Art Director Job Description

Art Director Job Description

Role: Art Director

Location: London

Job Type: Full-time; Permanent

The Role

In the role of Art Director, you will work closely with the senior members of the Creative Team, working on current projects for both creative and ecommerce content. You will be responsible for working as part of a wider team to concept and deliver to the client. On exciting, current and inspirational imagery and video which is fit for purpose across both fashion and still life brands. This position would suit someone with experience in working across projects for ecommerce platforms, print and video.

Key responsibilities:

  • Accurately translate client briefs into innovative creative concepts
  • Produce creative concepts including creative research, mood boards, storyboards, content end use look and feel and presentations
  • Organising prop rentals/styling/models
  • Image selection/editing/cropping, retouching notes
  • On set Art Direction

Person specification:

  • Experience within a similar role at a photographic studio, creative agency or retailer
  • Be able to form great working relationships with both colleagues and clients
  • Experience of producing creative concepts and content for multi-channel use. Also a knowledge of graphic design and video is beneficial
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, a knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator would also be beneficial
  • Confidence in presenting and pitching concepts both in house and to clients

Desirable Skills / Expertise:

  • Ability to produce and communicate fresh ideas and visual concepts
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Team player
  • Ability to take rejection and criticism and to be able to adapt ideas to clients’ and colleagues’ needs
  • Keen eye for detail