Aquent's Fortune 500 client is looking for an Art Director with digital + social media experience to work an on-going role. This role will focus on Digital and Social Media design and initiatives, and work with marketing and other crucial departments to create compelling, attention grabbing and results-driven work. If you understand concepting and directing photoshoots, working with photographers on set, typography (hand-lettering), and translating effective design while taking into account corporate brand standards, let's talk! It would be a plus if you have worked on social media for a large business.
This is contract role, regular business hours and must be in office (this is not a remote or work from home opportunity). Slated to last 6 months and very strong opportunity to continue on if things are going well.
Ideal candidate will be Creative Suite expert - (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and possess an understanding of digital design.
Photoshoot and conceptual design experience a MUST, creating mood boards for shoots, being on set, working with photographers and directing shoots .... Digital design including Email design, or banner design understanding needed as well.
- Must have strong branded/conceptual thought process.
- Must have strong typography skills and a solid design portfolio
- Past role as: Designer, Sr Designer, Jr Art director or Art Director role needed
- Must understand social media design and how it critically relates to today's design and business
Note: required drug and background test
- Must have ONLINE PORTFOLIO showing digital design, design, conceptual design, photoshoots....
- Past experience at an ad agency, design firm, in-house role... preferred...
- Past experience designing for retail, fashion, high end clients, large national brands... use of clean aesthetic and hand-lettering type....
- Must have experience concepting and directing PHOTOSHOOTS (being on set)
- Creative Suite (Photoshop/Ill/InDesign)
- A love and understanding of how companies are using Instagram, YouTube, for results driven social media design
- Deep understanding + passion of current design trends, fonts, TYPOGRAPHY and photography