Staffing Strong is recruiting an Art Director for a client in Tempe, AZ. This is a full-time, on-site position. This is a new position and the Art Director will help build and shape the internal agency department. The Art Director will collaborate with Creative Directors, Designers and Copywriters to develop modern concepts and designs for integrated marketing campaigns.
Art Director Responsibilities:
Responsible for creating concepts/designs for integrated marketing campaigns for all channels
Develop creative design concepts, graphics and layouts for digital, social, print, video and display ads; participate in reviews with internal clients
Responsible for shaping the brand through strong compelling creative.
Mentor, train and inspire a team to deliver excellent work for every aspect of a project
Communicates regularly with the Creative Director about internal client needs, team dynamics, workloads, new opportunities, etc.
Assist in building an internal advertising agency and create a culture that raises the creative bar
Art Director Requirements:
6+ years experience with a portfolio demonstrating integrated campaigns (concept through execution) at an agency or in-house visual design team. Must have digital, social, print, video and display ad samples
Bachelor’s degree required
Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, HTML, and After Effects. Final Cut Pro is a plus
Strong understanding of graphic design principles along with design, production and delivery in digital and print
Excellent design sense (i.e. color theory, typography, composition) and adhere to brand style guide
Excellent communication skills to help set up frameworks and brainstorm initial design concepts
Ability to mentor others to deliver work, and make strategy come to life
Demonstrate ability to collaborate with leaders across an organization and can also work independently with little supervision
Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and deadlines
Strong attention to detail
Highlight of Client Benefits:
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Volunteer service program
Our client has been ranked the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 10 consecutive years