Art Director, Graphic Design

Santa Monica, California
05 Jan 2022
04 Feb 2022
FIGS is looking for an awesome Art Director to join our vibrant Brand Marketing Team at FIGS. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the overall aesthetic for our brand at FIGS. This person will manage the Visual Design Team and oversee the execution of all visual assets including emails, ads, out of home marketing materials and site assets. They will also lead on concepting and art direction of all lifestyle shoots for the brand, as well as contribute to film and ecommerce visual direction. In this role, you will report directly to the Chief Brand Officer and work collaboratively to bring the FIGS brand to life visually. The ideal candidate should have experience working for an apparel ecommerce company and a passion for graphic design, typography and creating compelling, holistic brand materials across all platforms.

What you'll do:
• Provide vision for the overall aesthetic of the FIGS' brand
• Provide vision and direction for FIGS' emails, ads, OOH and social
• Lead and execute on assigned creative projects from concept to completion
• Create comps, storyboards, graphic concepts, and final deliverables as required
• Lead and develop a team of graphic designers, motion graphic artists and multi-media art directors
• Concept and art direct lifestyle productions
• Work cross-functionally with the ecommerce, film and brand creatives and provide visual input on shoot concepts and campaigns, from flat lay shoots to commercial films
• Review all emails, ads and creative work for visual consistency and excellence
• Routinely update ad, email and social templates to ensure fresh, compelling and meaningful creative is always in rotation
• Act as the internal creative spokesperson for all assigned projects to ensure a complete understanding of the vision of our internal and external teammates

• Must live in Los Angeles or open to relocate
• Minimum of 5+ years of design and e-commerce experience at an apparel / lifestyle brand
• Please have your portfolio link in your resume to be considered
• Exceptional design skills, including layout, typography, video, motion, and design patterns
• Proven ability to work across teams
• Solid written and verbal communication and collaboration skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects at one time to meet aggressive deadlines
• Expert mastery of all design tools, platforms, and versions of applicable software (Photoshop, Illustrator, Figma, and Indesign)
• Working knowledge of motion design and related software (such as After Effects, etc.) preferred

Other must haves:

• Positive attitude

• Proven work ethic and integrity
• Entrepreneurial mindset
• Desire to excel and grow with FIGS
• 100% Awesome. Like our scrubs!

A little bit about us...

The medical apparel industry is antiquated, highly fragmented and, until FIGS, was driven solely by low-cost providers offering a limited selection of poor quality products sold through third party distributors. FIGS is revolutionizing the medical apparel industry by creating the highest quality medical apparel in the world and by selling directly to medical professionals through our branded ecommerce site.

FIGS' foundation is built on product quality, and we have a relentless focus on three key areas: fabric, fit and function. We developed our proprietary, performance-oriented fabric technology to meet the demands of the medical profession. FIGS' Technical Collection fabric is wrinkle resistant, moisture-wicking, lightweight, breathable and offers four-way stretch. Our designs are tailored, sophisticated and innovative, incorporating features such as yoga waistbands, smart storage (pockets, zippers, hidden pockets) and inspirational sayings inside each garment that appeal to modern healthcare professionals.

By offering a branded and customer-centric online shopping experience, we are changing how medical professionals buy their workwear. Through our website, social media, and participation in medical conferences and events, we have built a strong following within the medical community and a meaningful connection with our customers, which allows us to understand their needs and to ensure that FIGS is continuously improving and innovating.

FIGS' Threads for Threads initiative is central to our mission. FIGS has donated hundreds of thousands of scrubs to healthcare providers in need around the world.

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