Email Designer (Temp) - Remote


Mid Level

Not defined

01 May → 31 May

Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc. Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc.

About Company

Harbor Freight is America's go-to store for low prices on power tools, generators, jacks, tool boxes and more. Shop our 1400+ locations nationwide.
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Job Description

The Email Designer is responsible for designing and producing emails from the initial concept through launch. Emails must visually communicate to our customers and support the business goals of Harbor Freight while adhering to the brand standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design eye-catching email layouts that lead to higher levels of engagement and increased click-through rates, as well as sales growth where possible. This would include emails for special promotions, sale events, customer programs, and new brand/new product launches.
  • Responsible for creating motion graphics/gifs for use in digital marketing channels, using After Effects or a similar application
  • Research up-to-date and emerging technologies and developments in the design field and implement them when appropriate.
  • Work on designs from concept to completion.
  • Partner and assist the Harbor Freight Merchandising and Marketing Teams in achieving their business objectives by analyzing information, strategizing solutions, and translating all into strong visual concepts appropriate for the brand, audience, market, culture, and business context.
  • Partner and assist designers on the production team by guiding them with email template design/development
  • Work within brand guidelines
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises staff – No
  • Organizational Scope - Working mostly with Corporate departments
  • Travel - 10%; may travel to trade show no more than once per year, domestic travel only.
  • Location - Remote


Job Qualifications –
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Arts or Design is required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a graphic designer in-house, or design/ad agency required

Job Qualifications –
  • Strong knowledge and capability in design principles, strategies and creative processes
  • Proven project management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects and organize workload to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrates strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various design disciplines (color theory, typography, contrast, balance, repetition, alignment, etc.) to create high-value emails
  • Expert-level experience with the Adobe Creative Suite (XD, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects)
  • Experience with 3D programs, such as KeyShot is a plus
  • Advanced Photoshop retouching skills a plus
  • Quick study of department processes
  • Must be able to present and sell design ideas with a clear, articulate approach
  • Must demonstrate a great attitude and a serious work ethic
  • Ability to collaborate across various company departments
  • Remain flexible with regard to changing priorities
  • Must demonstrate experience understanding branding concepts and how they manifest in email design
  • Ability to work longer hours when needed to meet business needs
  • Ability to generate crative visual solutions

Physical Requirements
General office environment requiring ability to:
  • stand, walk, sit for extended periods of time;
  • speak and listen to others in person and over the phone;
  • use keyboard and read from computer screen and reports;
  • lift up to 15 lbs.

The anticipated rate for this position is $40.00 per hour depending on location, knowledge, skills, education and experience. Associates can accrue paid sick time up to 64 hours per year unless otherwise required by law. The Company observes 100 hours of paid holiday time.

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About Harbor Freight Tools

We're a 45 year-old, $6.5 billion national tool retailer with the energy, enthusiasm, and growth potential of a start-up. We have over 1,300 stores in 48 states across the country and are opening several new locations every week. We offer our customers more than 7,000 tools and accessories, from hand tools and generators to air and power tools, from shop equipment to automotive tools. We provide our customers with the right tool for the right job at the right price, always delivering quality and value.
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