Senior Designer/Art Director

Venice, California | Freelance | Job ID #61039 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a creative studio, is seeking an Art Director to join the team.

You will report to the Digital Creative Director and be responsible for:

  • Working closely with Creative Directors and business stakeholders, developing concepts, and leading visual design efforts for a variety of consumer-facing websites, apps, and experiences used by millions of people on a daily basis
  • Lead visual design and artistic expressions across digital channels for assigned projects, including contributing by way of designing
  • Directly support Creative Directors in creative concepting and ideation
  • Persuasively and effectively present design work to peer, partners and clients
  • Collaborate with our writers, developers and strategists to deliver digitally-native creative design ideas
  • Directing photo shoots and visual products ensuring the quality of visual style and concept
  • Assist and align with Producers in ensuring creative deadlines are met
  • Work closely with developers to ensure the technical feasibility of projects
  • Ensure the highest design quality and success of deliverables at time of launch
  • Own and maintain a part of the internal design process/program, supporting the organization as a whole


  • 6-8 years of visual interactive experience design for websites, apps and experiences
  • Strong sense of visual style and functional elegance expressed through design work
  • Ability to efficiently delegate work to Junior/Senior Designers
  • Able and willing to provide training and guidance to Junior/Senior Designers
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Confident and professional as a Design Lead in a client-facing role
  • Team player who creates opportunities for innovation and excellence
  • Time management: ability to multitask and prioritize deadlines
  • Deep understanding of digital design principles and current trends
  • Expert-level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch
  • Strong knowledge of Google Products and experience including Slide and/or Keynote presentations
  • Motion animation and prototyping experience (Invision, Principle, After Effects, Origami preferred)
  • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.