Fossil Art Director - Skagen Brand in Richardson, Texas

Job Title:

Art Director - Skagen Brand

Your Role:

We’re seeking a Digital Art Director who will be responsible for directing the conception, design, and execution of the SKAGEN brand online and digital experience. This includes direct and wholesale marketing channels, digital advertising, social media, and email. This role reports to the Creative Director of SKAGEN Design.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with image creative directors and brand marketing to elevate the design aesthetic of digital deliverables.

  • Interact with marketing and development stakeholders alongside senior design leads on implementation for brand e-commerce and all digital experiences.

  • Oversee the creation of web/social ready animations for gifs and video throughout all digital channels.

  • Effectively present creative concepts and communicate functionality through design documents such as sitemaps, user flows, storyboards, wireframes and mockups

Get To Know Us:

Fossil Group is a global retailer specializing in the design, innovation and marketing of fashion lifestyle and accessory products. At the heart of Fossil Group's vision is a commitment to fostering creativity and delivering the best in design through its three core businesses: the Fossil brand; the Skagen brand; and a multi-brand watch portfolio business. This portfolio includes adidas, Armani Exchange, Burberry, Diesel, DKNY, Emporio Armani, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Michele, Relic, Tory Burch and Zodiac. Fossil Group is constantly developing its businesses through core competencies in innovative branding, world-class design and dynamic global distribution.

Division:

Corporate

Job Status:

Full Time

Brand Name:

SKAGEN

Your Skills:

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years work experience in digital creative and technology required

  • Strong understanding of fundamental visual design including typography, layout/composition, color as well as a good grasp of interaction design principles

  • Experience designing for e-commerce, microsites, email, and digital advertising

  • Highly proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite (CS6+ on Mac OS) including After Effects and web design related tools

  • Experience with HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, and JavaScript will be an advantage, but not required

  • Experience preparing video and animation for web/streaming

  • Mature, self-motivated, and resourceful with strong management, communication and organizational skills.

  • Team player, willing to take on responsibilities at all levels

Additional Competencies:

  • Excellent written and communication skills, well organized, flexible and multi-task oriented.

  • Ability to work in fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.

  • Work collaboratively with others within the department to coordinate solutions.

Location:

TX - Corporate

Accommodations Statement:

Fossil is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Anyone requiring special accommodations to our normal application process please email applicationaccommodation@fossil.com and we will assist you.

Brand Highlights:

Skagen Denmark is a contemporary lifestyle brand, rooted in simplicity, modesty and a sense of purpose. Combining the inspiration of timeless Danish craftsmanship with thoughtful innovation, we create honest,high-quality products that are both functional and elegant. Inspired by the welcoming spirit of ‘hygge’, the respect for nature and the unmatched ability to create essential beauty, we hope to be a source of inspiration throughout the world. We believe the world needs a retreat from complexity, and a breath of fresh air. Founded in 1989, Skagen Denmark is now part of Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOSL) with presence in nearly 80 countries worldwide and a global ecommerce presence via www.skagen.com. Our lifestyle collections include watches, jewelry, leather accessories, gifts and home goods.