Executive Creative Director

Type: Executive

Overall Purpose:
We are seeking a visionary and strategic leader to join our team as an Executive Creative Director. This role is integral to defining and communicating the creative vision of our products, ensuring alignment with our overall brand strategy and values. As the tastemaker and gatekeeper of our brand, you will have a profound sense of aesthetics, innovation, and a deep understanding of our target audience, market, and product goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Creative Vision and Strategy:
    • Define and communicate the creative vision for the business and brand.
    • Lead the design process from concept to execution, inspiring the team to innovate and deliver excellence.
    • Plan and manage the creative strategy, including scope, budget, product development timeline, and deliverables.
    • Research and analyze industry best practices, trends, and competitors to inform creative decisions and improve performance.
    • Ensure detail, quality, and consistency across all creative outputs.
  2. Creative Execution:
    • Oversee the execution of creative work and product development as a hands-on leader.
    • Mentor a team of designers, artists, and other creative professionals, providing clear direction, feedback, and support.
    • Collaborate with marketing, merchandising, technical sales, developers, and other stakeholders to maintain a consistent brand image.
    • Drive sales performance by identifying commercial gaps and developing innovative products.
  3. Staff Management:
    • Create a positive working environment and set the direction for the design team.
    • Supervise team progress, offering autonomy and opportunities for team members to flourish.
    • Lead the professional development of the team, focusing on growth through learning and training.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Creative Experience:
    • Over ten years of design experience, ideally within the luxury interiors, antiques, or artistic/sculptural fields.
    • Proven track record of success in design for a luxury interiors brand, with a preference for experience in lighting.
    • Ability to act as a brand ambassador within the high-end luxury market.
    • A passion for innovation and seeking new opportunities.
    • Broad international perspective with experience in European and US markets is an advantage.
    • Strategic and operational planning capabilities, understanding global high-end luxury interiors sector challenges.
  • Leadership and Management:
    • Strong team leadership and management experience, with the ability to develop and mentor direct reports.
    • Effective in translating ideas into actionable plans that lead to tangible results.
    • Focus on both big-picture strategies and detailed execution.
    • Ability to influence change and encourage new ways of working.

Application Process:
This is a confidential search. Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and vision for the role. Please send applications to us for consideration.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

Contact Information:

We look forward to reviewing your application and discussing how your experience and vision align with our goals.

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