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Bookkeeper (Full-Time)

Garrett Wade is seeking a Bookkeeper for a full-time position.  In coordination with the Controller and senior leadership team, this position is responsible for performing a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties. These include, but are not limited to, financial record keeping and transactions such as accounts payable, receivable, and the general ledger. Candidates will have experience with Quickbooks, preferred experience working in retail and has demonstrated professionalism and tact in communications with a diversity of individuals, strong organizational and time management skills, and acute attention to detail. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs general cost accounting and other related duties in the accounting department.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information
  • Supports the Accounts Payable function, including but not limited to the following:      
    • Enters and prepares vendor invoices for payment
    • Processes bill payments
    • Reconciles accounts payable and general ledger balances
    • Responds to inquiries regarding vendor invoices
  • Supports the Accounts Receivable function, including but not limited to the following:
    • Posts customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions
    • Reconcile Accounts Receivable balances
  • Assists with reconciling the company’s bank statements and general ledger accounts
  • Assists with monthly, quarterly, and annual closings
  • Assists in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements and budgets
  • Performs clerical duties such as maintaining Accounting Department files

Bookkeeper Qualifications/Skills:

  • 3+ years of demonstrated ability to provide detailed level bookkeeping support – accounts payable, accounts receivable, closing books monthly, and preparing financial reporting and analysis
  • Fluency with GAAP and general accounting methodology
  • Understanding of financial statements; Balance Sheet, P&L, Statement of Cash Flows and how they are related
  • Familiarity with NetSuite and Microsoft Excel required
  • Previous experience with retail accounting preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in entering financial data
  • Outstanding math and research skills
  • Deadline-driven with excellent time management ability
  • Must be able to work in our Brooklyn, NY office.

 To apply please email us your resume. Please job you are applying for in subject line. Please do not call.

 

Art Director (Full-Time)

 Garrett Wade is seeking a full-time Art Director to add to our marketing team. This individual will be a key team leader in maintaining and evolving brand creative across all channels including print, digital and photography. We are looking for a highly creative individual who welcomes the opportunity to design and direct creative while also leading the production process. In addition, will enjoy working in a highly collaborative team environment and embracing change as the brand grows and develops. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating (anything and everything), working with your hands and the tools you use.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage and execute design and production process for approximately 11 catalogs per year.
  • Manage photography team and give creative direction for catalog, marketing, and web photography
  • Maintain and develop the Garrett Wade brand across multiple channels
  • Direct and drive ongoing creative improvements to the company’s digital outreach and visual storytelling
  • Manage Digital Designer to execute creative content for email, website, social media campaigns, and print production
  • Grow & develop the creative team including freelance support. Define process & workflows, and scale capabilities ensuring that creative is meeting strategic goals.

 Requirements:

  • 10+ years of art direction & design experience
  • BFA or BA degree from a four-year college or university (preferably in Graphic Design, Digital Design, Advertising, or a related field)
  • Must be highly organized, passionate, strategic thinker, collaborative, energetic, positive, self-starter, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong understanding of branding, marketing, advertising, digital
  • Strong sense of visual style – photography, design, typography, and graphics
  • Strong understanding of retail/e-commerce and the ability to asses project priorities based on key business insights
  • Expert knowledge of both print production and best practices for digital design
  • Expert Skills in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Previous experience in managing direct reports and freelancers
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions while keeping a keen attention to detail

   Please submit the following:

  • Resume

 • Link to online portfolio and/or a PDF of 8-12 portfolio samples

   To apply please email us your resume. Please job you are applying for in subject line. Please do not call.

 

 Production Designer (Freelance)

 Garrett Wade is seeking a Production Designer. This individual will be a member of the Marketing team who will support the Art Director to support the design and production of engaging content that tells a brand and product story. This position will develop thorough and strategic creative solutions to meet all project and marketing objectives. While this is a highly collaborative role, the expectation is to be a self-driven person who is comfortable taking ownership of projects. The candidate needs to have 2-3 years of experience in similar role and be an open and honest communicator. You will work with and support cross-functional teams to increase conversion and customer engagement.

 Responsibilities

• Supports the design of communications and layouts for all marketing channels and collateral.

• Provides digital and print production support for projects such as catalogs, mailers, product packaging, email design, web site and social assets.

• Maintains and organizes server folders — archives produced images and graphic resources.

• Develops production tools that assist with the art direction of product photography and the management of various photographers.

• Ensures brand individuality and standards in all marketing channels.

• Adheres to the production schedule, timelines and deliverables.

• Works collaboratively with cross functional partners to ensure that all solutions meet deadlines.

 Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Production, or related field.

• 2–3 years of professional experience.

• Demonstrate basic design principles and skills in typography, layout, hierarchy, and branding.

• Have professional-level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator & Acrobat.

• Have good communication skills, both written and verbal.

• Excellent attention to detail and organization.

• Have a good eye for engaging photography.

• Have a sense of humor and a strong interest in “making” things.

• Additional skill with animation or motion graphics would be a plus, but not required.

 Please submit the following:

• Resume

• Link to online portfolio and/or a PDF of 8-12 portfolio samples

  To apply please email us your resume. Please job you are applying for in subject line. Please do not call.

Who we are

Garrett Wade was founded in 1975 and specializes in high quality hand tools sourced from around the world. We have a rich history of innovation and we are the go-to place for the best woodworking, gardening and shop tools. We sell through our print catalog as well as website. Our office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn.

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