Art Director/Conceptor

Location: New York, NY

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

Warby Parker is a transformative lifestyle brand offering designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially-conscious businesses.  By cutting out the middlemen and engaging directly with consumers, we're able to offer ultra-high-quality, vintage-inspired frames for $95 including shipping. There's a bigger picture, too: social innovation is woven into the DNA of the company, and for every pair of glasses purchased, a pair is distributed to someone in need.

We’re on the lookout for an Art Director/Conceptor with a harmonious blend of creative thinking and hands-on execution skills.  Working alongside our Design Director, this person will play a pivotal role in the growth of our disruptive brand.

Since all work and no play make a dull office, we’re thoroughly committed to infusing our days with surprises, brain-stimulating activities and, when appropriate, costumes. As a team member at Warby Parker you can look forward to company outings, guest speakers, and all sorts of other goodness.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop on-brand creative that drives both brand awareness and sales
  • Concept, design, and deliver image campaigns for seasonal product launches
  • Art direct photo shoots and manage the image selection/editing process
  • Create visual guidelines for company-wide creative assets

Who you are:

  • A strategic big thinker who also loves attending to the most miniscule details
  • A team player through and through
  • Always on the cutting edge of design, fashion, editorial, and retail trends – and well-connected to vendors who can help us execute on our wildest dreams
  • Comfortable tackling problems head-on and adapting to shifting priorities
  • Ready to make careful, but efficient, decisions in the face of rigid deadlines

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of design industry experience
  • Portfolio of exceptional self-created design work
  • Conceptual understanding of web technologies, programming languages, webpage design, and agile methodology
  • High proficiency in Adobe Suite/standard industry software
  • Aptitude for developing beautiful mood boards and mock-ups
  • Expertise in ideation, swipe resources, color selection, and typography

Some benefits and perks of working at Warby Parker:

  • Health/Vision/Dental
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Flexible “My Time” vacation policy
  • Retirement savings plan (401k)
  • Commuter benefits
  • Free eyewear (discounts for friends and family!)
  • Free gym membership
  • Biannual team outings

 

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