Digital Design Director, Direct Studio

Posted 5.14.24
Location
North Vancouver, BC
Your Opportunity at ARC’TERYX:
The Digital Design Director will sit on our Direct Studio team, overseeing all digital for our global product campaigns and DTC channels, including dotcom, app, email, social, ads and retail. In this newly created role you will lead our digital design team to ensure our products and features are valuable for the consumer, easy to use, and meet the lofty standard of excellence set by our gear.
 
As a leader on the Direct team, you’ll collaborate with our cross-functional partners in UX, CRM, and dev to define how we show up in these crucial consumer touch points. You’ll be expected to utilize a full range of people management, strategy, and visual design skills.
This role is primarily based out of our North Vancouver office and is open to remote work.
 
Meet Your Future Team: 
Hands on and iterative, we build creative with the same passion embodied in our product. Art Directors, Designers, Photographers, Stylists, and Writers create with a wide breadth of creative skills. We are comfortable behind the pen, on an exposed ridgeline, and in any global city.
If you were the Digital Design Director now, here are some of the core activities you would be doing:
  • Being in the work and above it, delivering design that communicates impeccable taste, integrates our new brand guidelines, and unpacks product education and superiority
  • Managing and developing two in-house digital designers as well as a full roster of freelancers; utilizing your own network to bring in the best-in-class talent
  • Forwarding our optimization efforts by understanding how to integrate data and insights into our work
  • Collaborating with digital partners to create templates and A/B tests that connect with and convert audiences
  • Overseeing multiple projects and scaling design resources accordingly to ensure deadlines are met and your team are up for success by setting clear and measurable goals
Here are some of the things you could be working on in the future:
  • Partnering closely with brand writers, project managers, photographers, and our Art and Editorial Directors to evolve our digital storytelling
  • Building a compelling vision— both short term and long-term—along with masterfully crafted decks that drive collaboration and alignment across platforms and the company
Are you our next Digital Design Director?
  • You have 8+ years in digital design working with premium brands
  • You have 3+ years of leading high functional teams
  • You have deep experience working on global campaigns across dotcom, app, email, social, and email, and digital ads
  • You have achieved wizard status in Figma; motion fluency a major plus
  • You have deep experience creating alignment across cross-functional teams and disciplines
  • Your passion for work is matched by your passion for getting outside
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