Sr. Art Director at Zappos (LA)



This pioneering, market-leading eCommerce company wants to transform their brand image by investing in a creative studio in DTLA.

This studio will support their world class customer experience while telling the Zappos story in a contemporary, emotion-oriented fashion.

First, they plan to identify highly engaged audiences across Zappos-owned channels by developing interest-based content tailored to that audience. Then they’ll establish a visually consistent, top-of-mind presence that triggers surprise and delight.

They want a Sr. Art Director to lead lifestyle photography projects and brand campaigns. This position will report to the Sr. Director of Creative Strategy.

They want a mixed media creative expert whose at home on a set. This role is fast-paced, requires quick execution and excellent creative leadership.

Their values: create WOW experiences through service; embrace and drive change; create fun and weirdness; be adventurous, creative and open-minded; pursue growth and learning; build open and honest relationships; build positive relationships; do more with less; be passionate, determined and humble.




production-wise. You’ll work cross-functionally with a larger business operation (and teams) always looking for efficiencies in how to produce quality imagery with all the necessary elements.

Here you’ll translate content strategy and conceptual editorial storytelling into brand creative that performs.  In addition, you’ll apply current relevant trends in fashion, entertainment, digital, culture, design, art to an overall creative strategy.

You must understand the balance of data-driven creative decisions with style POV. Then manage multiple projects, partner relationships, and corresponding deadlines.

You have lead lifestyle campaigns for national brands. You thrive on autonomy but can answer to a larger company. You’ll need eight years of experience in this field.

You’ve helped define style guides that cross various channels, product categories, and seasons. You’re able to craft distinct points of view per guide but also see how they could fit into an overarching creative strategy.  

You’ve managed art directors and other production related creative (and crew) talent. So you have to easily access, collaborate with and lead a crew, from producers to designers to photographers to illustrators.

You have a proven track record mentoring and motivating teammates, communicating effectively and directly with internal teammates, and meeting tight deadlines across multiple priority projects.

You thrive on a work-life balance, but are but are not afraid of iteration and an evolving business/creative strategy.

And you can dig their values.



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