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VF Corporation The North Face: Director, Creative Design (TNF Footwear) in Denver, Colorado

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Manage a large team of creative design professionals spanning across multiple merchandise categories or a small single brand* Primarily focused on setting the creative vision for the brands and categories as well as the planning and execution of designs to meet the overall seasonal collection* Ensure that the designs created are aligned to the vision and commercially viable* Lead the collaboration with technical designers, brand management, merchandising, sourcing and production * Typically responsible for leading a team of professionals

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Art and Design, Fashion, or related field Equivalent years of experience in a substantially similar industry may be considered in lieu of a degree to be determined by the nature of the specific job and the hiring manager’s criteria; Master’s degree preferred Generally ten years of progressive experience with five years of managerial experience* Knowledge of CAD design applications such as Illustrator, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office* Strong organization and communication skills

Knowledge & Application:

  • Department manager with expert knowledge in more than one specialized field and broad knowledge of several related disciplines within a function* Requires broad theoretical knowledge or advanced knowledge of highly specialized fields and their interrelationships* Directs the application of existing principles and guides development of new policies and ideas across a discipline/departmental area* Leads the development of new policies/ideas in own discipline

Problem Solving:

  • Problems are unclearly defined and sufficient information may not be available* Requires conceptual thinking to understand complex issues and their implications* Solutions may need to be devised based on limited information* Implementation of solutions often requires a longer term perspective* Solutions must take into consideration multiple perspectives and future implications* May in certain instances require judgment to devise and apply new concepts and solutions

Interaction:

  • Required to convey complex information and persuade several diverse stakeholders/audiences often across multiple cultures* Develops recommendations to sell ideas or services* Information is non-routine in nature* Frequently advises others on complex matters

Impact:

  • Translates functional vision into plans for the functional discipline and guides their execution * Significantly impacts the results of one or more discipline areas* Impact is on medium- to long-term departmental goals

Accountability:

  • Accountable for departmental results which will impact the entire function* Accountable for departmental budget* Accountable for financial impact which may be broad and have a far-reaching impact on the business segment* Full people management accountability including resourcing and exit decisions * Resourcing decisions likely to be signed off by higher authority

VF Diversity Vision Statement VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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