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.
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