Photo Art Director Gilt Groupe
Gilt Groupe is an innovative e-commerce company offering highly coveted products and experiences at insider prices. Each day, Gilt offers its members a new, curated selection of merchandise, including apparel, accessories and lifestyle products for women, men and children, home entertaining and decor, along with luxury travel packages from JETSETTER and fantastic offers on local services and experiences from Gilt CITY. Most sales start at noon ET and last only 36 hours, making Gilt.com an addictive destination for aspirational shoppers from coast to coast.
Gilt Groupe is looking for a Photo Art Director with strong fashion, on figure and/or still life experience to work on-site at our fun, progressive, rapidly growing company. We are looking for candidates with a fashion/lifestyle background, a stellar still life portfolio, and strong organizational skills. A focus and interest in men's is necessary, but should also be able to support and be comfortable with women's categories as well. This person should have demonstrated experience in e-commerce art direction.
This position requires solid on-set photo shoot experience (product and model), and the ability to lead a set efficiently and effectively. The Art Director will work within the photo team in the Brooklyn-based studios and work under supervision of an Associate Creative Director.
? Creative preparation, art direction and management of photo shoots
- Manage photo shoot crew
- Bring creative ideas to maintain Gilt?s editorial homepage
? Maintain individual brand guidelines while aligning with Gilt?s image
? Follow style-guides established for product photography
? Inspire and motivate the team. The photo team has a high output of creative imagery and the art director must be able to lead the team, which includes photographers, photo techs, stylists, hair/make-up, and models, to produce fresh, amazing images on a daily basis
? Be hands-on and highly creative when concepting editorial and sale imagery. The right candidate will be able to utilize our props and environment to create unique and fresh images daily
? Huge attention to detail - product photography must be consistent and fall within established guidelines
? Manage timing of shoots to accomplish high shot counts and keep everything efficient
? 4+ years of experience in art directing still life and/or RTW photo shoots with a focus on fashion, accessories and/or lifestyle product. Men's and e-commerce experience is a must.
? Must have a positive and professional attitude at all times
? Strong design background and eye for composition
? Strong time management, communication, interpersonal skills, and ability to multi-task
? In-depth knowledge of photographers and production processes
? Proficient in latest design tools (Adobe Creative Suite)
? BFA or equivalent in Graphic Design, Advertising or related subject
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