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Art Director

Employer
Rat & Boa
Location
Hybrid position, 3 days in London Studio
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Function
Marketing
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Rat & Boa are looking for an experienced and creative Art Director with high-taste responsible for the development and execution of the Rat & Boa visual identity across all touchpoints, creating an immersive brand world.

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Lead the development and execution of our brand's visual identity and creative direction 
  • Collaborate with the design team to create captivating and engaging story-telling & content that resonates and deepens the Rat & Boa brand world
  • Lead the conceptualisation and execution of creative campaigns, from ideation to pre & post production, including branding, digital design, photography, styling, casting, and creative direction
  • Developing and maintaining a consistent brand image across all visual touchpoints, reflecting the brand's personality, values, and voice
  • Act as a creative soundboard & support to the Directors
  • Manage and provide guidance to a team of designers, photographers, and other creative professionals
  • Stay updated on current fashion trends, competitor activities, and emerging technologies to continually innovate and elevate our content offerings and incorporate them into our brand's visual language
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that all creative assets are aligned with our brand strategy
  • You have a bias for action, proactively developing ideas and tasks to create for others to feel beautiful
  • You have a proven ability to manage workloads and conflicting priorities in a busy work environment.
  • You view and welcome constructive criticism as a means for development and improvement.
  • You are outgoing, driven, approachable and supportive.

Our Values 

  • Push Boundaries - Always maintain your appetite to discover and curiosity to explore and take risks—we’re a brand rooted in travel. Find inspiration in the overlooked details others miss—this is what we live for.
  • Design Timeless - Deliver a sense of character and individuality built on craft, design and quality—this is why nothing we create hangs lifeless on a rack.
  • Cultivate Connection - We build deep connections in the present and the reality of life together—we’re selfless and look to invite new and interesting voices into our world to help deliver this feeling.

 

Contribution this role has to make on the business

Deliver elevated visual identity which resonates with our audience and upholds our luxury positioning

Background and Profile 

Essential skills:

  • Proven experience as an Art Director in the apparel and fashion industry
  • A deep passion for branding, content & creative storytelling Strong artistic and creative abilities, with a keen eye for design and typography
  • Proficiency in industry-standard design software such as Adobe Creative Suite Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team
  • Knowledge of current fashion trends and an understanding of how to translate them into compelling visuals
  • Strong creative POV with an understanding of business objectives
  • Strong organisational and project management skills, with the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines

Desirable skills:

  • 3+ years of fashion design experience working in Art Direction

Soft skills:

  • Must be able to work well both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to provide clear direction and leadership on creative concepts visually and verbally.

 

Note:  This job description is a guide to the principal, current duties of the job.  It does not form part of the contract of employment.

 

 

 

 

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