Position Description

Art Director - VonZipper
Location Irvine Campus
City Irvine
State/Territory California
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Company Overview

Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young‐minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Xcel, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company‐owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e‐ commerce channels.

Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including: Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans


VonZipper’s Art Director will craft and curate the visual identity & creative direction of the brand, collaborating with product development, sales, marketing and VZ’s advocates

Please note – this role is currently located in Irvine, CA but will be moving to Huntington Beach, CA by Spring 2019


  • Responsible for timely, quality, exciting, inspirational, consistent and artistic work
  • Overarching graphic direction / look & feel globally
  • All Go to Market creative deliverables
  • Photoshoot briefs
  • Logo usage guidelines
  • Brand book creation and implementation
  • Sales catalogs
  • Marketing books
  • Studio and location photoshooting
  • Windows / POP design
  • Digital design
  • Video ideation + graphic direction
  • Campaign ideation & execution
  • Consult and work together with copywriting on language usage


  • A creative perspective of the application of graphics, layouts and digital design
  • Technical knowledge of all the creative suite applications
  • Familiarity with still and video photography
  • Hard working, visionary with attention to detail
  • Out of the box thinking with an eye to what is coming next
  • Mindful of calendar with a sense of urgency
  • Collaborative, flexible with a strong point of view and communication skills
  • Able to undertake market research using all forms of media, travel and market feedback
  • Optimistic and outgoing with the capacity to operate in a dynamic work environment with passion and motivation
  • Openminded collaborator
  • Interest in what's new and innovative with awareness to trend
  • Upbeat, positive mentality with a roll up your sleeves work ethic
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