#166341

Art Director

Location:
Menlo Park, CA (Virtual, Remote)
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
04/19/2021
Posted By:
Stephanie Nichols
Date:
03/31/2021

Job Description:

We have developed best-in-class collaboration models with agencies and our cross-company creative network. While we lead our team to create innovative films, content, and experience across our own channels, we also guide our lead agencies in the creation of content for TV, Print and OOH. This ensures a consistent and strong creative narrative for work that reaches an audience across the globe due to the scale of our apps.

About The Role:
We’re looking for a creative problem solver who is passionate about telling stories and bringing them to life with art direction and design that makes the technical feel human and authentic. You must be comfortable working across all mediums. You're a conceptual thinker and storyteller with a strong strategic backbone who can visualize your ideas in new and inspiring ways. You have a strong point of view on concept, design, product design and art direction. When you decide to make something, you see your vision from concept to launch without any hand-holding.

Responsibilities:
Art direct, design and concept big, conceptual brand expressions across all mediums, including mobile, product, film, interactive, OOH, print, events, experiential etc.
A strong understanding of how art direction, design and conceptual ideas can be used to tell a story on behalf of a brand and within a product
Communicate complicated technology topics in clear, concise ways to a non-technical audience
Present ideas in a clear and focused way that builds consensus within the team
Work collaboratively within a cross-functional team environment with writers, engineers, strategists and product managers
Work autonomously, with little hand-holding
Create original, breakthrough work
Translate complex strategic approaches into easily accessible creative concepts
Detailed-focussed, strong design skills

Minimum Qualifications:
5+ years at agency/in-house concepting and art directing ideas for brand and product
Demonstrated experience working on mobile-first social campaigns
Can design, art direct and articulate conceptual design decisions
Able to bring ideas to life with high quality comps and prototypes use creative software and other tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, Keynote, etc)
History of self-initiated projects
A passion and interest in product design and project strategy
Experience working on international campaigns

Client Description:

For this TOP social media company, people are at the heart of every connection they build. They design products and deliver services that bring the world closer together—one connection at a time.

Defined by their unique culture that rewards impact. They encourage people to be bold and solve the problems they care most about. They work in small teams that move fast and iterate to develop new products. Together, they help others build stronger communities—and they're just getting started!