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Art Director

GTN Technical Staffing San Francisco, CA
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Art Director

HIGHLIGHTS
Location: San Francisco, CA
Position Type: 3-6 Month Contract
Hourly / Salary: BOE
Residency Status: US Citizen or Green Card Holder ONLY
ONSITE ONLY

Job Description:
  • Works across agency teams (accounts, pm, strategy, development) to produce top-notch, cross-disciplinary interactive work
  • Collaborates with project teams and UX team to plan, analyze, organize and execute assigned projects
  • Stewards the look, tone and feel of client brand
  • Creates a wide range of ideas/designs to ensure the creative execution supports the brand strategy, under the direction of CD or ACD
  • Develops and designs the aesthetics, visual design and layouts of digital and print projects
  • Creates a range of ideas and designs to ensure the art direction and visual presentation supports the concepts
  • Partners with copywriters to develop ideas that are on-brief and on-strategy
  • Prepares materials from client presentation through studio hand off
  • Takes ownership and presents creative to internal teams and clients
  • Contributes on concept/pitch work to open new business and grow existing relationships
  • Identifies opportunities to innovate and grow with client based on client needs and pain points

Requirements:
  • 3-5 years of experience as an Art Director at creative, advertising or interactive agency. Leadership experience required
  • Associates or Bachelors degree preferred
  • Brilliant aesthetic and a passion for all things design
  • Hands-on understanding of fundamental principles of digital marketing
  • Knowledge of industry relevant multimedia software/programs: Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, etc
  • Clear focus on speed, efficiency and quality of execution
  • Experience in designing email, landing pages and/or interfaces
  • Ability to creative vector illustrations and gifs to help tell a story
  • Strong comprehension and execution in User Experience around a multitude of interactive channels
  • Pixel perfect attention to deal and ability to follow brand style guides
  • Understanding of Information Architecture and Systems
  • Contributes to the creation of the brand style and brand voice guide and quality of the creative materials from client presentation through final production.
  • Illustration/sketch skills preferred
  • Strong conceptual/ideation experience
  • Great in a crowd (i.e. strong presentation skills, great personality, quick-thinking)
  • Presents to clients and/or internal groups as needed to sell and defend work
  • Passion for new technology, mobile trends & tech innovation
  • Functional understanding of technology, programming languages and developmental requirements
  • Upholds agencys creative standards while continually seeking new ideas and services
  • Good sense of aesthetic when selecting stock photography and illustrated art
  • Works with pre-media on color correction and photo retouching
  • Be able to design and suggest specs within established budgets in both digital and print environments
  • Refined skills of typography, practicing knowledge of information design.
  • Manages multiple projects and/or mentor less experienced peers
  • Maintains file-management, using consistent naming conventions and procedures

GTN Technical Staffing

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San Francisco, CA
USA

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