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Digital Art Director – Team Lead

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At Happy Socks we have made it our mission to spread happiness everywhere, and you only have to spend a few minutes with us to realize how seriously we take it! In fact, our fun, positive approach is probably the reason we’ve seen such amazing growth over the past couple of years. 

We want to make sure this happiness spreads to every corner of the world, by having stellar company visuals, in-store material and online content at all times; and we’re now looking for an experienced Digital Art Director to our HQ in Stockholm, Sweden. You will join our In-house Agency, Happy Agency, and have very talented colleagues by your side. In our HQ we're approx. 130 people from 25 countries. 

The role

In this role you’ll be responsible for brand art direction across our digital channels and lead a small team of art directors and graphic designers. You’ll be our online expert and creative pioneer in the digital field. We are a fast growing company with highly set goals and always with a strong commercial focus, so a positive approach to optimization and testing & tweaking is essential to the role. 

The person we are looking for has the ability to guide others in the artistic development; generating and executing clear ideas and marketing concepts together with the team; as well as executing creative interactive marketing campaigns.  You will manage a small team of creatives, and report directly to our Head of Agency. 

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for brand art direction across online channels in line with creative direction
  • Main point of contact for our eCom channel and social media in terms of visual expression and with a commercial focus
  • Responsible for generating and executing clear ideas in tandem with copywriter and the team of creatives 
  • Drive and direct global campaign photo shoots for online campaigns
  • Contribute to the creative design process including graphics, digital artwork, video and motion design
  • Ensure that all art assets demonstrate only the highest quality creative and effectively communicates brand messages to targeted consumers
  • Clearly communicate creative concepts and rationale for design choices to internal clients and team members
  • Manage, delegate responsibilities and provide direction to other designers and art directors
  • Stay on top of all trends and maintain best practices

Requirements & Skills

  • 4+ years of experience working as a Digital Art Director, preferably from an ad agency or an in-house agency (fashion experience a plus)
  • 2+ years experience from giving direction/guidance to designers or managing a smaller team
  • Highly conceptual and creative thinker with the ability to create and execute commercial advertising campaigns online
  • Experience working with website design and different digital advertising formats
  • Extensive knowledge of creative possibilities in Facebook and Instagram advertising
  • Team player with strong communication and presentation skills, good knowledge of Keynote
  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experienced in providing effective directions at photo shoots
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge of the software Sketch is a plus

 Please attach portfolio (including online campaigns) along with your application!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Karlavägen 102
115 26 Stockholm Directions career@happysocks.com

Workplace & Culture

When we’re not getting the job done, we're all about having fun! We have offices in Stockholm, NYC, Munich and LA and they are all decked out with quirky decor.

Each month we throw afterwork drinks and we often plan team activities to keep morale high. We believe work should be fun, and we do everything we can to make sure our employees feel the same.

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