Art Director (Product Photography)

Based: London, Old Street
Level: Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 02 December 2018
Website: farfetch.com
Twitter: @Farfetch
Job Listing Added: 02 November 2018

About the department:

We're a creative family that works closely together to make sure our customers know every last detail about our products before purchasing. We have three primary teams - Styling, Photography, and Content - who make sure customers have an engaging, seamless and luxurious experience. We're focused on continuous improvements and like to encourage everyone to make the most of their talents and contribute ideas.

About the role:

The role is working as part of our Creative Production team working closely with Photography, Styling and Post Production to share best practice and ensure global consistency to maintain Farfetch’s high Imagery standards. We are looking for an experienced Creative leader to collaborate in order to drive and deliver new e-commerce Creative initiatives/concepts to enhance the Farfetch brand through our product imagery. You will deliver project imagery briefs to the highest standard both internally and externally.

What you’ll do:

• You will drive the Farfetch brand aesthetic into our e-commerce product imagery by providing Creative leadership
• Responsible for art direction across all of our Product pages (Still Life and Model Product Photography)
• You will manage test shoots and Creative Briefs, pre selecting the best options for project approval
• You will promote, test, document and implement changes to current product imagery
• You will work closely with Styling, Photography and Post Production conducting best practice
• You will research and develop techniques and best practices for shooting new categories/projects, and disseminate those practices across the Creative Operations team
• You will guide and coach team members on necessary improvements, provide constructive feedback to achieve the best results
• You will motivate, educate and inspire a small team of direct reports
• You will be responsible for ensuring that all guidelines are followed globally

Who you are:

• You are educated to degree level, ideally in Photography or Digital Arts
• You have knowledge on all areas of product photography, Model, Still Life and Video
• Experience in a digital agency /brand or similar role
• You have the ability to demonstrate Creative Leadership in a deadline driven environment
• You have ambition to excel through Creative approach
• You will have a professional portfolio that demonstrates an expert-level knowledge of digital product photography, including lighting, composition, colour quality, and aesthetics across an array of client/brand environments.
• You have a consultative approach with the ability to clearly articulate ideas to gain stakeholder buy-in
• You are an expert proficiency with the current industry-standard software tools
• A creative eye with excellent attention to detail
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate creative ideas and deliver briefs
• You are commercially focused
• You have an agile, approachable attitude with good problem-solving skills and a desire to get involved in all aspects of e-commerce
• You have the ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• You are self-driven and willingness to ‘roll up your sleeves’
• You have the ability to manage budgets and project costs

We can’t wait to receive your application. But before you send it to us, here are some helpful tips to make sure your application is as strong as it can be.

• Have you set out why this role is a good match for your career aspirations and that you have the skills and experience required? We want you to be as clear about your future ambitions as we are and whilst we encourage people to learn, develop and grow, you will need to hit the ground running.
• Have you checked spelling and grammar? We have high standards and you don’t want to miss out because of something as easily correctable as a typo.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

How to Apply

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