Bompas & Parr is a creative, dynamic and fast-moving environment to work in. Our work ranges from creating indoor rainbows to month-long immersive cocktail experiences to publishing books on mixology. We’re a fun, close-knit organization who love what we do and do what we love.
We’re looking for an Art Director to join the Content team. The role will be the driving force behind the visual output for all Bompas & Parr activities. This is a rare and unique opportunity to help develop, design, shape and curate Bompas & Parr’s visual output across a multitude of mediums, including experiential event design, photography, styling and graphics. The role requires a talented hands-on creative with strong design and art direction skills. You must possess an ability to inspire a team and have a clear vision for the studio’s visual output.
Turn words and narrative into compelling visuals to communicate brand messages in a highly imaginative way
Provide conceptual and aesthetic vision for our live, experiential events.
Conceive and deliver original and inspiring design at all levels of execution across the studio’s activities whilst ensuring the aesthetic is in keeping with the Bompas & Parr brand
Lead on all photography requirements across client and Bompas & Parr projects
Input on all projects requiring an artistic treatment/stimulus for marketing purposes
Develop an established network of innovative collaborators
Art direct all project photography, graphics and event look and feel content
Lead the design team on special projects, for example Bompas & Parr publications, F&B innovation, website developments, branded products and in-house events
Manage all 2D graphic design briefs
Manage the design of all live events
Brand Design and Management
Evolve the Bompas & Parr brand/style guidelines on external documents, client- facing work and online
Contribute to the company’s website and social media channels
Catalogue and maintain an archive of all brand assets
Support and contribute to pitch documents
Line manage a small creative team, freelance design resource and third-party contractor
Work within budgeted scope, time and production costs
Remain on top of project requirements, timelines and creative team resource
Art/design based degree qualification
At least six years’ in a commercial role or in an agency environment/ art department
Exceptional art direction, photography and graphical skills
Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator) and Microsoft Office
Exemplary communication skills, presenting ideas internally, to clients and press
Deep knowledge of the arts, contemporary culture, hospitality, events and food industry
Able to adapt to change and respond positively when faced with complex challenges
Able to work autonomously, investigate and think analytically to problem-solve creatively
Please note, due to the nature of the role you will be expected to work occasional evenings and weekends. There also may be the requirements to travel internationally.