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Digital Art Director (South Carolina)
Amazing opportunity in South Carolina for a Digital Art Director!
Great agency with a cool vibe working with a range clients.
You need to be a thinker and a "doer".
You'll be responsible for:
- developing and producing digital and creative concepts from start to finish
- working with the team to create the finished campaigns
- presenting to clients
- An awesome portfolio that shows your chops
- 5-7 years' experience in design, art direction and creative with an emphasis on digital
- Past experience art directing photography
- Passion for what you do and staying relevant and knowledgeable about technology and trends
Junior Art Director
Junior Art Director
We’re Marriner, a growing branding and activation Agency in the D.C./Baltimore area, and we specialize in food, beverage and hospitality. We’re looking for a cross-functional Junior Art Director, and we’re not just looking for someone with design skills. We’re looking for a natural visual thinker and kick-ass designer. And we’re looking for someone who can work with writers and other team members to deliver high-level conceptual thinking, then present ideas with Clarity and infectious enthusiasm.
What’s the biggest thing we’re looking for? We want a nice person who’s innately curious. Because when you’re innately curious, you’re always wanting to work on and improve your craft and learn from senior members. You’re always looking to expand your skill sets. You’re proactive. You’re hands on. And you like to stay busy. If you have a strong book on paper and possess those intangibles, you’ll fit right in here.
A Junior Art Director’s tasks will often include:
· Learning, perfecting and executing print- and digital-ready production materials to spec (mechanicals for print and digital)
· Generating original visual executions that are both exciting and creatively attractive
· Delivering work of the highest quality after working with team members to develop new ideas
· Working with the Senior Art Director and account managers to establish appropriate creative direction
· Staying abreast of new media formats and learning how to incorporate them into campaigns
· Working with senior designers and art directors to establish new skills and insights
· Being a self-starter, showing drive and aspiration while going the extra mile at times to prove one’s potential
A Junior Art Director needs a wide range of design and creative capabilities. These include:
· An understanding of production, creative design and layout across media
· Strong skills with design software such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, HTML5 (the more, the better)
· The ability to build creative and unique ideas
· The confidence to communicate one’s ideas and sell them to peers and Clients
· The flexibility to adapt one’s ideas to suit Client expectations
· The willingness to work to tight deadlines in high-pressure environments without compromising work quality
· An awareness of digital media and evolving online platforms
· An innovative approach to the ways in which to execute advertising
· A track record of inventive and compelling design work
Interactive Art Director
Our client, a Dallas agency, has a need for an Interactive Art Director. This is an ONSITE freelance to full time opportunity beginning this month!
The ideal candidate is a conceptual visual designer with 2-5 years of digital design experience. Must be comfortable designing across multiple channels with a passion for and a focus on digital.
We are looking for someone with expert level skills in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) and Sketch.
In this role, you will develop a wide range of creative concepts for digital media including:
- mobile apps
- banner ads
- social media
- landing pages
Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to:
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Jr Art Director
Column Five is looking for an Jr Art Director who knows how to effectively conceptualize, design, and present ideas to our clients. Our Jr Art Directors refine and elevate the ideas of our designers, who tackle a wide range of project types from content marketing campaigns to motion graphics. They work closely and collaboratively with Producers, Developers, and our Client Services team to tell the most compelling stories for our clients.
The Jr Art Director role may include:
Providing ongoing design and creative direction for a wide variety of projects, including internal feedback/critiques, designer mentorship, and critical saves on projects
Assisting in or designing various stages of project development, as well as occasionally fully designing own projects through completion
Leading client conversations on design thinking and execution
Sharing active and thoughtful participation in project brainstorms; participating in pitches and ideation opportunities with Client Services
Providing insight regarding capacity and scoping for collective Design department and projects
Assisting in recruitment for open roles in Design department
Enjoying a nice beer (or other beverage) on Fridays
Ability to synthesize complex, abstract, and disorganized information into compelling creative concepts or narratives with a strong understanding of visual storytelling
High attention to detail and quality control
Ability to oversee multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Advanced skills and experience in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign; understanding of After Effects and UX/UI a plus
Confidence presenting ideas to colleagues and clients
Education in graphic design (or a related field)
3 years experience as a Designer on a wide range of projects and multi-disciplinary teams
Our company is relaxed, but we work at a fast pace. We thrive in an environment filled with competition, camaraderie, and collaboration. While we value sharp minds and professionalism, we like to surround ourselves with people who have a sense of humor and who understand what it means to be confident yet humble. We know how to get things done and have fun at the same time. We request the same from you.
