Marc Jacobs International, powered by the creative genius of Marc Jacobs, seeks an Art Director, Digital & Brand to join the CMO organizationbased in its New York City (SoHo) headquarters.
The Art Director, Digital & Brand will be responsible for managing the look and feel of all digital creative, as well as working on brand creative, as needed. The individual in the role will tackle projects from both a strategic and creative point of view, and bring a positive, can-do attitude to the work. The ideal candidate will want to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, can work independently, while adhering to project timelines.
This newly created role reports to the Chief Marketing Officer and will manage a team of Graphic Designers and the brand’s Copy Writer. Key partners include Brand Art Director, External Brand Consultants, Global Marketing, Media & Events, E-Commerce, Content Production and Marketing Operations.
In partnership with Brand Art Director:Oversee creative of marcjacobs.com globally, inclusive of navigation, content hierarchy, editorial content, PDP, copy & storytelling.Collaborate with Brand Art Director, Marketing, Site Merchandising, Digital and UX teams to create engaging, cohesive, on- brand website.Translate brand and seasonal vision for the digital space.Create concepts for all ecommerce creative updates, in an elevated yet commercially viable fashion.Art direct e-commerce PDP and still life shoots.Design and manage all site and digital media imagery (banners, product images, carousel images, etc).Seek ways to enhance e-commerce experience (focus on mobile first and responsive design).Exceptionally skilled at image curation, visual storytelling, typography, layout, form and color.Work with Brand Art Director and External Brand Consultant on brand media, and other brand creative, as needed.QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum of 12+ years digital art direction and graphic design experience.Bachelor’s degree or higher, or equivalent combination of education, experience and training required.Strong portfolio that illustrates high quality digital design techniques and refined sensibilities.Fashion/beauty/editorial background preferred.Photoshop expert level and superior Adobe Creative Suite knowledge.Knowledge of CSS, HTML and video editing are a plus.Knowledge of SFCC a plus.Stays current with evolving technology and design landscape. Strong understanding of the contemporary fashion, digital, and retail spaces.Team player with a drive to win.Ability to flex creatively and strategically, absorbing insights and business needs while always maintaining the highest standards of creative integrity.Collaborative leadership style with strong cross-functional partnership abilities.Strong communication skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.Resourceful and proactive, with strong project management, planning and prioritization skills.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
The compensation for this position ranges from
(annually). The rate of pay offered will be dependent upon candidate’s relevant skills and experience.
In addition, we offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays, vacation time, sick and personal time, medical, dental and vision insurance, and 401k matching. We also offer discounts on travel, entertainment, and more through our partnership with PerkSpot. MJ employees also receive discounts on MJ products throughout the year, as well as access to discounts on other LVMH brands.
ABOUT MARC JACOBS
For nearly 40 years, Marc Jacobs has been a driving force in fashion with his philosophy: pioneering designs, an irreverent spirit, the everyday and the extraordinary. Today, the brand continues to make its Marc as rebellious, unpredictable, and original.
Our work is founded on our core brand pillars: unexpected, utilitarian, urban, unisex, and unique. NYC in design and spirit, our teams thrive off relentless authenticity, an openness to standing out, and inclusivity for all.
Marc Jacobs International was founded on Marc’s vision of celebrating uniqueness and being Perfect as You Are. We are committed to building an equitable and inclusive culture that values diversity of thought, background, and experience – all essential to our spirit of innovation and creativity. In line with this commitment, we believe that the best candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background or may meet the qualifications in different ways. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the listed qualifications.
Marc Jacobs International is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.