Art Director (Luxury Fashion)

Brando Eyewear
10 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Role outline: An exciting opportunity to work with one of world's the leading eyewear companies. You will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working directly with the Creative Director, across heritage and contemporary luxury design brands. From driving the visual direction of each brand and the greater Brando brand to the day-to-day implementation and managing of projects, this role provides a great opportunities to drive the brand image as well as furthering your career opportunities within the company. The ideal candidate will be highly creative, ambitious and organised with an excellent taste level and keen eye to help conceptualise and drive the implementation of our digital and branded marketing content while executing your objectives confidently and independently. A friendly, approachable manner as well as the ability to work independently and part of a team is key to enjoying this role. Key responsibilities:Work directly with Creative Director and marketing team to understand seasonal marketing calendar and create compelling creative to execute on plan.Creative, design and management lead on a range of 360 seasonal campaigns for each brand that may include, but is not limited to photography, videos, animation, film, packaging, editorial and publishing, design identities and interactive experiences with various applications for e-commerce, environmental displays, spacial design, digital advertising, social platforms, print collateral, etc.Conceptualise the tradeshow booth design including the structure and associated graphics and work to budgets for quarterly tradeshows.Must stay on top of fashion trends and be ahead of the curve with new digital technologies in communications.Must be able to manage creative output for several brands at once in different market sectors. This is a role for someone who likes and can handle diversity in their day to day role.Responsible to produce content for all Brando brand channels (list those channels eg social media / magazine / web).Must have confident in web design and be able to liaise and execute website development with external developers.High-end sophisticated and compelling graphic design and typography skills a must in editorial copy and book design.Work with the Creative Director to art direct campaigns, including scouting of locations, selection of photographers, model agencies, stylist and makeup artists while working in budget.Ensure each brands needs are met with timely and creatively compelling visuals that best execute on the seasonal sales strategy and goals, translate all creative that ensures a cohesive Brando brand communication.Must have a passion for setting and implementing branding guidelines.Strong understanding of photography and working with stylist and photographers on set.Source 3rd party suppliers, ability to manage communications throughout the process to ensure on time production of all collateral and marketing pieces e.g. printers, photographers, videographers, website developers, editors, builders etc.In addition to your role you will manage a team of creatives and including graphic designers, a social media manager, and various freelance roles e.g. production designers and builders for exhibition design, copy writers and developers. Criteria for success:5-7 years experience in luxury brand, experience in optical and eyewear is essential.Experience working in brand revival a plus. This would suit someone who has a passion for fashion or art history as the brands are revival brands.A deep understanding of design principles as well as proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.Ability to handle multiple projects with the same degree of priority.Strong adherence to deadlines, self-starter who is highly organised but flexible to make changes as the business evolves.Strong sense of style and understanding of the luxury fashion. Ability to create high impacting creative season after season.Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.Must have experience in print production.Experience with digital photography and editing software.Understanding of HTML, CSS and digital design.Experience working with historical brand archives as well as being an independent researcher.Experience in set design or large format graphics an advantage for trade show booth design. No recruiters please.

Company Description:

Brando is an eyewear design house with several licensed and in-house luxury brands being launched over 2016-2017. We are positioned at the intersection of art, fashion and eyewear and our vision is to bring these amazing stories to life with this ethos in the forefront of our mind.

Our team is global, we communicate and activate without boundaries and we seek like-minded souls who want to share in the creation of these beautiful stories. We do what it takes ?? down to the wire - but we love it all the same.

As a subsidiary of Mondottica Group, we are backed with logistics, distribution and incredible technical expertise to support these dreams coming to life.