Art Director

  • Location NEW YORK, NY
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  • Requisition GH1923874

What you'll do at

Bonobos is seeking a talented, enthusiastic, and versatile Art Director to join our Creative Team.

With true entrepreneurial spirit and agility, the Creative Team is a small group that oversees the entire Bonobos brand articulation—the first retail brand ever launched on the Internet in the U.S. We continue to grow significantly with a business model committed to better fitting menswear, a distinct brand voice, and a focus on customer experience. 

Our growing Creative Team produces engaging, high-quality assets in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. Projects range from art directing photo shoots to concepting and executing marketing campaigns to overseeing our graphic designers. You’ll be responsible for ensuring all creative is visually "on-brand" across all our marketing channels. You'll report to the Creative Director, and work closely with a talented team of designers, writers, and marketers.

What you’ll do…

  • Work with the Creative Director to transform concepts into visual executions that articulate the Bonobos brand and deliver on business needs
  • Design an array of digital and print assets including campaign concepts, emails, banner ads, print mailers, catalogs, and e-commerce imagery
  • Own projects from kickoff through completion, presenting your work to the Creative Director and Marketing stakeholders, and incorporate feedback into thoughtful final assets
  • Contribute to small scale photo shoots in partnership with Creative Director
  • Provide creative oversight on video and social media executions
  • Be a design leader, providing guidance and feedback to junior designers
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered in our distinct brand voice and in a timely manner 
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest design trends

 You...

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or a related field
  • Have 8-10 years of graphic design experience in retail and/or e-commerce (or at an agency for an e-commerce client)
  • Have art direction and photoshoot experience 
  • Are a strong conceptual thinker with a digital and print background
  • Are proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and have a keen understanding of graphic/web design principles and current web technologies (html, css)
  • Are a strong communicator and are able to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical timelines
  • Are passionate about branding, storytelling, and producing engaging content and campaigns
  • Are able to own a project from start to finish, working autonomously, but welcoming feedback and collaboration
  • Can back-up your experience with a strong portfolio
  • Have experience managing multi-level teams of graphic designers 
  • Have experience concepting and designing for video content (a plus!)

We...

  • Value self-awareness, intellectual honesty, judgment, empathy and positive energy
  • Work hard because we love what we’re doing, but also believe in balance
  • Back up our talk with a competitive compensation and benefits package, challenging projects, random acts of team-wide fun and awesome co-workers that feel like family
  • Care deeply about high quality design and creating a high-performing business and see the two as completely intertwined
  • Are excited to hear from you

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