Art Director / Designer – Remote

Art Director / Designer




Job Description:

Role is up to 40 hours week (could be 30 hours during some periods due to project load).

Our financial client is seeking a talented Art Director to join their team!  The Art Director works under the guidance of Sr. Art Directors and ACDs, while collaborating with other team members including copywriters, to create conceptual campaigns and visual solutions that inspire, inform and/or captivate consumers across digital, social, video, experiential and environmental channels and print. Needs strong conceptual skills, knows print, but now breathes digital. Personality/cultural fit trumps talent. 

What you'll do:
• Create advertising and marketing deliverables on a variety of projects including but not limited to: new business development initiatives, corporate events, corporate image campaigns, national advertising campaigns (trade/consumer), credit card design, environmental design, direct mail campaigns, internal corporate communications, brand identity, video and web initiatives (mobile apps, email campaigns, banner ads and responsive design)
• Attend kick-offs on all new projects
• Follow a creative brief and detailed project requirements
• Develop concepts and designs while keeping in mind the strategic business goals of the project
• Design according to specific brand guidelines pertaining to each client
• Prepare work for client presentations and present internally to team members and managers
• Collaborate with other team members and Account Managers
• Communicate and follow up with the assigned Copywriter, Sr. Art Director, ACD, Account Manager and Traffic Manager on each project
• Follow process and procedure from traffic to proofreading
• Multi-task, prioritize, problem solve and work independently
• Work on multiple projects with constantly changing deadlines and often at a high rate of speed
• Communicate challenges to peers and managers—and help solve them

What you'll bring: 
• Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts OR in lieu of degree, a high school diploma and 5 years of work experience in visual design
• A minimum of 5 years of professional experience working with an advertising agency, design firm and/or in-house creative team
• Must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act

Desired Characteristics
• Passion for concept and design
• Self-starter capable of delivering brilliant, creative ideas
• Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
• Highly organized and detail-oriented
• Collaborative
• Responsible
• Conscientious
• Shows extraordinary attention to detail
• Understands advertising concepts, marketing strategies, and brand identity
• Excellent typography skills
• Experience in print production and the ability to build files for final release to printers
• Proficient in Creative Cloud (i.e. Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign)
• Master of MS Office applications (primarily Powerpoint, Word, and Excel)


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