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Photo Studio - Photo Art Director

Apply Location: Chicago, Illinois

We inspire purpose-filled living that brings joy to the modern home. With a team of more than 8,000 associates spanning 130 store and distribution locations across the U.S. and Canada, we achieve together, drive results and innovate to inspire. Drawn together by a shared passion for our customers and a spirit of fun, we deliver high-quality home furnishings that are expertly designed, responsibly sourced and bring beauty and function to people’s homes. From the day we opened our first store in Chicago in 1962 to the digital innovations that engage millions of customers today, our iconic brand is nearly 60 years in the making—and our story is still unfolding.

We’re here for it. We think you should be too. We’re looking for a driven professional with an inclusive mindset to join our team as a Photo Studio - Photo Art Director. 

This Photo Art Director will be responsible for photography concepts through execution for the CB2 brand website and other media. They will also partner with internal studio teams to deliver compelling, brand elevated statements through photography and creative merchandising. 

What you'll do...

  • Deepen customer engagement and conversion by continuously driving the creation of innovative and engaging visual experiences for the CB2 brand.
  • Collaborate with the Associate Creative Director and internal partners to develop and produce new visual photo/video assets for multiple mediums including digital, video, print, social, etc.
  • Provide on-set art direction on styling, composition, lighting, propping, etc.
  • Collaborate with photographers, stylists, and assistants to ensure business and creative goals of each shoot are met while maintaining exceptional brand and visual standards.
  • Collaborate with Image Coordinator and Production team to ensure asset management needs are met.
  • Create and maintain consistent, high level visuals, standards and specifications.

What you'll bring...

  • Must provide Portfolio link (including password) on resume or PDF sample
  • 2+ years of relevant photo art direction experience; digital and video experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in graphic design, photography or relevant area
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant software including Photoshop, InDesign, C1Pro and other internal tools
  • Knowledge and experience in photo art direction
  • Demonstrated ability to create engaging visual solutions that enhance and elevate the brand
  • Consistently provide innovative conception of photography styling, set backgrounds and surfaces
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully guide and move forward multiple projects at one time
    Maintain current knowledge of competitive landscape as well as photographic and design trends
  • Good reading and written language skills (English)

Job ID 2022-12374 Date posted 05/22/2022 Position Type Full-Time

Our commitment to our associates is of the utmost importance. One of the reasons the company attracts such a dynamic group of associates is that we offer a full menu of benefits that are relevant to their lives, both on and off the job. Many of these benefits begin on day one, and extend to eligible dependents. To learn more about available benefits please click https://jobs.crateandbarrel.com/benefits.

Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

The Company participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.

State / City Compliance: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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