Art Director

Posted: May 22, 2020

OUR:X seeks a talented creative to join support our start-up hair care brand launching in 2021. Our brand is laser-focused on changing perception and disrupting the ethnic hair care category.

About you -- We are looking for someone that is proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite to work directly and has experience with beauty and consumer focused brands to work closely with the Founder to bring the brand to life across all visual mediums.

Responsibilities:

-- Deliver brands complete style guide based on brand strategy already completed. 

-- Lead the brand's visual identity initiatives across all touchpoints internal and external

-- Developing creative assets to be used online across entire brand ecosystem (campaigns, title treatments, packaging, blog content, posters, newsletters, collateral, lookbooks, social posts, web pages, collateral)

-- Develop Package Design for Line of Products and Accessories

-- Concept advertising campaigns

-- Concept and develop mood boards for shoots 

-- Manage the retouching process from start to finish

-- Develop packaging and brand system extensions for new launches and ongoing product developments

-- Source and onboard new creative collaborators from photographers to illustrators 

-- Light retouching of selects and managing the curation our asset library

-- Working directly with vendors to cost and produce one off projects from merch to experiential graphics

-- Develop templates and design systems for newsletters and social

-- Lead Creative Interns in projects and development 

-- Occasionally, taking photos in studio or on location for use on social media or in other marketing materials

 

Requirements:

-- 7+ years in graphic design, art director, or content creator role (preferably at least one year in house at a brand)

-- Cross functional packaging design systems

-- Exceptional handle of typography and visual hierarchy

-- Passion for design, type, fashion/beauty, the internet, culture, and social media

-- Experience with a wide range of creative applications (Photoshop, inDesign, Illustrator, etc.) and file formats (image, GIF, video, web)

- Must have on set professional (not student) shoot experience

-- Excellent written and oral communication skills

-- Team player with excellent attitude!

-- Passionate about the work and excitement to give it your all 

-- Works well under pressure with great personal time management skills

-- Enjoys the self satisfying payoff that comes from doing your best work

 

More Information

Source: Behance


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