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Senior Art Director

Role: Senior Art Director
Brand: Vans
Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Summary: You will bring fluency and expertise in graphic design skill sets such as creating visual concepts and storytelling, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and engage with our consumers. You will help define and steer how Vans adapts to the ever-changing modern digital landscape to meet the youth audience where they are and create meaningful engagement with our brand.


    • Own global integrated campaigns and seasonal product stories to develop ongoing, multi-season storytelling.
    • Work as a team to develop creative concepts and executions of assigned product(s).
    • Directs film shoots and manages film production.
    • Leads photo shoots, both location and table top, including prep, styling, and editing.
    • Represent and continually push to elevate the bar of creative excellence at Vans
    • Mentor and grow junior creatives.
    • Partner with Global Marketing counterparts, reviewing and developing creative briefs to assure alignment.
    • Present campaign concepts to senior leadership in Creative and Marketing, determining the scope of projects and delivering the desired storytelling.
    • Oversee studio to iterate approved concepts.
    • Remain current on industry trends and technology.