SR Art Director

San Mateo, CA
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Posted By:
Lindsay DesRochers

Job Description:

Our eCommerce Giant Client is looking for 3 Art Directors to join their rapidly growing in-house agency team!  This team functions much like a scrappy start up within a Fortune 500!


  • Recent/relevant work on the retail Ecomm side, especially CPG and/or Tech.
  • Experience in shipping campaigns end-to-end.
  • Social Media and Motion Graphics are a real PLUS!

This Art Director role we are hiring for is more of a “hands on” design role. The ideal Art Director has a minimum of 6 years experience at the AD level (or Sr AD) and there’s room to grow up in your career!

The Art Director will be a leader, problem solver and conceptual thinker. She/he is responsible for responsible for the day-to-day updates and seasonal campaigns on. She/he directs the implementation of the design strategy under the guidance of senior creative management by translating marketing goals and consumer insights into creative concepts; keeping up-to-date on industry trends, best practices, and the competitive landscape; collaborating with cross-functional partners (for example, Producers, Marketing, Site, agencies) to influence the development of creative strategies; understanding the capabilities of company technologies (for example, platform, marketing, mobile, social); recommending new technologies to support digital marketing programs; and partnering with other art directors and management to help identify opportunities for new functional systems and processes.

Position Description:

  • Hands-on design of graphic solutions (for example, digital) for projects
  • Provides collaborative opportunities and development opportunities for associates including designers, junior designers and production artists
  • Supports and maintains the strategic alignment of design programs and assets under the guidance of senior Creative management
  • Ability juggle multiple projects and multiple timelines

Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelors degree in Design, Advertising, Fine Arts, or related field and 6 years experience in interactive design or related field


Client Description:

Why do you want to work through AQUENT?

  •  We care about your CAREER GOALS.
  • We offer resume & portfolio review + interview prep. You'll feel set for success!
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  • Who is AQUENT:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z-n8nfytuM
  • Pay it forward: https://aquent.com/rewards/​

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 paycheck



Additional Preferred Qualifications:
- 6 years experience working in design (including 3 years of web design) and advanced knowledge of design software (Adobe Creative Suite)
- 2 years experience managing small- to mid-scale interactive campaigns in an online creative or related digital field
- 1 year experience working for or with creative agencies
- 2 years experience developing design concepts in a retail or marketing environment
- Comprehensive understanding of responsive/adaptive design, HTML5/CSS3, Javascript (ability to read/understand code; potentials and limitations; no coding required)