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Social Art Director

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May 03, 2019

NYC

Freelance

Agent: Marc S.

Job #: 147248

Job Description

Our client is an award-winning, digital marketing & social media agency and they are looking for a freelance Social Art Director to start in their NYC ASAP:

 

Start = ASAP

Duration = initial engagement 4 weeks, with likely extension beyond that to 3-6 months

This is a primarily onsite role with option for occasional remote work.

This role is part of a team working on entertainment and/or beauty clients –

 

Social Art Director

Our Art Director is a leader, a maker, a presenter, an inventor, & above all else, a Social creature – in love with the medium & able to harness the things that make it great. Knowledge of motion design & animation is a must and knowledge of 3D is a major plus.

Responsibilities =

  • Providing leadership & creative vision for the Social Media Design Team
  • Injecting your knowledge of, and passion for, Social Media into the design process
  • Developing relationships with clients, & providing a service that brings them back for more
  • Creating work alongside those you’re directing (roughly a 60/40 split between direction/creation)
  • Staying abreast of developments and best practices in the Social and Creative spaces, and finding novel applications for them.

Experience / skills required =

  • 5+ years of agency design experience, and parallel experience in a managerial role
  • A broad portfolio, rich in Social Media and motion driven examples
  • Previous experience working with Entertainment and/or Beauty clients
  • An instinctive love of Social Media

 

  • Proven success in previous client facing roles
  • Confidence managing multiple Social campaigns
  • The skill to captivate & engage your audience

 

  • The ability to lead, direct, inspire, give and receive critiques & present, demonstrate, cajole, twist, & juke your way to great product
  • Strength in communication and collaboration – written & verbal, client facing & internal
  • The ability to satisfy the artistic, technological & business requirements of a project – on brand, on budget & within scope
  • Senior skills in relevant tools – Adobe CC, Cinema4D or similar, Keynote, a pencil etc.
  • Fundamental knowledge of desktop & mobile design & UX best practice

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