Art Director

Menlo Park, CA | Freelance | Job ID #49588 |
Posted Last Month
 

We have a client that is looking for an Art Director to join the Marketplace team. This person will be responsible for contributing to the overall design process through concept, design development, and delivery of compelling visuals that will resonate with an external global audience. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented visual designer with a concept-driven approach who understands how form influences function, and is constantly striving for simplicity.

Responsibilities:

  • Create sketches, storyboards, prototypes, and/or design specs necessary to guide development of product experiences
  • Oversee work from illustrators and communication designers and contribute to design work where applicable
  • Works in collaboration with product teams to absorb knowledge, define opportunities, and develop concepts and treatments to bring ideas to life
  • Works closely with the Product Designers and Content Strategists to implement a cohesive visual style, voice, and tone, thinking about each project holistically and how it fits in the entire Marketplace ecosystem
  • Delivers compelling visuals in various styles/mediums: illustration, photography, video, animation or other media (as appropriate)
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex, sometimes abstract, concepts clearly and persuasively
  • Delivers content that’s delightful, beautiful, and clear and with a high level of finish and polish

Skills:

  • 2–4 years experience as Art Director at a creative agency or an in-house team
  • High proficiency in art directing illustration & photography
  • A link to an online portfolio showcasing relevant work is required
  • Work demonstrates dedication to design excellence in a variety of digital media (mobile, web)
  • Experience coordinating, directing, and guiding the work of other designers
  • Ability to take design feedback and incorporate it quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to create quality work in a fast-paced environment
  • Possesses a curiosity for the why and the how before the what
  • Knowledge of design principles related to branding, marketing, and publishing with understanding of UX design, digital product design, information hierarchy, user-flow, and typography

 

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Disclaimer:

  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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