Competitive salaries, full health insurance, FSA plans, generous 401(k) savings plans, beer Fridays (or other fizzy drinks), salad Wednesdays, and fun team events
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Location: On-site in our office in Brooklyn, NY
How to Apply: Please provide a resume, cover letter and portfolio link. No phone calls, please. EOE.
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Sr Art Director
Senior Art Director – Creative Become a Creative at DigitasLBi, a highly caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape.
We’re looking for a Senior Art Director who’s known for turning out amazing concepts – someone who can consistently wow us and our clients with creativity and visual awesomeness. It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. If you think you’re up for it, read on.
What you’ll do: In this role, you’ll lead the concept, design and execution of groundbreaking visual solutions for integrated, cross-channel initiatives including large Web initiatives, online advertising and digital marketing. The amazing conceptual power and exceptional design skills that you bring to the team will be put to use daily as you assist the Creative Director in leading a best-in-class creative team.
Day to day, your role will include: + Creating a range of powerful, viable concepts and designs for each project, partnering with copywriters to ensure the copy direction and visual presentation work together to make the concept powerful and compelling + Communicating visual designs, motion design, concepts, and storyboards through presentations – and getting clients to approve (and love) the recommended designs + Expertly leading teams of designers and production artists to flawlessly execute cross-channel and digital work + Deftly juggling multiple projects while inspiring & motivating both your creative teammates and your clients What you’ll bring to the table: We’re looking for a Senior Art Director who is both tremendously qualified and awesome to work with, which usually includes: + Energy, a sense of humor and an open & curious mind (yes, these things really do matter) + Exceptional conceptual and design skills and a robust portfolio that shows your talent in both print and Web + Strong experience on large cross-channel and/or direct-marketing initiatives across media, both online and off, and a mastery of Web production and the capabilities within digital channels
An expert understanding of Photoshop, Image Ready, Illustrator, and Quark/InDesign – plus (ideally) an understanding of Flash, After Effects, and video production
A four-year degree, formal design training, plus five to seven years of art direction and strong digital design experience, preferably in a creative agency
A knack for strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you. ID: 2017-25387 External Company URL: www.digitas.com
You think in design. Your unbridled concepting capabilities lead to a steady stream of strategically-minded ideas that never stray far from the bullseye.
You have a natural understanding of lifestyle and street wear brands and have years of experience working with and developing them. You’re a great presenter who helps mentor and lead creative teams, but you never shy away from snagging a stylus and throwing down some of your design skills to get the job done right, or right now. You’ll report directly to the Creative Director.
The Job Our Art Directors: Create concepts and execute design solutions from visualization to execution/installation, successfully translating the clients’ business needs in to workable solutions, communicating messages and creating identity. Provide clear direction and critiques to project teams on the creative development and execution of assigned projects.
Mentors design talent. Work with key production leads and project managers, producers, and design teams to ensure the design vision is executed in a consistent and world-class manner, ensuring high standards for design quality and service within budget, scope, and timeline. Assess priorities, manage time, triage, and delegate in a deadline-driven environment without putting the client or agency at risk.
Work with strategists to develop brand strategy and establish brand positioning for clients. Translate client business and brand goals into innovative, meaningful and beautiful digital experiences. Review and approve all final work for assigned clients.
