Art Director

Location
Farmingdale
Posted
Oct 18, 2012
Closes
Nov 17, 2012
Contact
Sheri Gold
Duration
Full Time
Wilen Media is seeking an experienced Art Director to join our creative department.

The Art Director at Wilen Media is responsible for conceptualizing and designing marketing campaigns; which includes: advertising and direct mail print materials, collateral, outdoor and some web, TV and Radio. The Art Director will be part of a team that consists of a copywriter, account manager, production group and creative director who will work together to develop campaigns that meet client-marketing objectives. We are looking for a strategic thinker to growth with us!

Job Requirements:
•Create a range of concepts and designs for each project and be able to partner with copywriters to ensure the art direction and visual presentation supports the concept. Projects include ads, brochures, magazines, outdoor, collateral, posters, postcards, catalogs.
•Understand client briefs, goals and objectives and translate those goals into concepts that work.
•Collaborate with a copywriter to develop concepts and complete campaign.
•Inspire a team of designers, juggle multiple projects simultaneously, and work closely with clients.
•Be self-motivated with a positive attitude and have strong communications skills.

Candidate Requirements:
•5-7 years experience in an agency-like setting
•Excellent portfolio that includes: editorial, promotion, marketing, advertising.
•Ability to manage your own projects, and work within a team environment.
•Superior organization and interpersonal skills.
•The ability to thrive within a fast-paced agency environment.
•The ability to handle changing priorities and multiple projects simultaneously.
•An understanding of client specified marketing objectives.
•Expert use of Adobe CS5.
•Understanding of Flash, After Effects, and Video production is an added bonus

The salary range for this position is dependent on experience level and qualifications.

For consideration please submit your resume, cover letter and your salary requirements along with an online portfolio link/digital samples of work.

This is an on-site position, local applicants only, please.



For consideration please submit your resume, cover letter and your salary requirements along with an online portfolio link/digital samples of work.

This is an on-site position, local applicants only, please.