Art Director Job at COS | The Dots
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10 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Art Director
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Are you passionate about visual brand identity? Are you a conceptual and creative thinker? Are you able to convey your ideas in an inspiring way?

If so,  this could be the role for you. We are now looking for an Art Director to join our Brand & Communications-Creative Studio team. This role will report into the Head of Art Direction and is offered on a full time, permanent contract.

As the Art Director, you will deliver the COS visual language and aesthetics for all brand imagery and 360 campaigns. ​In this role, you align creative direction with business objectives and contribute with creative solutions to inspire the COS customer and community.

What you will do

  • You will be responsible for the visual identity of COS to drive brand awareness, perception, traffic, and revenue online and in-store​
  • Optimise studio imagery online to enhance brand experience and drive conversion
  • Oversee art direction and edits of studio imagery working with Studio Production to meet deadlines
  • Collaborate with the Content Team to optimise shoots by considering unique / additional content for each digital channel
  • Provide input on image and brand direction to Global and Regional Creative Teams within the business, including Digital Design, Graphics, Art Working, Studio Production, Online Customer Experience and Content Teams​
  • Create and execute end-to-end 360 image campaigns, from creative concept to postproduction, overseeing every step of the process​
  • Research and present trends, photographers, stylists and other external creative partners
  • Present creative decks and mood boards to communicate ideas
  • Execute the COS aesthetics and visual language to everything the brand communicates
  • Oversee art direction of brand tools and materials, as well as seasonal framework​
  • Direct image guidelines for all outputs across every touch point​
  • Give input on Global/Regional/Digital/physical channel-specific content and imagery, whether it is for community, brand building, or driving selling​
  • Grow creative partners and casting networks and seek new talent, keeping in line with the brands I&D values and the company mission​

About you

  • Proven working experience as Art Director within fashion and retail
  • Expert-level proficiency user of Adobe InDesign Photoshop & Bridge
  • Experience in creating visuals for digital and social implementations, 360 campaigns, special projects, for organic and paid media channels
  • Proficiency in design, retouching, video and motion is a plus
  • Ability to drive and own development of ideas based on consumer insights, and deliver meaningful business results
  • Genuine interest in and understanding of the COS brand and business, both visually and commercially
  • Strong communicator with outstanding presentation skills

Aditional Information

When you first join COS we will give you a full training plan and access to our E-Learning tool.
In addition to this you will also receive some fantastic benefits including;

25% staff discount on all H&M Group brands
A generous holiday entitlement
Employee Assistance Program
A range of long service benefits

Over the last 10 years we have carefully built a culture where our people are supported, inspired and encouraged to be the best they can. Our brand is creative, forward thinking and modern; choosing longevity over passing trends.

We set the bar high at COS; we are committed to recruiting great people, offering an environment where talent is recognised and valued. We believe that a diverse workforce plays an important role in the success of COS. We celebrate individual differences and appreciate the contribution that all our colleagues make.

Please note this position is offered on a local contract, therefore you should have the legal right to work in the UK before applying. Other candidates are welcome to register their interest and we will keep you in mind for future opportunities.

Please kindly note that in order for us to consider your application, you will need to include a portfolio or examples of your work most suited to COS.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Skills Required

  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Communication Presentation
  • Creative Approach
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Creative Visualisation
  • 360 Campaigns
  • Brand Indentity

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