House of Marley Is Hiring A Senior Art Director In NYC

The Art Director leads the overall brand look and feel for House of Marley. This person is responsible for maintaining, shaping, and evolving the identity across print, packaging, web, retail and out of home messaging and collateral.
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The Art Director leads the overall brand look and feel for House of Marley. This person is responsible for maintaining, shaping, and evolving the identity across print, packaging, web, retail and out of home messaging and collateral.
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About House of Marley: Deeply rooted in Bob Marley’s vision of consciousness, upliftment and change, House of Marley adheres to those same principles while crafting a sustainable and sonically superior lifestyle brand. Engineered above all for good living and shared experiences, House of Marley headphones, sound systems, military-inspired bags and watches are premium, one-of-a-kind pieces that engage with and celebrate consumers in an intimate, meaningful and authentic light. Philanthropically committed, the line donates proceeds of its annual profits to 1Love, a global movement dedicated to advancing Bob Marley's message to a new generation of cause-minded agents for growth and transformation.

TITLE: Senior Art Director, House of Marley
DEPARTMENT: Creative and Marketing

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Art Director leads the overall brand look and feel for House of Marley. This person is responsible for maintaining, shaping, and evolving the identity across print, packaging, web, retail and out of home messaging and collateral. The ability to manage tight deadlines and large volumes of work while still maintaining a high level of creative is a must. From small projects to large, the Art Director will oversee and manage creative projects from inception to execution, both with internal and external teams. The scope of work is digital design and production, and draws heavily on strong typography, concept development, fastidious attention to detail, and running an organized and accessible workflow. Expertise in these areas is required.

To apply, please send your resume to Julia.Perez@thehouseofmarley.com with the subject line Senior Art Director, House of Marley.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Seasonal Campaigns and photo shoots and associated advertising collateral management
  • Retail display conceptualization and execution
  • Catalog and print design
  • Maintenance and updates for web
  • Attend & create deliverables for key process meetings and reviews
  • Deliver a highly creative level of graphic design for all projects by established deadlines
  • Partner with key cross-functional partners to ensure creative direction is maintained
  • Lead, coach and develop direct reports in design, communication and presentation skills through their mid & annual performance reviews & Individual Development Plans
  • Lead and empower team through roadblocks and unexpected problems
  • Manage freelancers when necessary
  • Stays relevant creatively & technologically by patterning and researching current design/industry trends
  • Has the ability to make decisions and stand by them

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent creative designer and conceptual thinker
  • Ability to manage a small staff of designers at different skill levels
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Highly organized with extreme attention to detail
  • Strives to make each project meet or exceed expectations
  • Self motivated and independent thinker
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills
  • Understands the brand and has a high cultural taste level
  • Must be flexible in order to meet shifting priorities and/or unexpected problems
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to work late when deadlines dictate
  • Positive, collaborative, inclusive and flexible team member
  • Passion for Jamaican culture, music, skateboarding, surf, soccer, outdoors, general good vibes, a plus

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree required
  • 8-10 years of graphic design experience
  • 2-3 years managing direct reports in a leadership role within a creative team
  • Strong retail, consumer electronics, and eCommerce experience
  • Proven talent in graphic & interactive design
  • Motion graphics, video editing, and interactive video experience desirable
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite

REPORTS TO: Marketing Director

STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage direct reports, freelance and outside contractors

LOCATION/TRAVEL: New York Based. Occasional travel to Detroit, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Kingston, Jamaica
House of Marley products are sold in markets worldwide, including North America, South America, Europe, Asia, South East Asia, Australia, the Middle East and the Caribbean.