Digital Art Director

Wilmington, DE
Job Terms:
posted by:
Janna Karstens

Job Description:

Our client is a large financial institution in Wilmington, DE and they are looking for an experienced Digital Art Director with a focus on video and motion graphics. This is a 12 to 18 month contract role, health benefits and 401K are offered.

Functional Responsibilities of Digital Art Director:
• Develop and implement unique, creative and innovative concepts and design strategies across the full spectrum the rich interactive media environment
• Execute new concepts and strategies (including storyboards), or repurpose, rework, revise existing content when appropriate and necessary
• Present creative concepts and sell direction to creative management
• Define needs for photos and other art and research images
• Establish job specifications to conform to project scope and budget parameters
• Execute all phases of the project lifecycle
• Maintain job folders and documentation

Organizational Responsibilities of Digital Art Director:
• Work closely with both online and offline areas within the agency to ensure consistency of branding and messaging
• Help set direction for client meetings
• Develop and maintain a solid relationship with technology, architecture, ecomm and other work groups whose activities intersect with multimedia creative
• Collaborate with art buying and partner agencies

Required Skills of Digital Art Director:
• Demonstrated ability to understand and interpret brand/LOB needs, and to develop innovative, creative and results-oriented rich media solutions to address those needs
• Strong understanding of the process of concept development, copywriting and storyboarding for presentations
• Proficiency in a broad scope of multimedia applications, strong technical skills, and the ability to conceptualize with writers and clients to produce powerful creative solutions in a financial services environment.
• Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with tech support, executive management, creative supervisors, etc.

Technical Skills/Software for Digital Art Director:
-Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, HTML5, CSS, After Effects, Final Cut Studio, Motion, Compressor, Quicktime, Soundtrack Pro, Sound Booth, MS Windows Media Experience, MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote

Desired Skills for Digital Art Director:
• Highly creative out-of-the-box thinker
• Comfortable working in a collaborative manner
• Excellent verbal and written communication