Highsnobiety is a publisher and retail brand dedicated toward celebrating what’s next in today’s culture. As a publisher, our mission is to keep our readers ahead of the curve on the latest in fashion, sneakers, pop culture, music, art, design, and entertainment. With a monthly reach of 50M+ across platforms, Highsnobiety is among the most-read, and influential publications in youth style culture.

As part of our brand studio, the Creative Director is a department lead who finds the best approach to clearly present ideas that drives innovation. They will drive the team to create powerful, engaging, top-of-class custom program concepts that connect brands with our audience and provide Highsnobiety readers an amazing experience.

MISSION

  • Manage the creative strategy team as the department head to ensure continued growth and creative expansion through coaching and development
  • Push the team to create high quality proposals that tell stories and provide recommendations that contribute to the strategic direction of client work
  • Ensure strong creative strategy and direction by providing constructive feedback and final sign off for all proposals created by the team
  • Lead the development of special high-level projects for key accounts by creating concepts for digital video, photo content, experiential activations, branded editorial, collaborations, etc.
  • Develop and deliver thought leadership and creative solutions that strengthen clients market distinction and position
  • Collaborate with various internal teams such as production, brand partnerships, event and project management to deliver work of excellence and managing senior level clients
  • Uncover cultural insights that surface opportunities and meaning for brands
  • Work with designers, sellers, brands, creative agencies and others to ensure the ideas pitched are the most cutting-edge in the market
  • Big picture thinker, beyond the day-to-day, with a focus to improve workflow to drive efficiency and embrace creative ideation

 YOUR SKILLS

  • 8 - 12 years experience proven track record of success leading creative strategy for integrated campaigns within the evolving digital landscape
  • Superb creative ideation skills; must be able to present to clients and internal stakeholders with charisma and passion; effectively selling in the importance of creative strategy
  • A strong sense of what Highsnobiety represents. You should be plugged in to popular culture with awareness of the what’s going in in fashion, music and other youth passion points
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work across multiple industry sectors and teams, both internal and external
  • Management experience with the ability to lead and inspire a team
  • Ability to prioritize work and resources across team based on short and long-term needs
  • Can-do attitude with an ability to embrace new challenges and ways of thinking
  • All applicants are required to submit a Portfolio and/or industry relevant work examples for consideration

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • A bright and spacious Design office, which reflects our brand and focuses on employee well-being
  • Motivating, international and creative work atmosphere
  • High degree of responsibility, creativity, originality, independence and creative leeway
  • The opportunity to proactively shape a company and help build a global brand
  • Competitive compensation (incl. visa/relocation support)
  • Attractive employee benefits (e.g. monthly company events, sport courses, German classes and various discounts)

 

Highsnobiety is a global community of independent-minded creatives & professionals: Every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression or genetic information.

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