Art Director

Location
Brooklyn
Posted
May 16, 2014
Closes
Jun 15, 2014
Contact
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Category
Marketing, Other
Duration
Full Time
Thanks for considering a career at MakerBot. Over the last five years, MakerBot has defined a new industry: desktop 3D printing. Now we’re on a mission to bring 3D printing to everyone.

We’re looking for a passionate Art Director who will work closely with the Creative Director to lead a team of incredibly talented designers to define the creative tone for a new and emerging industry. Candidates should have a passion for user-centered design and the ability to translate great concepts into award-winning work ranging from product support to social campaigns. If you would like to help define the products that make 3D printing accessible to a wider audience, this is your chance to join the Next Industrial Revolution with MakerBot.



As Art Director, you will:
Work with the Creative Director to maintain brand integrity while broadening our visual vocabulary and pushing creative to new levels of excellence
Help guide and mentor senior and junior designers
Tackle the challenges of bringing an emerging technology to the masses with passion and future vision
Produce user-centered work from concept to completion across multiple mediums (web, print, environmental, packaging)
Maintain a level head under pressure and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Collaborate with team members and internal departments (sales, product development, software development, events, retail, human resources, PR)


To be considered for the Art Director position, you need:?
?A BFA in graphic design, communication design, or a comparable field
Five or more years of graphic design experience
Experience managing designers, freelancers, and vendors
Passion for user-centered design
A strong portfolio demonstrating a mastery of type, bold design, and out-of-the-box thinking
Passion for typography and ability to translate concepts into designs
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite on a Mac platform

Extra Experience counts too!

Experience with motion graphics
Familiarity with 3D printing / digital fabrication / MakerBot

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