Associate Merchandising Operations Designer at Minted
San Francisco, CA, US
Reporting to the Manager, Merchandising Operations “Merch Ops”, the ​Merchandising Operations Designer ​will play a critical role supporting the Merch Ops art team with core product launches to support our global community of independent artists. This role supports the end-to-end product launch process, from reviewing artist submitted artwork, maintaining the Minted brand, optimizing designs for a high quality customer experience on our website, and preparing designs with technical standards to meet print quality and fulfillment needs. This role will partner with various individuals and teams within the Merchandising, Product Management and Artist Relations departments.
 
This role is ideal for a detail-oriented person with a ‘roll up the sleeves’ attitude in delivering results, extreme organization skills, comfortable with multitasking and tight deadlines, and a passion for designing and standardizing processes. This position will provide business operations and design experience in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, supporting thousands of artists who participate in Minted’s community.

You will:

    • Prepare challenge-winning designs as both web and print ready files for fulfillment, while meeting Minted’s technical and print quality standards
    • Ensure artwork maintains standards of Minted’s premium-quality brand as well as the community artists’ intentions
    • Carry out all activities needed for multiple product launches under tight deadlines, (review of design, revisions, font approval, artist contact) prior to being uploaded on the website
    • Maintain consistent high level of productivity, in keeping with expectations set by management
    • Keep design files and folders clearly named, organized and accessible to necessary teams within internal servers
    • Update Trello and Google Docs for assigned designs and challenges, keeping track of priorities needed by Merchandising and/or other departments

You are:

    • Self-starter with ability to meet changing deadlines in a fast paced environment while still paying attention to details and executing processes flawlessly
    • Strong follow-up, organization, and time management skills
    • Excited about Minted's mission of supporting the creative independence of artists around the globe
    • Excited to work in a collaborative team environment
    • Fanatical attention to detail
    • Flexible regarding shifting deadlines

You have:

    • 0-2 years experience in Adobe Creative Suite required
    • Passion for design, illustration, photography or other creative fields
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient skills in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
    • Experience with photo/art editing in Photoshop -- specifically color and resolution/quality
    • Experience with swatch and pattern making in Illustrator
    • Experience with typography and the principles of print design
    • Excel and Google Doc experience
    • When applying, please provide a portfolio/link to a portfolio
About Minted
 
Minted is a design platform whose mission it is to bring the best in independent design to consumers everywhere. The company's art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide.
 
Minted uses technology to bring unique, best-selling design to market at scale. Using its crowdsourcing technology, consumers are empowered to vote for the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring that Minted always sells continuously fresh and trend-forward product. The winning designs are manufactured by Minted, enabling artists from around the world to share and sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since launch in 2007, the company has expanded to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content and home decor, as well as serve major retailers and consumer products brands with data-backed design through licensing and wholesale partnerships.
 
Minted is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and currently employs 350+ full-time employees plus additional temporary workers during the holiday season. The company has raised over $300M from top-tier investors including Benchmark Capital, T. Rowe Price, Permira, Ridge Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.  Angel investors include Marissa Mayer, Jeremy Stoppelman, Julia & Kevin Hartz, Yishan Wong, and more.
 
Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Minted participates in the E-verify program.

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