Mid Level Art Director

Austin TX
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Sara El-Shami

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Mid Level (3-5yrs) Art Director with print and digital experience.  This is a 12months onsite assignment with benefits - Medical Dental & 401k. 

Our client in-house creative agency creates a wide range of client, prospect and internal communications. The Art Director must have a proven design ability with print and digital skills. 

What you have: 
• You work comfortably in Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator). 

• You are familiar with Atomic Design and are comfortable working in Sketch. 

• Excellent interpersonal, communications and organizational skills 

• A self-motivated, detail-oriented approach to managing many projects simultaneously 

• Proven experience working with major brands in digital and print 

• Ability to comfortably design for both 300 and 72dpi projects. 

• A complete hands-on art direction skill set. You design all your own projects. 

• Outstanding graphic design sense, and a love for color, typography, and layout. 

• A BFA degree in Design or equivalent 

• Minimum 3-5 years agency and/or enterprise experience 

• Portfolio required 

What you’ll do: 
• Oversee projects that may have multiple components from print to digital. 

• You will take direction well and collaborate as a part of a team. 

• Must be comfortable presenting your work to the internal teams and clients. 

• Manage multiple projects and high volume of work with ease. 

• Master the art of time management. 

• Design for responsive (desktop>tablet>mobile). Please include samples of responsive design in your portfolio. 

• Work equally well within design templates and blank slate concepting. 

• Bring an understanding of and enthusiasm for web technologies, emerging design trends, user-centered design, touch screen design and mobile platforms. 

• The candidate will not be expected to code.

Client Description:

It’s not often that we get to say “yeah, but just listen to what they offer…” about our larger clients. Most people look at the awesome job description, then read “Financial Services Industry” and move on. We’ve heard it a thousand times! Know what else we’ve heard at this client just as much? “Wow! I’m so glad I took this job! This is not your father’s financial services company!”

Work here and experience:

- Opportunities to work with cutting-edge digital business strategies & projects

- Huge work-life balance culture

- Diversity-focused workplace

- Strong potential for temp-to-perm conversion (almost half of the people we've placed here have converted to a permanent position, either the one they're working in, or in a related department)

- Great Aquent community to work with onsite, including our bi-annual talent recognition program, which stems from the client managers’ own feedback (read: they’re engaged and interested in your future!)

- Don’t forget the massive points on your resume for being part of a cutting-edge team, leading the way in breathing fresh air into the financial services industry

With a customer experience focus in mind, our client is leading the way in the financial industry with their digital marketing & technology platforms. They recognize that today’s customers are technically savvy & independent as well as highly creative, and they’re working to be the best at serving them. We see this through how they are building platforms that allow customers to take ownership of their financial future, using video, animation, and social media to market to the end user. Their in-house digital agency has won numerous IHAF awards for their tools and cutting-edge technology. Working with this company, you would be working with groups and/or department such as an IHAF awarded digital agency, user experience, product development, communication strategy team and much more talented professionals like yourself. Come join us!