Art Director - Hollister at Abercrombie and Fitch Co.

Company Description

Job Description

Our Marketing team has the essential responsibility of connecting our customers with our dynamic and ever-evolving brands. Their ownership of immersive campaigns through in-store, digital, social, event marketing and PR channels brings our brands’ vision to the world. This diverse and collaborative team of creative, strategic, and curious individuals are constantly looking for new ways to learn about our consumer and push the envelope in our efforts to reach them.  The Art Director collaborates with the Creative Director and Associate Creative Directors on the vision for our Hollister marketing content and guides the teams responsible for its execution.  This individual would be accountable for collaborating to create original branded content and ideas, along with fostering the organization and cross-functional partnership required to execute against the overall brand strategy. 

This role is off-site flex; you will mostly work remotely and be required to travel to the Head Office in Columbus, OH approximately once or twice per quarter.


What Will You Be Doing? 

  • Responsible for art direction in partnership with Creative Director, Design Director, SR Associate Creative Director and Copy Lead: creating seasonal concept, content creation, etc.
  • Translate desired moods, messages, concepts and underdeveloped ideas into imagery, copy, video, or other content.
  • Develop campaigns and vision to implement the strategy throughout all creative.
  • Collaborate and manage outside resources; communicating strategy and deadlines as well as creative brief.
  • Foster a sense of community and culture within the creative staff/location crews.
  • Effectively partner with Strategy to merge creative ideas with strategic thinking.
  • Provide input in the development of new processes that improve overall quality and workflow; identify and recommend solutions.
  • Promote teamwork and a pro-active work environment to achieve team/company goals.


What Do You Need To Bring?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Photography, Advertising or related field, or related experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of art direction experience in fashion retail or related industry.
  • Expert skills in technologies that support the process.
  • Well versed and comfortable using Keynote, Adobe Creative Suite and Capture One.
  • Ability to manage large crews on location: including but not limited to photographers, stylists, vanities, producers, models.
  • Strong understating of the content creation process; photography, video, social media, etc..
  • Experience working in an iconic, branded environment for an international organization.
  • Experience working with layout for print and digital media with and directing, training and guiding other layout artists and copywriters.
  • A strong eye for quality and trend as it relates to the Abercrombie & Fitch brands
  • Experience managing and collaborating with large cross-functional teams


Our Company 

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) is a global retailer of five iconic, omnichannel lifestyle brands catering to the kid through millennial customer: Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Hollister, Gilly Hicks and Social Tourist. At A&F Co., we’re here for our associates, customers and communities on the journey to being and becoming who they are – and because no journey is the same, we strive to create an inclusive culture, where everyone is free to share ideas.  

Our Values 

 We lead with purpose and always put our people first, which is evidenced by our Great Place to Work™ Certification, as well as being a 2021 recipient of Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Retail, and named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign for 16 consecutive years. We’re proud to offer equitable compensation and benefits, including flexibility and competitive Paid Time Off, as well as education and engagement events, including various Associate Resource Groups, volunteer opportunities and additional time off to give back to our global communities.

What You'll Get

As an Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) associate, you’ll be eligible to participate in a variety of benefit programs designed to fit you and your lifestyle. A&F is committed to providing simple, competitive, and comprehensive benefits that align with our Company’s culture and values, but most importantly – with you! We also provide competitive incentives to reward the commitment our associates have for moving our global business forward:  

  • Incentive Bonus Program
  • Paid Time Off and Work From Anywhere Flexibility
  • Paid Volunteer Day per Year, allowing you to give back to your community
  • Merchandise Discount
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Available
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Associate Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental and Adoption Leave
  • Access to Carrot to support your unique parenthood journey
  • Access to Headspace dedicated to creating healthier, happier lives from the inside out
  • 401(K) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement, we believe in promoting from within
  • A Global Team of People Who'll Celebrate you for Being YOU

Additional Information


Notice (Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act):  For employees based in Colorado, this position has a minimum starting base rate of $80,000 per year.  Factors that may be used to determine your actual rate may include your specific skills, your years of experience, your work location, comparison to other employees in similar or related roles, or market demands.  The starting rate may be modified in the future. 



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