Senior Art Director

Mountain View, CA
Job Terms:
up to $79.21/hour
posted by:
Ryan Stipes

Job Description:

As a Senior Art Director within this retail marketing team, you will join a group of retail specialists, creative technologists, experience designers, producers, product marketers and brand managers whose mission it is to fundamentally change the way people shop.

Additional Role Description
You think in pictures. You breathe simple, beautiful, surprising, and connective design. You have a portfolio of work that is both gorgeous in its intuition, and beautiful in its, well, beauty. You understand where humanity meets aesthetic, and pursue that intersection relentlessly and without hesitation. You enjoy finding new ways to visually communicate and tell a product story in simple, approachable, and human terms. You are a progressive, tech savvy, and big thinking designer who wants to help steward and extend the brand.

Main Responsibilities:
-Create and contribute to a great design team culture. Stay inspired and inspire the people around you.
-You'll collaborate with Design Managers and Writers to concept ideas, design, illustrate, and and co-direct photography.
-Build compelling presentation decks that knock people’s socks off.
-As a steward of your work, you’ll present to product marketing managers and creative leadership, pitching visual styles and concept designs for brand and product positioning alignment.
-Ensure creative concepts are on strategy by comping and developing creative ideas against merch and product objectives.
-Create and pull resource material for concepts and mood boards to clearly communicate ideas.
-Direct Photographers, Stylists, Producers and Freelancers as needed.
-Demonstrate strong time management skills and correct use of resources.
-You'll work with Creative Producers and the Creative Lead to ensure that schedules are accurate and realistic (or kind of realistic) and that deadlines are met.

Required Skills:
-BA or MFA degree in Design
-5+ or more years of relevant experience
-Portfolio demonstrating out of the box design thinking

Nice to Have:
-7 or more years experience at world class design firm/agency working on iconic global brands
-Advanced skill in Adobe’s creative suite and a portfolio of original and breakthrough ideas
-Smart, bold, and accessible sense of design
-Extreme attention to detail and consistency
-Highly organized and ability to balance multiple simultaneous projects
-Interest in world-changing leaps in technology, along with a healthy disrespect for the impossible                                                                           

Client Description:

Aquent's client is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.





***Background check is required for this position.***

***Please ensure FULL LEGAL NAME is noted on resume along with a PORTFOLIO LINK if applicable.***

***Assignment could start earlier if right candidate is identified.***