- Associate's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Graphic Design
Vans: Be a Part of the Original
“It was never about waving the brand like a flag, it was always about the people” – Paul Van Doren
Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business.
At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by five values:
We are determined.
We are connected to our consumers and to each other.
We are inclusive.
We are expressive and fun.
And most of all, we are a family.
Vans is a subsidiary of VF, one of the world’s largest apparel and footwear companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. As we continue to expand, VF and Vans take great measures in developing and growing our people.
Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to support each individual’s pursuit of growth to achieve future goals driven by our brand purpose.
Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth culture is fostered through inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate an environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential.
By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work very hard across a multitude of large initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do.
Junior Art Director: Beco me the Newest Member of the Vans Family
Here at Vans, our purpose is to enable creative expression - and inspire youth culture - by celebrating and encouraging the Off the Wall attitude that comes from expressing your true self. As the Junior Art Director, it is your responsibility to assist with development of concepts and execution of designs for ad campaigns, in print, film, outdoor and social. In addition, your collaboration is essential in working with Environmental Design and Product on translating the approved concepts to retail and packaging. You will support the design and layout of catalogs and other print collateral. We are searching for an individual that stands out from the rest; one who catches our eyes with their confident demeanor and unwavering curiosity. We need someone who is a visionary with a stream of innovative ideas that will transform the action sports industry .
How You Will Make a Difference:
You will collaborate with senior integrated team to produce advertising concepts.
Your diverse experiences and background enable you to provide a unique perspective to fuel our global growth. Additionally, you are inclusive and value differing points of view.
You will be instrumental in helping with all phases of production including going on photoshoots.
Present concepts to senior creative personnel.
Partners with studio to iterate approved concepts.
Remains current on industry trends and technology.
Skills for Success:
Years of Related Professional Experience: 1-3 years
Educational/ Position Requirements:
A minimum of an Associates (2 year) degree in advertising, communication design, or visual arts. A bachelor (4 year degree) is preferred.
One to two years of related word experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Basic understanding of printing process, photography, illustration, typography, editing, transfer and shooting of commercials preferred.
Exceptional working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
Excellent comping skills
Good knowledge of graphic design and typography
Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:
Travel by air and overnight, as required 10-15% amount of time.