Art Director - Hollister

Abercrombie and Fitch Co. - Columbus, OH3.5

Job Description

Our Marketing team has the essential responsibility of connecting our customers with our dynamic and ever-evolving brands. Their ownership of immersive campaigns through in-store, digital, social, event marketing and PR channels brings our brands’ vision to the world. This diverse and collaborative team of creative, strategic, and curious individuals are constantly looking for new ways to learn about our consumer and push the envelope in our efforts to reach them. The Art Director collaborates with the Creative Director and Associate Creative Directors on the vision for our Hollister marketing content and guides the teams responsible for its execution. This individual would be accountable for collaborating to create original branded content and ideas, along with fostering the organization and cross-functional partnership required to execute against the overall brand strategy.

What will you be doing?

Responsible for art direction in partnership with Creative Director, Design Director, SR Associate Creative Director and Copy Lead: creating seasonal concept, content creation, etc.
Translate desired moods, messages, concepts and underdeveloped ideas into imagery, copy, video, or other content
Develop campaigns and vision to implement the strategy throughout all creative.
Model/talent casting that supports the brief
Collaborate and manage outside resources; communicating strategy and deadlines as well as creative brief.
Foster a sense of community and culture within the creative staff/location crews
Effectively partner with Strategy to merge creative ideas with strategic thinking.
Responsible for the editing, organizing and final selection of all assigned photography.
Provide input in the development of new processes that improve overall quality and work flow, Identify and recommend solutions
Promote teamwork and a pro-active work environment to achieve team/company goals.
What will you need to bring?

Bachelor’s degree in Design, Photography, Advertising or related field required
Expert skills in technologies that support the process.
Well versed and comfortable using Keynote, Indesign and Capture One
Ability to manage large crews on location: including but not limited to photographers, stylists, vanities, producers, models
Strong understating of the content creation process; photography, video, social media, etc..
Minimum of 5+ years of art direction experience in fashion retail or related industry
Experience working in an iconic, branded environment for an international organization
Experience working with layout for print and digital media with and directing, training and guiding other layout artists and copywriters
A strong eye for quality and trend as it relates to the Abercrombie & Fitch brands
Experience managing and collaborating with large cross-functional teams

Portfolio Required with Application



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