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Art Director

New york, NY | Marketing

Job Description



GLOSSYBOX is a product of Beauty Trend Holding GmbH and one of the most successful ventures of Rocket Internet GmbH, which has led a number of online companies such as eDarling, Zalando, and Groupon to lasting success.


Through innovative means, our business model brings high-class brands from the cosmetic and consumer goods industry together with beauty and lifestyle product customers and enthusiasts. Whether in the form of a single, exclusively arranged box or as a monthly subscription, our customers receive individually selected samples of high-end beauty and lifestyle products – from well-known luxury brands to secret newcomer labels – delivered directly to their door. Utilizing various marketing channels, we foster intensive and sustainable relationships with customers so that our partners receive worthwhile feedback on their products as well as novel insights into their target groups.


Our heart beats in New York, which serves as our US headquarter. Since launch in March 2011, we’ve grown enormously and currently employ over 400 people in 15 countries worldwide.



About the position:


We are looking for an Art Director to help us design the future of GLOSSYBOX US, from our New York office. The candidate should bring 4 years of experience working for a fashion/beauty brand, design studio, upscale magazine or design-driven corporate environment with a clear vision and design language matching the GLOSSYBOX luxury approach to beauty. A great portfolio, excellent communication skills both visually and verbally, strong leadership skills, and the strength needed to work within a young and fast-paced start-up atmosphere are indispensable.



  • Lead concept and art direction and approve of all brand assets including graphics, online advertising, web editorial and collateral, e-commerce product photography and video, PR materials, internal communications (business cards, stationery, etc).

  • Ensure consistent brand voice and visual language across all marketing and communication channels.

  • Constantly develop seasonal concepts and come up with Glossybox limited edition concepts.

  • Articulate and present creative concepts to leadership, peers and direct reports.

  • Lead seasonal marketing campaigns through all phases of the design process: from development of strategic intent through conceptual mock-up to final holistic execution.

  • Engage with the CMO on a strategic level to develop advertising and drive traffic.

  • Manage and develop team of producers, graphic designers, and copywriters.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design/Communication Arts.

  • 4+ years’ experience in graphic design and art direction, with a focus on fashion/beauty/luxury.

  • Advanced knowledge of photography, typography, mechanical and print production.

  • Technical knowledge with the ability to execute creative using InDesign Photoshop, Illustrator and 3D programs.

  • Superb typographic and iconographic skills.

  • Strong editorial sensibility and excellent layout skills.

  • Ability to organize, multi-task and quickly manage large and diverse workload with changing deadlines and priorities.

  • Team player with ability to lead and work autonomously.

  • Appreciation of the balance between creative and business opportunities.

  • Experience working with a start-up preferred.

We Offer:

  • Pave the path to success at one of the fastest growing companies in online Beauty industry

  • A challenging job with a great deal of responsibility at the intersection of Marketing Strategy, Sales and Creative

  • An international team as well as a business-minded environment with transparent hierarchies and flexible structures

  • Opportunities for individual development, varied tasks, and an extremely high learning curve.


We look forward to receiving your application documents including your earliest possible starting date as well as your salary expectations by email to [[redacted]].


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