Vestiaire Collective is the leading global online marketplace for desirable pre-loved fashion. Our mission is to transform the fashion industry for a more sustainable future by empowering our community to promote the circular fashion movement. Vestiaire was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Paris with offices in London, Berlin, New York, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh and Hong Kong and warehouses in Tourcoing (France), Crawley (UK), Hong Kong and New York.
We currently have a diverse global team of 800 employees representing more than 50 nationalities. Our values are community, activism, transparency, dedication and greatness. We are proud to be a BCorp.
Vestiaire Collective is looking for a Creative Director to lead the Creative Factory in Paris.
Join our dynamic team and play a crucial role in shaping our e-commerce fashion brand's creative direction. As the Creative Director, you will have the opportunity to drive innovation, inspire creativity, and make a significant impact on our brand's success. Apply now and be part of our exciting journey!
As the Creative Director for Vestiaire Collective, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing the overall creative strategy. You will be responsible for driving the artistic direction, creating cut-through campaigns and maintaining the brand's identity across various platforms, ensuring a consistent and visually appealing customer experience. You will lead a team of copywriters, stylists, designers, photographers, and content creators to produce captivating content and impactful campaigns.
- Develop and execute the creative vision: Define the overall creative direction, including visual aesthetics, branding, and messaging, to align with the company's goals and target audience.
- Lead and manage a creative team: Supervise and mentor designers, photographers, videographers, and content creators, inspiring their creativity and ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality work.
- Branding and visual identity: Maintain and enhance the brand's visual identity, ensuring consistent and impactful representation across all channels, including website, social media, advertising campaigns, and packaging.
- Campaign conception: Develop breakthrough ideas for different campaigns to catch attention in a crowded space through a high degree of creativity.
- Content, creation and curation: Oversee the creation of visually stunning and engaging content, including product photography, editorial shoots, videos, social media assets, and marketing collateral.
- Trend forecasting and market research: Stay up to date with industry trends, competitor analysis, and consumer behavior, translating insights into innovative and appealing creative strategies.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams: Work closely with marketing, product development, and sales teams to align creative efforts with business objectives and ensure a cohesive brand experience.
- User experience optimization: Continuously improve the user experience by leveraging design best practices, user feedback, and analytics to enhance the visual appeal and functionality of our e-commerce platform.
- Budget management: Develop and manage the creative budget, allocating resources effectively and optimizing ROI while maintaining high-quality standards.
- Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Fashion Design, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
- Proven experience (minimum 7 years) in a creative leadership role, preferably within the fashion industry or e-commerce sector in-house or in an agency.
- Strong portfolio showcasing a wide range of creative projects, including branding, digital campaigns, product photography, and visual merchandising.
- Outstanding video production skills (for paid and organic assets) and a digital first approach are a must.
- Proficiency in design software tools such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and experience with web design principles and CMS platforms.
- In-depth knowledge of current fashion trends, consumer preferences, and digital marketing strategies.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a creative team.
- Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate and sell creative concepts to stakeholders.
- Detail-oriented mindset with a strong sense of aesthetics and an eye for quality and craftsmanship.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet tight deadlines.
What we offer
- A meaningful job with an impact on the way people consume fashion and promote sustainability
- Flexible work possibilities
- The opportunity to do career-defining work in a fast-growing French-born scale up
- The possibility to work as part of a globally diverse team with more than 50 nationalities
- Two days to help Project - reinforcing your activist journey and volunteer for an association
- Significant investment in your learning and growth
- Competitive compensation and benefits package
- Salary range: $90,000-$160,000
- As full member of our entrepreneurial project, you will be eligible to free shares
Vestiaire Collective is an equal opportunities employer