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, we’re looking for a creative and marketing-minded digital designer to help tell our brand story online. You would help the team establish and deliver a delightful and consistent digital experience for our customers. You’d 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 and work from our headquarters in SoHo, NYC.
As a company that values inclusion, Away seeks individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to apply for this position.
What You'll Do:
- Design exquisite, engaging and effective web experiences for seasonal campaigns and product launches.
- Push the boundaries of our email designs and continue to iterate on our strategic and thoughtful email programs.
- Elevate our brand by creating and maintaining a high bar of visual excellence across all digital touchpoints.
- Establish a scalable design system for all our marketing, triggered, transactional, and editorial emails.
- Work closely with the full Creative, Digital, and Retention team to deliver on business and creative goals through thoughtful design decisions.
- Glean insights from research and 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, and design specs.
Who You Are:
- 2-5 years of designing e-commerce experiences, ideally for startups or agencies.
- The energy and drive to deliver the best design in the industry and the ability to manage multiple projects in tandem.
- A willingness to push the boundaries. We’re not interested in the status quo.
- A portfolio of digital projects that have elevated a brand’s digital experience
- Competence in Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop, Zeplin, and InVision. Bonus points for animation and HTML & CSS chops.
- Hard working with a "no task is too small" attitude.
- Enjoy working in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
- Passionate about travel (but that’s a given!)
You’ll love working at Away because:
- We travel. We encourage you to take time to recharge outside of the office. You’ll have generous PTO to explore new places and access to Away products to ensure your travels are seamless. And once you’re here for three years, you’ll earn a sabbatical and a bonus to take a well-deserved trip.
- We’re not just employees. We’re people. We offer insurance coverage (health, vision, and dental), tax savings plans for retirement, dependent care, commuter benefits, monthly reimbursements to incentivize you to work out, generous and inclusive parental leave, and a kitchen stocked with organic snacks and coffee.
- We’ll invest in your career. Our company’s growing quickly, and we’ll give you the opportunity to do the same. You’ll have access to a number of professional development opportunities so that you can keep up with the company’s evolving needs.
- We’re creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so we’re building a team that is, too. Through initiatives like our employee resource groups, our new office in downtown Manhattan, and more, we’re building the cultural foundation that gives people the emotional and 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, and believe that fair and 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. We’ll give you money every month to grab coffee with coworkers. We have weekly team breakfasts and regular happy hours. We organize ways to give back to our local communities.
Away (www.awaytravel.com) is a modern lifestyle brand creating thoughtful products designed to transform travel.
Since our launch in February 2016, we have become one of the fastest growing consumer brands in the world. We have sold millions of travel products, grown from a team of four to over 250, expanded shipping to nearly 40 countries, opened seven stores across two countries, and launched several new products and experiences that are inspiring more people to travel the world. And we know that’s just the beginning!
In just over three years, we have already been twice named one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies,” one of TIME’s “50 Most Genius Companies,” and a Forbes “Next Billion Dollar Startup.” We have also raised more than $156M in total equity funding to fuel our next phase of growth.
Today, we’re expanding into new travel product categories including apparel, wellness and lifestyle accessories as well as investing in the growth of physical retail in the US and abroad--with the plan to open 50 new stores in the next three years. Sound like something you want to be part of? We’re hiring!