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Art Director

Art Director

Position Type 
Full Time
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Job Locations 
US-TX-Fort Worth
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Due to growth, and a lot of exciting initiatives on the horizon, we are looking for an Art Director to join our Creative team!  In this role you will be a key team member in helping lead the creation and execution of print materials and interactive for retail store environment graphics, direct mail, site updates, emails, and various other marketing for the My Pier 1 Rewards Loyalty Program.

Duties & Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:


  • Concept with copywriters, art directors, and other members of the marketing department to    consistently represent and integrate the brand voice of Pier 1
  • Art direct and design layouts for assigned marketing projects that meet business needs
  • Efficiently manage and prioritize big-idea concepts & small design projects
  • Present concepts to key members of the marketing department
  • Collaborate with marketing team members to develop creative strategy within budget for assigned marketing projects
  • Provides direction to senior and junior designers, and production as needed for changes in layout
  • Direct studio team (photographers, stylist, merchandise coordinators, set builders and models) to produce branded images for assigned projects on time and on budget
  • Edit photography and prepare final layouts for presentation to management
  • Work with pre-press to review photography, determine retouching needs and check color proofs for accuracy to ensure high quality of reproduction
  • Keep current and anticipate home decor trends and future marketing ideas to help elevate the Pier 1 brand

Education & Experience

What You’ll Need:


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with 5 – 10 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite in a Mac environment including: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Demonstrates photo art direction skills & rough layout drawing
  • Digital experience necessary
  • Knowledge of type design and page layout best practices
  • Local travel to photo studio, meet with vendors, retail store research, local store travel