Art Director - Beauty, Skincare, Retail, Fashion
This is a long term ongoing freelance position with our global beauty client based onsite in NYC, 40 hours/week. This is a long term ongoing position.
We’re looking for a new Art director at global beauty client to replace an existing freelancer. This person will report to Executive director Design. It’s important to notice that this person should be able to concept campaigns but also be an excellent craft designer, balancing both hats when it needs.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and creative multi-tasker with strong design, typographic and production skills. This individual will have an eye for detail, and the ability to work efficiently while juggling multiple projects and production tasks, working between departments within a fast-paced environment. Must have ability to meet firm deadlines.
Essential Functions/Job Duties:
-In collaboration with the Executive Director, brainstorming, concepting, and development for best-in-class 360 executions for marketing, advertising, social, and in-store merchandising.
-Should be able to articulate and pitch design ideas including photography and illustration approaches.
-Design engaging brand assets across all channels and mediums.
-Maintain and evolve style guides, brand standards, and processes, ensuring consistency across all touch points.
-Strong design, typographical sensibilities and problem-solving abilities.
-Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Excellent Photoshop skills a must as creating high quality comp imagery is important and required.
-Ability to work pro-actively with other designers and production staff as well as being a self-starter that is self-motivated in getting projects off the ground and taking initial concepts forward to highly polished designs on deadline.
·Able to take direction, work well both independently and collaboratively, with strong communication skills.
-Impeccable organizational skills, deadline oriented and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
-Attention to detail. Able to juggle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.