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Art Director III


Oct 24, 2019

Toronto, ON M2N 6L7 CANADA


Agent: Chelsea C.

Job #: 153530

Salary: CA$38-41/hour

Job Description

AQUENT is seeking an Art Director with intermediate to senior Level experience in Toronto for a top FinTech company. This is an amazing and unique opportunity to go in-house with a great group of creatives. The ideal talent will have 5-8 years of professional experience as an Art Director and have the ability to deliver full cycle campaign work in both the digital and traditional spaces. This role is a 12 month, very stable contract to permanent position, onsite with our client in Toronto. For quick apply, email your portfolio directly to Chelsea Caudill 

Hiring Manager's HOT take on why you'll love going to work each day: 

  • Your typical day here will never be redundant or boring
  • This team has fun but they don't burn out - they work normal hours & respect each other's personal lives
  • They work hard & are truly energized, engaged and dedicated to delivering high-quality work
  • This team works seamlessly together and they genuinely really care about each other
  • Work on a diverse range of projects, a delightful balance of steady business-as-usual work & newer, interesting re-branding work 

Art Director requirements: 

  • Senior level presentation skills 
  • 5-8 years of experience as an Art Director working full-cycle, across channels for big brands 
  • Ability to brainstorm, partner & collaborate well within a team of Art Directors, Designers, Production Artist and Copywriters
  • Experience taking marketing brief and turning that into a concept that solves the brief - all while meeting brand requirements
  • Proven success selling & presenting ideas to BIG BRAND partners that result in campaigns that are out in the market, yielding results 
  • Understand Branding and adapting Brand Standards
  • Manage workflow through entire lifecycle of a project
  • Oversee and manage a small team, including a designer and an editor
  • Portfolio: clean, modern, eye-catching, dynamic work that shows your problem-solving ability & understanding of marketing and customer branding  

Art Director responsibilities: 

  • Bringing design concepts to life and providing direction
  • Presenting to high-level partners, stakeholders, internal teams and external clients 
  • Blend of partnering / collaborating  and delivering on projects independently
  • Provide regular updates, communicate clearly, impact team morale in a positive way
  • Digital deliverables: banners, some social for branded portfolio for customer marketing, Facebook, Instagram, banner work in those formats, insta stories, caraseouls, executing through the different channels
  • Applying concepts across channels - billboard, printed hanging banners  + social & digital  
  • Experience reviewing creative proofs, press proofs, online testing
  • Self-organized and able to manage multiple deadlines on concurrent projects

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends - whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

Working here:

  • You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and marketing ideas to the table
  • You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver purposeful projects
  • You’ll be working with a global brand - meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR

Want more details about this and other opportunities?
Meet Chelsea Caudill!