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Assistant Art Director - Beauty

Country : USA USA

State : Texas

County : Collin County

Town : Plano

Category : Design

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

Job description

The Assistant Art Director will support the Omnichannel Creative Teams with work that propels the Company's marketing efforts, from seasonal creative concepts and execution to ongoing programmatic campaigns and initiatives. This position reports to a Senior Art Director.
Primary Responsibilities:
- Assist in creating compelling design for print and digital assets, social media and special projects that achieve the Company's priorities of promoting immediate sales, achieving fashion and brand image goals, and appealing to customers through compelling visual storytelling
- Develop original, yet appropriate, concepts and maintain consistency across channels
- Become a student of retail-follow and analyze competition in order to differentiate, and identify design trends in the retail industry and beyond
- Learn to use data and insights and effectively apply them to creative executions that drive action on the part of our customers
- Ensure details of assignments are met, are on-brand and well designed while achieving the stated goals of the project
- Effectively communicate with direct manager to meet deadlines and requirements of the work
- Check projects for accuracy, consistency, and correct use of brand guidelines before submitting for review by direct manager and Creative Director
- Manage workload to meet established deadlines
- Function in a support capacity to other art directors on the teamCore Competencies & Accomplishments:
- Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Design or Advertising
- Up to 3 years of professional experience in art direction, graphic design and/or production. Retail experience preferred but not required.
- Must be proficient and model best practices in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Experience with Adobe After Effects a plus.
- Demonstrate strong typography skills such as font weight, size, message hierarchy, kerning and leading
- Keen eye for photography cropping and composition
- Insightful sense of color with an understanding of foundational principles of design
- Curiosity, eagerness, dedication, and accountability
- Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, be self-motivated and adaptable to changeWhat you get:
We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.
About JCPenney:
JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company's flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation's largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.
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