An exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a growing in-house creative team with big ambitions. Working on everything the customer sees from ATL advertising, digital and social activations to the instore experience, the Art Director/ Creative Lead will report into the associate creative director of brand and will manage and mentor a team of creatives. Collaborating with the inhouse specialists across copy, VM, art buying, production and social content as well as external agencies and freelance specialists, the Art Director/ Creative Lead will be responsible for driving the vision of the brand whilst delivering on commercial requirements.
Translate our brand strategies and insights into compelling creative ideas
Understand marketing initiatives, strategic positioning and target audience.
Ensure a high standard of visual execution across all media and campaigns
The ability to generate original ideas and visual concepts that are on brand and future facing
The resilience to perform under pressure and deliver high-quality work to tight deadlines.
Art direct external and internal creative resource; photography and film teams, animators, illustrators, copywriters etc
Take responsibility and mentor less senior members of the team
Manage multiple projects from concept through completion.
Manage pre and post production working closely with project management teams and externals.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
A passion for brand building in the world of clothing and home
Must have an excellent grasp for industry and cultural trends, bringing the best-case studies and references to support the projects the team work on.
Proven track record of generating ideas that translate into strong, ownable and effective brand campaigns.
An outstanding portfolio demonstrating creativity and effectiveness
Excellent design and art direction skills
A deep understanding of digital marketing, social media and multi-channel communications
Experience creating and collaborating to deliver integrated 360º marketing campaigns in; advertising, branding, retail, experiential, moving image and digital
Proven experience in a similar role or as a senior creative.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
20% discount, 25 days holiday, Pension scheme, Share options, Season ticket loan and a range of benefits, discounts and wellbeing offers within the retail and leisure industries.