Art Director

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
20 Sep 2021
Closes
22 Sep 2021
Ref
3153983
As an Art Director within Zalando Lounge, you will be part of Team Creative, developing new concepts for any kind of visual article presentation, from catalogue pictures to social media videos.

You can convert visions and ideas into pictures, briefings and comprehensible strategies, you are able to transfer company goals tangibly into solutions and products.

Plays the key role at the start of each project, accompanies them from beginning to end, is responsible for the goal or concept being implemented, leads the creative production team on projects.

Be part of a brand new creative team that fosters visual innovations and customer focus at Lounge.
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Conceptualizing and presenting editorial ideas.
  • Developing, improving and proposing new initiatives and ideas to elevate Lounge imagery constantly.
  • Independent ideation, compilation and presentation of mood boards, high quality presentations on topics such as visual language, trends, innovative forms of article photography, competitor research, customer data, test scenarios & results and guidelines.
  • Translating company strategies into creative execution, partnering with teams to ensure that images meet brand and business objectives.
  • Understanding and responding to customer data, steering the strategy of future creative directions.
  • Directing model and still life photo shoots from concept, execution through to post production.
  • Working closely with Shoot Producer and Project Planners on budgets and timelines.
  • Partnering with Stylists on set and prop while meeting budget and schedule parameters.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • You have min. 3 years of relevant experience at a fashion brand, advertisement agency or fashion magazine.
  • Strong conceptual thinker, with an exquisite eye for photography, styling and composition, able to direct a team of creatives to the desired outcome
  • You·have a strong interest in fashion, design and contemporary culture.
  • A strong sense for customer focus and all associated data.
  • You bring a good overview and a solid international network.
  • Proficient in photo production workflows, skilled in the following tools: Capture One, Photoshop, Keynote, InDesign.
  • A natural doer! Your work showcases your quick thinking and proactive attitude, managing your workload to tight deadlines and with flexible planning in a calm way.
  • You are capable of presenting confidently to internal and external stakeholders of a Senior Level.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-changing, international environment.
  • You are a dedicated team player, open, positive, flexible and professional.
PERKS AT WORK
  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
ABOUT ZALANDO LOUNGE
Zalando Lounge is an online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products. Launched by
Zalando in March 2010, we have quickly become a top provider of coveted labels and hip
luxury brands at great prices. Our team at the Berlin headquarters launches new sales
promotions every day, limited in time and quantity, and thus has a very diverse daily work
routine. We are pushing our internationalization with the same dynamism and are bringing
exciting fashion moments to customers in many European countries. See for yourself:
http://www.zalando-lounge.de/

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.

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