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Art Director

Company: Alex and Ani
Location: East Greenwich
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Summary/Objective Responsible for directing photo shoots and managing a team of Graphic Designers to ensure design deliverables reflect the brand and meet timelines. The candidate must be within commuting distance to our corporate headquarters in East Greenwich, RI. Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Collaborates with the EVP, Brand Strategy and other members of the organization including marketing, e-commerce, design, and merchandising to shape, lead, and create visual storytelling to support key initiatives * Delegates tasks, checks for quality and consistency in visuals, and delivers critical feedback where needed to encourage team members throughout the duration of a project * Direct photoshoots and keep photography workflow organized and productive * Work with the EVP, Brand Strategy, and the marketing/merchandising team to conceptualize and develop visual concepts for seasonal campaigns, ensuring they meet business needs and brand guidelines * Assist with the creation and maintenance of brand standards on all print projects from packaging to look books, to drive traffic, increase conversion, and brand awareness through all channels of the business * Provide day-to-day supervision of a team of graphic designers * Oversee the creation of assets, provide feedback and follow-up on deliverables * Partner with copywriters to develop campaigns that meet the brief's objectives and work alongside the visual execution to build a strong brand voice * Approve CGI agency assets as needed * Other duties as assigned Travel * This position requires limited travel; 0-10% Qualifications and Requirements * Bachelor's degree in graphic art design or a similar discipline. * Minimum 5 years' experience as a graphic designer or artist in retail, fashion, or ecommerce * Minimum 3 years related management experience * Must be able to work at our East Greenwich, RI location * Experience in photo art direction, able to lead a shoot from pre to postproduction * Expert knowledge across the Adobe Creative Suite; InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, etc. * Outstanding conceptual and design skills, with a world-class portfolio, showcasing mastery in layout, typography, and photo style * Must be highly creative. Must be able to interpret project briefs and create compelling visual stories that answer client needs * Excellent verbal, analytical, and written communication skills * Strong time management and interpersonal skills * Ability to multi-task and prioritize with strong organizational skills This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Other details * Job Family Corporate * Pay Type Salary * Travel Required Yes * Travel % 10 Apply Now * 10 Briggs Dr, East Greenwich, RI 02818, USA

Keywords: Alex and Ani, Warwick , Art Director, Executive , East Greenwich, Rhode Island

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