YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is the world's leading online luxury fashion retailer. The Group is a Global company with Anglo-Italian roots, the result of a game-changing merger, which in October 2015, brought together YOOX GROUP and THE NET -A-PORTER GROUP; the two companies had revolutionized the luxury fashion industry since their birth in 2000. Since June 2018, the Group is subject to the management and coordination of Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A.
YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is a unique business with an unrivalled offering including multi-brand in-season online stores NET-A-PORTER and MR PORTER , and multi-brand off-season online stores YOOX and THE OUTNET, as well as numerous ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES, all "Powered by YNAP".
NET-A-PORTER was launched in June 2000 and has since successfully established itself as the world's premier luxury online fashion retailer. With its acclaimed editorial format, express worldwide shipping, luxurious packaging and easy returns, NET-A-PORTER offers an unparalleled shopping experience.
Be working on various projects, Including but not limited to; email, onsite promotions, social, campaigns, print, direct mail, digital media corporate presentations, events, internal communication and branding initiatives as briefed
Provide management, leadership, inspiration, guidance, support and direction for the team
Oversee art direction for fashion, beauty, still life shoots and video, ensuring our visuals are on-brand, diverse, contemporary and desirable within agreed budgets
Develop the NET-A-PORTER visual brand identity ensuring this is central and consistent in all creative projects
Work strategically to drive brand awareness and deliver strong sales through market leading and innovative creative
Develop and maintain relationships with photographers, film makers, illustrators, designers and their representation for NET-A-PORTER
Work with the Production Department to allocate resource within the creative team to greatest effect • Keep up to date with emerging trends in fashion, design, film, art, media and technology where relevant to NET-A-PORTER
Collaborate with buying, marketing, tech, retail, photography and editorial to lead teams through product and marketing message concept process and projects
Help in managing the design department through multiple projects planning and responsible for timely delivery of all creative projects
Create a world class creative team; consistently review and evaluate team, conducting twice yearly appraisals, Identify needs for training and development, coaching and mentoring; Assess needs and conflicts within the department; Ensure teams function effectively to achieve NET-A-PORTER's business goals.
Review of project work for highest standards of quality, consistency, accuracy and successful project completion.
Critically evaluate the creative process and work to improve with the creative team.
Liaise with external contacts in the preparation of and delivery of design briefs for partnership or joint marketing sites. • Identify and allocate team goals and objectives.
Identify succession plan and recruitment needs for Design team
Proven depth of experience in commissioning and directing design, photography and moving image in a commercial women's environment
Extensive relevant experience in women's luxury fashion retailing
Experience within a multi-brand and/or ecommerce environment • Extensive experience working for a global brand
Existing relationships with relevant photographers/directors/stylists etc
Proven management experience
Excellent verbal, visual and written communication skills
Breadth of experience in creating visuals for digital and print executions
Highly proficient in design, typography, retouching using Adobe Creative Suite
Detail orientated and extremely well organized