Jobs at Sweden Unltd.

Junior Designer

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Sweden Unlimited is a leading interactive agency providing design and web development for luxury fashion and lifestyle brands. Focusing on ecommerce using open source technologies, we strive for excellent design and rich user experience.

As as Junior Designer/Production Artist you will be helping with design and production tasks including:

  • Graphic design
  • Research and image sourcing
  • Image production
  • CMS population
  • Quality Assurance Testing

Send your portfolio, PDF or relevant links:
jobs@swedenunlimited.com

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of graphic/web design experience
  • Solid knowledge of industry basic principles and a passion for emerging web technologies
  • Experience in building front-end web pages using HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of the latest web technologies and technology trends.
  • Strong knowledge of design fundamentals, layout, typography, information hierarchy, and web specifications.
  • Expert in ideas generation and collaboration with copy and photography creative partners.
  • Experience working within WordPress CMS
  • Positive, enthusiastic, motivated, autonomous self-starter; takes initiative.
  • Takes ownership of initiatives and consistently goes above and beyond expectations.

UX Designer

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If you love fashion, are an ace web designer with U/X chops, and would much rather buy online than in a brick and mortar store, then we have a job for you! Sweden Unlimited,a leading interactive agency providing e-commerce, design and web development for luxury fashion and lifestyle brands, is looking for a mid-level User Experience Designer skilled in all aspects of digital design to join our creative team. You will work closely with members of our project management and strategy teams to produce high quality designs for use in our digital projects.

If that sounds like your kind of gig, and your work history and portfolio feature specific examples of work within user journeys, checkout flows, interactive site elements, etc, then we should talk. Having  agency-client relationship, showing strong communication, interaction, and creativity skills are also a must.

This individual will be responsible for:

  • Ideating functional and intuitive solutions.
  • Developing wireframes and site architecture.
  • Designing user interfaces and systems.
  • Defining functional requirements with interactive annotations.
  • Creating interactive prototypes and conducting usability testing.

Requirements Include:

  • General Experience – 4 or more years as a user experience, interaction, or product designer.
  • Technical Skills – expert abilities in Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite with proficiency with prototyping in InVision, Zeplin, and other comparable tools. A basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and Javascript is preferable.
  • Collaboration Skills – the ability to collaborate across disciplines on a daily basis, from design and development to project management and client services, while maintaining the ability to communicate your ideas clearly and effectively.
  • Critical Thinking Skills – a strong understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, interaction, site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation.
  • Leadership Skills – the ability to influence and lead projects from concept to execution while maintaining high standards.
  • Industry Experience – a strong understanding of various e-commerce platform requirements and best practices.
  • Education – a degree in interaction design, visual design, or equivalent is preferable.

We are considering full-time candidates from the U.S.

Sweden Unlimited is not working with recruiters for any open positions at this time.

Visual Design Intern

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Sweden Unlimited is a leading interactive agency providing design and web development for luxury fashion and lifestyle brands. Focusing on ecommerce using open source technologies, we strive for excellent design and rich user experience.

As as Design Intern you will be helping with client-facing design and production tasks. During this paid internship you will be working with the design team on tasks, including:

  • Graphic design
  • Research and image sourcing
  • Image production
  • CMS population
  • QA

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain design assets for websites
  • Prepare digital assets for WordPress CMS
  • Create articles in WordPress CMS
  • Work with the design team to design and deploy email campaigns based on best practices that adhere to our brand style guidelines
  • Participate in design testing to ensure compatibility
  • QA staged content and tweak as necessary following style guide
  • Stay current with emerging web design technology, media communication channels and trends

Experience & Qualifications:

  • ~1 year of graphic/web design experience
  • Solid knowledge of industry basic principles and a passion for emerging web technologies
  • Knowledge of the latest web technologies and technology trends.
  • Strong knowledge of design fundamentals, layout, typography, information hierarchy, and web specifications.
  • Experience in idea generation and collaboration with copy and photography creative partners a plus.
  • Experience working within WordPress CMS a plus
  • Positive, enthusiastic, motivated, autonomous self-starter; takes initiative.

