Creative

Art Director

Our Art Directors are core to the success of Elevate Brands and a crucial link in helping set the creative direction and positioning of our rapidly growing portfolio of category leading brands.

New York, NY
Full Time
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About this position

Our Art Directors are core to the success of Elevate Brands and a crucial link in helping set the creative direction and positioning of our rapidly growing portfolio of category leading brands. Our business model is simple: buy small brands, rebrand, relaunch, and push the brand global.

If you want to help lead the creative direction of a rapidly growing portfolio of global brands, with full autonomy and the support of our platform, this is the role for you.

You will help build a world class Creative team (Graphic Designers / Copywriters / Content Creators / Videographers, Photographers) and work closely with our Brand Managers in ensuring the long-term success of our brands.

What You’ll Do:

  • Creating short- and long-term vision and design strategies for each of our Brands. This includes creating and developing branding, packaging, and online digital content;
  • Help build, lead and set direction for the Creative team that aligns with the company and functional goals;
  • Coordinating with Brand Managers to implement best-in-class creative content on newly acquired brands to maximize long term conversion rates and brand equity in the digital landscape;
  • Ability to comfortably switch from managing external consultants, team members and jumping on the tools yourself; and
  • Managing and directing photo / video shoots.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Understanding and experience creating integrated content across digital channels for consumer products
  • Strong experience in the Adobe software suite or other software programs
  • Bachelor's degree in Design or related field and 8+ years' design experience (2 additional years of experience in lieu of degree)
  • Proven experience with ideation through to concept development and execution – and can do this within a specified timeline
  • A strong understanding of industry trends, creative tools and best practices
  • Experience leading a team of creative talent and consultants
  • Positive attitude, creative thinker, and ability thrive in a fast paced start-up environment
  • Self-starter mindset, you’ll be comfortable driving initiatives and establishing processes where they do not currently exist.

Benefits:

  • We take care of our employees and their families. We provide health, dental, and vision insurance
  • A friendly, fun, and collaborative work environment that allows for frequent exposure to executives
  • The opportunity to make an immediate impact as a part of a fast-growing team

Elevate Brands offers extremely competitive employee benefit packages including unlimited leave, medical coverage and an employee stock option program. We also believe in developing the leadership potential of all our team through continuous development and training opportunities.