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Visual Display Art Director

Country : 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

Visual Display Art Director
JCPenney Company, Inc.
Plano, Texas
- Creates design concepts for divisional, seasonal and storewide graphics and 3D displays. Guides the conversion of these ideas into effective retail advertising design to promote immediate sales and achieve the Company's fashion/brand image goals.
- Creates new visual campaigns or shop designs approved by Creative leadership, as required, to meet the needs of divisional requests. Builds out storewide signage based on promotional themes designed by the Brand Marketing team.
- Checks all art &/or photography to ensure factual accuracy, adequacy of selling message, creative effectiveness. Ensures requested messaging is positioned appropriately within a visual layout. Provides personal accountability for the accuracy of all final art for assigned projects.
- Maintains brand standards leadership has set and upholds creative excellence expectations.
- Provides direction to and follow-up on various stages of advertising procedures with production, designers, Visual Merchandising Managers and print vendors; all to achieve the best product possible within established budget guidelines.
- Works with Traffic team and print vendors to establish production specs for all visuals.
- Responsible for production and release of all art files.
Core Capabilities & Accomplishments
- Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Design or Advertising preferred.
- 3+ years of Art Direction in retail or fashion apparel preferred; print experience required. Understanding of how to design in a 3D space is preferred.
- Significant experience in layout for related media with proven management skills.
- Excellent knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles; media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, sense of style, ability to portray a high taste level in all communication arts. Knowledge of printing/3D display fabrication is preferred.
- Demonstrated creativity, aesthetic sensitivity, ability to multi-task, solve problems and strong visualization skills. Must be able to read basic floor plans and fixture drawings.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment while maintaining a positive, can-do, service-oriented attitude.
- Advanced typography acumen and awareness.
- Must be proficient in InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustration and other MAC based applications and design programs. Excellent attention to detail and strong visualization skills.Our corporate office supports the JCPenney stores nationwide and offers a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401 (k) Savings Plan with company match, and a merchandise discount plan to JCPenney. Amenities include free covered parking, full cafeteria services, fitness center, and on-site childcare.
For more opportunities to joining our team please visit http://jobs.jcp.com/.
Links: Media Room JCP.com
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