Art Director - Offline Marketing

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Zw. 2 und 5 Jahren
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Zalando's success also tells the story of our exceptional team and our efforts. We are always happy to welcome new colleagues who join us in creating the world's best online fashion experience.

Thanks to our eCommerce expertise and can-do spirit we've become one of Europe's most favorable online shopping destinations in only a few short years. Today, Zalando operates in 15 countries. The core of our business is to be cutting edge in each and every of our fundamental pillars: fashion, internet technology and logistics. Zalando SE, which is based in Berlin, operates the international business and takes care of our business development, comprising of management, marketing, IT and administration.


Although a highly creative position, this role requires limited hands-on design. Art Directors are responsible for: design consultancy for clients/partners, creative management of specialized graphic designers, and sparring with Content and Image to visualize brands. Their core responsibility is to understand and communicate corporate identity, advertising, picture language, branding and visual concepts; to execute and innovate a consistent corporate ID through all their projects and touchpoints; and to confidently partner with their clients on creative ideations. He or she will lead brainstorming sessions, conceptualize ideas, assign projects to the right team members. Further, ADs are responsible for the creative development of their projects and agile design teams.

What You'll Do

* You'll take part in ideation for offline campaigns
* You'll drive the coherence of corporate identity
* You'll be responsible for the execution of strategic/creative briefs
* You'll pitch decks and creative presentations
* You'll oversee briefings and supervising design team
* You'll present visual concepts - verbally and through mood boards
* You'll manage and develop designers (creative coaching)
* You'll work in project teams (content, image, etc.) and act as advisor to clients
* You'll supervise, maintain infrastructure and do routine administration tasks for agile graphic teams
* You'll story-tell through multiple media - from print to digital touchpoints
* You'll manage a production roadmap and responsible for daily deliverables
* You'll report to the Senior Manager of the same pillar


Boredom doesn't get a look in here! Zalando is a working environment where something new happens every day

* An international team of experts to inspire and support you
* A corporate culture where your skills are judged only by your results - our motto: wear sneakers, not ties
* A feel-good team: We don't just work well together; we also like to get together after work
* A fulltime position, starting immediately


Your Profile

* You have a minimum of 5 years in a creative team (agency or design studio preferred)
* You have a Diploma or Master in Design
* You have Strong design skills in editorial, advertising, and branding
* You have strong presentation skills and confidence to explain and sell ideas to clients and colleagues
* You possess a "can do" attitude, and creative in solution finding
* You have experience in coaching creative teams and projects
* You're proficient in Adobe CC & MS Office (word/excel, PowerPoint), Keynote & Google Programs (Google docs)
* You have a strong understanding of color theory, layouts and visual compositions, strong typographic skills, Corporate Design strategies and print production
* You have excellent attention to detail with strong multi-tasking capability and is solution driven
* You are fluent in English, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
* You are self-motivated and self-confident in decision making; able to work independently
* You are customer focused and quality-oriented and works well in a team environment
* You have strong leadership potential