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Sr. Designer/Art Director

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My client, an exciting, award winning Advertising Agency has an immediate need for a Sr. Designer/Art Director with the ability to conceive, execute and deliver world-class creative that meets each client's business objectives while delivering intuitive, pixel perfect form, and a cohesive final product. If you are hungry, humble, smart and focused on making beautiful type and form… you want this job. Temp2hire/Full-Time

This Senior Designer WILL…


Conceptualizes, sets and executes the design for projects.

You don’t just fill design requests and call it a day. You look to achieve thought

provoking and inspirational works of art. The bigger the challenge the more you

dig in. You are relentless. Flexible. Earnest. You’re obsessed with form but know

exactly how to connect it to meaning and function. You’re an artist first who can

be practical when needed and audacious when the opportunity arises. You know

that design ideation begins long before you sit down in front of the computer. You

don’t cheat on experimentation, and you run from the status quo. You’re

confident, but know there’s always more to learn. This is your chance to work

with passionate creative thinkers, grow your skills and wow clients, all while

building your portfolio.

Still sound good? Good. Continue reading...Here’s what is to be expected from you.


Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for, but not limited to:

 Leading core visual development, including look and feel exploration, as

well as final design output.

 Participating in the conceptual process—collaborate closely with creative

directors to brainstorm, identify and polish compelling marketing solutions.

 Creating innovative, original design solutions that accurately reflect client

strategies.

 Mentoring and collaborating with junior designers; working in partnership

with other creative team members including copywriters, developers and

freelancers.

 Maintaining and supporting a positive creative design culture within the

department.

 Interacting with clients and traveling to their offices to establish solid

relationships and effectively present and promote smart, creative work.

 Keeping up with the latest design and development technologies, as well

as marketing and branding strategies.

 Pursuing additional project work or areas of interest where appropriate

and for the benefit of agency credentials.

 Providing assistance on any other internal or external design,

development, production, IT and maintenance projects as needed.

 Monitoring agency software and hardware usage and reporting issues

immediately.

 Keeping all assigned projects on time, on budget and on strategy.

 Establishing and maintaining files according to agency procedures.

 Completing all administrative duties on time and accurately.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Attributes:

 3-5+ years of experience; agency experience a plus.

 Passion for and a solid understanding of design (i.e., typography, color

theory, composition, animation, motion, storytelling, etc.) with an emphasis

on marketing and branding.

 In-depth knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

Understanding or skills in 3D, After Effects and Apple Final Cut Studio a

plus.

 Strong creative process; feel comfortable working with various media,

drawing tools or manual arts that can then be translated to the computer.

 Ability to execute an idea across multiple mediums and maintain a

cohesive campaign system.

 Inspired and informed by art and design history, architecture, sciences,

pop culture, current events, etc.

 Love form-making and the design process—willingness to explore multiple

methods before arriving at a solution.

 Audacious conceptualist who embraces challenges as well as new

methods of thinking.

 A positive attitude; sets high standards of performance and demonstrates

flexibility in day-to-day work.

 Desire and ability to deliver top-notch quality projects on time and within

budget.

 Strong communication and organization skills, self-motivated and acute

attention to detail.

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