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Global Art Director

Role: Global Art Director
Brand: DC Shoes
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Summary: As the Global Brand Art Director, your job is to concept and create the key art assets and style guides that fuel our global advertising, product marketing, and brand storytelling across regions and channels. You will work closely with the Creative, Product and Marketing leads to bring seasonal stories to life, building creative pitch presentations, look books, catalog layouts, retail marketing concepts, digital experiences, special packaging, advertising, and event branding. In addition to high level design chops, we are looking for swiss-army-knife whose talent potentially extends into writing, motion graphics, illustration, presentation design, retouching, or other related disciplines. 

Responsibilities:

  • Create key-art concepts to drive the sell-in and sell-through process, evolving them in complexity as they grow from initial story concept to full go-to-market style guide and omni-channel asset package.
  • Art Director to provide oversight on treatments, branding, and illustrations for the DC Films team, particularly on content related to product marketing and content that connects to creative campaigns
  • Art Director is responsible for the entire pathway of creative campaign, providing oversight to Digital Designers and Production Designers to ensure consistency and adherence to creative intent. This includes designers working on the global team as well as designers working in regions or for Boardriders shared service teams.
  • Design all high-level global projects that transcend region and channel as well as big-ticket regional projects that may require bespoke execution beyond production-level design.
  • Collaborate with the Lifestyle product and marketing leaders on seasonal product stories
  • Support an overarching visual language to harmonize with our categories and deliver a consistent brand experience to our consumers.