Jr. Art Director - Agency
Our client, a well-known agency located in the El Segundo area is looking for a skilled Junior Art Director. This is a contract to hire opportunity, on-site, full-time hours.
The right candidate must provide strong conceptual thinking, solid design skills and basic expertise in Mac design programs. They must also show the potential to push the boundaries of creative excellence and ensure the delivery of required results on time and under pressure. This position will be focused primarily on email design, but could also include designing and art direction work across a broad spectrum of both digital and traditional media.
-Execute creative concepts that are on strategy
-Provide strategic thinking, generate breakthrough ideas and constantly strive for better, more innovative solutions
-Handle smaller, simpler assignments in the department to free up senior team members
-Fill in the gaps and execute on concepts developed by more senior members of the team
-Accurately handle multiple rounds of revisions to finalize projects in preparation for depolyment Manage workflow efficiently and take responsibility for timing and delivery
-Partner with manager to develop great work within guidelines and budget of the assignment Work collaboratively with creative partners and other core departments
-Stay current with changes in technology and demonstrate technical competence
SKILLS and EXPERIENCE
-Minimum 1 year and/or internship experience in art direction or graphic design
-Portfolio of spec and/or produced work demonstrating strong sense of design
-Experience/knowledge in interactive/email design
-Good communication and interpersonal skills
-Ability to demonstrate an informed and thoughtful POV
-Stay current on industry trends relevant to client business
-Knowledge of a variety of Mac programs and proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Please submit your portfolio and resume for consideration.