- San Francisco, CA (100% remote in the U.S.)
- Job Terms:
- Start date:
- Posted By:
- Rebecca Pavlik
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
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
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!