Job Details

Art Director

Location TORONTO , Ontario , Canada
Category Marketing
Job Opened October 15th, 2020
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 200002WA
Job Type Full-Time

job description

What This Position is All About:

Reporting to the Associate Creative Director, the purpose of this position is to strategically develop and build creative concepts across multiple channels for Hudson’s Bay. As an awarded creative thinker, the Senior Art Director is expected to push the boundaries of creativity and play an active role in the conceptualization, design and production of transformative work as we evolve our brand.

Who Are You:

You have an impressive portfolio that demonstrates your integrated experience and taste level. You have a passion for creating work that is compelling, beautiful and thoughtful. You value work that has meaning and purpose. You have a solutions-oriented and collaborative approach in all that you do and are used to working with writers, designers and other creative team members to create the best work of your career.

You Also Have:
  • 8+ years’ experience as an Art Director or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Experience working in an integrated agency or lifestyle brand with work spanning across all channels (digital, OOH, broadcast, print, social).
  • Desire to challenge norms, push boundaries and explore new territory to help transform our brand.
  • Experience with fashion, beauty, home and lifestyle categories.
  • Must have a working knowledge of the Adobe Suite of products.
  • Strong conceptual thinking with experience art directing still and motion productions, including; pre and post-production, retouching, colour, editing and audio.
  • A robust creative network.
  • A strong understanding of type and design fundamentals.
  • Positive attitude, team-oriented, optimistic, flexible, solutions thinker, problem solver.
  • Ability to collaborate and lead freelance and agency creative partners.
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills.
  • Organized, self-directed and able to manage multiple and complex projects in a timely manner.
  • Global awareness of trends across the retail, fashion, home, beauty and lifestyle industries.
As The Sr. Art Director, you will:
  • Lead the development of creative campaigns for both brand and key categories, including; concept development, presentation and production. 
  • Develop strategically relevant creative solutions based on the information gathered from all documents including the creative brief and integrated team members.
  • Ensures all work ladders up to brand strategy and style guides.
  • Collaborate with all members of the Creative, Production, Product, Brand, Digital and Ecommerce teams.
  • Partners with writers and designers to develop integrated creative solutions to creative briefs.
  • Regularly attends briefs, group meetings, production meetings, and presentations where appropriate.
  • Oversees all aspects of art direction for your projects, including; talent sourcing, production oversight and presentations to senior leadership.
  • Supervise agency partners/vendors/freelancers assigned to projects.
  • Consistently produces work that drives the brand forward.
Your Life and Career at HBC:
  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount 

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.

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