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Art Director

Job title: Art Director
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Venice
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 426375
Contact name: Chloe Janssen
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a boutique ad agency, is on a hunt for an Art Director to join their team. This role is contract to hire and fully remote. 

The ideal candidate will have experience at small to mid-sized ad agencies. 

Your day-to-day will be fairly dynamic, but will typically involve actively designing (of course!), as well as coordinating with various teams (via Slack and Slack calls) to discuss projects, review progress, and prioritize action items on an on-going basis. You’ll be collaborating with user experience design, strategy, and other creatives. You’ll have opportunities to work directly with illustrators, motion designers, and developers, as well as communicate your point of view to our internal team and clients.

 

Our ideal candidate thinks no detail is too small, and no project is too big. They’re excited by the opportunity to own projects from start to finish, and values a backbone of strong UX, layered with impeccable design.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead the conception and design of best-in-class sites, microsites, ads, content experiences, emails, and other marketing pieces. 

  • Define and/or iterate visual design styles for projects.

  • Generate ideas, push creative boundaries, and work iteratively.

  • Interpret and implement (feedback (both internal and client directed).

  • Collaborate remotely with other members of the creative team.

  • Develop and communicate a strong design/communication point of view.

  • Manage up and down. 

  • Verbal and written communications with clients on an as-needed basis.

 

Skills: 

  • You have 5+ years of design experience in the digital space at an ad agency 

  • You are proficient in Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign) and Sketch.

  • You are able to see a project from start to launch while managing your time effectively/efficiently. 

  • You have an ability to create and maintain the integrity of design systems.

  • You are a visual thinker and detail oriented in all aspects of your work.

  • You love to make complex ideas into simple, effortless interactions or communications.

  • You see the potential in every opportunity.

  • You are flexible and have an ability to handle multiple projects and work streams at once.

  • You have good verbal and written communication skills.

  • You’re confident and proactive, but can keep ego in-check.

  • You’ve experienced collaborating with and presenting to clients.

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