Job Openings at Garrett Wade

Garrett Wade has a Art Director position available. Garrett Wade is seeking a full-time Art Director to add to our marketing team. This individual will be a key team leader in maintaining and evolving brand creative across all channels including print, and digital photography. We are looking for a highly creative individual who welcomes the opportunity to design and direct creative while also leading the production process. In addition, will enjoy working in a highly collaborative team environment and embracing change as the brand grows and develops. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating (any and everything), working with their hands and the tools you use.

 

Job Responsibilities

We are looking for an Art Director for our Brooklyn, NY office. 

 

Responsibilities Include:

- Maintain and develop the Garrett Wade brand across multiple channels

- Manage and execute design and production process for approximately 11 catalogs per year.

- Direct and drive ongoing creative improvements to the company’s digital outreach and visual storytelling

- Manage Junior Designer to execute creative content for email, website, social media campaigns, and print production

- Manage photography team and give creative direction for catalog, marketing and web photography

- Manage, hire and organize schedules of freelancers as needed

Requirements:

At least 10+ years of design & art direction for a retailer preferred

1-3 years as an Art Director, 5-7 years as a designer

BFA or BA degree from a four-year college or university (preferably in Graphic Design, Digital Design, Advertising or a related field)

Must be highly organized, passionate, strategic thinker, collaborative, energetic, positive, self-starter, with strong interpersonal skills

Strong understanding of branding, marketing, advertising, digital

Strong sense of visual style – photography, design, typography, and graphics

Expert knowledge of both print production and best practices for digital design

Expert Skills in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)

 

To apply please email us your resume and portfolio of work. Please do not call.

 

Who we are

Garrett Wade was founded in 1975 and specializes in high quality hand tools sourced from around the world. We have a rich history of innovation and we are the go-to place for the best woodworking, gardening and shop tools. We sell through our print catalog as well as website. Our office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn.