Head of Art Direction (senior profiles)
Zurich area
2d ago

Swarovski holds an open position for a Global Head of Art Direction based in Zurich, Switzerland, working in close collaboration with the Creative Direction Office to translate the Brand’s Creative Strategy and Vision into comprehensive communication assets.


  • Works in close collaboration and on a daily basis with the Creative Direction Office
  • Supports the establishment of a unified brand understanding as part of the Creative Studio leadership team
  • Leads and manages the internal graphic and visual design team and is the point of contact for select external creative partners
  • Creates, develops and executes global and regional communication assets for select channels in line with the overall creative vision and direction
  • Develops and maintains an engaging visual message that speaks directly to the target audience globally
  • Defines and presents new ideas, concepts and inspirations on an ongoing basis by closely following the latest industry relevant benchmarks and trends (including art, fashion, design etc.)

    We are looking for a senior professional equipped with the following skill set :

  • An outstanding track record in high-level creative concepts within high-end luxury fashion and and / or jewelry / accessories brands (it is a must)
  • Senior art direction experience within global luxury companies / brands
  • Outstanding conceptual abilities and art direction skills as well as a profound knowledge of the digital landscape
  • Strong typography, visual, and experience design sensibilities
  • Expert in all industry relevant software and graphic design tools
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a larger team in a fast-paced environment handling multiple projects and workstreams in parallel
  • Strategic thinker, able to work under pressure on new opportunities, be a problem solver and willing to go the extra mile
  • At least 10 years of experience in leading creative teams, preferably in both corporate and agency environments
  • Ability to deal with a high volume of projects at any one time with tight deadlines
  • University degree with emphasis on graphic design or media design preferred
  • Excellent English skills
  • Please provide a link to your website or examples of your work.


    Swarovski is a family-run crystal company with a global reach founded in 1895 in Wattens, Austria. Following the appointment of a new Creative Director in 2020, we are embarking on an exciting journey to transform Swarovski into a lifestyle with a strong creative vision for the future.

    Working for Swarovski is more than just a job. You will work for a pioneering global brand that unites a rich heritage of creativity, craftsmanship and innovation with a spirit for reinvention especially at this transformative time in the brand’s history.

    We place people at the heart of our business and offer global pay programs supported by a range of local benefits. In addition, we provide rich development opportunities which recognize and reward the brilliant contributions of our passionate individuals and teams.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

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