Senior Art Director

Irvine, California | Freelance | Job ID #67744 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, an advertising agency, is looking for a an Art Director to join their team for a remote, contract role.

Art Director Responsibilities:

  • Design execution of creative concepts for high-level, integrated brand initiatives and campaigns that crystallize the strategic insight and map back to business objectives
  • Ensures all assets/concepts fit within brand guidelines, often managing communications directly with the client
  • Participates in the development of overall brand strategy alongside copy counterparts
  • Executes all assigned design tasks and routes to leadership for approval
  • Independently manages workflow, taking responsibility for timing and delivery
  • Delegates and shepherd the creative process for other design contributors on the brand
  • Works to meet various timelines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining accuracy and consistency on all assigned work
  • Explain reasoning behind design/brand strategies--clearly and effectively communicating the WHY's behind the design
  • Expertly managing the creative process– keep things flowing smoothly, continually reviewing and optimizing own work and makes suggestions to optimize overall workflow
  • Presenting creative work to account and creative leads, as well as directly to clients - explaining how the design execution meets the established, creative goal for any given campaign

Art Director Requirements:

  • BA in Design or relevant field
  • 6-8 years of experience in advertising (or in-house with a brand) with a strong design portfolio
  • Experience designing for brands in skincare, beauty, hair, makeup, or luxury industries a plus,
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to have a leading voice in the creative concept process as well as execution of design
  • Ability to deliver projects on time and on budget, while exceeding client expectations
  • Prior experience in a client-facing art role
  • Pharmaceutical advertising experience strongly preferred

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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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.