Marketing Designer

Rover.com , Seattle

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Who we are:

Rover.com connects pet parents with the nation’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers. On Rover, pet parents can easily discover, book, and manage personalized care for their dogs including pet sitting, dog walking, and doggy day care. Founded in 2011 on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love. 

We're headquartered in downtown Seattle. We're an agile, fast-growing startup, and our leadership comes from some of the country's most respected tech companies. Our Senior Leadership team has been recognized by Forbes, Seattle Business, and Geekwire. We've been named among Seattle's "Best Places to Work" in Seattle Met magazine, Seattle Business Magazine, and the Puget Sound Business Journal in 2016 and 2017. We're also the recipient of World’s Most Dog-Friendly Offices in 2016 by Inc.com. Needless to say (but we're going to say it anyway)—we love dogs, and we wouldn't dream of going to work without them by our sides.
Who we're looking for:

We’re looking for an experienced marketing designer to join our team. This person will work with on our Brand Studio team bringing the Rover brand to life. Though this role will involve design across digital ads, email, and print, there will be a significant emphasis on marketing email design.

What makes a poop bag come to life? How does a marketing email inspire someone to become a dog walker? How can a landing page delight and dazzle dog people—and also convert them? You can take complex ideas and translate them into powerful creative. You work thoughtfully, collaborative, and quickly. You know how to get someone from “what’s that?” to “I must have it!” with bold marketing designs. And you understand how metrics and data can inform creative decisions. Sound like a match made in heaven? Then bring your experience developing and implementing brands—and your love of dogs—and join us! 

In this role, you’ll build powerful, brand-consistent marketing content with an emphasis on marketing emails and digital advertisements. Qualified candidates are experienced designers comfortable working in a cross-functional, fast-paced environment, and who share our belief that design is as much about behavior and emotion as it is about acquisition, engagement, and brand loyalty. This role requires both design and production work; we concept, design, and produce a lot of impactful work, so the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment coupled with a genuine love of juggling competing projects and deadlines is essential.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Create email and digital advertising design assets and marketing landing pages with strong conversion rates.
  • Proactively research, identify, and execute on progressive design solutions: How can an email inspire app downloads? What sort of digital ad drives dog people to become dog sitters? 
  • Double down on learning and living the Rover brand identity, getting quickly familiar with the voice, tone, and style of our creative.
  • Provide both inside and outside the box ideas. When it comes to dogs, there are endless possibilities for creativity!
  • Work quickly and effectively to build and iterate on new designs.
  • Work closely with copywriters, the marketing team, and stakeholders to provide clean and elegant designs that achieve their goal and stay true to Rover’s brand.

Your Qualifications:

  • 4+ years experience in marketing design on an in-house creative team or in an agency environment.
  • Experience designing creative for email marketing and thorough understanding of email best practices.
  • Excellent skills with leading design software packages (Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
  • An understanding of how copy and visual design work together and inform each other.
  • The ability to translate ideas and concepts into compelling marketing collateral.
  • Comfortable quickly iterating on designs based on performance data.
  • Detail oriented and customer obsessed.
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to support design decisions and to give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Experience working with stakeholders in cross functional teams to execute projects based on business goals and user needs.
  • A self starter with the ability to push past obstacles and make things happen.
  • Excellent creative problem solving skills.
  • Experience using Responsys preferred.
  • Bonus skills: Experience building marketing landing pages; familiarity with Unbounce; HTML, CSS and/or other coding skills.

Benefits of Working at Rover.com:

  • Competitive compensation 
  • 401k
  • Stock options
  • 4 weeks paid time off
  • Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Bring your dog to work (and unlimited puppy time)
  • Doggy benefits, including $1000 toward adopting your first dog
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs)
  • Free catered lunches semi-monthly
  • Regular team activities, including happy hours, snow tubing, game nights, and more
  • 50 free dog walks a year
Rover embraces diversity and opposes discrimination.
This position is based at Rover HQ in Downtown Seattle.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the US.

About Rover.com

About The Dog People Founded in 2011 and based in Seattle, WA, Rover is the nation's largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers. Whether you need in-home dog boarding, pet sitting, dog walking, or day care, Rover connects pet parents with dog people who’ll treat their pets like family. Rover sitters are your rainy-day-dog-walkers. Your every-day-belly-rubbers. Your tug-of-war players. Your middle-of-the-night-pee-breakers. Because we get it—your dog is family. And when you can’t be there, you can trust us to keep your dog happy, healthy, and sweet as ever. But it’s not just about dog love. Rover is also an award-winning technology business committed to making pet care safe, easy, and affordable so that everyone can experience the unconditional love of a dog. So for the frequent butt-sniffers, the sock-stealers, the table-side beggars and the clicker-trained champions: We’re your people. And for the world travelers, the long-day-at-work-ers, the business-trip jetsetters, the swing-shift survivors: We’re your people, too. Whatever you and your dog are into, we’re into it, too. And we’ve got your back. Anytime. Anywhere.

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