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Creative Director

Company: Sunless Labs and Co
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Infinity Sun is a pioneering Sunless Tanning Brand, delivering technologically advanced and luxury sunless tanning products to businesses and consumers. Sunless Labs & co is a specialty contract manufacturing lab with an in depth understanding of sunless tanning, skincare and color cosmetics.

We are who we are because this is what we stand for:

Through original development, collaborations and acquisitions the Sunless Labs & Co brands will always be creative, inspiring and innovative. A dynamic engine of speed, expertise and market-savvy, the Sunless Labs & Co team team continues to redefine the Sunless & beauty industries through great product, great storytelling, great retail and business to business and direct-to-consumer partnerships.
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: We seek creative ways to get things done
PERSEVERANCE: Never, never, never give up
GENEROSITY: The power of giving
STORYTELLING: Creating authentic stories to inspire
QUALITY OBSESSION: Our product quality is a reflection of ourselves
FUN: Work, life, and fun are woven of a single fabric
ADVOCACY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION: We believe in listening with humility and acting with courage. We recognize, seek, and celebrate the power of diversity across the full spectrum of personal identity.

Position Summary

Sunless Labs & Co & Infinity Sun is seeking a highly motivated, passionate, and articulate Creative Director to build our creative team. We are looking for a candidate with experience designing dynamic, on-brand creative assets, and digital advertising. The ideal candidate must also maintain a strong understanding of design for print and emerging media formats. Designers with experience and familiarity in creating motion graphics are highly encouraged to apply. You must have a strong design aesthetic and typography skills with a passion for customer experience and brand storytelling.

The Creative Director is responsible for planning, managing and delivering strategic global brand style guides from initial development to final execution and release. The role is also responsible for creating and developing innovative and refined creative assets that deliver the entire brand experience.

The ideal candidate must be highly organized and be a strong creative problem solver. The Creative Director will hire and oversee other designers and senior directors on larger projects as needed. The ideal candidate MUST be an organized and creative thinker and have the ability to prioritize and execute multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, as well as perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions
Design and produce comprehensive, brand-right layouts and graphics for seasonal and product-driven launches, including advertising and special projects.
Demonstrates solid understanding of typography, photography, layout, graphic design and digital design; ensures all assets adhere to brand guidelines
Manage graphic production tasks and project deliverables, including managing assets and ensuring clarity of direction and consistent use of creative across all channels
Including create, format, or update decks based on feedback throughout the process until final approval
Organize and contribute to the creative process with ideas, swipe, or visual examples and research competitor analysis (share swipe, best practices, interesting finds in advertising placements/markets/new launches)
Shows knowledge of newest design, typography, illustration, fashion and culture
Execution of assets that meet business objectives
Organization of photo and design assets, as well as coordinate final assets to be shared across the company or with vendors and ensure consistency across multiple customer touch points, with careful consideration for proper digital file types and naming conventions and compressing files, if necessary, for web
Demonstrate solid grasp of brand aesthetic, usability principles, and high taste level in design sensibility
MUST be able to independently AND collaboratively navigate the creative process, negotiating successfully with other teams while being communicative, proactive, resourceful, professional, and flexible
Maintains collaborative partnerships with supporting teams, including Brand Management, Marketing, Program Management, Product Dev/Packaging, Copy and Retouching
Meet all deadlines under pressure and ambiguity with the highest quality of standards
Positively receives critiques from peers and executives and reflects changes in work throughout the revision process
Thinks about how a customer shops in current climate; focuses on solutions, and aware of the importance of a strong digital presence. Understands how creative can evolve or migrate from one format to different format and how the usability, efficiency and return can be impacted by doing so: ultimately aiding in customer conversion, sales, overall market impact and other business objectives.

Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree of BFA. Graphic Design (or related: Communications Design, or UX/UI) degree preferred
5+ years of design experience in digital design focused on one or more of the following: E-Commerce web design, UX/UI, paid social, emails, and/or responsive design for web (mobile and desktop). Experience with Retail/e-Commerce, Fashion, and Beauty encouraged.
Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
Can articulate creative ideas, either verbally, by example, or sketches.
Strong problem-solving skills with focus on developing and recommending solutions quickly and in a calm and clear manner
Must be able to work autonomously and remain flexible to changing priorities
Knowledge of Adobe's Creative Suite; with a comfortable and proficient knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop.
XD, AfterEffects, Adobe premiere, Illustrator, Bridge, and remainder of Suite is highly encouraged.
Must possess excellent typography and design skills
Strong understanding of web standards, grid system and responsive design.
Self-motivated, team-oriented, and have a collaborative approach to creative development
Time management, organization skills, file management and excellent attention to detail and consistency
Ability to work in a very fast paced environment and meet very tight deadlines
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Maintain a positive and open attitude while making multiple rounds of revisions to projects
The drive to excel and succeed; self-motivated and agile

Keywords: Sunless Labs and Co, Scottsdale , Creative Director, Advertising , Scottsdale, Arizona

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