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Art Buyer

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Vitamin T is currently looking for an Art Buyer for our client in Southfield, MI. This is a part-time position, and is a contract opportunity.


Work closely with the Creative Director to procure necessary art, coordinate the pre-production planning, and to prepare for reproduction of projects

Duties & Responsibilities:

- Recommend photographers and illustrators that are appropriate for the execution of the agency's creative concepts, while considering timetables and budgets
- Negotiate the cost / timing with the artist for the best product within budgetary constraints
- Coordinates pre-production planning and purchasing of art work, and prepare for reproduction for print/direct mail projects
- Handle all paperwork, including purchase orders, invoices, and releases
- Maintain artwork, photos and slides
- Ensure that quality standards are complied with as established by the department head
- Stay current with trends and technological advances
- Get bids on required art, based on quantities for Art Directors
- Provide estimate to Creative
- Coordinate photo shoots, and purchase art


- MUST HAVE previous experience in an Art Buyer role
- One or more years experience within direct marketing or related industry
- Knowledge of Art, advertising design and conceptual thinking
- Ability to exercise good judgment / imagination to recommend visual elements of an advertisement
- Excellent written and oral communication skills

How to apply:
+ Click apply at the bottom of this page
+ Email a resume to Mark at (be sure to include your portfolio, a link to them, or samples of your work, if applicable)
+ Treat yourself.  You've just applied for one of the most awesome opportunities you've ever seen!
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