Art Director

New York, NY | Freelance | Job ID #51888 |
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Our client, a global retailer of gourmet products, with it's headquarters in NYC is looking to bring on an Art Director for a six-month on-site freelance assignment. This role begins on-site in NYC immediately.

What you'll be doing:

  • Working with a close-knit team of Creative Directors, Designers and Photographers to concept and execute advertising creative with global reach.
  • Develop assets across advertising (print and digital), in-store visuals, catalogues, social media photography, etc.
  • Provide guidance to junior members of the team, helping the group to achieve all team objectives.
  • Direct photoshoots in partnership with the photographer to bring to life your team's vision.
  • Build creative toolkits that can be transcreated and executed by international marketing teams.
  • Create simple layouts to showcase creative work in-situation with the objective of obtaining internal sign-off.
  • Hand sketch concepts to bring to life your executional ideas to brief designers.
  • Other tasks may apply.

About you:

  • 5+ years design experience and has operated in an Art Director seat.
  • Expertise in InDesign, Illustrator and strong working knowledge of Photoshop.
  • Experience with concepting for campaigns, photo shoots, and hands on execution.
  • Strong skills with typography and layout.
  • Have worked in a high-pace, editorial-like environment with the ability to develop creative at a high-rate.
  • Ideally experience in the food industry, could be a blog, magazine or advertising.
  • You are a great multi-tasker, able to jump from one project to the next when needed.
  • You bring an entrepreneurial attitude to the role, taking ownership of the work from start to end.

Interested? Submit your portfolio!

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.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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