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Art Director

Aquent - Bennett Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: 8 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Art Director will be working closely with the client Head of Creative, on developing design concepts for major national campaigns as well as other creative projects as needed. Under the direction of the client; the Art Director will be responsible for developing design concepts as well as creating design masters and preparing graphic files for various media (print, media, digital, web, mobile) and platforms while maintaining the integrity of the content art, design, and brand. The Art Director is responsible for applying the client’s established branding guidelines and ensuring completed work meets client quality expectations. This role is also responsible for ensuring work is completed within stated timeframes and the agreed upon project budget. Projects are a mix of print and digital advertising (media), video, marketing collateral, event collateral, presentations, web & email assets, and social media assets.

This is a full-time, salaried, on-site role at client office location in Los Angeles, and will report into the Aquent Global Account Director.

Principal Accountabilities

● Develop a keen understanding of clients’ visual brands, style guides, target audiences, and communication objectives

● Responsible for reviewing and understanding project scopes, objectives, requirements, and budget parameters

● Conceptual Design; present creative concepts to client as required, articulating how the design strategy will achieve specified objectives

● Design, layout, and format graphic files to print and digital specifications, and customer requirements

● Project/Asset Types include: media: print & digital ads, marketing collateral, animations, video, presentations, event collateral, web and social media assets, and more.

● Help identify and define design best practice while managing multiple projects and timelines concurrently, taking ownership of all deliverables

● Exhibit a high level of accuracy when setting up client files, and/or pre-flight of newly produced files

● Be resourceful; resolve project issues effectively and collaboratively with client and the project team

● Accurately tracking and reporting time against own projects in Aquent time tracking tool, weekly

● Availability to work a flexible schedule when needed to meet client deadlines

● Work on special projects or other tasks, as assigned by the Project Manager/Account Director/Client

Skills

● Expert in use of Microsoft office and all Adobe Creative Cloud software

● Experience working across different platforms; print, media, digital, mobile

● Photography and Image retouching experience

● Motion Design and Video editing experience

● Can create custom graphics/illustrations based on defined parameters

● Can organize disparate source materials into cohesive relevant design

● Excellent command of formats, typography, graphics, and layout

● Advanced knowledge of appropriate ratio of clear space, content, and graphics to achieve a consistent brand look and feel

● Demonstrated knowledge and experience in creating print-ready large format and digital files to required specifications

● Experience working with client provided masters and style/brand guidelines to produce assets

● Ability to effectively evaluate photography for both visual style and content based on client direction/feedback from existing libraries and approved stock houses

● High level of flexibility, proficiency, and the ability to work in a very fast-paced environment are key

Experience

● Bachelor’s degree in a related field or comparable work experience

● 8+ years of experience in high level creative design in advertising, branding, design, and/or marketing communications with designing impactful corporate ads and B2B/B2C marketing campaign materials within corporate identity guidelines

● Industry Experience: Fashion, Lifestyle

● Proven proficiency and understanding of Microsoft Office Suite including Windows, Excel, and PowerPoint

Aquent - Bennett

Why Work Here?

Great career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands

AQUENT STUDIOS: Why work with us? • Long term career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands • Excellent health and dental insurance subsidized • Comprehensive benefits package including 401(k), FSA's and voluntary insurance programs • Paid weekly • Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay • Access to free training and continuing education Aquent Studios provides custom-tailored consulting and outsourcing solutions. Our team of consultants, project managers, and creative professionals brings decades of experience to help our clients expand their capacity in marketing communications, content development, and creative media. Aquent Studios is a division of Aquent, which is the world’s largest marketing staffing firm. Aquent is privately held and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. www.aquentstudios.com

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Los Angeles, CA
90067 USA