The Amazon’s EU Hardlines Imaging team is seeking a highly creative and entrepreneurial Art Director (m,f,d) to join our unique and dynamic retail marketing organization. Our mission is to be the most customer-centric collective of creative thinkers, dreamers and doers. This manifests itself through visual design, branding, photography, video, and user experience design. As an art director, you will you will play a significant role in inspiring customers through images that create best-in-class brand content and shopping experiences. In this position, you will have the opportunity to serve as a creative lead and stakeholder. You will help to design, art direct, and guide production of assets for a range of brand marketing needs across the Amazon retail marketing organization.
Primary responsibilities include:
Creating the concepts for and art directing photography and video production projects.
Present design solutions to business partners for concept and layout approval.
Plan, concept and execute elevated image content.
Filter creative direction from the Creative Director or Senior Art Director to the on-set teams, creating inspirational, contemporary content.
Building layouts and Creative Briefs for the on-set photo/video team(s) to produce.
Approving imagery on set and via remote approval.
Direct and motivate creative teams, producing informative, elevated ecommerce imagery.
Working with set designers and builders to transform the studio set to customer’s living space which is inviting and inspiring.
Always have the customer in mind, utilizing innovation and understand that the creative treatment is critical in the design of an inspirational shopping experience.
Participating in the creation, maintenance and updating of style guides.
Recommending creative resourcing solutions and overseeing outsourced design and production.
Working with Production team member and Photography teams to schedule the appropriate talent for assignments.
Foster an environment of multidisciplinary collaboration, innovation and creative problem-solving.
An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating visual branding, online marketing, and great user-centered design solutions.
Minimum of 5 years of experience with an agency or creative team.
Experience with design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
5+ years experiences in design and digital marketing.
Bachelor's degree in design or equivalent professional experience.
Experience in photo and/or video art direction and managing on set production.
Experience defining or maintaining a design style guide or branding guidelines.
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and the ability to gracefully defend your design decisions to executive management.
Experience in Home Décor and Lifestyle production.
Art directing 3D lifestyle imagery.
Experience in working with Post Production Video teams for editing, voice over and graphic overlays.
Experience in on-location production.
Knowledge of information architecture, usability, and UI Design.
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