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Senior Art Director. Rothy's. San Francisco, CA, USA. BOOM! Nuff said.


About Us:

Rothy’s are classically stylish, mind-blowingly comfortable flats crafted to keep up with life on-the-go. Best of all? They’re made from recycled plastic water bottles. We’ve already diverted 25+ million bottles from landfills—and we’re just getting started.

The Rothy’s HQ is located in our hometown of San Francisco, where the wild idea to make stylish, comfortable, washable shoes from sustainable materials came to life. We’re a tight-knit crew who have various backgrounds from many different industries, but we all share a passion for the beautiful, sustainable product we create.

Our bright, airy offices are well-stocked with locally sourced snacks—and super cute office pooches. We strive for sustainability in all its forms, and that includes keeping healthy, happy employees. We’re proud to offer frequent meditation groups and massages on-site, along with competitive health and wellness benefits.

We’d love to have you on our team. Join us and find out where we’re stepping to next.

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3-6 years


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Motion, Videography

Date Posted

October 17, 2019 (Originally posted March 26, 2019)

Managed By

Hannah Siegel


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Senior Art Director
San Francisco, CA | Brand Marketing  | Reports to the Design Director 

About the Team:
The Brand Marketing team spans many aspects of the business and includes roles in graphic design, social media, and public relations, to name a few. Since the roles with this department are varied, so are the people—in the best way! This team is laser focused on bringing the brand to life through rich storytelling, and they work together to accomplish this across multiple media and platforms.

About the Role:

Looking for an opportunity to thrive and flex your creative muscles at a thoughtful, sustainable start-up? Rothy’s is looking for a Senior Art Director with experience working on campaigns from concept to production to post-production and design. This person must have on-set video/photo experience, a keen eye for design, and skills leading junior art directors and designers. You’re joining a team of four other Art Directors and you’ll be helping support on marketing projects from campaign creative to web design to social.

 What you’ll do:

Partner with the team to concept creative for new product launches from ideation to execution to post-production
On-set art direction for photography + video needs
Implement your post-production skills to make retouching notes, work with video editors and colorists, design typographic treatments, guide designers etc.
Collaborate with the designers and other art directors to create/execute on campaign creative decks + design direction
Assist our social team in creating and elevating content when needed
Partner with the marketing team to create campaigns that align with brief strategy
Collaborate with the Product and Marketing team for design briefs and goals
Partner with team to support or lead on special design projects when needed
Drive campaigns from beginning to end with the elevated brand aesthetic in mind
Support marketing concepts while including our artistic brand voice
Create on-brand, innovative collateral alongside our graphic design team
Bring thoughtful and new ideas to the table of how we can interact with our Rothy’s customer
Support innovative UX Design by being the point person for the Growth Marketing team
Assist in designing packaging and marketing collateral if needed
Research competitive landscape across global markets to identify how Rothy’s should shift creatively in order to remain at the top of sustainability, design, and comfort
 Who you are: 

Bachelor’s degree in Design / Art Direction / or Film
Extensive experience with post-production process (retouching notes, color, video editing process etc.)
6-10+ years experience as an Art Director and at least all or part of that time dedicated to Design
Proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote and After Effects and Sketch a plus
Obsessive attention to detail
Ability to successfully work on multiple projects at once
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-productivity environment with tight deadlines
High-end, editorial, and minimalistic design aesthetic 

Employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance
4 weeks of paid time off, paid sick time, plus paid holidays
401(k) with employer match
Flexible Spending Accounts
Commuter benefits
A shoe allowance (like the allowance you got as a kid only better)!
And did we mention the great snacks!?
At Rothy’s, we take a whole brand approach to sustainability. That means we consider the impact and longevity of everything we do, from the materials in our products to the way we treat our people. To date, we’ve transformed over 30 million plastic water bottles into beautiful, comfortable, washable shoes—and that’s just the beginning. Join our team and see where we’re stepping next.