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Creative Director, Americas

Role: Creative Director, Americas
Brand: Vans
Location: Costa Mesa, California
Summary: As Creative Director for the Americas at Vans, you will uphold the Global Creative Vision, the creative lens through which we execute our marketing strategy, by delivering globally aligned and locally relevant creative assets across all consumer touch points through their journey from awareness to conversion.


  • Oversee all creative categories including Advertising, Graphic Design, Content, Activation, Digital, Environmental and Store Design
  • Wholly own multiple categories and oversee ongoing, multi season campaigns, understanding their relationship to the overall global marketing strategy.
  • Bring fresh thinking and experience to help navigate and cut through the modern digital-first marketing landscape.
  • Work closely with the Global ECD to hire, manage, and mentor dedicated creatives, such as ACDs and Art Directors, to build and lead a dedicated team of best-in-class talent for the region.
  • Leverage your diverse experiences and background to provide a unique perspective and fuel our global growth. Additionally, you are inclusive and value differing points of view. You hire, develop and support a team that reflects our global consumer population.
  • Maintain a strong partnership between the Americas and the Global Creative Department through a culture of sharing and frequent touch points.
  • Approve photographers, locations, styling, and edits from photoshoots