Join the North Face Family  

The North Face was built on a love for the outdoors and the desire to enable all types of exploration, for all people, from their backyards to the Himalayas. Over the last 50 years we've lived by our “true north,” the belief that exploration has the power to change us, to challenge us and to help us see the world from new perspectives. To help ignite a global movement of outdoor exploration, love for the natural world and an unwavering commitment to protect it, we welcome and encourage new participants to the outdoors. We extend our reach through support of non-profit organizations, establishing programs that connect participants with close-to-home recreation opportunities, and creating a connection with young leaders, inspiring them to explore and conserve. 

As we enter our sixth decade, we pledge to: 

  • Empower exploration and the thrill of the unknown for as many people as possible. 

  • Protect the places where we live, play, and operate. 

  • Evolve the way we make our products by improving our environmental performance and social responsibility in the supply chain. 

Art Director, Brand Creative is a key partner in our content creation team within Brand Marketing.  The ideal candidate is a highly talented director, with solid experienced in brand content creation and design excellence focused on brand and consumer experience including digital platforms. The Art Director, Brand Creative shares a passion for The North Face brand, as well as an understanding of the business and industry.

This position will drive content development applied to our marketing strategy. Content creation both in large scale integrated projects, as well as ongoing daily projects, inherent to a dynamic direct to consumer environment will be your responsibility. There will be a heavy emphasis on team collaboration, in directing content creation aligned to brand/business priorities and TNF’s creative objectives.

How You Will Make a Difference 

  • You will deliver best in class seasonal and 365 brand narratives celebrating the innovative DNA of our brand, our product, our rich outdoor heritage, and authentic connection with our world of exploration. 

  • You will be a true product expert, focused on holistic, product-driven narratives that showcase our innovation and everything great that enables explorers to do the things we love. 

  • You will partner with a network of internal and external content creation specialists to develop dynamic content – as needed to support key seasonal product stories and 365 brand marketing activation needs. 

  • Able to convey vision & information to persuade key stakeholders / audiences.

  • Management of creative execution tasks, liaising with Brand Ops/PMs, Brand Marketing, Digital Marketing, and other business departments confidently. 

  • You bring a solid understanding of current digital technologies, design trends, including UX, eCommerce, and other disciplines that intersect with the Brand Creative team. 

  • Solid knowledge of graphic design and typography.

  • Be accountable for all day-to-day individual and team deliverables.

  • Travel required (air & overnight), as required. Approximately 20%

Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity  

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.  

Skills for Success

  • At least 2+ years of creative experience in online and editorial design within retail, fashion, or agency environment.

  • A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.  

  • Solid understanding of campaign content creation and product storytelling.

  • Solid understanding and advocacy of digital design and design trends.

  • Experience with premium consumer brands is a plus.

What we expect you already know:   

  • Understanding of The North Face brand and digital portfolio.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in design software by creating layouts and concept presentations.

  • Working knowledge of existing and emerging trends in design and digital technologies.

  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and relevant apps for design and digital technology

  • Strong concept visualization experience.

  • Remarkable portfolio demonstrating – proven talent and excellence in content creation, graphic composition, typography and innovative design solutions.

  • Ability to balance strategic requirements with inspirational work.

  • Ability to work quickly from initial briefs to finished result.

What’s in it For You 

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.  

Our Parent Company, VF Corporation 

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com 

We just have one question. Are you in? 

Salary Range:

$80,352.00 USD – $120,528.00 USD annually

Annual Incentive Eligibility:

This position is eligible to participate in VF's Annual Incentive Plan. Incentive Plan awards are contingent upon (1) achievement of your individual objectives and (2) VF achieving its' Corporate and business level financial objectives.

Long Term Incentive Eligibility:

This position is not eligible for long term incentive.

Benefits at VF:

You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com  and clicking, Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during your onboarding process.

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