Senior Art Director (NYC)

Location: New York, NY

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

We are an integrated, full service, marketing communications agency that delivers entrepreneurial solutions to our clients’ marketing challenges. We are looking to hire an inspired Senior Art Director to join our fast-paced, energetic creative team. The ideal candidate will have an impressive portfolio that displays unique and engaging conceptual thinking and design.

Core Responsibilities:  

  • Brainstorm conceptual directions, both independently and as part of an integrated team
  • Translate words and ideas into high caliber conceptual designs that engage, enlighten and inspire the end user, maintaining campaign and brand continuity and interactive usability
  • Develop a variety of creative materials for social campaigns, digital activations, and printed materials for agency clients. In addition, create assets for prospective client presentations, in-house communications, and anything else our clients or new business needs demand
  • Collaborate with Creative Director, Art Directors and Copywriters to revise work and refine concepts
  • Lead group reviews of creative work, adding perspective and taking direction as needed
  • Lead client, and internal creative review meetings, professionally presenting the department’s work, persuasively explaining design rationale to non designers, collecting and absorbing feedback and offering solutions in real time
  • Guide other designers in the development of all skills relevant to their growth as professional designers
  • Keep current on advertising campaigns, design trends, and industry technology, sharing findings with the department to facilitate new ways of thinking, working, and problem solving.

Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of digital communications and print production processes
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Mac OSX, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once and to meet deadlines on a daily basis in a team-oriented environment

Requirements:

  • 6-8 years creative agency experience
  • Please attach portfolio and references
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