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Our client, a full service advertising agency, is ready to have a Senior Art Director join their team on a full time basis at their FLORIDA office (must have US citizenship or legal US working status). You must have at least 5 years experience working as an Art Director in an agency setting.
The Senior Art Director role is strategic in leading the design team and is responsible for working alongside the Creative Director and Account Planner to set the tone for campaigns and help bring the client and the teams creative visions to life. The Art Director should be highly skilled, thoughtful in their design approach, understand the mechanics of completing production tasks, and be comfortable in their own design decisions to present and discuss work with both internal teams and clients.
The Senior Art Director has additional responsibilities in educating, training, mentoring and directing the graphic designers they work with to add efficiency to the department, remain knowledgeable and hands on in the work moving through the agency, and communicate to company leadership about emerging trends, while living up to the agencys quality standards.
Ideal Background:
:Willingness to be part of a team and its success
:Positive Attitude
:Presentation skills
:Goal Oriented
:Result Driven
:Get things done right (almost perfectionists about what they do).
:Well spoken
Role Responsibilities:
Collaborate in the design, development and strategy of key elements for accounts within the agency.
Lead design team in achieving high quality work and greatest level of efficiency.
Collaborates in campaign concept creation.
Work with copywriters to develop and execute compelling copy.
Present layouts and storyboards to Creative Director.
Manage time effectively and with little direction to help projects stay on budget and on time.
Reports to internal teams about account challenges and present proposed solutions.
Is considerate of brands and business needs; proposes the best creative solutions even in time:sensitive moments.
Manages outside graphic design talent as needed as well as resources within the agency, utilizes their highly skilled conceptualization skills to develop ideas, cultivates an integrated marketing approach to client business, and optimally utilizes teamwork with writers, designers, and other team members to obtain exceptional results.
Work collaboratively with account leadership and designers to deliver on client visions consistently.
Ensure quality by committing to internal processes and standards.
Stays current with the latest emerging design and technology trends to find ways to help move the agency work for clients and brands forward.
All other duties as needed.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelor degree (4 year) is preferred. If no degree is possessed, then 6:8 years related experience in agency setting is required.
5+ years design experience in an agency setting is required.
2+ years of supervisory experience required or leading other creative members/designers.
Must possess exceptional computer skills and be a strong conceptual thinker.
Knowledge and experience of the following software applications is required, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, scanning software, Adobe Photoshop.
Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide marketable solutions in conceiving, developing, and producing tactics.
Excellent aesthetic judgment.
Strong leadership skills to oversee the work of other artists.
Creativity and superb communication to develop products that meet clients needs.
Ability to prioritize work and manage deadlines.
Have strong work ethic, persistence and tenacity.
The desire to do creative excellence.
Macintosh operating platform a must. PC knowledge a plus.


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