Art Director

Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands Posted: Jan 11

Job Description

Your challenge
Create engaging customer experiences and a unique brand expression for Philips Lighting to drive our leadership in a rapidly changing lighting market. Develop winning communication concepts that help people understand the potential of light to their lives and organizations. Inspire and lead others to develop integrated concepts, always based on customer insights.

Your responsibilities
Co-development of brand identity and deployment of the brand architecture
Creation of our visual language: storytelling in photography and video for on- and off-line channels
Understand business strategies and translate them into inspiring concepts that shape the customer experience
Use customer insights and market dynamics to make your designs work across the customer journey
Design on-/offline communication tools
Support the Design team to communicate our innovation visions or creative ideas
Collaborate with our global Brand & Communications and Marketing teams
Combine your creativity with technical competency, accuracy and an attention to detail
Manage your own projects and lead (where relevant) a pool of designers and suppliers
Be an inspirational expert to the global Design community

We are looking for
Bachelor / Master (combined) degree in Communication, Graphic or Digital Design - or related
8-10 year’s creative experience in an international agency or business environment
Proven experience in developing integrated concepts for A-brands operating in global b2b/services markets
Recognized for expertise in developing and orchestrating brand identities
Strong in articulating stories visually and verbally, shaping a unique style for brands
Proven experience in creating a visual language through storytelling in photography and video
Experience with online communications and event design
Strong affinity with the connected world (the internet of things)

Team player, ready to lead multi-disciplinary project teams
Fluent in English
Good communication, presentation and influencing skills
Using words as part of the creative process
Able to work in a global business with multiple product categories
Understand business objectives and dynamics
Able to structure project work; balancing creativity and quality whilst delivering in time
Proven expert in working with Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, 3D rendering software, PowerPoint
Interest in light itself and the role it plays in our lives

Our offer
We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Working in our multidisciplinary Design team will bring inspiration and energy to your daily work.
Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:
25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually
A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance
Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching
Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package
Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount
Healthy work-life balance

Your team
You will be part of the Philips Lighting Design in Eindhoven, where you’ll work within a highly professional and ambitious team of different design specialists. Our global creative team of some 75 professionals is located in our studios in Europe, North America and Asia. Philips Design Lighting is organizationally part of Strategy and Innovation and supports all the business groups as well as markets.

If you have any questions about this position, please do not hesitate to contact the recruiter directly via

Recruitment process
If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and portfolio with relevant work through the Philips career site. With your application, please also share portfolio with relevant work. After a pre-selection process based on your CV, you will be invited for recruitment- and business interviews.

Company Description
Philips Lighting is the global leader in lighting products, systems and services. Our understanding of how lighting positively affects people coupled with our deep technological know-how enable us to deliver digital lighting innovations that unlock new business value, deliver rich user experiences and help to improve lives. Serving professional and consumer markets, we sell more energy efficient LED lighting than any other company. We lead the industry in connected lighting systems and services, leveraging the Internet of Things to take light beyond illumination and transform homes, buildings and urban spaces. For more information, visit:

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