Art Director

Richmond, VA
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Chelsea Caudill

Job Description:

AQUENT is seeking an Art Director - focused on digital and social, with some print. Imagine creating ads & art that will get people interested in joining a lifestyle, culture or company. There are limitless angles here. Really, so many different selling points or directions this campaign could go. Work will be showcased at trade shows, college fairs and campuses and on the web, including social media.

A wide-ranging portfolio is desired!

Art Director Required Skills:

  • Highly creative, articulate, and not afraid to fail forward

  • Always thinking - Digital First!

  • Next thinking - social. Call to action in real-time

  • Desire to work for a technology-centered company

  • Must have digital portfolio that reflects web projects, campaigns print, social, out of home, digital and video

  • 3-5 years of professional experience Art Director or Design experience

  • Portfolio must show a wide-array of styles and designs

  • Brand Standards

Day to Day:

  • It's simple, create visual communications that inspire inclusion, conviction and action.

  • Lead creative design, creating collateral for college fairs, trade shows, campus hand outs.

  • 70% hands on, 30% conceptual -presenting and defending work

  • Huddle around couches and coffee tables with Copywriters, Graphic Designers, Account Executives, and other creatives to devise  the marketing strategy

  • Ensure that creative content is not cloudy or diluted - Crystal clear content must be delivered


Please feel free to email me your resume directly to ccaudill@aquent.com. MUST INCLUDE ONLINE PORTFOLIO :) 

Client Description:

This client really puts its money where its mouth is on a daily basis. As a leading financial services company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope, to adapt and stay ahead of trends - whether it’s trends in financial services offerings themselves, or in the way they’re interacting with customers, our client sets the standard.

With customer experience as a major driver here, our talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on cross-channel marketing and digital campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies for customer engagement. Aquent talent work along with full-time employees as part of the team, and are presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions right along with them!

Working here:

  • You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and marketing ideas to the table

  • You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver higher level, purposeful projects

  • You’ll be working with a global brand, looking to meet their customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR