A local agency is looking for an Art Director on a Contract to Hire basis! This person must be experienced in driving creative vision across multiple platforms including online/mobile, offline and event experience.
- Create and lead art and marketing department.
- Lead development on creative projects from inception to completion and have overall sign-off on final product.
- Generate visual concepts across all media platforms.
- Apply progressive thought and idea processes to deliver fresh and inventive visual work.
- Apply design theory to understand new situations.
- Original thinking and imagination to generate new ideas and solutions.
- Keep up to quality standards while maintaining strict deadlines.
- Focus on achieving results that promote business success and growth.
- Find alternative solutions to overcome problems or limitations.
- Generate energy, enthusiasm and a desire to succeed in others.
- Constantly elevate agency’s output in order to catch the eye of target customers and future prospects.
- Introduce and apply expert art direction to the visual elements of projects while ensuring a high standard of visual execution across all media and campaign platforms.
- Bachelor’s degree in a Design, Product Development or Marketing discipline.
- 5+ years in a lead design role. Ideally in an agency or similar setting.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, including experience creating and presenting proposals and presentations.
- Experience branding for new products/clients and rebranding of current products/clients.
- High-level understanding of latest art, design and production packages.
- Strong knowledge of typography, image manipulation, illustration and/or animation.
- Good awareness of digital media and evolving online platforms.
- Quick thinking with original ideas and visual concepts.
- Flexible approach and willingness to adapt ideas to the needs of clients and creative team.
- Proven passion for the advertising, branding, marketing and art community.
Job Number: 8713
Job Term: Contract to Hire
Portfolio Creative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Portfolio Creative partners with corporations, retailers and large creative agencies to bring them exceptional creative talent. We are the nation’s fastest growing creative recruiting and staffing firm for marketing, design, advertising, retail, fashion, and digital roles. We recruit at every level, from junior to executive, for temporary and permanent positions.
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