Founded in 2002, Laird+Partners is the leading branding and creative agency specializing in fashion, luxury, and lifestyle. We combine sound strategic thinking with the highest level of creative execution.

Current clients include: Tommy Hilfiger, Tiffany & Co., Jimmy Choo, Ferragamo, among others. Please visit us at for more information on the agency.

We are currently seeking a Senior Art Director to join our talented Creative team. Our Senior Art Directors are a part of an integrated team, working on multiple brands with a focus on fashion and beauty.  This role will focus on the innovation and translation of brands into effective and cohesive messaging for print and a range of integrated media.


Successful candidates must innovate in connecting, be passionate about the fashion and beauty industry, and have the highest level of aesthetic and execution.

  • Concepting with the integrated team to deliver the best, most innovative creative ideas while maintaining a cohesive brand voice/identity. Support concepts and layouts with clear rationale. Ownership of work from concept through launch
  • Responsible for leading the creation of a range of concepts and layouts for print campaigns and photo shoots, logos, graphic and video assets for social media, and other digitally-lead initiatives, while always maintaining cohesive branding
  • Knowledgeable and innovative on photo shoots, with focus on content capture for all channels
  • Responsible for photo shoot planning - recommendations on shoot team, compiling of shoot needs, on shoot direction to team, on set art direction
  • Responsible for reviewing, organizing, and editing images post shoot. Also, communicating retouching directions with CD, the approval of mechanicals, layouts, and other deliverables in post production
  • Partner with marketing team to deliver a range of superior creative executions, reflective of brand position and proper hierarchy of message
  • Collaborate with team and other innovative ideas for creative briefs, design needs to offer the best deliverable deadlines
  • Track multiple parallel deadlines with exceptional attention to detail
  • Must have a solid understanding and desire to keep up to date with innovation, industry, and design trends
  • High design aesthetics, typography, great taste, and interest in developing art direction and concepting skills to the highest level


  • College degree with focus in Graphic Design and/or Art Direction
  • 7+ years of experience in the fashion/beauty industry, specifically in Art Direction
  • Innovative concepting skills, and great presentation skills
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite: Especially Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign
  • Comfortable with basic functions of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Comfortable managing designers and freelancers
  • Natural communicator with strong visual and verbal presentation skills
  • Positive attitude, genuine team player with a self-starter and go-getter attitude  
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task while working in a fast-paced environment

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