Art Director - Brand


  • London  
    London, United Kingdom
  • Company
    Jimmy Choo PLC  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    16 November 2022  
    Posted on
    16 September 2022  

Overall, Purpose Of The Role:

The Art Director, Brand and team will be responsible for the creation of impactful visuals and design layouts to represent the Jimmy Choo brand on both print and digital collateral. The role will provide creative innovative, user focused designs in line with brand guidelines and will work closely with several teams including Creative/Content, PR, Marketing, Visual Merchandising, Digital, CRM and Ecommerce.

Areas Of Responsibility:

The successful individual will take responsibility for delivering the following by effectively utilising their own and their teams’ skills:

  • Catalogues and look books.
  • Collateral materials e.g. SALE, Holiday Cards etc.
  • ZR/special events and projects.
  • Packaging.
  • Corporate, wholesale and licensee projects.
  • Logos.
  • Digital e-brochures for global usage.
  • Branded large format advertising (OOH) for hoardings and windows.
  • Customer gifts.
  • Visual merchandising and Global merchandising assets.
  • Social media assets.
  • Internal & external communication.
  • Brochures/e-brochures for special projects and collaborations.
  • Create a collaborative atmosphere to generate ideas and agree priorities.
  • Be a custodian of the agreed design standards, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Lead the Graphic Design, Brand team to deliver against agreed service level agreements and prioritise workflow and output within the team.

Skills, Experience And Qulaifications:

  • Expertise in typography, photography, mechanical and print production.
  • Creative savvy and superb conceptual ability with experience in upscale brands and understanding of fashion and marketing trends.
  • Good understanding on papers, foils and other relevant materials.
  • Be experienced in color correcting and signing off proofs.
  • Good understanding on sustainable materials.
  • Communicate design rationales and respond to internal client feedback.
  • Liaise with Printers and provide full print-ready artwork.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with the same degree of priority.
  • Sensitivity to strict schedules and flexible to make changes within tight deadlines.
  • Passion and desire for learning and growth.
  • Management experience of junior members and workflow.
  • Graduate in graphic design or equivalent qualification.
  • Significant in-house Graphic Design experience in a luxury environment.
  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign CS5, Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5) and all Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be fluent in English, speaking a second language would be an advantage.
  • Strong sense of creativity.
  • Team player.
  • Superb conceptual ability with experience in upscale brands and understanding of fashion and marketing trends.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and handle challenging deadlines.
  • Sense of responsibility and time management: ability to re-prioritize workload when necessary.
  • Confidence, drive and enthusiasm.

Characteristics Required:

  • Team player who takes initiative and can handle fast paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meeting deadlines without compromising on the quality of the work.
  • A strong sense of ownership and background knowledge of projects and tasks.
  • Meticulous eye for detail.
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for fashion and design.
  • Proactive, curious about new media and technologies.
  • Source and maintain good relationship with different suppliers, contractors.

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