Art Director (2)

1 person likes this description

Our client, a leader in the e-commerce space, is seeking a hands-on Art Director with experience in e-commerce, retail shopping sites, and merchandising.

Working closely under the Creative Director, this person will art direct and inspire senior level designers and curate their gallery of design as well as handle merchandising.

Staying abreast of current events/pop culture is critical to this role, and we are looking for someone who can channel his/her knowledge to create a constant stream of ideas.

The Art Director MUST be a highly dedicated and proactive team contributor with a very strong work ethic.

• Creative conceptualizing of design
• Supervising a team of designers
• Leading brainstorm sessions
• Constantly improving and merchandising the gallery
• Managing feedback for revisions
• Overseeing the consistency of the designs from inception through launch
• Collaborating with the HTML/ CSS Production team on approved design

• 7-10 years experience in a competitive, deadline-driven environment
• Outstanding online portfolio
• Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Web Design, Fine Arts or a related field
• 5+ years experience designing layouts for Web sites, e-commerce, and/or Web based applications
• Mobile UI design experience is a plus
• Remains current on creative trends in our industry as well as the latest techniques/technologies that help drive cutting-edge creative
• Approaches all projects with a focus on visual communication hierarchy using layout, color, typography, proportion, iconography, and photography
• Expertise in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
• Hands-on execution capabilities of all designs
• Excellent management and leadership skills
• Ability to clearly communicate concepts to non-designers