Assistant Art Director - Beauty

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Assistant Art Director - Beauty

Date: 19-Aug-2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: Burberry Limited

Req ID: 97522

Working as part of the burgeoning creative team at Burberry in a young and exciting area of the business, focused on Fragrance and Beauty products. Reporting to the Beauty Creative Lead, the candidate will be working across a wide range of innovative creative projects with physical, digital and motion applications. You’ll be largely involved in the concepting and executions of visual strategy. 

The ideal candidate will have a strong luxury aesthetic, be a dynamic researcher and be passionate about bringing creative ideas to life. Fitting within a wider creative team, the position requires an in-depth understanding of imagery, composition and design, as well a strong ability to innovate and collaborate across departments and marketing initiatives.

We are looking for a cross functional candidate who has a strong eye with a innate understanding of the luxury fashion sector. A creative who has a 360 approach and is able to think strategically outside of their immediate remit.


  • A self-motivated, highly organised and experienced creative with acute attention to detail who has the ability to prioritise.
  • Has a positive, collaborative attitude and can work under tight timelines and is able to multi-task in a pressurised and fast paced environment. 
  • A passionate individual with a strong luxury fashion sensibility, who possesses a strong design and photographic aesthetic with an in depth knowledge of design, photographic and creative references. 
  • Creative flair, originality and a strong artistic sense.
  • A strategic thinker, creative problem solver and a great communicator. 
  • Culturally engaged in the Art, Design and Photographic landscape and is passionate about bringing creative ideas to life.
  • Has a strong interest in luxury fashion, the digital landscape and passion for media. 
  • Excellent research and connecting skills. Awareness of current creative trends and innovations.
  • Accomplished in the Adobe suite, particularly indesign, photoshop and final cut.
  • Preferred Qualification: Bachelor of Arts Degree

Role Responsibilities:

  • Previous experience of concepting and execution of a wide range of creative projects across physical, digital and motion.
  • Work collaboratively with the team to shape a projects aesthetic from inception through to delivery.
  • Following a brief from developing concepts from sketch and mood board phase.
  • Working across photo shoots and productions under direction from the Art Director.
  • Sourcing references and defining pre-shoot requirements.
  • Creating and delivering presentations to the highest standard.
  • Presenting ideas to peers and senior members of the team.
  • Meet rigorous deadlines and be flexible enough to adapt to altering priorities.
  • Consistently seek to push the boundaries of creative in terms of platform innovation and storytelling.
  • Collaborating with production and post-production teams, ensuring that you are conscious of timelines.
  • Liaising with the wider Creative Media team to ensure content is used effectively.
  • Working collaboratively with others within the creative team, supporting the Creative Lead and the wider team members (Packaging, Art Directors, POS) when necessary.
  • Remaining up to date with creative trends, emerging production innovations and and wider cultural/ luxury ideas to understand what is possible and to push the boundaries when necessary.
  • Accomplished in the Adobe suite, particularly indesign, photoshop and illustrator.
  • Cultural awareness of the design landscape with respect to current creative and marketing trends.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || Creative || Creative Media || n/a ||

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