Develop and maintain strong client relationships. Present concepts to clients, articulating creative concepts and rationale. Work with new business and account teams to identify and scope new design projects for prospective and existing clients.
Skills and Expertise Please walk through the door with: Bachelors Degree in Graphic or Interactive Design preferred. At least 5 years design and/or creative experience with consumer brands, preferably at an agency.
A portfolio demonstrating a passion for design and a mastery of visual communication. Expertise in traditional design as well as superior retail / environmental design skills in addition to conceptual capabilities. Expert level of knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite products and a deep understanding of emerging technologies.
A demonstrated track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound creative, strategic, and analytical thinking skills. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels. Effective, clear and concise presentation skills. The ability to interact and collaborate with all departments within the agency to solve problems.
*Some after hours and weekend work required.
*Occasional travel required.
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Cross-Functional Art Director
Nest is looking for a Cross-Functional Art Director who wants to push the boundaries of our marketing campaigns with a palette for elegance, poetic minimalism, and beautiful design. The Work: * Develop and execute advertising campaigns across brand and product launch campaigns including film, print, digital, engagement and social
Develop and execute seasonal campaigns
Craft compelling videos from storyboard to final cut that tell the story of the thoughtful home
Orchestrate and carry out lifestyle photoshoots for product launches together with the product team and functional creative leads
Manage multiple projects with minimal supervision and engage in constructive dialogue with brand managers, product marketing, and the rest of the creative team
Speak passionately on behalf of creative work and present it persuasively to stakeholders
Collaborate with functional leads to develop creative assets that are equally at home on packaging, in channel, and on the web Minimum Qualifications: * BA or BFA in Graphic Design or related field * 8+ years of experience in advertising, marketing, corporate identity, or brand management Preferred Qualifications: * An outstanding portfolio and rich experience developing campaigns at an agency, studio and or in an in-house capacity
Experience working within a global brand team or closely with a premium global brand
Portfolio must demonstrate breakthrough work across a variety of like-minded, iconic brands
Demonstrated understanding of a brand with design at its core and the ability to simplify the complex
Proven experience with creative development across multiple functions
Proven ability to develop innovative designs that meet the objectives of the assignment
Command of the software used in the creative process
Excellent conceptual and problem solving skills, and an aptitude for creative iteration
Knowledge of video and photography production and post-production
Ability to solve problems, motivate the team, and make people feel like you’re in control
Good at presenting and “selling” the creative ideas to influence decisions with interactive and cross-functional creative directors
Excellent written and oral skills
Art Director - Screen Print Apparel
ART DIRECTOR- Screen Printed Apparel
Our steadily growing screen printing/embroidery company, located in Dorchester MA, is looking for a full time experienced Art Director/production facilitator in the screen printing department.
Must have a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in Screen Print art. Must be punctual, organized and a team player who ENJOYS working with good people. Must be loyal, trustworthy and fun and of course creative.
Manage the art creation and customer approvals process
Determine screen mesh counts for highest quality print of designs
Schedule jobs in production - know best machines and print time for all jobs from start to finish
Create designs for wholesale customers and our own retail lines
Oversee 3-7 staff members in both art and screen print .
Manage the art team staff and complete all pending art jobs in a timely manner
Layout art/type and print separations.
Work closely w/ art team and able to give direction to art and production staff.
High attention to detail, organizational skills and quality control
Able to consistently meet deadlines in a high pace environment
Understanding of spot color screen printing, production, and apparel, types of inks and application processes to get various looks in screen printed apparel to appeal to all types of customer needs
Must know various methods of Heat press art application to certain garments, as well as Direct to Garment, and know when this is preferred method of decoration
Proficiency in Corel Draw, Adobe CS, Microsoft Office, photo shop, illustrator
Oversee Marketing Team
Make sure ART/marketing team is keeping up with social media trends
Edit and prepare artwork for website, art sheets for previews and customer approvals, marketing flyers, email blasts and put all thumbnails in our in house production /sales software
Assist in designing for all apparel lines from concept to end
Design any needed marketing materials. Including catalogs, tradeshow ads, and customer art sheets needed for preview or approvals.
