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Cypress, California
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United States
Southern California
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Job Description Summary

This entry level position is responsible for the design process with
a focus on Cut and Sew, including conceptual direction, trends,
fabrications, styling, trims, technical renderings/spec sheets while
adhering to design/development calendar. This position will be
responsible for designing and developing styles for specific
classifications and genders from initial concepts through pre-
production to achieve accurate delivery while establishing superior
fits and construction.

Job Description

Vans: Be a Part of the Original “It was never about waving the brand
like a flag, it was always about the people” – Paul Van Doren

Vans is the original action sports footwear company rooted in
authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a
legacy of impacting our greater community through Vans’ four
pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are
constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company
and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help
shape and transform the future of our business. At Vans our culture
sets us apart and it influences everything we do. Everything we do
supports creativity and we are driven by our five values. We are
determined. We are connected to our consumers and to each other. We
are inclusive. We are expressive and Fun. And most of all, we are a
family. Vans is a subsidiary of VF, the world’s largest retail
company comprised of over 30 brands. We are the leading drivers of
retail as our global footwear, apparel and accessory brand is
available in 170 countries worldwide. As we continue to expand, we
take great measures in developing and growing our people. Vans is
founded on a culture of learning. We take great pride in our ability
to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and
tools necessary to support each individual’s pursuit of growth to
achieve future goals. In order to prioritize career growth within
our company, Vans offers courses on topics such as leadership,
communication, collaboration and technical skills to ensure our
employees are self-motivated and developing to the pace of our
rapidly growing business. By joining the Vans family, you will be
immersed into an environment of incredibly supportive and
collaborative people. We work very hard across a multitude of large
initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what
we do.

Art Director: Become the Newest Member of the Vans Family

Responsible for driving and executing the creative visual
direction for one or more specific product segments, including
management, design, and production for advertising, catalogs, sales
collateral, packaging, POP and promo materials. He/She must have the
ability to manage multiple tasks, provide creative guidance for
production artists, and collaborate with Interactive and Video teams
to inspire and communicate visual strategy.

How You Will Move the Needle:

1. Manages the creative and visual direction, design, and
production for advertising and collateral for one or more
specific product segments, including research that aids in
developing fresh creative ideas for advertising and
promotional executions, learning new software and artistic
techniques as the need arises, etc.

2. Develops and designs new marketing stories for their
designated product segment(s)

3. Designs product catalogs, sales collateral, packaging, POP
and promo materials for specific product segment(s)

4. Collaborate with Interactive and Video teams to communicate
visual strategy

5. Works directly with product segment team (manager of graphic
design, marketing, footwear and apparel) in managing creative
workflow needs and development for specific product

6. Supplies Global Marketing team with completed creative assets

7. Fulfills requests for art/photography from requesting parties

8. Complies with Art department approval process before
submitting print ads, sales collateral, packaging, and POP to
print Skills for Success: Years of Related Professional

Experience: 3-5 years Educational/ Position Requirements: - A
Bachelor’s degree in Art or related field and a minimum of 3 years
experience in a related field or an equivalent combination of
experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills
and abilities.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that
welcomes and values the differences among all of our
associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which
we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth
of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity
throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment
opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities,
females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed
to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating
our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on
the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran
status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.


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