stipend
  • Team outings