Art Director

Los Angeles
Jun 05, 2014
Jul 05, 2014
Ms. Jina Yurgosky
Advertising, Design, Other
Full Time

• A Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Multi-Media Design (or a related field)
• 5+ years art direction/design experience, including both traditional and interactive work
• Expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite (PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign)
• Must have experience planning and executing shoots for video, broadcast and still photography
• Solid understanding of the digital landscape with front-end digital design experience, from ecommerce websites to microsites, social media and online advertising
• Exceptional visual design skills; strong layout, typography and graphics standards
• Expert knowledge of and the ability to lead online and offline production
• Ability to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure with careful attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, can effortlessly articulate creative concepts and rationale to other team members and clients
• Excellent interpersonal skills—must possess a positive attitude, a sense of humor and the ability to thrive in a collaborative agency environment with multi-disciplinary teams

You are someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, great attention to detail, and the ability to think conceptually with feasible execution in mind. You are a motivated team player with great people skills, approachable and helpful under pressure, and comfortable presenting to clients. You also need to be able to work alone or in conjunction with writers, designers and the Creative Director.

You will:
• Inspire, lead and drive the creative process—from collaborative conceptualization through to the delivery of the final product
• Create work that translates across multiple platforms and mediums (print/digital)
• Deliver dynamic presentations and are comfortable expressing your ideas clearly and confidently
• Art direct still photo, video and broadcast shoots; recommend suitable illustrations, photography, video and/or sound
• Collaborate with and manage teams, projects and time