Art Director

Richmond, VA
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Cassandra Beard

Job Description:

AQUENT is seeking an Art Director who is forward thinking and despises template work. We are looking for an inventive storyteller out there who thrives in a highly collaborative role ~ if your idea of fun is bouncing around ideas with others and approaching design with a fresh point of view ~ this could be an excellent match!  

Why as a creative, digital-focused Art Director would you be interested in this role?

You will get to work on some experiential Art Direction and get to truly be creative. You will get to present original ideas while working on one the world’s biggest brands. This role is with a Fortune 30 company where investing in creatives if part of the company culture. You will get to work for an amazing Creative Director who cares about the creative journey and values the cohesion amongst the Copywriter, AD and CD. This is a great opportunity to be an in-house creative with great work-life balance. 

Please send resumes & portfolios directly to cbeard@aquent.com ASAP! 

If you have the below skills & experiences you will be successful in this role:

  • How can we bring this story to life? Is a question you always ask

  • Big picture perspective: You don't just care about the assignment in front of you, but you are intrinsically interested in understanding the full picture

  • You can  work on futuristic concepts and clearly communicate a specific idea in a vague way - a unique skill which will be used in this role

  • You have the ability to tell a story from the point of view of your customers and business partners

  • You are a true avant-garde AD who has depth, big brand experience and can push the limits

  • At least 5 years of experience as an Art Director

  • PORTFOLIO: Must show business-to-business and some business-to-consumer work. Photoshop, web work, email and mobile

  • Strong presentation skills

Day to day:

  • Concept creation maybe helping out on a photo shoot

  • Coming up with design for a credit card in tabdom with a print piece, landing page and email

  • Collaborating with copywriters, your creative director and developers

  • Working with other members of the creative team to develop, invent and produce effective communications

  • Managing multiple concurrent jobs

  • Presenting ideas, concepts and work to leadership, stakeholders, and peers

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends - whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

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 purposeful projects

  • You’ll be working with a global brand - meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR



Working with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things, including:

Subsidized health and dental benefits

Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program

Direct deposit for your weekly paycheck

Access to free online courses via AQUENT’s Gymnasium and Lynda.com to develop your skills

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