Job Details

Job title

Art Director, Content, Kate Spade

Location

New York US-NY, United States

Level

Manager

Function

Creative (Graphics, Images, VM etc)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Primary Purpose: As an Art Director, you will ensure consistency with the brand’s aesthetic and lifestyle messaging. This person will own, concept, create, design and drive process, curate and produce compelling original assets in collaboration with key cross-functional partners throughout the company. This person will also work on larger business campaigns to bring kate spade product to life.
 
 
The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in art direction to...
 
- Support the conception and direction of seasonal campaign shoots
- Translate strategic ideas into compelling and innovative creative concepts that engage the customer and promotes brand’s relevance and desirability across multiple channels
- Work closely with cross-functional partners to build understanding of seasonal messaging strategies to develop concepts, designs and art direction
- Work closely with production team on all shoot preparation, ensure execution aligns with concept, and oversee completion of assets.
- Supervise projects handled by the creative team including design, editorial, and print collateral as well as some cross-functional initiatives. Serve as a design leader, providing guidance and feedback to designers.
 
 
The accomplished individual will possess...
- Bachelors degree required
- 6+ years of relevant industry experience
- 3+ years leading and managing a creative team
- Exceptional management skills
- Expert in photoshop, illustrator and indesign. Knowledge of After Effects and a Sketch a plus
- Exceptional typography skills
- Ability to concept & art direct photo shoots
- Strong presentation skills
- Experience in both print and digital design a plus
 
 

About Us

Since its launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, Kate Spade New York has always stood for optimistic femininity. Today, the brand is a global life and style house with handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home décor and more. Polished ease, thoughtful details and a modern, sophisticated use of color—Kate Spade New York’s founding principles define a unique style synonymous with joy. Under the vision of creative director Nicola Glass, the brand continues to celebrate confident women with a youthful spirit.
Kate Spade New York is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.