Freelance Art Director

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AQUENT's major entertainment client is looking for an Art Director to work as part of the digital creative team to develop the client's digital marketing and promotional initiatives in a manner that is consistent with network and department strategies and objectives. The Art Director is responsible for the management and execution of design and production of visual elements for various platforms including the client's main site, social media outlets, mobile, tablet, interactive television, digital advertising and other department initiatives.

The Art Director will work with the Creative Director to design and produce visual elements to support the client's main online, mobile, social and interactive television initiatives, including, but not limited to, user interfaces, marketing and promotional materials (ad banners, email templates and sweepstakes), mobile, social and interactive television apps. Ability to develop and work with existing and new concepts is essential. (30%)

The Art Director will be required to think of and share ideas with the group in terms of user experience that is practical as well as visually entertaining and engaging. (30%)

Additionally, he/she will be expected to develop some flash or HTML5 based projects such as games and widgets, working closely with the Creative Director, the designer and the user interface developer. (10%)

Other responsibilities will include:

Coordinate with technical and editorial personnel to ensure technical feasibility and editorial integration of final products. (10%)

Assist the Creative Director in coordinating process with other departments, partners and third party developers for acquisition of assets and approval of visual and related content. (15%)

Stay abreast of new production tools and technologies on an ongoing basis (5%)