The Estee Lauder Companies Associate Design Director, Design, MAC in New York
Associate Design Director, Design, MAC
The primary focus of this position is to partner with Executive Director of Creative Design in the creative development of Global Communications (PR) projects, Fashion Relations projects, Videos and animation, Fashion Week collateral, Global Special Events projects, Artist Relations materials, Store Design materials, and International programs. Additional projects include all Viva Glam campaigns, MAC Aids Fund material. The Associate Design Director is also responsible for partnering with the Visual Merchandising team in the development of trend related events, backstage lounges, pops-up events, and special events. Projects are usually undertaken and completed under very tight timelines.
Work with the Executive Director on the development of concepts for all projects including:
Trend Books, – press material that captures, displays and summarizes MAC’s presence and participation backstage during NY, London, Milan and Paris fashion weeks
Trend Collateral – also includes direction of videos and animation
Work hand in hand with Fashion Relations Dept to concept, create and manage all fashion week and special event related materials
Attend press runs of materials to ensure accurate execution at production process centers.
Retail programs such as Forward Fashion, MAC Technique– full branding programs, including all printed collateral and videos / animation
Work with Visual Merchandising on the development of environmental graphics for trend related events, backstage lounges, pops up events, trend presentations and special events.
Artist Incentive Competition materials
Viva Glam campaigns including all print collateral
Artist Relations advertising and program self promotion
Communicate effectively the creative objectives of projects and partner with various departments (including (PR) Globe Comm, Fashion Relations, International, Retail Events, Alternative Media, and Store Design)and Colleagues including Art Directors, Designers, Copywriters and Makeup Artists
MAC PRO: All printed collateral (ads, invitations, and brochures), online, in-store and events.
BA or BFA preferred
5-7 years of direct Design experience (fashion or beauty industry preferred)
Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop (excellent Photoshop skills are a big plus)
Ability to work assertively and comfortably with a variety of people in various disciplines
Ability to direct the conversion of print to web, and have an understanding of online and social media design
Superior Organizational and Management Skills
Understanding of all current trends INCLUDING global fashion, beauty, design, art, music and culture
Ability to work in a very fast paced environment and turn around superior creative work in extremely limited timelines
Ability to manage, direct and inspire other designers
Excellent typographic skills
Knowledge and practice of fine art and/or illustration is a plus
Job: Creative / Design
Primary Location: Americas-US-New York
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 1813869