1 month ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions Creative Director
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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The Role:
NET-A-PORTER are now seeking a talented Creative Director to join the Brand Content team based in our offices in Shepherds Bush, West London. As the Creative lead of NET-A-PORTER you will guide the visual look and feel of the brand, steering the creative representation across every creative touch point of the brand experience whether print, online or physical experience. You will use keen insight into the broader cultural and fashion landscape to realise creative that utilises the highest quality of photography, moving image, design and typography in support of the brands personality and business objectives.
You Will:
  • Be responsible for development, implementation and guardianship of the brand identity across the website, campaigns, packaging, in physical spaces and all editorial content
  • Work strategically to drive brand awareness and deliver strong sales through market leading and innovative creative
  • Partner across Editorial, Ecommerce, Experience, PR & Events, Personal Shopping, Studio photography and UX design teams to ensure that brand guidelines are adhered to and the creative expression is consistent in execution fitting the NET-A-PORTER brand language
  • Manage a team of graphic designers, video editors, motion graphics, art workers and art directors to realise campaigns and content for the business
  • Create brand partner co-op campaigns for special project launches that respect partner's brand identity whilst preserving a consistent look and feel for NET-A-PORTER
  • Have an awareness of budget to make sure ideas are within the parameters of the project allocation
  • Work with the Production Team to allocate resource within the creative team to greatest effect
  • Generate ideas and designs for the creative output for the NET-A-PORTER brand and its partners for both online and offline usage. 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 Creative team. Encourage excellence, ambition and team spirit. Manage the department through multiple projects planning and responsible for timely delivery of all creative projects
  • Art direct and oversee fashion, beauty, still life and video shoots, ensuring our visuals are on-brand, diverse, contemporary and desirable
  • Develop and maintain relationships with photographers, film makers, illustrators and designers
  • Keep up to date with emerging trends in fashion, design, film, art, media and technology where relevant to NET-A-PORTER and the design team
  • 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 team functions 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
  • Identify succession plan and recruitment needs for Design team
You Have:
  • Proven depth of experience in commissioning and directing design, photography and moving image in a commercial women's environment
  • Existing relationships with relevant photographers/directors/stylists etc
  • Proven management experience
  • Excellent verbal, visual and written communication skills
  • A breadth of experience in creating visuals for digital and print executions
  • High proficiency in design, typography, retouching using Adobe Creative Suite
  • A detail orientated approach and amazing organisation skills
Our Benefits:
Here are just a few of the amazing perks you will receive as an employee at the YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP:
  • Our famous Staff discount
  • Exclusive staff sales
  • Season ticket loan or cycle to work scheme
  • Matched contribution pension
  • Multi-purpose insurance
  • Eye-care vouchers
To Apply:
From the moment you walk through our doors and join the YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP we are committed to making your journey with us inspirational and evolutionary. If you are passionate, committed and thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, then please apply with a CV.
YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.
For further information: www.ynap.com | LinkedIn: YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP | Twitter: @YNAP | Instagram: @YNAP|

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