Art Director (emotion designer, product experiences)

Menlo Park, CA
Job Terms:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Heidi Glynn

Job Description:

The main function of the Art Director is to oversee the design, preparation, and creation of new media projects using a variety of new media software applications, techniques and tools. This person supervises the activities and staff involved in preparation and production of various technical and non-technical materials, forms, manuals, brochures and literature to include, but limited to annual reports, marketing brochures for specific company product lines, recruiting brochures.

Job Responsibilities:

• Prepares high level designs and animations.

• Directs the design, graphic preparation and production of various technical and non-technical illustrations and artworks.

• Sometimes required to create new designs and work from rough draft concepts for in-product purposes.

• Ensure compliance with corporate identity standards.


• Creativity, verbal and written communication skills and problem solving ability.

• Ability to utilize various tools to create 2D and, on occasion, 3D assets.

• Ability to visualize in 2D and 3D and understand aesthetic aspects of design.

• Previous experience using the computer to create layouts and generate new images.

• Experience with Adobe animation and graphics software.

• Experience with Keyframes output through After Effects (or comparable process)


• Bachelor's degree in a related field.

Client Description:

Based in Menlo Park, California, this top social media company builds technologies that help people connect. Their mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. 

With a culture of constantly iterating, solving problems and working together to connect people all over the world, it’s important that their workforce reflects the diversity of the people they serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and points of view helps make better decisions, build better products and create better experiences for everyone.

Working here, you’ll:
• Be part of their mission of community building
• Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry
• Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem-solving mode
• Have a hand in developing products that empower more than 3 billion people around the world to share ideas, offer support and make a difference

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.