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Graphic Designer and Marketing Assistant

Graphic Designer and Marketing Assistant

Start date: immediate

Employment type: ideally full-time; will consider part-time or 1099

Reports to: Director of Marketing

Location: Charlottesville, VA or remote


About You

  • You are a true right brain/left brain person: you’re creative and analytical.
  • You love the details, and nothing slips past you.
  • You enjoy partnering with other teams to successfully meet your goals.  
  • You are an organized self starter, asking for help when needed but ultimately owning your initiatives start to finish.  
  • You are a positive, clear communicator who is also comfortable with taking feedback.
  • You like to have fun at work solving problems and collaborating with co-workers.
  • You understand that a small business means a fast-paced environment and sometimes wearing many hats. 


About The Role

Scarpa is looking for a full-time Graphic Designer and Marketing Assistant to design a wide variety of visual assets using Adobe Photoshop for use across email, social media, and web. The ideal candidate will also build and schedule emails using Klaviyo and build out website content using Shopify’s site builder. We are happy to help teach both Klaviyo and Shopify. Additionally, this role will distribute social media content using planoly and/or other social media scheduling tools. 


  • Work closely with the Director of Marketing and creative team to create marketing emails and social media content using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Design page layouts and landing pages for Scarpa’s shopify site.
  • Draft captions, tag products, and mention relevant accounts in instagram posts.
  • Assist with other marketing tasks as-needed.


Qualifications & Experience 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with photoshop and a strong understanding of graphic design principles.
  • Experience with Shopify, Klaviyo, and Planoly or other social scheduling tools is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest.
  • Technical aptitude and a willingness to learn new tools and processes.
  • Ability to work on-site in Charlottesville, VA preferred. If you will not be working at the Charlottesville, VA office, demonstrated ability to work in a remote environment required.


About The Company

Founded in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1994 by UVA A School grad Amy Gardner, Scarpa offers a distinct selection of women’s clothing, footwear, accessories, and beauty from established and independent designers. Initially a shoe store, Scarpa has evolved over the last 29 years into a full-service specialty shop, supported by our steadfast guiding principles; we choose items for their thoughtful craftsmanship, smart design, and timelessness. Our buyers seek to offer fresh ideas for our customers’ wardrobe and lifestyle at the intersection of pretty and interesting. 

Female-founded and operated to this day, Scarpa is poised for tremendous growth. We pride ourselves on retention of great talent (most employees have been at Scarpa for 5+ years!) and creating a joyful and rewarding work environment.

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