Creative Digital Studio Manager

Recruiter
Gap Inc.
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
26 Aug 2022
Closes
03 Nov 2022
Ref
R47918
Level
Manager
About Gap

Our past is full of iconic moments - but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands - Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta - have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we're more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it's why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It's why we're committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us.

About the Role

The Digital Creative Studio Manager is responsible for supporting the Franchise Marketing, Licensing and Store Experience as a key member of the creative marketing team. The role will work across multiple Gap Inc Brands operating in over 70 countries, managing the digital creative strategy, design, visualization and preparation of assets for site, email and social. Overseeing a team of digital designers providing strategic creative direction, coaching and development. Managing a specialized area with an output that has a noticeable impact on the organization's goals and growth.
This role calls for a hard-working, organized and truly multi-disciplined candidate who can work across a variety of creative and design projects.

What You'll Do

  • Partner with the brand's digital creative teams to understand creative intent, leverage content and learnings to adapt and develop an on brand global digital experience which supports the local needs of our franchise partners.
  • Plan both short- and long-term creative strategies in line with the Brands to enable growth and business priorities.
  • Supports the Omni creative lead to deliver the digital experience in partnership with the store experience designers.
  • Collaborate with Brand Management and Marketing teams to support with creative solutions and guidance to meet the commercial and seasonal strategies.
  • Refine and develop processes and guidance for both internal cross functional partners and external franchise partners, to maintain creative standards across the brands and upskill teams involved.
  • Ongoing focus on learning and development of talent, nurturing both technical and creative skills of the digital designers


Who You Are

  • Currently working in a creative studio with managerial experience either inhouse or agency.
  • Min 5 years of related experience, Bachelor's degree in graphic design, web design, or a similar equivalent
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Xd, Premier Pro and Illustrator packages).
  • Knowledgeable of job and asset management systems (for example Workfront, WebDAM, Adobe Experience Manager, Office 365)
  • Developed design aesthetic & thorough understanding of good design with a broad knowledge of competitive fashion designersetailers across all product categories
  • Excellent partnering, collaboration & influencing skills
  • Proven ability to manage and direct multiple projects across time zones, brands and locations.
  • Developed team management skills with a team of direct reports
  • Excellent organization and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Excellent at multi-tasking, effective time management skills + ability to manage / prioritize workload


Benefits at Gap

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, 30% off at Gap Outlet, and the ability to purchase discounted merchandise during international travel at Banana Republic, Athleta, Intermix and Old Navy.
  • Pension schemes available, depending on role.
  • Market-leading private medical healthcare and well-being programme.*
  • Voluntary medical cash plan open to all employees.
  • Performance-related discretionary bonuses.*
  • Access to our Employee Support Programme for overall well-being.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row. US Candidates - Non NYCPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.US Candidates - NYCBeginning December 27, 2021 the City of New York requires all employees in the City who work on site to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption from the vaccine requirement is approved due to an accommodation for a disability, a sincerely held religious belief or other legally protected basis (including status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offenses).

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