Associate Designer / Production Assistant

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Sweden Unlimited is a leading interactive agency providing design and web development for luxury fashion and lifestyle brands. Focusing on ecommerce using open source technologies, we strive for excellent design and rich user experience.

As as an Associate Designer/Production Artist you will be helping with design and production tasks including:

  • Graphic design
  • Research and image sourcing
  • Image production
  • CMS population
  • QA

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain design assets for websites
  • Prepare digital assets for WordPress CMS
  • Create articles in WordPress CMS
  • Work with designers to design and deploy email campaigns based on best practices that adhere to our brand style guidelines
  • Assist Designers in creation of assets for site builds
  • Participate in design testing to ensure compatibility
  • QA staged content and tweak as necessary following style guide
  • Assist with basic, styling-related HTML
  • Stay current with emerging web design technology, media communication channels and trends
  • Manage projects to meet deadlines and provide the highest quality deliverables

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of graphic/web design experience within an agency environment
  • Solid knowledge of industry basic principles and a passion for emerging web technologies
  • Bonus: Experience in building front-end web pages using HTML and CSS
  • Experience in building front-end web pages using HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of the latest web technologies and technology trends.
  • Strong knowledge of design fundamentals, layout, typography, information hierarchy, and web specifications.
  • Expert in ideas generation and collaboration with copy and photography creative partners.
  • Experience working within WordPress CMS
  • Positive, enthusiastic, motivated, autonomous self-starter; takes initiative.
  • Takes ownership of initiatives and consistently goes above and beyond expectations.

Sweden Unlimited is not working with recruiters or sourcers for any open positions at this time.

Digital Strategist

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Sweden Unlimited is looking for a Mid-Level Strategist experienced in all types of digital strategy to join our creative team.  This individual will share responsibility for our strategic offering within the areas of digital, branding, content development and e-commerce. You will work closely with the members of the strategy, project management and design teams to ideate, position and produce high quality strategy for use in editorial work, proposals, analytics, campaigns, experiential projects and user experiences.

In your work history we expect specific examples and proof of collaboration with a team of in-house designers, developers, strategists and freelancers. We also expect ample work history in the agency-client relationship, showing communication, interaction and creativity.

You should be an exceptional communicator, polite, friendly and thrive in an environment that is fast-paced and fun.

High Levels of Proficiencies Within Fundamental Strategy Skills, Including:

  • Deep understanding of platforms and digital ecosystems
  • The areas of brand, content, digital and ecommerce strategy
  • Communication, written and spoken
  • Understanding of behaviors and what drives desire via experience, empathy analytics
  • Constant research of studies and application to current practice
  • Ability to manage / project manage in terms of being able to think of the execution of ideation to digital product
  • Quantitative and analytical strengths in terms of interpreting data

Additional Proficiencies in:

  • Research of studies, surveys and the strategy landscapes and the on-going application of that research to the work at hand
  • Understanding of behaviors and what drives desire via experience, empathy analytics

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Digital Strategy
  • Deep understanding of platforms and digital ecosystems
  • Clear understanding of UX principles and best practices
  • Familiarity with how web design concepts, including responsive web design principles, grid systems, web fonts, tech limitations would affect strategy
  • Passionate and excited about new technology and digital marketing
  • Interest and/or experience in the fashion industry a plus

Sweden Unlimited is not working with recruiters or sourcers for any open positions at this time.

Compensation

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Sweden Unlimited makes a significant investment in the well being of their employees.  Our compensation packages promote the idea of a healthy balance of work and play while encouraging employees to take the personal time they need to stay happy and fully engaged with the work at hand.

Compensation includes:

  • Comprehensive Health Coverage: Competitive HMO, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Retirement Planning: 401(k) with employer matching
  • Self-Managed Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays: Sweden Unlimited offices are closed from 10 – 14 days a year for holidays and employees are compensated during those holidays.
  • Employee Training: We are constantly growing as a company and we encourage our employees to continue to explore their fields by sponsoring annual trips for training
  • Endless supply of M&Ms and bottomless cups of Stumptown coffee