The GIII Apparel Group

Senior Art Director - Donna Karan and Karl Lagerfeld

US-NY-New York


GIII Apparel Group, the world's premier designer and manufacturer of quality leather outerwear, dresses, women's suits, sportswear and accessories, is currently seeking a Senior Art Director to join its team within the Donna Karan New York and Karl Lagerfeld Paris divisions based in New York City.


The Senior Art Director will partner with Senior Vice President of Marketing to lead the Art Direction and Brand Image across both divisions.


  • Responsible for directing and overseeing creative studio team in the development of all graphic, visual identity, digital and visual imagery for Donna Karan New York and Karl Lagerfeld Paris.
  • Lead the pace, planning, creation and execution of print, digital, visual and editorial campaigns in collaboration with the internal creative team.
  • Conceptualize and develop seasonal ecommerce editorial concepts.
  • Oversee the implementation of stylistic requirements including copy, layout, illustrations and final art and photography for the company’s promotion and social campaigns.
  • Manage creativity for all licensee needs and requirements.
  • Manage creativity for all brand collaborations.
  • Oversee development of all packaging and hangtag programs.
  • Responsible for managing, developing and directing all team members with all creative requests.
  • Direct ecommerce photo shoots, editorial photoshoots and video requirements from an artisitc standpoint.
  • Support wholesale partners with in-store and web related visual needs.
  • Oversee all various creative needs for Regional Partners.


  • 4 year BA/BS college degree in Marketing or related field.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially writing.
  • Must be organized, creative, Tech-Savvy and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be able to think strategically and carry out all duties related to execution.
  • 10+ years previous fashion/ marketing experience.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Proficient understanding of social media and online media platforms (specifically Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram).



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