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Senior Art Director

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Jan 14, 2020

Austin TX

Freelance

Agent: Katy V.

Job #: 155776

Salary: DOE

Job Description

Our client is looking for Sr Art Director. This is 12months onsite assignment in their internal agency department.. We offer Medical Dental and 401k benefits. 

Brief Description of Role

The Sr. Art Director develops visual conceptual solutions for a full range of creative/marketing ideas with an emphasis on creating dramatic results for our company brand. Candidates must have strong print and digital design skills, including branding systems and storytelling.

Key Duties and Responsibilities (Interactive):

  • • Must be able to develop concepts and design systems that address marketing objectives in a creative manner and effectively targets the audience 
  • • Outstanding graphic design layout, color, typography, style guide creation, and data visualization
  • • Partner with copywriter
  • • Understanding responsive design a must
  • • Deep understanding working within content management systems, design templates and brand standards
  • • Deep understanding and enthusiasm for web technologies, emerging design trends and innovations
  • • Passion for interaction design, touch screen design and mobile platforms
  • • Ability to work on large-scale interactive projects, tight deadlines and high volume of work
  • • Experience designing websites, landing pages, microsites, emails and banners
  • • Understanding of social media graphics for B2B
  • • You will not be expected to code, but should be familiar with standards-based web design, and the capabilities of HTML5, CSS3, and Flash    

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities (Print):

  • • Must be able to develop concepts and design systems that address marketing objectives in a creative manner and effectively targets the audience 
  • • Outstanding graphic design layout, color, typography, style guide creation, and data visualization
  • Partner with copywriter

  • Persuasive visual communicator

  • Understand design with various print collateral (brochures to tradeshows)

  • Understand the print process (prepress to proofs to paper) and techniques (die cut, emboss, etc.)

Client Description:

It’s not often that we get to say “yeah, but just listen to what they offer…” about our larger clients. Most people look at the awesome job description, then read “Financial Services Industry” and move on. We’ve heard it a thousand times! Know what else we’ve heard at this client just as much? “Wow! I’m so glad I took this job! This is not your father’s financial services company!”

Work here and experience:

- Opportunities to work with cutting-edge digital business strategies & projects

- Huge work-life balance culture

- Diversity-focused workplace

- Strong potential for temp-to-perm conversion (almost half of the people we've placed here have converted to a permanent position, either the one they're working in, or in a related department)

- Great Aquent community to work with onsite, including our bi-annual talent recognition program, which stems from the client managers’ own feedback (read: they’re engaged and interested in your future!)

- Don’t forget the massive points on your resume for being part of a cutting-edge team, leading the way in breathing fresh air into the financial services industry

With a customer experience focus in mind, our client is leading the way in the financial industry with their digital marketing & technology platforms. They recognize that today’s customers are technically savvy & independent as well as highly creative, and they’re working to be the best at serving them. We see this through how they are building platforms that allow customers to take ownership of their financial future, using video, animation, and social media to market to the end user. Their in-house digital agency has won numerous IHAF awards for their tools and cutting-edge technology. Working with this company, you would be working with groups and/or department such as an IHAF awarded digital agency, user experience, product development, communication strategy team and much more talented professionals like yourself. Come join us!

 

Requirements:

The Basics:

•  Solid knowledge of graphic software (i.e. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign)

•  Collaborating with cross-functional teams a must

•  Experience with financial industry a bonus

•  Excellent interpersonal, communications and organizational skills

•  Excellent presentation skills

•  Self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with ability and experience to manage many projects simultaneously

•  Must have proven experience working with major brands and on e-commerce sites

Education Preferred:

  • • BA degree with a design emphasis, or trade/portfolio school equivalent
  • • Portfolio required
  • 8+ years enterprise and/or agency experience.  

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