Art Director

Región: Canada

Estado: British Columbia

Ciudad: Vancouver

Sectores Empresarial: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Time Type: Full-time

Description & Requirements

Art Director

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

The Brand Creative Team is responsible for setting and executing against the vision for what lululemon looks, feels and sounds like in our communications, campaigns, brand intiatives and media. We develop World-class creative that engages and resonates with our guests and our broader collective, both Globally, and within Region.

Lead conceptual vision and art direction for campaigns, brand initiatives and programs. Drive team level resourcing, management and timelines.

• Tier 2 North America Brand Campaigns
• Tier 3/4 North America Campaigns & Brand Initiatives
• Regional Application of Tier 1 and 2 Global Campaigns

Creative Oversight:
• Conceptualize campaign vision, original graphics, copy, and content across channel and integrated marketing needs
• Category expert, who drives a deep understanding of insights to create cut through creative
• Develop Creative Briefs, Strategy and Execution based on collaboration with cross-functional partners (marketing, strategy, product, R&D)
• Identifies Brand Creative opportunities for consistency across channel
• Drives concept to execution of brand and product storytelling opportunies across channel (insight into creative)
• Manages and directs Tier 2 & 3 creative agencies and contractors
• Develops Visual Centers (Regional)
• Aware of brand & campaign performance and can interpret data to influence creative strategies and executions
• Responsible for influencing and collaborating with cross-functional teammates
• Define presentation strategy and approaches, styles and techniques to help deliver buy-in from cross functional partners
• Organize and lead cross-functional ideation sessions to help buld the creative brief

Planning & Resourcing:
• Oversee management of project creative, team coordination, and ensure delivery of high quality production
• Define team/project timelines, facilitate progress and ensure all projects successfully reach their goals
• Key input on project/initiative and resource needs for yearly planning (AOP)
• Responsible for executing projects on-time and on-budget
• Develops and Drives Creative Initiatives based on Creative Project Needs

• Identifies opportunities for professional development growth to the team
• Inspires team - Pushes methods, creative processes and thinking (brand storytelling, and differentiation)

• Global and Regional Experience
• Conceptual thinker, Creative Force & Collaborator
• Naturally partners with Copy Creative leads and team
• Expert in Art Direction (Campaign, Brand ID, Shoot, Production, Film, Digital)
• High level team leadership, interpersonal and presentation skills
• Experienced in team professional career development and management
• Advanced timeline management & team coordination skills
• Brand & Integrated Marketing Expert
• Executive Presentation Skills
• Approves project level budgets, timelines & resources
• Drives Cross-functional Collaboration & Influencer
• Excellent Verbal & Written Skills (creative and comms)
• Expert in turning a guest insight into impactful creative
• Visual Curator w/Strong Creative Vision
• Exceptional typographic, layout & prototyping skills
• 8+ Years of Agency oversight
• Creative with pulse on latest cultural, design, fashion and tech trends
• Well-versed in current creative software

• 8-10 Years
• BA, BFA Arts/Fine Arts
• Agency OR Client-side Experience
• 5+ Person Team (Managed)

Art Director > Creative Director > SVP, Brand Creative