Job Details

Job title

Art Director, LN-CC

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Senior Manager

Function

Creative (Graphics, Images, VM etc)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

LN-CC is looking for a passionate and forward thinking online Art Director to join their creative team. This is an exciting opportunity to join the creative team of a forward thinking and fast paced e-commerce retailer. A deep technical knowledge is vital as is solid experience working within an in-house environment. We are looking for an Online Art Director who has the vision and ability to create on-brand, innovative and contemporary designs across multiple platforms, working around the e-commerce and social media editorial plans. 

This role would suit a creative individual who has a natural flair for conceiving original ideas and visual identities across multi-disciplined projects and creating innovative solutions in a fast paced e-commerce environment. You will be confident in your abilities using Adobe Creative Suite, HTML and CSS whilst always being able to think in an integrated and productive way. You will be a team player and a leader with a collaborative attitude across all disciplines. You will contribute to the strategic implementation and visual identity of LN-CC from a graphic design standpoint. You will work successfully alongside Editorial Content, Online Store, Buying and Studio teams in ensuring all projects are executed with integrity, on brand and on time.

The successful candidate will be part of an inspiring and growing team and business and will become a leading member of the creative team. 

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

- Develop a distinctive and defined graphic design language for the LN-CC brand and identity

- Translate creative briefs into high level concepts through informed research and analysis

- Investigate, innovate and develop graphic and digital design trends

- Develop graphic design concepts to support the vision and achieve all project timelines and objectives

- Ensure strong consistency of graphic design across all channels by monitoring the quality and execution of all work

- Work on cross-department projects relative to graphic design initiatives, including social media, web content, digital marketing, press and editorial content

- Work closely with Ecommerce Manager, Editorial Manager and Studio teamr to ensure all objectives are reached

- Ensure the use of analytics, SEO best practices, website user optimisation and email marketing requirements are considered in all output

- Use HTML / CSS skills to develop capabilities online and in email marketing - Meet daily and weekly task updates for online and offline projects

The Ideal Candidate

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

- Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design / Visual Communications / Fine Art or equivalent

- Relevant experience in design for digital and e-commerce environments (essential)

- A creative thinker with an innovative and forward thinking track record who is able to understand higher business objectives

- Proven experience in design integration, typography and interactive interface design

- Ability to work with a bespoke CMS

- Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, HTML and CSS skills are essentials

- A mature appreciation of the balance between creativity and e-commerce

- A strong portfolio that demonstrating your ability to define a strong creative vision and translate it to multiple platforms

- Strong ability to present and articulate your ideas

- A proven ability to work cross team and understand business needs

- Effective planner who is able to motivate and communicate well to achieve results

- Macintosh IT skills

Questions from LN-CC

  1. Do you have relevant experience in design for digital and e-commerce environments
  2. 3-5 years experience in an Art Director role

About Us

LN-CC is a progressive and conscious retail concept launched in 2010 inside an art-based installation in East London. Its innovative physical space continues to attract daring individuals, while the LN-CC vision has now expanded to include a highly-curated online store that brings its obsessive detail and unorthodox retail approach to a larger fashion audience.

Since its beginning, LN-CC has been known as a leading destination for directional brands and hard-to-find products, attracting a devoted following of customers and fashion fans from around the world.

In February 2014, LN-CC and The Level Group joined forces to further invest in developing LN-CC’s brand and retailing concept, leveraging The Level Group’s ecommerce experience, its international operating platform and its global fashion management expertise.

Aiming to redefine the perception of modern retailing, LN-CC presents a novel interpretation of luxury offering a unique mix of the most exclusive brands such as Lanvin, Valentino, Saint Laurent, Marni and Rick Owens and undiscovered and uncompromising fashion for true insiders looking for a genuinely new product, designer or aesthetic.

LN-CC is also proud to feature a conscious offering of brands that are advancing the importance and technology in a field of eco aware items with an expression and impact like no other. Uniquely mixing its selection of clothing alongside its informative and enlightening collectibles housed within its library, LN-CC is able to offer a perspective and narrative from within its curation. Hard to find and exclusive vinyl are shown alongside out of print and first edition rarities within its book selection whilst a selection of audio hardware from some of the most innovative brands is ever growing.