Senior Art Director

San Francisco, New York | Freelance | Job ID #55630 |
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Overview (internal job description):

Onward Search is partnering with a global marketing agency specialized in creative, data, media, strategy, and technology to identify a Sr. Art Director to join their team! They use data-driven insights to guide their work while also maintaining a healthy dose of spirited storytelling. They're looking for a Senior Art Director who’s known for turning out amazing concepts – someone who can consistently wows clients with creativity and visual savvy.

What you’ll do:

In this role, you’ll lead the concept, design and execution of groundbreaking visual solutions for integrated, cross-channel initiatives including large Web initiatives, online advertising and digital marketing. The amazing conceptual power and exceptional design skills that you bring to the team will be put to use daily as you assist the Creative Director in leading a best-in-class creative team. Day to day, your role will include:

  • Creating a range of powerful, viable concepts and designs for each project, partnering with copywriters to ensure the copy direction and visual presentation work together to make the concept powerful and compelling.
  • Communicating visual designs, motion design, concepts, and storyboards through presentations – and getting clients to approve (and love) the recommended designs.
  • Expertly leading teams of designers and production artists to flawlessly execute cross-channel and digital work • Deftly juggling multiple projects while inspiring & motivating both your creative teammates and your clients.

What you’ll bring to the table:

They're looking for a Senior Art Director who is both tremendously qualified and awesome to work with, which usually includes:

  • Energy, a sense of humor and an open & curious mind (yes, these things really do matter).
  • Exceptional conceptual and design skills and a robust portfolio that shows your talent in both print and Web.
  • Strong experience on large cross-channel and/or direct-marketing initiatives across media, both online and off, and a mastery of Web production and the capabilities within digital channels.
  • An expert understanding of Photoshop, Image Ready, Illustrator, and Quark/InDesign – plus (ideally) an understanding of Flash, After Effects, and video production.
  • A four-year degree, formal design training, plus five to seven years of art direction and strong digital design experience, preferably in a creative agency.
  • A knack for strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution.
  • Expertise in Social channels.

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

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