Head of Creative (Art Direction & Design)

Axel Arigato
London (Greater) (GB)
27 May 2022
06 Jun 2022

Axel Arigato is looking for an experienced, creative and inspirational Head of Creative (Art Direction & Design) to join the creative office in London. Head of Creative is a key role in driving and evolving Axel Arigato’s brand identity, creative execution and output across all channels and platforms, ensuring all output is on brand and of the highest possible standard. This role will report to the Brand Director. 


As our first Head of Creative, we see you as being able to:

  • Drive creative ideation and execution for a broad range of creative touch points including marketing and brand campaigns, social media, website, digital activations, packaging, print, spatial design, moving image etc
  • Continually manage and evolve the Axel Arigato visual universe and brand identity. Evolve brand message, storytelling and ensure brand values are visible across all touch points
  • Ensure consistency and that the output of the creative team is of the highest possible standard. Lead, mentor and provide inspiration to a multidisciplinary creative team primarily consisting of graphic designers, art-directors, re-touchers (full-time and freelance), while also managing multiple work-streams with competing priorities
  • Recognise opportunities to grow and shape Axel Arigato through partnerships and collaborations with brands and talent who align with our values
  • Act as a brand ambassador, consistently connecting and networking with relevant people/ brands for future opportunities


For this senior role, we seek someone with extensive experience in conceptual creative work, art-direction, graphic design in a Senior Creative role (a minimum of 8 years in a fashion environment). You should also bring:

  • Great technical skill set; including design, typography, art direction and use of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong creative vision with an understanding of branding, marketing and digital channels
  • Demonstrable experience of leading a multidisciplinary creative team to deliver a broad range of creative
  • Calm under pressure, resourceful and a creative problem solver, used to working to strict deadlines and on own initiative
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, growth mindset, and collaborative nature is a must
  • Excellent communication skills


Thanks for reading this far-we appreciate it. If this ad sounds like you and you want to learn more and apply, please submit your CV in English before June 7. Our recruitment process is strictly based on competencies. Therefore, we kindly ask you not to include your picture or age with your application.  

We will contact qualified and interesting candidates within 3 weeks. All applicants will be updated within a month. 

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Axel Arigato is an equal opportunity employer and we value a diverse workforce and diverse perspectives. We believe that our differences are a strength and that different life experiences and backgrounds are what makes magic happen. We aim for building a platform through the power of community, inclusivity and memorable experiences externally and internally.