Senior Art Director - Experience

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Senior Art Director - Experience

Date: 17-Feb-2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: Burberry Limited

Req ID: 97446

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

Burberry is renowned for creating innovative and memorable world-class live event experiences globally. Bringing the brand and its 160-year heritage to life in ever more inspiring, beautiful and innovative ways to support the global marketing strategies

The Role:

Reporting to the Experience Creative Lead, with one direct report, the role will be responsible for creating all Burberry experiences. From the conceptual ideation, visualization and creative development, the successful candidate will lead the creative process end to end.

Partnering with external and the in-house production functions on all experiential activations globally, ensuring the vision of the brand is constantly communicated.   

With numerous global events varying from in-store product activations, to global brand events- the scale and scope of which vary from small, through to our annual London Fashion Week presentations, and everything between, this dynamic role will be required to provide creative direction on spirit and mood, physical experience, location, scenography, lighting, materiality, digital, graphics and branding across all events.

From within the Creative Media Department, this role requires a confident creative point of view, a collaborative style of working and strong communication skills. A proven background in creative design within the retail, live events/theatre industries is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Experience Creative Lead, you will hold the creative conceptualization and development of all experiential activations.
  • Communication of design ideas to cross functional collaborators
  • Communication of design ideas through reference packs, sketches/hand-drawings, CAD composites and CAD scale drawings
  • Drive to deliver the vision
  • Collaborate with key cross-functional partners

The Person:

  • Minimum 5 years experience within the creative sector of the live events industry
  • Proven experience in spatial and experimental design
  • Energetic with a drive to succeed within a dynamic and at times pressured environment
  • Strong communicator
  • High level of research/conception competence
  • High level of drawing/visualization competence
  • Detail orientated
  • Proficient in relevant CAD packages
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

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

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