Career Opportunity

Associate Art Director, Home

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Creative Services


New York


New York


United States

Pay Range: The pay range for this job is $101000 - $205000 annually; actual pay is dependent on experience and geographic location.

Benefits: Base pay is only one part of our employee value proposition, which includes a robust benefits package, above-market time off, flexible working arrangements, incentive compensation, where applicable, and varied learning opportunities.

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Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview

The Art Director, Home will work as productive member of an established group of creative thinkers and makers at one of the world’s leading lifestyle companies. The role will partner with the Agency Creative Director and Head of Brand Creative in the delivery of compelling 360° campaigns for Ralph Lauren Home at the in-house advertising agency. This role is based around the inception, production and execution of marketing and advertising communications that live across multiple platforms and channels globally.

The Art Director, Home will collaborate cross-functionally across teams including Marketing, Home Design, Photo Production, Copy, etc. to develop concepts and assets that are true to the Ralph Lauren brand while being of the moment. The position reports to V.P, Creative Director and will touch every communication channel including but (not limited to) digital & print advertising, cross platform video and social media.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with VP brand creative, project managers and other cross functional departments to create a range of brand content and campaign deliverables
  • Confidently lead the development and delivery of 360 content campaigns across multiple touch points
  • Work with Creative Leadership to refine concept presentation documents, including but not limited to photo and video direction, graphic design, and third-party creative collaboration.
  • Confidently lead a high volume of photo and video productions, interacting with internal and external partners with clarity and professionalism
  • Lead on set production
  • Follow through with content post-production across dynamic deliverables
  • Manage retouching to a high standard and taste level
  • Ensure that all projects are within deadlines and budget constraints
  • Develop consistent visual voice across all materials
  • Strong photo research and editing ability for utilizing internal archive (RL Library) and outside resources. 

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • High level experience, preferably including involvement in luxury Home advertising. Fashion also a plus.
  • Deep experience commissioning and working with photography – from initial concept references to final execution
  • Strong interest in the Home décor industry. Sophisticated grasp of elements of home style: architecture, authenticity, regional flavor, etc.
  • Competence working with video – from developing treatments to working with DPs, directors, editors and motion designers
  • Strong Photoshop, InDesign and Keynote skills; working knowledge of other current design applications such as Capture One
  • Some experience with Ai (Illustrator) and Premiere and After Effects
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic / Art Design or related discipline
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills
  • Excellent understanding of typography
  • Significant experience guiding post-production flow with retouching team - image mark ups, color accuracy, sensitivity to image mood & emotional impact.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management and ability to multitask
  • Adaptive design eye and skill
  • Interested in a dynamic, complex, fast-paced environment

Ralph Lauren will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance laws.