Creative Director (Must have Fashion / Apparel Exp.)

Culver City
Job Terms:
Start date:
August 2019
Posted By:
Susan Reese

Job Description:

Vitamin T's apparel client is seeking an enthusiastic, forward-thinking Creative Director for a direct hire role.  You will be the driving force behind all visual communications. While developing original concepts and overseeing multiple projects, this person will manage a small team of talented creatives. The role calls for an innovative, hands-on, collaborative leader who practices positive, solution-orientated thinking. The Creative Director will report into the VP of Creative Services. 

What you'll do:

  • Lead the development of visual communications across all touchpoints and channels
  • Build cohesive and elevated seasonal campaigns and partnership launches
  • Collaborate closely with e-commerce and wholesale and product design teams to deliver creative assets that meet their needs
  • Guide internal and external partners during visual identity and e-commerce site update
  • Provide creative direction on set; effectively directing crew & talent on product and lifestyle photoshoots while executing on an approved concept
  • Engage daily with direct reports to ensure their design output is aligned with brand aesthetic while acting as a sounding board
  • Successfully communicate and pitch creative concepts to the senior management (VP and C-Level) team, while being able to incorporate their feedback
  • Maintain core brand DNA and values while continuously seeking to elevate the overall aesthetic across all visual channels 

Who you are:

  • Proven leadership skills that motivate and empower their direct reports and colleagues
  • 7+ years in a creative leadership role (ideally 3+ years in apparel or fashion industry) 
  • Exceptional design aesthetic, excellent graphic design and typography skills, and awareness of design trends and innovations
  • Deep knowledge of how to execute in both digital and print mediums 
  • Ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term needs
  • Excellent presentation and communication abilities that provide clear creative direction and feedback

Compensation & Perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits including Health, Dental, Life Insurance, etc.
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Paid Time Off + Annual Holiday PTO (position dependent)
  • And of course, an awesome clothing allowance

Client is not providing relocation or considering talent outside of the Los Angeles area