This is an exciting opportunity supporting a client which is the leading publisher of personalized photo gifts. The Art Director will be working on a new campaign extension for the client’s kids & pets line of products and responsible for developing creative concepts and integrated campaigns across multiple channels (site, app, CRM and social). We are looking for someone to bring innovation in design and outstanding visual communication. You will work closely with the Creative Director and will direct in-house and contract designers and writers.
Art directs multiple projects at a time, ensuring they are on brand and meet the creative brief objectives
Leads designers and copywriters in inspirational brainstorm sessions and helps to push creative concepts that work across multiple channels
Helps facilitate workflow and capacity of team
Partners closely with cross-functional team members, presents ideas, articulates rationale and facilitates effective feedback and implementation
Must have a strong background in concept development and direct response design, specifically in the digital space
Has a portfolio that reflects strong design concepts, exceptional design sensibility and attention to detail, a sophisticated, clean aesthetic
Must be able to communicate and exercise superior verbal and written skills as to how their art direction drives business objectives
Has a passion for branding and the design + copy process
Can work collaboratively in a team environment, and works well to trickle direction down to more junior team members
Is self-directed, extremely organized and can oversee on multiple projects
Has advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
Has a Bachelor in Art and Design or equivalent from a 4-year University or College
Has 7-10 years of work experience in this field with 3+ years working as an Art Director at an ad agency, web design firm, e-commerce company, retail/fashion house or design firm.
AQUENT STUDIOS: Why work with us?
Long term career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands
Comprehensive health and dental insurance subsidized
401(k) through Fidelity
FSA's and Voluntary insurance programs
Access to free training and continuing education
Please apply to this posting for more information and qualified candidates will be contacted immediately regarding next steps.