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Art Director 3 month FTC #Premium #Fashion

Employer
Creative Recruitment
Location
London, City of London
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
31 Dec 2023

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Discipline
Creative
Specialism
Design
Sector
Fashion, B2C
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent, Freelance / Contract
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

Mid Weight Art Director needed ASAP for 3 month fixed term contract with the option to extend.
- UK based Full remote, with some meetings based in London
- Own kit + software needed
- Based on pro rata 45k to 50K
- Shoots in Milan, there is some travelling involved such as fashion week of Milan twice a year and potentially Paris (basic Italian language skills are needed)
- Mid level of experience needed

You will be comfortable creating high quality concepts, as well as able to conceptualise and visualise highly creative material for social media. Sustainability at the heart, all collections are made of natural fibres and made in Italy in small laboratories with great attention for quality and details. The brand is looking for an Art Director working with the Founder to develop a strong visual identity for the brand across all channels, expressing the brand essence in an innovative way. This role will work together with the marketing, communications, and e-commerce team across all brand content, including product, editorial and campaigns.

Your Mission:

  • In partnership with the Creative Director, articulate an original and out-of-the-box on-brand visual strategy and cohesive expression across the channels, all campaigns & editorials, print projects, and events aligned with the brand strategy and ethos
  • In charge of design strategy and planning, from innovative concepts to final production of assets across all platforms (social media, website, email, ads, packaging and print collateral, special projects and press assets) in collaboration with a team of in-house graphic designer or freelancers to be created
  • Working with Brand Director, designing the content strategy and inputting experimental creative assets and new formats for social media (gif, videos, effect) expressing the magical & spiritual mood of the brand
  • Manage global photography and film shoots across e-comm and digital imagery for season shoots from sourcing talent and briefing to delivery of art direction guidelines, on-the-ground support, and post-production workflows
  • Appointing external agency partners when needed, giving expert direction on new campaigns and projects, ensuring all assets are delivered to brief, on time and on budget.
  • Leveraging a solid network of freelancers (graphic designers, illustrators, photographers, designers, digital fashion, etc) to activate based on projects
  • Creating website design concept and its evolution, working together with web and creative agencies
  • Keep up-to-date with industry, design and multi-media trends and be able to translate into new ideas and concepts

Your Talent:

  • Proven experience in a stand alone or lead creative role
  • Strong graphic design skills + qualification: understanding of and experience in branding, layout, colour theory and typography in both print and digital media
  • Strong knowledge of who we can creatively partner with to produce outstanding visuals (photographers, directors, stylists, models, artists, illustrators etc)
  • The ability to grasp marketing, licensee and PR needs and consider practical solutions
  • Basic Italian language skills (the team is international)
  • Bachelors or masters design in art, design, communication or a related field
  • Must have experience working on fashion, beauty and luxury brands
  • Adobe creative suite
  • Confidence, to present and explain ideas to senior department heads and colleagues
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Pro-active and motivated
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Awareness of the competitive business environment in which they work
  • A matter-of-fact approach when ideas or designs are rejected
  • A strong interest in various cultural, art forms, sustainability, spirituality

Please email me your cv and folio ASAP.

Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

Company

About Creative Recruitment.

In 1995 Creative Recruitment was established, a pioneering Creative Talent Agency connecting the finest Creative Talent with the most respected companies and brands across the UK and beyond.  Specialists within permanent, freelance and contract - Digital, Print and Integrated vacancies.

Creative Consultants with creative expertise, industry knowledge and recruitment skills.  Creative's ethos is to partner the best talent with some of the finest, creative, digital and marketing industries.   ​By really listening to the needs of both, ​​candidates and clients we create freelance, contract and permanent careers.

Creative focus on:  Creative, Digital, Print, Packaging, POS, Direct Marketing, Studio, Creative Services, Client Services, Marketing, Technical, 3D, Motion Graphics and Presentation Staff. 

Creative work with top 100 agencies Advertising, Design, Digital, Ecommerce, Travel, Fashion, Mobile, Film, Entertainment, Publishing, Arts, Charities, Marketing & Financial arenas.

Creative Recruitment’s offices are located in central London, near Liverpool Street station.

Creative Recruitment works with both companies and candidates. For clients, Creative Recruitment promises to help them put together the perfect creative team. Recruitment consultants spend time getting to know clients in order to understand exactly what they require. Candidates are offered career advice, guidance on their folio, tips on compiling a CV and notes on upcoming interviews. Clients are asked to send permanent or freelance briefs and candidates invited to register for job alerts.

The Creative Recruitment team comprises specialist consultants with design qualifications and digital industry experience and knowledge. The team has worked with designers at the start of their careers who are now clients, and with start-up companies that have gone on to become global brands. Its team “offer effective management of the recruitment process”, combining “creative, technical expertise and market knowledge.” Creative Recruitment is also constantly searching the market for talented people to join us.

Thanks to our experience and reputation we attract the best creative talent and in return you can expect only the best of service.

Company info
Website
Telephone
(020) 7247 3458
Location
3rd Floor
70 Gracechurch Street
London
United Kingdom
EC3V 0HR
GB

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