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Digital Art Director

Location:
New York City
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
$45 - $48 per hour (W2)
Start date:
01/07/2019
posted by:
Rose Davenport
Date:
01/04/2019

Job Description:

AQUENT is looking for a Digital Art Director with 5-8 years of experience working in an advertising agency or in house. This is a long term assignment with a brand new in house/creative team for a Fortune 100 Company in New York City. 

Key Responsibilities: 
 Collaborate with the creative team and account leads to understand the business 
objectives and requirements of each project. 
 Conceptualize, design, and maintain elevated executed marketing materials that are on 
brand and innovative. 
 Estimate required time to complete a project and communicate to account leads and 
maintain accountability for quality of work and timeliness across multiple projects. 
 Provide illustrative skills with rough sketches and working layouts ready for print  
 Assist with additions and revisions to various brand how-to and style guides. 
 Attend weekly status meetings and provide updates to Onbrand leadership. 
 Be a passionate advocate for the customer and design thinking methodology, providing 
creative guidance to internal partners and helping to build a strong culture that values 
creative thought leadership. 

Required Qualifications: 
 A deep curiosity and passion for great design, current creative and technology trends, 
and exceptional attention to detail. 
 Bachelor’s Degree in visual communications, graphic design or related field. 
 5+ years of experience as a production designer at a creative/advertising agency or in- 
house at a design-led brand. 
 Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Powerpoint, with experience using 
Sketch for digital production. 
 Knowledge of color space and ability to proficiently export files for correct output. 
 Strong portfolio of presentation and marketing production work that demonstrates 
experience designing and producing a variety of print and digital assets. 
 Fluency in all areas of visual design with exceptional skills in typography and layout 
 Clear and confident communicator with an affinity for visual storytelling. 
 Ability to manage multiple project timelines simultaneously in a demanding deadline- 
driven environment. 
 Photo retouching skills and motion graphics experience are a plus.  
 With your application, please include a link to your online portfolio to be 
considered.

Interested applicants are encouraged to send your resume in MS WORD format and link to your online portfolio to Rdavenport@aquent.com for immediate consideration!