Art Director

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  • Art Direction
  • Posted by: FY

    ABOUT FY

    Fy’s building a new way for millennials to discover and shop on mobile whilst giving the world’s best brands a new way to showcase and sell their amazing products.

    We’re marrying creativity, technology and data in a way not seen before. From our app to our delivery experience we want our users to fall in love with Fy.

    ROLE MISSION

    We’re looking for an innovative, hyper-creative, super-fast and strategic Art Director to work closely with our creative, buying and marketing teams to elevate & evolve the visual language of Fy. We need it to start reflecting our brand mission and our huge ambitions.

    You’ll lead the concept planning, briefing and production of stunning visual assets, from product imagery to editorial shoots, packaging and web design. The role will work across all of our platforms from our mobile app to desktop, social & email

    Candidates should be full of ideas and passion for digital design and have a strong interest in fashion, digital innovation and pixel perfection

    SPECIFICALLY, YOU’LL BE EXPECTED TO:

    Concept and produce visually arresting assets in line with Fy’s brand aesthetic, with an eye to efficiency & scalability. You’ll be tasked with create reusable assets and templates that make it easy to and effective to quickly produce content

    Work collaboratively with the merchandising, marketing & buying teams to create all in-app content, and bring to life visually engaging, on-brand stories across multiple formats such as video, gif, photo story etc.

    Be responsible for the production of brand assets and creative campaigns for all channels (including emails, website, app, social channels, videos, print and digital advertising and direct mail).

    Be the brand guardian & work to create and evolve style guides that set the stage for Fy’s creative, ensuring brand guidelines are always adhered to

    Concept & manage all photoshoots & video shoots, working to build up our roster of awesome photographers & videographers

    Recruit, manage and coach the creative team, as well an ability to outsource & manage the workflow using freelancers (including external copywriters)

    REQUIREMENTS :

    Above all else we’re looking for someone who has demonstrated the ability to get large amounts of high impact work done and is excited about a new challenge.

    WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED :

    Extensive relevant experience in designing innovative creative for editorial, highly image-led brands – ideally in a fashion, editorial or retail focused business

    Demonstrable understanding of user experience, working across multiple channels with the digital design team to produce innovative solutions and high quality design for mobile and digital platforms

    You’re proud of an amazing portfolio of design work that spans a diverse range of offline and digital output

    Proven ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining exceptional quality

    You’re obsessive about great design and will iterate and rework until it’s right, and have creative mind teamed with a playful experimental spirit

    Forward thinker, you are passionate about photography, fashion, design, emerging technologies and all things interactive

    You have a big personality and a natural tendency to lead creatively, you have strong opinions and are able to explain them as well as fight for them

    You’re a boss of Adobe’s Creative Suite, (expert in Photoshop, Lightroom & Illustrator)- knowledge of HTML, CSS and CMS capabilities is a big plus

    EXPECTED SKILLS & COMPETENCIES :

    We’re a team of A-players, if you think you can demonstrate all of the skills below we want to hear from you:

    Tenacious: you never give up & are persistent

    Intensely curious: you ask a lot of questions, a lot of great questions and have a restless energy to experiment, understand and learn

    Flexibility and adaptability: you adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions, and cope well with complexity and change

    Proactivity: you act without being told what to do and bring new ideas to Fy

    Empathy: you understand what makes people tick and what excites them and are able to translate this into be a team player

    WHAT IT’S LIKE TO WORK HERE :

    The Fy team brings together a diverse and international mix of people from buying, creative and technology backgrounds. We have team lunch, nights out and cocktail o’clock every friday at our sunny offices in Berlin Kreuzberg.

    To apply, please email your CV and portfolio, a project you’re proud of or your Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat or Behance to jobs@iamfy.co with the job title in the subject line.