Amazing opportunity for a top-notch Art Director to join one of Portland's best design agency. Art direct design projects: print and digital campaigns, retail and print executions.
Portland-based brand design agency, providing modern marketing for the world's leading sport, technology and lifestyle brands, is seeking a multidisciplinary Art Director with experience in the active lifestyle/outdoor category. You'll concept and drive design projects for a variety of clients as well as oversee junior designers. The ability to create and integrate campaigns across multiple platforms is key as you're responsible for the overarching story and deliverables.
Other considerations: You play well with others, can mentor a team, and have interaction design chops. This is lead role, but still a hands-on design position, so be prepared to work.
Create the design themes and visual characteristics of a brand: execute deliverables such as brand foundation decks, visual centers, seasonal directives, photo style guides, ID systems, packaging, environmental displays.
Work closely with Account and Project Managers to ensure projects are within budget, scope and timeline ranges.
Art direct location and studio shoots; assist with location scouting and managing models/athletes during shoots
Review and direct work of project teams; taking design quality, strategic intent and client goals into account.
�Lead client and internal meetings/critiques to present concepts and design direction.
Assist business development team with proposals and pitches.
Oversee and mentor junior staff and freelancers.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS 6-10 years of multidisciplinary design experience in an ad agency or design studio
Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or equivalent
Expert level Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
Knowledge of HTML, CSS, UI/UX standards and best practices
Expertise in design systems including standards, identity, packaging, environment/retail
Superior writing and presentation skills
Excellent client interaction, collaboration and organization skills
Capable of juggling multiple projects simultaneously
Killer portfolio and solid references
If this sounds like you apply now!