As the Art Director for our Marketing Creative Studio, you will play a pivotal role in our creative vision, partnering closely with the Creative Director to lead art direction for the Farfetch brand. Managing Senior Art Editors and a Creative Producer, you’ll define our marketing experience through the power of imagery and design, capturing the eye of our customers across all our channels. The ideal candidate will bring an exceptional taste level, customer centricity and a love of luxury fashion; you’re motivated by leading a team, dedicated to creating revolutionary, contemporary art and a world-class digital experience.
What you’ll do:
Lead, manage and coach a team, ensuring they’re engaged and motivated toproduce creative imagery and design to the highest standards
Provide development support so that your team are always learning and have afulfilling career
Co-manage the homepage on a weekly basis, receiving daily updates on design
Manage the approval process for our app’s and email designs.
Spearhead the research and development of projects and creative talents
Work with the Art Editors on shoot briefs; selecting the team, preparing hair andmakeup briefs, and monitoring the running of the shoot day
Co-lead on seasonal shoots; from art directing the shoots to final layouts Help develop a talent pool of creatives for us to work with
Work on content planning for the Home page
The Ideal Candidate
Who you are:
Strong people leadership and management experience, with proven success leading and managing a diverse team
Strong digital / fashion experience.
Proven previous experience art directing fashion photo shoots in the luxury fashion industry.
Strong industry knowledge of creative talent – photographers, stylists, etc.
Excellent senior stakeholder management skills, able to manage competing priorities
You have advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign & Sketch
Video editing skills (Premiere & After Effects) are a bonus
You have an understanding of HTML and CSSYou have a flexible and solutions focused approach to work and enjoy working as a part of a team
You have excellent communication skills and high attention to detail
You are able to work flexible hours when required