Design and coordinate e-Blasts
Create and organize design file/folders
Shopworks/Ink Soft/Shopify and Constant Contact Experience a plus, but not necessary:
Understanding of additional specialty screen printing methods 4-color process, Hires, water based, etc.
Website – design, develop, and manage
Photography – photograph apparel and edit for needed media
Responsibilities are not limited to those listed here. Added skills/duties needed to complete tasks at hand. Assist in other departments when needed.
Please submit your resume , pay requirements and link/file of your portfolio. Compensation is based on experience. Full time employees receive vacation pay, paid personal days and holidays, as well as health and life insurance.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE / ALSO NO RECRUITERS PLEASE
Position: Art Director
Duration: 4 Months
Looking for candidates eligible to work in the US indefinitely without restrictions
- Works directly and collaboratively with members of the creative team and business partners to develop and produce effective communications.
- Is self-organized and manages multiple concurrent jobs.
- Can fill in for Creative Director, if needed.
- Facilitates presentations and has strong presentation skills; can communicate tactically and strategically.
- Directs and supervises vendors, acts as the liaison to outside agencies and production services, and monitors creative intent.
- Demonstrates expert knowledge of advertising and marketing trends and translates business intent into creative strategies and executions that market products effectively.
- Demonstrates understanding of intended audience; interprets market research and test results and can use findings to focus targeted marketing messages.
- Facilitates brainstorm sessions; recognizes ideas that should go forward.
- Monitors projects to ensure creative intent is not diluted.
- 4-year degree (preferred) in design or similar discipline.
- 6+ years design and art direction experience.
- Direct Mail and/or web design experience required within any industry, (Financial Services, preferred).
- Brings processes, technology or people solutions to the table with regard the design or print process.
- Proven ability to coach and challenge design team to improve the effectiveness of creative.
- InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop are required. Acrobat helpful.
- Web program experience also helpful: Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver.
Contract Senior Art Director
You’re a talented no-holds barred senior art director with some impressive experience to boot. What if you can advance even further with the world’s biggest retailer? Where you’ll play an intricate part in building creative and campaigns promoting the latest products from many of the most recognizable brands? Where you can expect to see your labors of love on full display for audiences of millions?
Here you’ll grow your portfolio working on everything from customer emails for our national campaigns to push notifications announcing our latest offers—plus socialmedia bursts, Facebook ads and banners on our globally trafficked site.
Teaming up with some of the Bay Area’s best graphic designers and copywriters, you’ll put your creativity, know-how and hard-earned expertise to good use working on high-profile creative projects from concept to completion. You’ll develop and pitch bold concepts for campaigns and more, and serve as the team shot-caller for approving creative components, identifying and executing testing opportunities and applying what you learn to the future successes of our programs and initiatives.
As a senior member of the team, you’ll serve as both creative lead and fearless brand enforcer, guiding our design strategy with one eye on the latest industry trendsand best practices, and the other on our company, customers, cross-functional partner needs and the competitive landscape.
You’ll drive the effective execution of complex projects and programs, making sure they meet business needs while maintaining a razor-sharp focus on ensuring theconsistent application of brand standards throughout all assets that cross your desk. Along the way, you’ll be our point person for keeping other team members inspiredand on their games while partnering with senior leadership to enhance functional systems and processes.
Sound like you? Join us and put your career in the spotlight where it belongs.
- B.A. in Design, Advertising, Fine Arts or related field
- 3-6 years in creative project management, such as graphic design
- 2 years supervisory experience
- 3 years managing large-scale interactive campaigns in an online creative or related digital field
- 2 years working for or with creative agencies
- 2 years managing vendor contracts and relationships
- 2 years managing design teams in a retail creative environment
- 2 years managing budgets, including forecasting and reporting financials
- 2 years managing brand initiatives for product launches
3 years developing design concepts in a retail or marketing environment