Digital Designer

New York, NY, USA

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About Rent the Runway:

Rent the Runway is disrupting the $1.7 trillion global fashion industry by introducing clothing rental as a utility in women’s everyday lives and empowering women to feel like their best selves everyday. We have pioneered the Closet in the Cloud and believe that every person globally will soon have a subscription to fashion. Since our launch in late 2009, we have raised $190M from top-tier investors and built one of the most beloved brands on earth. We are proud to be both a profitable and high-growth business, with a loyal 6MM-strong customer base who share the experience of renting as being empowering and smart.

Our 1000+ employees have a revolutionary spirit that permeates our culture. We’ve built - proprietary technology, a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation, stores of the future, a viral brand, relationships with hundreds of fashion brands - and we are obsessed with continuing to game change our customer experience. We are also trying to revolutionize entrepreneurship itself - proving that diverse teams produce outsized impact. The Rent the Runway Foundation, which our two co-founders launched together in 2015, helps tens of thousands of female entrepreneurs build and scale their own businesses with the mission of founders more clearly representing the demographics of this country.

Position Overview:

Rent the Runway is looking for a strong Freelance Digital Designer to support our growing design and user experience team. The main responsibility of the Freelance Digital Designer will be to focus on the needs of the site and app platform as it pertains to marketing and business initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail, branding, typography and have previously used technology to improve their design solutions.   

Responsibilities:

Apply conceptual thinking and creativity to complex design problems from conception to production for site, app, email and other marketing initiatives

Execute innovative creative ideas to advance Rent the Runway’s brand vision

Partner with other creative team members to unite the visual style consistency across the brand

Daily collaboration with the marketing, product and tech teams to execute digital projects across all platforms

Manage and track production process for all designs

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 5+ years of hands-on experience creating digital experiences

Well organized, detail and solutions oriented

Strong conceptual thinker with design sensibilities around infographics, illustrations etc.

Ability to work in a fast paced environment and a collaborative team player

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch

Proficiency with HTML and CSS a plus, but not required

Past experience working in Luxury or Fashion a plus, but not required

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