Art Director, NCR Nick

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Sep 13, 2013
Closes
Oct 13, 2013
Contact
Viacom Media Networks
Category
Design, Other
Duration
Full Time
Conceptualize, execute and direct all in-house and freelance graphic design for all Nickelodeon Live Action Off-Air Property designs. Position reports to Vice President, Property Design

Responsibilities:

• Conceptualize, execute and direct design for Nick Live Action initiatives, as assigned by Senior Art Director
• Meet with Senior Art Director to forecast art, design and production needs, receive assignments and overall creative feedback
• Oversee and/or execute design to ensure all goals are met and creative quality meets a high standard
• Alert Senior Art Director of potential concerns, including creative challenges, deadlines, staffing, etc.
• Support Senior Art Director by ensuring workload is produced in the most innovative, creative and efficient method
• Work with Senior Art Director of Photography concerning talent photos, retouching and key art
• Brainstorm and partner with writers, artists and production team
• As requested by Senior Art Director, conduct performance reviews and help set goals for designers
• Meet with Project Manager to discuss project goals, schedules and deadlines
• Partner with other Art Director to share assets, designs and creative materials
• Partner with Kids and Family Marketing teams and provide creative that meet business needs
• Push the creative bounds of traditional promotion and establish creative standards that result in building our brand and solidifying our relationship with the viewers
• Ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget
• Communicate clearly and in a timely manner with all creative team members
• Research new talent and resources to support the brand and its growth including designers, production support and outside vendors
• Keep abreast of new media and publications
• Aid in the development and training of new designers / animators

Basic Qualifications:

• Approximately 7 - 10 years of design, animation and production experience
• Excellent in animation, typography, layout, design, production and use of color
• Should be proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Bachelor’s degree preferred

Desired Qualifications:

• Excellent creative abilities, design sense and aesthetic judgment
• Creative thinker and problem solver
• Sense of humor
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
• Team player


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