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ART DIRECTOR, ICA - GLOBAL MARKETING

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Your Mission

We are currently looking for an Art Director to work for the ICA, PUMA’s Internal Creative Agency, out of our Boston Office. We are looking for someone who is focused on visual storytelling with a strong aesthetic sense for art direction, video, and digital content. The candidate should be culturally connected and passionate with a genuine knowledge and passion for arts/culture, streetwear/fashion. We’re seeking someone who is innovative, collaborative, ambitious – someone who genuinely wants to design cool stuff for our brand.

  • Collaborate with the Creative Director, Content Creators, and Business in the conception of high-production communications

  • Work across all marketing channels to execute ideas that deliver on creative directions developed by ICA – PR, Social, Paid Media, Ecommerce

  • Be a leading voice in both ICA and cross-channel brainstorming sessions

  • Work with the Head of Brand Creative and senior management in the business units to develop briefs for campaigns and other communications initiatives

  • Lead creative productions by identifying, hiring and briefing external partners – photographers, illustrators, animators, producers, content creators

  • Work with internal producers to plan and execute photoshoots and other types of productions

  • Oversee the development of creative guidelines to aid in regional execution of global concepts, as well as the post-production asset selection and retouching process

  • Act as a senior leader within ICA, while leading and developing junior members of the ICA team

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and/or relevant field of study
  • Minimum 7 years relevant experience is required
  • Digitally focused, with versatile creative suite skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat on Mac ) to be able to create proof of concepts, moving imagery such as gifs and video content
  • Exceptional ability to see projects through all phases of implementation including: concept ideation, design development, and pre- and post- production
  • Thorough understanding of creative process, color theory and typography as well as interactive, digital design and video storytelling
  • Exceptional presentation skills and proven ability to effectively work with senior management to brainstorm, design and strategize the fulfillment of marketing executions
  • Extensive experience directing and overseeing both studio and location photo shoots under aggressive, time-sensitive conditions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to function autonomously and in a cooperative, diverse group
  • Leadership capabilities, including ability to manage, motivate and mentor others within work group
  • Experience in the footwear, athletic/apparel industry a plus.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com

PUMA Wellbeing at Boston

Athlete

  • Corporate races
  • Free Boston Sports Club Gym membership
  • Massages
  • Soccer and basketball leagues

Social

  • Company parties
  • Free coffee, tea and beer
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Social areas
  • Quarterly catered lunch
  • Ice Cream Wednesdays (Summer)

Flex

  • Cooperation with childcare facilities
  • Nursing Mother’s Room
  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Summer Fridays

Finance

  • Employee discount
  • Pre-tax public transportation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K Employer Match

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