Position Senior Art Director (Fashion / Lifestyle brand) - Freelance to Full-time
Location Manhattan
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Possible Full Time
Status Freelance to Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client is an online lifestyle destination that provides editorial content for women, as well as an eCommerce brand. They are currently seeking a Senior Art Director to lead their creative team. The ideal candidate is a strong communicator and extremely creatively versatile-- meaning they're as comfortable giving direction on set as they are comping UX improvements for the site.

In this role, you will be responsible for concepting and executing the overarching design strategies for the brand. These include their website, social, and marketing and licensing materials.

- Create and curate photography, editorial content, GIFs, video and art that reflect the brand’s aesthetic
- Develop unique and on-trend concepts for photo shoots and videos
- Manage and direct photo and video shoots including: sourcing photographers and models and booking talent, location scouting, creating shot lists, providing on-set direction, and overseeing post-production work
- Work closely with the Editorial Director to create a compelling editorial calendar of content for the brand
- Oversee art for e-mail newsletters and social channels
- Support licensees by creating lookbooks, packaging, in-store displays, and signage for showrooms and stores
- Manage and mentor team of graphic designers
- lead weekly design reviews

- Minimum 7 years of graphic/ digital design experience
- Minimum 2 years managing direct reports in a leadership role within a creative team
- Strong understanding of brand development and multichannel marketing concepts
- Ideally you will come from a Publishing/ Editorial background, preferably a magazine
- Proven ability to design with social media in mind-- you love to curate, research and concept
- High level of proficiency with Adobe suite
- Experience managing photo and video shoots
- Your design style will be sophisticated and feminine. You must have strong graphic, typography and web design skills
- Excellent time management and organizational skills are a MUST!

Interested and qualified please apply!

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: NY60@jobalert.creativecircle.com