Brand Overview:ascena retail group, inc. is a leading national specialty retailer offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women under the Premium Fashion segment (Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey), Value Fashion segment (maurices and dressbarn), Plus Fashion segment (Lane Bryant and Catherines), and for tween girls under the Kids Fashion segment (Justice). ascena retail group, inc. operates ecommerce websites and approximately 4,800 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Ready to apply? We currently have an opportunity for a Digital Creative Director to join our team located at our Corporate-LaneBryant-Columbus, OH 43219.
DIGITAL CREATIVE DIRECTOR
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This company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. It's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolve the consumers experience and understanding of the product and brand story.
Designers are problem solvers. Designers chase their curiosities and build what's next, shaping the culture and advancing human potential. The Design teams include artists, inventors and specialists, designers that look to the future, aggressively pursuing materials, ideas and forms that further elevate the clients experience and raise the bar for modern style.
We do more than outfit women. It is a place to explore fashion, fit and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries.
A storyteller that will use both Marketing and Communication to build an experience for each brand. A creative specialist who will tell stories of women and fashion through content, advertising, brand strategy, digital engagement and product presentation. Partner to find new ways we will use new channels ranging from retail stores to social media, Marketing & Communication teams connect the brand experience.
We are looking for a hands-on, brand-obsessed, marketing-focused Digital Creative Director to build and lead the digital brand creative team across the Plus Segment. You will be tasked with creating and executing the digital creative vision in partnership with the Creative Brand Directors to craft a unique brand experience for each distinct brand. You will manage and cultivate a team of world-class creatives responsible for delivering high-performing, brand elevating, creative assets for lanebryant.com, cacique.com, catherines.com, social media, and digital media.
Develop compelling stories and digital journeys across all digital touch points
Build a best-in-class creative team, provide clear direction, brand standards and objective critiques to team members
Ensure consistency of brand standards across all digital touch points
Inspire and lead a team to push and grow professionally
Responsible for relationship building and the brand stardard execution
Identify emerging trends and opportunities in the industry and apply to the digital strategy
Build strong, collaborative relationships with leaders within the creative team and the company
Own the process for creating digital design work internally and with outside partners
Deep experience in branding, strategy, interaction and visual design
Knowledge of new platforms and the evolving media landscape
Deep understanding of what it takes to design for today consumer's changing visual appetite and decreasing attention span
10+ years of experience in design (agency experience is a huge plus) that's represented by a portfolio of work
7+ years of experience in digital design
5+ years of experience managing 7+ designers, art directors, writers
Expert proficiency in Sketch, InVision, Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe CC, prototyping, Responsive web design.
Effective and clear presentation skills
The Plus Segment is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development.
Location:Corporate-LaneBryant-Columbus, OH 43219Position Type:Regular/Full time
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified people at all levels. It is our policy in all personnel actions to ensure that all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis of qualifications and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably be accommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classification under federal, state, or local law. We do not discriminate in any of our employment policies and practices. All associates are expected to follow these principles in all relationships with other associates, applicants, or others with whom we do business.
Ascena Retail Group