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Art Director

Job title: Art Director
Contract type: Freelance
Location: San Bruno
Industry: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 409940
Contact name: Bri McGee
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Position Summary:

The Art Director will be a leader, problem solver and conceptual thinker. She/he is responsible for managing a small to mid-size team responsible for the day-to-day updates and seasonal campaigns. She/he directs the implementation of the design strategy under the guidance of senior creative management by translating marketing goals and consumer insights into creative concepts; keeping up-to-date on industry trends, best practices, and the competitive landscape; collaborating with cross-functional partners (for example, Producers, Marketing, Site, agencies) to influence the development of creative strategies; understanding the capabilities of company technologies (for example, platform, marketing, mobile, social); recommending new technologies to support digital marketing programs; and partnering with other art directors and management to help identify opportunities for new functional systems and processes.

 

Position Description:

- Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by hiring and training, mentoring, assigning duties, providing recognition and ensuring diversity awareness.

- Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity; utilizing and supporting Open Door Policy; and implementing action plans.

- Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and assignments

- Hands-on design of graphic solutions (for example, digital) for company projects

- Provides supervision, collaborative opportunities and development opportunities for associates including designers, junior designers and production artists

- Supports and maintains the strategic alignment of design programs and assets under the guidance of senior Creative management

- Ability juggle multiple projects and multiple timelines Competencies

- Customer/Member Centered: Focus on the Customer/Member

- Judgment: Use Appropriate Judgment

- Execution and Results: Manage Execution and Results

- Planning and Improvement: Plan and Pursue Team-Based Improvement

- Influence and Communicate: Increase Commitment

- Ethics and Compliance: Manage Ethics and Compliance

- Adaptability: Quickly Adapt

 

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelors degree in Design, Advertising, Fine Arts, or related field and 8 years experience in interactive design or related field including 2 years experience managing design team.

 

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

- 8 years experience working in design (including 3 years of web design) and advanced knowledge of design software (Adobe Creative Suite)

- 2 years experience managing small- to mid-scale interactive campaigns in an online creative or related digital field

- 1 year experience working for or with creative agencies

- 2 years experience developing design concepts in a retail or marketing environment

- Comprehensive understanding of responsive/adaptive design, HTML5/CSS3, Javascript (ability to read/understand code; potentials and limitations; no coding required)

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