LOLA is Hiring Creative Director (NYC)
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Currently LOLA is looking for a highly intuitive and thoughtful Creative Director with exceptional storytelling skills to bring LOLA’s brand narrative to the next level, creating an internal agency that spans design, digital, product, editorial, video, and more. This person will create immersive, end-to-end brand experiences across multiple customer touchpoints, working cross-functionally across the business to understand, conceptualize, engage, and expand its community. You are someone who cares deeply about the work you do with a curiosity to push boundaries within an already dynamic and authentic brand. As LOLA’s first in-house creative hire, you have an enormous opportunity to implement creative processes from scratch and build your own amazing team in-house as well as develop an arsenal of talented freelancers.
4+ years full-time, professional design experience, preferably with print and brand development background, proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
A strong portfolio demonstrating a passion and ability to lead creative initiatives across a wide range of platforms (TV, web, print, OOH). You’ve led projects through full strategic and creative development: research, strategy (why and how), naming, copywriting, and content development
A nuanced understanding of the LOLA brand, voice, and mission
Exceptional type and design skills a must
Strong project management and organization skills, with an extreme, almost exasperating level of attention to detail
Comfortable working autonomously and collaboratively
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment, with a love of technology equal to art/copy
Eager to take on new challenges, implement new approaches and ideas, grow, test, and learn
Demonstrated experience of building and developing teams with clear goals and impact
10+ years experience working either in-house or at an agency
Create engaging work on traditional and non-traditional channels focused on engaging, educating, and acquiring a diverse audience of customers through projects ranging from brand/campaigns to digital content and other initiatives requiring creative input
Build and manage LOLA’s creative team and resources with both in-house and external support; in other words, you own everything copy, photography, production, and creative operations
Advocate for designers, their processes, and proposed solutions, and within a world of resource constraints, promote scrappiness and high decision velocity
Play a leadership role in guiding strategic creative decisions and gain buy-in from stakeholders on proposed creative solutions, partnering with key stakeholders, specifically marketing, digital product, and physical product, to ensure creative work is addressing LOLA’s strategic goals
Ensure that LOLA’s established look-and-feel and voice is successfully implemented across projects, helping to maintain consistency across all channels while driving evolution of visual systems as we continue to grow into new markets, partnerships, etc.
Be the internal and external advocate for the LOLA brand (voice, tone, design, etc)
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