Art Director

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, a publicly-traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences.

More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel-related products and services.

Job Description

We are looking for an Art Director that will join our in-house Creative team working side by side with other Designers and the Creative Director, also collaborating with our Experience Design and Product department. Our goal is to inspire and enrich the life of our customers by making their experience memorable and “wow”.

Key Responsibilities
 

  • Ideate and design Brand, Trading, Media and Corporate campaigns from the concepting until the asset creation (mainly digital)
  • Support the creation and maintenance of the Brand identities and the guidelines of the products and Brands of the Group
  • Collaborate with Copy in the definition of creative concepts for campaigns
  • Collaborate with Digital Designers cascading the creative concept and key visuals for the asset creation
  • Guarantee the visual and communication consistency for all the Group’s brands on all channels being always up to date with the latest trends
  • Collaborate with the Content Management team and UX team for the creation of templates and layout of pages and website evolution.

 

 

Qualifications

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of Design / Communication
  • At least 3 years experience as Art director or Sr Visual Designer
  • Skills in photo editing, ability with illustration, data visualisation and icon design
  • High Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign. After Effects and Premiere are a plus) and UX/UI design software (Figma, Sketch)
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and a fluent english
  • Efficient and organized methodology working with short deadlines, supporting international cross-functional teams or acting independently
  • Knowledge and passion for the Digital Marketing area (mainly focusing on Social)
  • Knowledge of the print techniques
  • Very Good Knowledge of Google tools (Docs, Slides, Sheets)
  • Basic knowledge of CSS and HTML
     

 Abilities/Qualities

  • User focused keeping the customer at the heart of everything, while having a strong commercial awareness
  • Creative mindset and problem solver
  • Self-motivated and results driven
  • Strong collaborator, bringing everyone together to deliver on a single vision
  • Very high patience when “I want the logo bigger” request comes
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, open-minded team player, capable of interacting across all levels of the organization
  • End to end vision and out of the box thinking. Strong functional approach to the design activities, efficient methodology with a touch of artistic attitude
  • Elaborate Creative Director guidance developing consistent ideas and concepts to be shared with the main stakeholders and production

 

Additional Information

Our international product team combines user centricity with an entrepreneurial mindset to create great products and to reach our business goals. Our culture is to support each other, challenge ourselves and others, to improve and help each other grow.

If you think we’re a fit and that we could have fun together, please let us know by applying to the position.