DC Shoes, Inc.
Date Posted: 9/13/2016

DC Creative Director

  • Company: DC Shoes, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Huntington Beach, CA
  • Required Exp: 7 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

DC Shoes is in search of an experienced Creative Director to join the team in Huntington Beach, CA.

POSITION SUMMARY //
DC is looking for a proven, creative and strategic professional to head up all aspects of Creative for the brand, including publications (brand books, catalogs, etc.), Art Department, Advertising, web and video creative. Maintain the highest standard of overall creative excellence to reinforce DC’s legacy and go-forward strategy as a brand. This person will have a strong design or copywriting background. Several years of leadership experience, an accessible digital portfolio, a thorough understanding of information architecture, and proven project management skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES //
• Maintain the highest standard of overall creative excellence aligned to the brand plan to reinforce DC’s legacy and go-forward strategy as the original and leading global boardriding brand.
• Build and motivate a world class creative team to reach their full potential with clear job descriptions.
• Lead creative direction across all aspects of the brand including: advertising, retail/POS, content development, digital and online, product/graphics (where applicable), industry (tradeshows, etc.), sales support, etc.
• Provide strong creative direction and leadership within the category to ensure the highest-quality execution including budget, timelines, approval process, execution, & measurement in multiple global creative locations.
• Develop and refresh the brand creative guidelines bible.
• Work closely with Brand Leader, VP of Marketing, Production, Sports Marketing and entire brand team to deliver work that is globally relevant, on-strategy, on-budget and on-time that moves the needle.
• Proactively collaborate with all cross functional departments throughout the company including merchandise & design, sales and marketing.
• Effectively delegate and manage people and resources connected to each project.
• Pro-actively Identify problems with projects or within project/team and offer solutions.
• Work within the constraints of each individual project’s deadline and budget.
• Utilize external resources when necessary and approved to achieve the best overall results for any individual campaign and or project.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS //
• 7+ years graphic design experience in an agency.
• 3+ years’ experience leading a team
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Understand Art direction and ability to direct photo shoots.
• Deep Knowledge of the skateboard culture.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, PowerPoint).
• Mac proficient, inDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
• Great understanding of marketing and trends, especially in fashion/core sports market.
• Demonstrated ability as an individual thinker and collaborative team player.

TO APPLY //
Please submit your resume via the link provided and be sure to let us know you found it on Malakye!

Perks

People

Doug Coger

Territory Manager
DC Shoes, Inc.
Date Posted: 9/13/2016

DC Creative Director

  • Company: DC Shoes, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Huntington Beach, CA
  • Required Exp:7 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

DC Shoes is in search of an experienced Creative Director to join the team in Huntington Beach, CA.

POSITION SUMMARY //
DC is looking for a proven, creative and strategic professional to head up all aspects of Creative for the brand, including publications (brand books, catalogs, etc.), Art Department, Advertising, web and video creative. Maintain the highest standard of overall creative excellence to reinforce DC’s legacy and go-forward strategy as a brand. This person will have a strong design or copywriting background. Several years of leadership experience, an accessible digital portfolio, a thorough understanding of information architecture, and proven project management skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES //
• Maintain the highest standard of overall creative excellence aligned to the brand plan to reinforce DC’s legacy and go-forward strategy as the original and leading global boardriding brand.
• Build and motivate a world class creative team to reach their full potential with clear job descriptions.
• Lead creative direction across all aspects of the brand including: advertising, retail/POS, content development, digital and online, product/graphics (where applicable), industry (tradeshows, etc.), sales support, etc.
• Provide strong creative direction and leadership within the category to ensure the highest-quality execution including budget, timelines, approval process, execution, & measurement in multiple global creative locations.
• Develop and refresh the brand creative guidelines bible.
• Work closely with Brand Leader, VP of Marketing, Production, Sports Marketing and entire brand team to deliver work that is globally relevant, on-strategy, on-budget and on-time that moves the needle.
• Proactively collaborate with all cross functional departments throughout the company including merchandise & design, sales and marketing.
• Effectively delegate and manage people and resources connected to each project.
• Pro-actively Identify problems with projects or within project/team and offer solutions.
• Work within the constraints of each individual project’s deadline and budget.
• Utilize external resources when necessary and approved to achieve the best overall results for any individual campaign and or project.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS //
• 7+ years graphic design experience in an agency.
• 3+ years’ experience leading a team
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Understand Art direction and ability to direct photo shoots.
• Deep Knowledge of the skateboard culture.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, PowerPoint).
• Mac proficient, inDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
• Great understanding of marketing and trends, especially in fashion/core sports market.
• Demonstrated ability as an individual thinker and collaborative team player.

TO APPLY //
Please submit your resume via the link provided and be sure to let us know you found it on Malakye!

Perks

Date Posted: 9/13/2016

DC Creative Director

  • Company: DC Shoes, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Huntington Beach, CA
  • Required Exp:7 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available