VANS EMEA is looking for an exceptional Interactive Designer to join our Art Department based in Stabio, Switzerland.
Vans® is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, we have thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture.
By joining our family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work hard across a multitude of initiatives to bring the Van Doren Spirit to life. We live for what we do.
Let’s Talk about the Role
You as Interactive Designer will create pixel perfect graphics, banners, newsletters and responsive landing pages ensuring brand DNA consistency across EMEA.
You will be part of the Vans EMEA art department, developing strong partnerships with your peers in the Marketing department to design brand right creative content.
How You Will Make a Difference
You will achieve this by:
Adapting Global Campaign creative materials for EMEA needs and integrate them into the EMEA marketing strategy.
Collaborating with the UX team to create design executions with the understanding of how they would be developed on the front-end.
Working with web developers on the UI design for web applications.
Being able to translate a design idea to all possible devices (desktop, tablet, mobile) and being aware of the limitations they could provide.
Ability to work with Brand and Ecommerce teams to blend content storytelling with commercial functionality, while sustaining good working relationships.
Skills for Success
You should be a detail-oriented, process-friendly designer with:
5+ years of related professional experience.
Proficiency with design tools: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe XD, Figma.
User Experience design practices and human centered approach in mind.
Deep understanding of UI design and a keen interest in design trends, developments in technology (mobile first) and how integrate them into our environment, practices and workflows.
Self-motivation, able to independently prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project deadlines, ability to work within tight timelines on multiple projects simultaneously.
Fluent in English (both written and spoken).
A deep understanding of the Vans brand DNA and the action sports industry.
A formal education and subsequent University Bachelor or Master’s degree in related fields (Graphic Design, Digital Communication, Interactive Design, Computer Graphics, Information Architecture, Visual Communication etc. – or equivalent combination of education and experience) are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.
Please include URLs for an online portfolio (or attachments) in addition to resume. Submissions without a portfolio included will not be considered.
VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com
What’s in it For You
We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package.
A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do.
An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together.
Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization.
On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives.
A discount card with 50% on all VF brands.
Break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks.
This post is not eligible for relocation support.
Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity
As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.
If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!
Please submit your application in English.