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Art Director

Job title: Art Director
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Fullerton
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 431091
Contact name: Carl Gillespie

Job description

Our client, a creative marketing agency, is looking for a highly creative, expansive thinking, self-motivated, digitally native Art Director to join their close-knit, collaborative and rapidly growing creative team.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Copywriter and Creative Director to continually push the boundaries of creativity for our growing roster of clients.
  • Work with internal teams and external vendors to retain the creative vision while driving the evolution of the brand tone.
  • Concept, review, proof and handle day-to-day tasks alongside long-term projects.
  • Work with the strategy, account and media department to ensure that creative and concepts accurately address client needs.
  • Oversees concept and design throughout the entire process of specific creative ideas for various applications including CRM, web, digital media, social media, print and campaign-related work.
  • Stays current with regard to client business and product information.
  • Stays abreast of the latest marketing trends and tools to stay current with industry trends.
  • Responsible for creating work presented to clients; i.e. ideas and executions.

Traits and experience of ideal candidate:

  • 3-5 years Designer and Art Director experience, preferably at a creative agency.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in building mechanicals and banners according to media and pub specs. Well-rounded portfolio demonstrating a strong understanding of client objectives and strategies with an emphasis on digitally related work.
  • Website, Digital Banners and Social Media experience is a must.
  • Ability to think strategically on your own as well as in a group.
  • Must have experience with on-set art direction and upholding conceptual integrity.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize effectively, be proactive and work effectively as part of the creative team as well as independently.
  • Positive, solution-oriented attitude in addressing day-to-day challenges.
  • High skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator; Photoshop; Premiere; InDesign; After Effects a plus)
  • A solid understanding of current creative media, culture, technologies and trends.
  • Automotive and enthusiast culture knowledge is a requirement.
  • Ability to capture and edit still photography is a nice to have.
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