Art Director

Kansas City

POSITION SUMMARY

There is an opening in the Art Department for an experienced and ambitious Art Director at BALDWIN corporate in Kansas City. You will be responsible for executing and delivering material at an exceptionally high creative level.

The Art Director will report to the Senior Art Director and will execute projects that are supported by an ambitious but strategic quality. Design initiatives come from multiple departments in the company (Marketing, Product Development, Retail and Wholesale) and will include, but are not limited to content tied to e-commerce, retail experience, product design, collection presentations, photo shoots, special projects, product launches, and packaging.

The ideal candidate is a strong communicator, collaborative, data and results driven, and creatively versatile – meaning they are comfortable developing compelling social media posts, to illustration patterns, to developing UX improvements on the web. A background in graphic design, photography, illustration, type, and retouching is preferred.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Execute and ensure Art Department visual assets and brand touchpoints are consistent, beautiful, delivered on-time and reflect BALDWIN’s point of view
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  • Creatively adapt and develop material to fit all channels. Specifically this includes, but is not limited to:


    • Execute the design and production of store and e-commerce assets

    • Execute the design and implementation of store signage and display

    • Execute social and marketing asset creation and messaging

    • Execute print advertising and paid-social asset creation

  • Work closely with the Senior Art director in order to ensure project deliverables meet deadlines and budgets, as well as creative standards
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POSITION REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and strong visual communicator who is able to manage and meet multiple deadlines. You are not only passionate about design and art but also fashion in general.  A passion for design and marketing within the fashion industry is vital to understand the the competitive landscape of the market that BALDWIN exists in.

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related area

  • A beautiful and compelling portfolio that highlights your strong design abilities

  • Strong planning, organizational, social and problem solving skills


We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

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