Job Details

Job title

Art Director, La Garconne

Location

New York, United States

Level

Senior Manager

Function

Media & Editorial

Posted

Contract

Freelance / Contracted, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

La Garçonne is seeking to fill the position of Art Director. The Art Director will play a significant role in developing and executing editorials and online content.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

- Develop, pitch and refine creative concepts for La Garçonne's editorials, blogs, online content, and special projects.

- Manage editorials from concept to execution, speaking to La Garçonne's consumer base.

- Work closely with buying, merchandising, creative and inventory teams to ensure consistency and accuracy of branding and messaging for various projects.

- Communicate cross-functionally to ensure deadlines are met.

- Develop relationships and communicate with industry contacts for various projects (i.e. interviews, special events, editorials).

- Collaborate with photographers and creative team to innovate imagery for online content.

- Implement strategic organization to support creative digital content.

The Ideal Candidate

- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in the areas of English, Journalism or Communications

- Minimum of 5-7 years in experience in editorial management, retail copywriting and/or content creation

- In-depth knowledge of fashion history and current trends;

- Self-starter, with strong presentation and organizational skills, with the ability to work urgently and with the highest attention to detail

- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

- Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize own workload, and work independently when required

- Must have strong retail business marketing and direct marketing experience

About Us

La Garçonne is an online fashion retailer specializing in modern luxury, with a brick-and-mortar location in Tribeca, New York. Founded in 2005, La Garçonne’s precise vision for ready-to-wear, footwear, accessories and home objects is rooted in modern sophistication, demonstrated in our well-curated buys punctuated by carefully selected of-the-moment pieces. Seasonal collections from both established and emerging designers move easily between androgyny, femininity, and masculinity, between bold statements and timeless classics. Our viewpoint resonates with a creative, culturally-aware global customer base, and is distilled in Moderne, La Garçonne’s in-house ready-to-wear label.