Senior Creative Manager / Director

Premium apparel lifestyle brand seeks a Senior Creative Marketing Manager / Director who can create sophisticated still-life photography layout concepts and oversee photo shoots. The ideal candidate will bring experience conceptualizing various editorial, print & digital marketing collateral while reinforcing a consistent and appealing brand esthetic.  We’re looking for someone with demonstrated ability creating high-impact campaigns for upscale apparel, home or textile categories.

Responsibilities

  • Create and present innovative print and digital layout ideas from concept to photoshoot, using mood boards or similar.

  • Brainstorm, conceptualize and plan photoshoots that will impact consumers wants and needs while relaying an upscale and clean brand esthetic.

  • Create detailed shoot layouts and manage shot lists for photoshoots.

  • Oversee set direction for digital and print marketing shoots / reshoots; including direction and communication to prop stylists and photographers.

  • Collaborate with Merchandisers to create new brand messaging and innovative ways to depict key product.

  • Design and edit digital and print cover messaging, headlines and other inside messaging.

  • Select and pair appropriate typography. Review for accuracy and brand esthetic.

  • Attend or facilitate creative digital catalog meetings to review or relay new concepts.

  • Participate and provide direction in other category shoots such as accessories.

  • Partner and communicate with cross-functional departments (Studio Managers, Designers, Production Managers, etc.) to relay scheduled deadlines and increase efficiency in work flow.

  • Attend pre-press meetings, discuss revisions if needed.

  • Manage and update requested design changes per SVP of Creative, or other executive team leader. Ensure design integrity.

  • Manage and coach Photography coordinator; ensure studio schedules are noted and met.

Success Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Journalism, Photography or similar. Years of experience will be considered in lieu of education.

  • Preferred 6-8 years or more of relative, progressive experience in digital or print layout with a minimum of 2-4 years photography art direction.

  • Experience across at least two categories; home, apparel, accessories, textiles -  print and digital marketing collateral.

  • Must have extensive knowledge of Creative Suite; InDesign and Acrobat.

  • Knowledge of typography techniques a plus.

  • Working knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator preferred.

  • Editorial print art direction with a sophisticated foot print preferred.

  • The ability to convey creative vision clearly to photographers and stylists.

  • Knowledge and understanding of color concepts, use, theories and impact.

  • Experience creating brand stories while giving high attention to detail and planning.

  • Ability to present to CEO or stakeholders as well as communicate and manage others.

  • Candidates should submit link to online portfolio and or work samples with resume.

  • On-site presence is required during photoshoots and related meetings.

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! This is a full time, direct hire, in-house role, based in Los Angeles, CA. The team is currently on a hybrid in-office and remote, with return to full office in-house anticipated by mid-March 2021, following all CDC protocols. Onsite presence is required for all photoshoots.
 

Company takes all workplace precautions and offers generous employer contributions for medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), paid time off, and great merchandise discounts.

 

Talent Suede offers direct hire career opportunities and freelance jobs in apparel and consumer products industries in areas such as LA and NY or remote. Check our website "Job Shop" or follow @talentsuede on Instagram for other new jobs coming.

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