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Art Director

Job title: Art Director
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Carson
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Salary: $45-$75/hr
Reference: 437642
Contact name: Valerie Haldeman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Client Overview:

Growing Educational Toy Company has immediate need for Product and Packaging Art Director!   Creating advanced solutions that effortlessly capture audiences and lay the foundation for hypergrowth company.

 

Art Director Overview:

As the Art Director, you’ve got an eye for design and a passion for helping brands stand out in the best, most creative way possible. In this role, you will establish a clear design direction that communicates the brand voice and vision across packaging , while executing Design along with leading team of designers.

 

  • Communicate advanced topics in the digital space in a clear and visually engaging way to drive brand awareness and connect with target consumers
  • Create, design, and direct campaigns across mobile, product, packaging, interactive, print
  • Directing and developing the creative design and execution of visual communications to meet product objectives
  • Develop original and eye-catching work to help set the brand apart in a competitive and rapidly evolving industry
  • Providing guidance on communicating corporate image, branding and identity
  • Leading illustrators, 3D sculptors, photographers, color correctors, and graphic designers throughout the entire design process. From conceptualization to final delivery
  • Staying current on the trends and utilizing customer insights to strategize solutions
  • expand network of vendors, freelance artists, and designers to provide project support
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with cross-functional teams on design needs

Skills:

  • 5–7 years of experience in a design role involving photo/art direction and using strong typography and packaging skills required
  • 3+ years of leadership experience required
  • Background in publishing or consumer goods packaging is desired within toys, kid’s category ideal; web design experience with content layout is a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills ,ability to build strong partnerships
  • Ability to influence others and contribute to strategic decisions that positively impact your area of responsibility
  • Professional, steadfast demeanor with the ability to resolve any issues that arise, including those involving cross-functional team coordination
  • Advanced proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, and more.
  • Extreme attention to detail with a keen eye for innovative design
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

 

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