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Art Director at Chilewich Sultan LLC Location: New York, NY
Chilewich is seeking a talented Art Director who identifies with and is inspired by the unique aesthetic of our range of products as well as the Chilewich brand. They will direct the visual expression of Chilewich cohesively through all mediums and within each distribution channel.
Chilewich is a renowned design company that creates innovative products which are both beautiful and functional. Headquartered in NYC with a manufacturing facility in Georgia, all fabrics are designed in-house by Chilewich and converted into textiles for the table, a wide range of floorcoverings, wall coverings, bags and other products. Chilewich products are sold worldwide through a variety of channels including our own store and website, wholesale, hospitality, and through architects and designers for both residential and commercial interiors.
•Reports to and collaborates with both the Marketing and Creative Directors.
•Determines how best to represent a concept visually.
•Continuously seeks inspiration for inventive, artful ways to visually communicate the brand.
•Directs and inspires small in-house graphic team as well as outside talent to create brand-right visual assets for print, digital, display, video and packaging and all sales materials.
•Supplies the art direction for all photo shoots and video work.
•Directs and oversees display installations at trade shows and in our own retail stores.
•Prepares and delivers assets according to calendar deadlines created jointly with Marketing Director.
•Adheres to the budget established in collaboration with Marketing Director.
What we are looking for is someone who is:
•Creative and artistic with a deep stake in being original.
•Seeks beauty in less obvious places and has the ability to identify fragments of inspiration for a genuinely new idea amidst the growing clutter of derivative design.
•They must appreciate the elegance of “less is more”.
•Must be organized and deadline driven in a fast paced, exciting work environment.
•Must truly enjoy collaboration, building and creating within a team and working with other departments within the company.
•Confident, mature, and charming, along with a good sense of humor a must.
•Graduate of recognized Design program.
•Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a director or manager of the Design department in an innovative design or fashion company.
•Knowledge and experience with all or most of the following: print, video, graphics, photography, display and packaging.
Please send resumes and samples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org