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Global Director Art & Digital (M/F/D)

Country : USA USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Design

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

ESPRIT is embarking on an exciting new chapter with a bold creative direction celebrating the brand's fresh, colorful, and optimistic vision of lifestyle, introducing to a new generation that belief that, "If it's not inspiring, it's not ESPRIT."

As part of this new journey, ESPRIT is building a new creative hub in New York City, where this role will be based.

We are seeking for a

Global Director Art & Digital (m/f/d)

to complete our Team. (ID 26846)

About the Role

ESPRIT is seeking a Global Director, Art & Digital, with a strong track record of excellence in developing and executing brand defining creative across omni-channel platforms, in-store, and packaging. As a key member of the brand's creative team, the director will be responsible for translating ESPRIT's marketing need into inspiring and effective expressions. This is a role for someone equally at home concepting at the highest levels as they are in the trenches, building wireframes for web, crafting email templates, or creating short-lead assets for in-store signage. The ideal candidate is a leader who is hands-on, organized, and able to think big picture without losing sight of the daily needs of brand operations and marketing needs.

Your Main Responsibilities

  • Realize look and feel of all creative elements for ESPRIT across omni-channel platforms (online, social media, customer communications, catalog, in-store, packaging)
  • Collaborate with marketing, UX, site merchants, and copy to conceive and create industry-leading graphic interfaces and digital brand experiences for tactics such as display media, web sites, mobile application, social media, and other emerging digital media platforms
  • Translate business and marketing objectives into designs that are clear, compelling, and visually exciting, easy to use and emotionally engaging
  • Maintain visual and conceptual consistency with brand strategy for collections and apply to all digital mediums; maintain awareness of future programs and initiatives and how they relate to overall creative strategy
  • Manage a team of designers including setting clear roles and responsibilities and expectations of all projects to be sure the output is brand appropriate and completed on time with the highest standard possible.
  • Will partner with social media leads on the creation of graphic assets as needed
Your Skills and Competencies

  • BA or BFA required, preferably in Graphic Design or any other related Art/Design degree
  • 10+ years of work-related experience at a fashion/ beauty brand, or with agency
  • A portfolio of creative, polished work that demonstrates compelling visual solutions across all media
  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects
  • Thorough understanding of typography and composition
  • Extensive knowledge of print (mechanical) production (die cuts, PMS, paper + color profiles)
  • Prior experience being a manager of other with an ability to effectively delegate roles and responsibility
  • Experience using Mac platform; Microsoft Office Suite; preview/proofing software (Invision, Figma, Workfront)
  • Awareness of UX best practice
  • Exhibits a strong understanding of retail and fashion trends, best practices, and customer use experience
  • Able to create great work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment without compromising quality
  • PLUS: Video editing, product photography, illustration or 3D rendering skills
Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Compensation Range ~$175K: This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time.
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