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Away // travel brand & luggage
Design, Full Time    New York    Posted: Monday, May 06, 2019
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Away is seeking a Digital Designer to join our growing team. We are a global lifestyle brand that is on a mission to create thoughtful products designed to make travel more seamless. In support of our mission, were looking for a creative & marketing-minded digital designer to help tell our brand story online. You would help the team establish & deliver a delightful & consistent digital experience for our customers. Youd be a key part of bringing an ownable brand presence to life in a team of passionate creatives changing the way we travel.

This position will report directly to our Director, UX & Visual Design & work from our headquarters in SoHo, NYC.

As a company that values inclusion, Away seeks individuals of all backgrounds & experiences to apply for this position.

What You'll Do:

  • Design exquisite, engaging & effective web experiences for seasonal campaigns & product launches.
  • Push the boundaries of our email designs & continue to iterate on our strategic & thoughtful email programs.
  • Elevate our brand by creating & maintaining a high bar of visual excellence across all digital touchpoints.
  • Establish a scalable design system for all our marketing, triggered, transactional, & editorial emails.
  • Work closely with the full Creative, Digital, & Retention team to deliver on business & creative goals through thoughtful design decisions.
  • Glean insights from research & analytics to form new design solutions from your findings.
  • Present digital projects to key stakeholders outside the Creative team.
  • Review final work with an exacting eye to ensure delivered files are to spec.
  • Day-to-day projects like sitemaps, wireframes, low-fi mockups, production-ready comps, marketing assets, & design specs.

Who You Are:

  • 2-5 years of designing e-commerce experiences, ideally for startups or agencies.
  • The energy & drive to deliver the best design in the industry & the ability to manage multiple projects in tandem.
  • A willingness to push the boundaries. Were not interested in the status quo.
  • A portfolio of digital projects that have elevated a brands digital experience
  • Competence in Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop, Zeplin, & InVision. Bonus points for animation & HTML & CSS chops.
  • Hard working with a "no task is too small" attitude.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced & ever-changing environment.
  • Passionate about travel (but thats a given!)

Youll love working at Away because:

  • We travel. We encourage you to take time to recharge outside of the office. Youll have generous PTO to explore new places & access to Away products to ensure your travels are seamless. And once youre here for three years, youll earn a sabbatical & a bonus to take a well-deserved trip.
  • Were not just employees. Were people. We offer insurance coverage (health, vision, & dental), tax savings plans for retirement, dependent care, commuter benefits, monthly reimbursements to incentivize you to work out, generous & inclusive parental leave, & a kitchen stocked with organic snacks & coffee.
  • Well invest in your career. Our companys growing quickly, & well give you the opportunity to do the same. Youll have access to a number of professional development opportunities so that you can keep up with the companys evolving needs.
  • Were creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global & diverse, so were building a team that is, too. Through initiatives like our employee resource groups, our new office in downtown Manhattan, & more, were building the cultural foundation that gives people the emotional & physical space to bring their best selves to work.
  • We offer competitive compensation packages. We deeply value the talent our team brings to the table, & believe that fair & equitable total compensation packages are part of our commitment to everyone who works here.
  • And so much more! You can bring your dog to work. Well give you money every month to grab coffee with coworkers. We have weekly team breakfasts & regular happy hours. We organize ways to give back to our local communities.

About Away

Away ( is a global lifestyle brand creating thoughtful products designed to make travel more seamless. Since our launch in February 2016, we have sold more than a million travel products, grown from a team of four to over 250, expanded shipping to almost 40 countries, opened seven stores across two countries, & launched several new products & experiences that are inspiring more people to travel the world. And we know thats just the beginning!

We have been named one of Fast Companys Worlds Most Innovative Companies for the second consecutive year, one of TIMEs 50 Most Genius Companies, one of LinkedIns Top Startups, & a Forbes Next Billion Dollar Start-Up.

Were building the #1 travel brand in the world -- come join us on this incredible adventure!

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