Art Director II

Richmond, VA 23238
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Chelsea Caudill

Job Description:

AQUENT is seeking an Art Director in Richmond, VA. We’re looking for an experienced, innovative and strategic Art Director with a proven track record of developing and executing strong creative strategies for big brands. Someone who’s a natural storyteller and LOVES creating solutions that really make a difference. We’re looking for someone who has a grasp for the conceptual (campaign big ideas), exploratory work (competitive research, brand landscape research, mood boards, look & feel), has a credible presence during presentations and is able to speak to their work with excitement, clarity, and passion. 

If you have at least 4 years developing creative for digital and traditional marketing channels, please send your resume or portfolio directly to ccaudill@aquent.com 

Why as a gifted & dynamic Art Director would you be interested in this role? You will get to help launch new key products and help build a brand. You will gather around coffee tables and couches to partner with other intelligent creatives. You will be challenged in ways to problem-solve and present your work to a variety of people, creatives, business teams, stakeholders, leadership. 

Art Director basic qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or military experience 
  • At least 4 years experience developing creative for digital and traditional marketing channels 
  • At least 2 years experience designing for web, mobile and social. 
  • Preferred qualifications:  5 years experience developing creative for digital and traditional marketing channels & 4 desigining for web, mobile and social. 

What we are really looking for in an Art Director: 

  • An impeccable eye for design, compelling imagery and composition 
  • The ability to inspire and drive the development of powerful, concise marketing 
  • Strong creative strategies rooted in consumer insight and marketing objectives 
  • Motivation, drive and collaboration 
  • Understanding of the media (print, online, mobile) and its limitations 
  • A knowledge of industry best practices and the ability to identify, address and incorporate emerging trends into strategic development 
  • The ability to navigate through complex processes, client organizations and ambiguity 
  • A consistently positive outlook and attitude 

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