Sr. Art Director

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Our client in Dallas is looking for a Senior Art Director for a three to six month contract assignment. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the creative development and pre-production of key marketing and image-driven communication pieces to include market advertising materials (e.g., magazine, billboard, television, and video), new product launch brochures, key consumer literature, branding updates, development of images for worldwide use, and responding to specific art direction requests for the international markets. Provides creative direction and guidance to staff and vendors assigned to projects.

1. Provides art direction regarding the design and creative development of all advertising. Meets with appropriate local marketing staff and requesting department to establish project direction including marketing objectives, budget requirements, and production schedules. Develops concepts for design and layout that meet marketing objectives. Provides guidance to creative teams assigned to projects.

2. Produces, art directs, and designs all key major marketing consumer literature and major product launch brochures. Art directs and coordinates product photo sessions.

3. Produces tight comprehensive layouts and coordinates all phases of development including photo direction, illustration, and any special design. Determines if copy/graphic treatment meets and is consistent with all marketing and image objectives. Works closely with in-market color retouchers and production companies to approve color separations and to provide pre-press and on-press direction and quality assurance when needed.