Associate Art Director, Creative Marketing

San Francisco, California
26 Aug 2021
23 Nov 2021
The Associate Art Director will be responsible for the concept and execution of innovative advertising and direct marketing communications that support the overall business goals at The RealReal. The position will work closely and collaboratively with the marketing, merchandising and brand development teams and will report to the Senior Director of Marketing Creative. The perfect candidate will be confident in their artistic vision, have a strong understanding of integrated marketing campaigns, be flexible and nimble and comfortable presenting their ideas to colleagues and executives. The Associate Art Director will be involved in every aspect of the design process from concept to execution and touch all consumer-facing projects across multiple channels.

What You Get To Do Every Day
  • Lead the concept, collaboration, design and production of all marketing campaigns and assets, including: Email Campaigns, Digital Banners, Display Ads, Social Media Posts, Landing Pages, Multimedia/video, Print, Sales Collateral
  • Daily management of projects and deadlines, continuously surfacing ways to streamline and create efficiencies and automations within the department 
  • Partner with the Senior Creative Director to oversee team’s creative work, ensuring that all design output is on-brand and executed at the highest standard possible
  • Collaborate with team members  and cross-functional partners to innovate and drive results across our marketing channels

What You Bring To The Role
  • Minimum 10+ years advertising / marketing design experience, in-house or agency side
  • Understands the values and principles of design executions for omnichannel campaigns
  • Exceptional proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite programs (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Superior skills in ad layout, typography and photography
  • Constantly innovates and develops  new ideas to test and learn across channels
  • Organized and focused approach to executing design concepts
  • Strong understanding of design best practices within the digital marketing space
  • Strong communication skills; collaborative
  • Solid multi-tasker; deadline-oriented; organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects
  • E-commerce, retail, beauty and/or fashion experience a plus

The RealReal is the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, resale luxury goods, with more than 20 million members. With a rigorous authentication process overseen by experts, The RealReal provides a safe and reliable platform for consumers to buy and sell their luxury items. We have hundreds of in-house gemologists, horologists and brand authenticators who inspect thousands of items each day. As a sustainable company, we give new life to pieces by thousands of brands across numerous categoriesâ€"including women's and men's fashion, fine jewelry and watches, art and homeâ€"in support of the circular economy. We make selling effortless with free virtual appointments, in-home pickup, drop-off and direct shipping. We do all of the work for consignors, including authenticating, using AI and machine learning to determine optimal pricing, photographing and listing their items, as well as handling shipping and customer service. At our 13 retail locations, including our eight shoppable stores, customers can sell, meet with our experts and receive free valuations.

The RealReal is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. We will consider qualified applicants for a position regardless of arrest or conviction records, consistent with legal requirements.   GHR3601