Digital Art Director

| Santa Monica
FIGS is looking for an awesome Digital Art Director to create a compelling visual brand story across all platforms.
What you'll do:
  • Partner with the Senior Art Director to create a compelling visual brand story across all platforms
  • Work on set to capture necessary assets and edit as required- video and static image
  • Lead and execute on assigned creative projects from concept to completion
  • Arrange for ancillary creative shoots as needed, manage third parties on a project by project
  • basis where required
  • Provide design work as needed to supplement existing internal and external resources
  • Create comps, storyboards, graphic concepts, and final deliverables as required
  • Lead and develop a team of graphic designers
  • Act as the internal creative spokesperson for all assigned projects to ensure a complete understanding of the vision of our internal and external teammates
  • Always create an environment that is: collaborative, dependable, insightful, innovative, respectful, analytical and deliberate
  • Manage creative team of graphic designers
Requirements:
  • Minimum of 5+ years of Design work experience at an advertising agency or high-profile brand. Please have your portfolio link in your resume to be considered
  • Portfolio demonstrating big, campaignable thinking that can extend into any medium
  • Strong understanding of digital and social platforms as well as their use within marketing
  • Exceptional design skills, including layout, typography, video, motion, and design patterns
  • Proven ability to work across teams and synthesize input from marketing, product management,
  • sales, market research, and internal and external partners
  • Solid written and verbal communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Expert mastery of all design tools, platforms, and versions of applicable software (Photoshop,
  • Illustrator, Indesign)
  • Working knowledge of motion design and related software (such as After Effects, etc.) preferred
  • Must have photography knowledge and skills
Other must haves:
  • Positive attitude
  • Proven work ethic and integrity
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Desire to excel and grow with FIGS
  • 100% Awesome. Like our scrubs!
 
A little bit about us…
The $50 billion medical apparel industry is antiquated, highly fragmented and, until FIGS, was driven solely by low-cost providers offering a limited selection of poor quality products sold through third party distributors. FIGS is revolutionizing the medical apparel industry by creating the highest quality medical apparel in the world and by selling directly to medical professionals through our branded ecommerce site.
FIGS’ foundation is built on product quality, and we have a relentless focus on three key areas: fabric, fit and function. We developed our proprietary, performance-oriented fabric technology to meet the demands of the medical profession. FIGS’ Technical Collection fabric is wrinkle resistant, stain and liquid repellent, moisture-wicking, odor proof, lightweight, breathable and offers four-way stretch. Our designs are tailored, sophisticated and innovative, incorporating features such as yoga waistbands, smart storage (pockets, zippers, hidden pockets) and inspirational sayings inside each garment that appeal to modern healthcare professionals.
By offering a branded and customer-centric online shopping experience, we are changing how medical professionals buy their workwear. Through our website, social media, and participation in medical conferences and events, we have built a strong following within the medical community and a meaningful connection with our customers, which allows us to understand their needs and to ensure that FIGS is continuously improving and innovating.
FIGS’ Threads for Threads initiative is central to our mission. FIGS has donated scrubs to healthcare providers in need in over 35 countries. 
 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
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    • RubyLanguages
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Location

FIGS is conveniently located in Santa Monica a short walk from the Bergamont train station, food trucks, and restaurants.

An Insider's view of FIGS

What are some social events your company does?

FIGS is a super social company! The team regularly puts on happy hours or parties and I’ve met some of my best friends at FIGS this way. One of my FAVORITE things is the volunteering we've done. We’ve done beach cleanups in the past and regularly go to hand out coffee, snacks and other treats to hospital employees as a thank you!

Mary

Social Media Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is so important and can happen so easily. In the cafe grabbing a coffee, over Slack between meetings. We're always talking, exchanging ideas and building on them together.

Sara

Director of Product Development

How does the company support your career growth?

At FIGS everyone is treated like an owner and empowered to take on more responsibility. You don't hear the word "no" often and hard work is always recognized. I started as a social media manager here at FIGS and am now the VP of Brand. It's been the most challenging and rewarding experience of my life.

Jenny

VP of Brand

What is your vision for the company?

FIGS is transforming the healthcare experience through design, community and innovative technology. We have revolutionized the medical apparel industry and are working to establish FIGS as one of the most iconic, formidable brands in the world.

Heather and Trina

Co-CEO's

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We believe that you create the world you want to live in and that ethos is shared by everyone who works at FIGS. We are a team of doers, think outside of the box-ers and innovators. We encourage our team to think like owners, to contribute ideas fearlessly and to always ask, "What's next?"

Heather and Trina

Co-CEO's

What are FIGS Perks + Benefits

FIGS Benefits Overview

The FIGS Team has an awesome culture and perk to keep it alive.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
FIGS has a D&I and Culture committee to organize events for Team FIGS! Keeping the fun alive in and out of the office.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
FIGS provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Guideline. We match 100% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
FIGS hourly employees receive up to 10 days per year of paid time off based on hours worked.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per month and other celebrations.
Parking

Additional Perks + Benefits

Peloton bikes and fitness equipment on site available for use.
Employee discount on our amazing scrubs.
Doggie daycare discount neat the office.

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