Art Director - Photography

Long Island City, New York
02 Dec 2021
11 Jan 2022
Full Time
About: Bloomingdale's makes fashion personal and fun, aspirational yet approachable. Our mission is to guide and inspire our customers to make style a source of creative energy in their lives. We will always strive to make Bloomingdale's like no other store in the world. Everyone plays a critical role to bring our mission to life. Regardless of position, we believe all colleagues have a voice and access to share their thoughts with every level of leadership. Our colleagues are passionate, driven, entrepreneurial and collaborative. We welcome and embrace diversity of background, thought and opinion while having a lot of fun along the way.

Job Overview: The Art Director, Photography supports our in-house online creative team. The Art Director will display outstanding creative fashion and on-figure art direction skills with an ability to work on multiple projects and juggle multiple priorities. P rimary focus will be non-recognizable on-figure product photography with some editorial opportunities.

Essential Functions:
  • Operates with a solid grasp of the Bloomingdale's aesthetic. Elevates and evolves the site aesthetic while supporting the overall brand direction
  • Ability to take ideas from concept to creative to final execution with ease
  • Supervision of on-figure e-commerce photography; oversee the photographers and stylists to ensure concepts align with brand vision
  • Partner with studio creative teams, and photo production crews; support conceptualizing & planning of shoots
  • Edit, select, crop images in a timely manner
  • Facilitate post-production of shoots
  • Maintain positive work environment with high creative standards

Operate within budget standards

Qualifications and Competencies:

Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year college or university

5+ years related experience
  • Practices open and continuous communication, values keeping others informed, effectively presenting information in a clear, concise manner
  • Excellent leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work across functional lines and at many levels
  • Ability to think creatively, strategically and technically.
  • Complete fluency in Photoshop, InDesign, Excel
  • Must have a solid understanding of on-set operations both fashion and still life
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and Company needs

Physical Requirements:
  • Requires prolonged periods of sitting, with occasional standing
  • Occasionally requires walking, bending, reaching, hearing and talking
  • Continuous use of computers and other office equipment
  • Frequently lift/move up to 25 lbs.

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