Overview

The Alpinestars Art Director sets protocol, manages creative staff and workflows, timelines, production budgets and resources. This position reports to the Office of the President and holds primary responsibility for the overall management of all creative output of the Alpinestars brand and its various divisions.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for managing the art department: sets protocol, manages creative personnel and manages workflows, timelines, production budgets and resources.
• Develop campaigns and vision; implement the strategy throughout all creative
• Manage calendars, deadlines and ensure creative department has the assets they need
• Act as the gatekeeper for projects flowing in and out of the department
• Responsible for overseeing visual look and tone for all collateral, ads, photos, job requests and general overall concept for respective Alpinestars divisions
• Responsible for art direction for Alpinestars, including: seasonal concept, templates, POP, ads, photo shoots, catalogs, display fixtures, etc.
• Oversee art direction for all event collateral, including: concepts, illustration, tradeshow design, posters, ads, invitations, etc.
• Collaborate with web designer on creative management for all web assets. Help to set direction for templates and art layouts for the web.
• Work directly with Communications to ensure all needs are met.

• Assist in the oversight of equipment and systems used by the department. Recommend software or equipment upgrades as needed to stay efficient and creatively relevant.Required Experience:
• 5-7 years’ graphic design experience in action sports
• Familiarity with motorcycle culture and/or motorsports
• Proven record of idea generation, conceptualizing, and visual execution
• Experience managing calendars, deadlines and ensuring the creative department has the assets they need to manage all calendar deadlines • Strong strategic background in developing campaigns • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) • Capable of working in fast-paced / energetic environment

Resumes will not be considered without accompanying portfolio.

Only those candidates considered for the interview process will be contacted.

To apply for this position, kindly submit your full resume together with a cover letter to the e-mail address: careers@alpinestars.com, with Art Director in the subject line.
DEALER DEVELOPMENT – [EAST COAST-USA]
SALES SUPPORT – ECOMMERCE

STRATEGIC ACCOUNT SPECIALIST

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Description:
Alpinestars has made significant contributions to the evolution of motorsports and is a brand that transcends lifestyle and sport. The U.S. headquarters are located in Torrance, California. We have an immediate opening for a Social Media Manager to join our Communications Department. **The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, energetic and have a passion for motorsports

The Social Media Manager will:
• Develop and implement highly strategic and comprehensive social media plans; ensure consumer acquisition and engagement to support the company’s overall objectives
• Create innovative and strategic content across all social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube
• Measure, track, and report on how social media content is performing and advise team members on how to use the data
• Collaborate with key cross-functional departments to confirm social media campaign effectiveness; ensure that social media is incorporated into all of the company’s campaign
• Monitor competitive social landscape, market changes, and developments; remain current on emerging industry and digital trends; provide highly strategic recommendations
• Work with Creative team to develop and plan strategic and tactical digital launches; oversee the social media budget and provide updates to necessary partners
• Engage in daily conversations with followers and respond to questions efficiently and accurately; send escalated issues to consumer affairs and legal as necessary
• Report creation. A portion of your job will involve creation of a variety of reports
• Various other. We’re a small team, and we oftentimes work together on a variety of projects

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
• Partner closely with social media communications team to lead, develop, and execute smart, unexpected creative solutions and storytelling in alignment with brand identity aesthetics to meet department objectives and KPIs
• Partner with creative team to conceptualize and design content series to be deployed across all social media channels
• Collaborate with the Art Department and Communications team to brainstorm content strategy and plan editorial calendar for social media
• Real-time design and execution of social-first assets by channel including but not limited to video, short-form GIFs/boomerangs/time-lapse, static images, etc.
• Prepare and manage retouching and other production needs on own projects
• Participate in internal meetings as well as interact with external vendors where needed
• Work closely with, communicate and present creative with all key stakeholders and counterparts
• Deliver assets in the correct format and on time

Experience:
• Partner closely with social media communications team to lead, develop, and execute smart, unexpected creative solutions and storytelling in alignment with brand identity aesthetics to meet department objectives and KPIs
• Partner with creative team to conceptualize and design content series to be deployed across all social media channels
• Collaborate with the Art Department and Communications team to brainstorm content strategy and plan editorial calendar for social media
• Real-time design and execution of social-first assets by channel including but not limited to video, short-form GIFs/boomerangs/time-lapse, static images, etc.
• Prepare and manage retouching and other production needs on own projects
• Participate in internal meetings as well as interact with external vendors where needed
• Work closely with, communicate and present creative with all key stakeholders and counterparts
• Deliver assets in the correct format and on time

Experience:
4-6 years of graphic/digital design experience, in house or at an agency. Fashion, beauty and lifestyle experience preferred.

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree Required

Skills:
• Exceptionally skilled at image curation, visual storytelling, typography, layout, form and color
• In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
• Well-rounded design experience across all social media channels
• Ability to create gifs and other lightweight video social content
• Highly creative, collaborative, positive, and proactive
• In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
• Keen sense for color, layout, form, imagery, typography, and composition
• Strong writing skills with impeccable grammar and spelling

This is a full-time position with benefits. We will contact only those candidates selected for further consideration.