Art Director

San Francisco, CA (100% remote in the U.S.)
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Rebecca Pavlik

Job Description:

Art Director - ongoing, salaried with comprehensive benefits


Aquent Studio has an opening for an Art Director working with our client one of the fastest growing CRM and marketing cloud software companies in the world.  Our client's creatives combine high-level creativity, craftsmanship, strategic smarts, and business IQ to bring engaging concepts to life. Experienced thinkers and storytellers, our creatives collaborate in a multifaceted work environment to create remarkable work that inspires customers, attracts prospects, and delivers results.

Who you are

You have excellent design skills, a wealth of digital experience, and impressive conceptual abilities. You’re fearless in trying new directions or techniques in order to create something new. You have your finger on the pulse of industry trends and best practices, and you’re frequently sought out by other designers for input on their designs. You’re both a sprinter and long-distance runner.

You'll concept everything from big campaign ideas and event experiences to cohesive design themes for email campaigns and what should go on a t-shirt. You'll design creative campaigns, email materials, social campaigns, webpages, presentations and anything else our internal client or creative team at large needs. You'll also create immersive experiences for our world-class events, including one of the biggest software conference in the world.

You must also be able to:

  • Create and inspire work that meets strategic marketing objectives and clear point of view that aligns to the client's brand

  • Promote collaboration between the client and the creative department

  • Develop, produce, and lead well-thought-out presentations that tell the story of the design solution 

  • Constantly push the envelope by promoting progressive thinking and innovation

  • Lead and coach junior creative staff through critique of their work to maintain quality and consistency

  • Understand the business and industry of our internal clients and external customers

  • Be able to work with external vendors/freelancers to provide clear creative direction and timely/helpful feedback to improve creative processes

  • Prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term needs


Skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of overall advertising agency or design shop experience or with strong command of integrated marketing/advertising campaigns which includes digital (web, UI/UX, interactive, video) in addition to traditional advertising or design projects (print, OOH, events)

  • 3 years of Art Direction, Junior Art Direction or Associate Art Director experience

  • A compelling portfolio of original work that’s both conceptual and results-driven

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and eagerness to push the boundaries

  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite. 

  • Video editing and After Effects knowledge is a plus

  • Knowledge in Keynote/PowerPoint/Google slides, Sketch/Figma/Xd required

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Client Description:

AQUENT STUDIOS: Why work with us?

Long term career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands

Excellent health and dental insurance subsidized

Comprehensive benefits package including 401(k), FSA's and voluntary insurance programs

Paid weekly​

Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay

Access to free training and continuing education

Aquent Studios is a global creative studio that delivers scale, speed and efficiency to the world’s most recognized brands.  We create the work that matters the most to them—work that has a real impact on their business. As an Aquent Studio team member, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the largest and most influential companies in the world, solving design challenges and extending their brands across tactic types and platforms, including digital design, UI/UX, video, motion, content, print design, web development, and more. If you want to do work that matters in a collaborative setting that values ingenuity and personal growth, you have found the right place!