Director, Photography & Video

The Gap San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 weeks ago

Since the beginning, we've been inspired by everything women and girls are capable of, whether they're serious athletes or just getting into fitness. We create versatile premium performance apparel designed for a life in motion. Challenge fuels us and we are always reaching for the amazing.

We're looking for people who find inspiration in the same things we do: the limitless potential of women and girls everywhere. If you share our passion for a healthy, active lifestyle, personal growth, innovative product and creating rewarding experiences join our community. Athleta is a certified B Corp put simply we put people and planet right up there with profit and we're committed to using business as a force for good.

Alone we are strong, united we thrive. Together, we create the Power of She.

Summary:

This position will oversee the Art Direction team for all Location & Studio photo and video assets. This position will be responsible for executing and bringing to life the seasonal and campaign concepts and leading the strategic planning of assets against the ideas. Casting, location, and talent will be led by this position, working closely with the Sr. Manager of Photoshoot Production.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner very closely with the Sr. Director, Concepting & Design to understand the vision and design framework for the season and the "big idea" per month (inclusive of a campaign level idea once per season). Plan casting, location, and photo/video assets to support that vision.

  • Understand the needs of each marketing vehicle and "best practices" to develop creative that will have the greatest impact to the customer.

  • Work closely with Sr. Manager Photoshoot production to leverage the budget and to identify new ways to shoot photography that will create agility and flexibility in the marketing pipeline.

  • Secure a lineup of freelance talent to partner with on a consistent basis to help the brand achieve a recognizable photographic handwriting across end uses and across vehicles.

  • Work with the Director, Creative Services to create a seamless and easy system of asset management to enable teams to access photography easily and to communicate preferred assets and video to the marketing and design teams.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience working as an Art Director/ Photographer for premium brands and/or innovative design firms.

  • Experience with sport photography is required.

  • Proven experience working with Art Directors, Production, and freelance talent.

  • Deep skill and knowledge in all things related to photography and videography.

  • Deep knowledge of a "Digital first" marketing approach, understanding the needs of paid and social media and how to capture creative that best suits the requirements of success in those channels.

  • A change maker, a ground breaker, someone who challenges the status quo and can help us to move the brand forward.

  • A positive, motivating leader that can easily collaborate and work through confrontation in a solution-minded way.

Necessary Competencies

Command Skills

Composure

Innovation

Resourcefulness

Directing Others

Interpersonal Savvy

Highly Organized

Excellent Communicator

Problem Solving

Sense of Urgency

Resourceful

KEY BENEFITS:

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet.

  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*

  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*

  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*

  • Employee stock purchase plan.*

  • Employees receive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*

  • Employees can apply for tuition reimbursement.*

  • Family care programs.

  • Commuter benefits.

  • Pet Discount Program.

  • For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteenth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.

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