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Digital Art Director

Location:
McLean, VA 22102
Job Terms:
Temporary
posted by:
Chelsea Caudill
Date:
09/06/2018

Job Description:

AQUENT is seeking a Digital 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!  This is for a long-term onsite assignment. 

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

You will get to truly be creative while working on high-impact projects. 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 ccaudill@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

  • Social Media experience is a must: Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook ~ you get it! Any video work for social would be a huge plus. 

  • 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 product 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:

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. They are Fortune 40 organization that has been on the Top 100 Best Companies to Work for list 10 times! 

And what you can expect working with them?

  • Working for an organization committed to changing the way people interact with technology in their daily lives
  • An open, collaborative, diverse environment where ideas are welcome
  • The work you do will reach millions of customers and end users
  • A Work Life Balance – it’s a core company value

Why do you want to work through AQUENT?

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

  • Subsidized (up to 85%) of your health, vision and dental benefits 
  • Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program
  • Direct deposit for your weekly pay check