Art Director

Employer
Trapeze
Location
Toronto
Posted
Jul 08, 2014
Closes
Aug 07, 2014
Contact
Hiring Manager
Category
Design, Marketing
Duration
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION

We’re looking for a skilled Digital Art Director to lead creative direction and designs for all our new projects here at Trapeze. The focus is to create harmonious and high quality digital experiences for all our existing and new clients.

Trapeze is in a consistent state of growth and always seeking the best talent.

We want to hear from you if you are...

Passionate about the digital marketing space and all things digital
Creative and able to conceive new ideas to conquer barriers
Customer centric focus with a natural ability to over deliver
Able to work and succeed in a collaborative team environment
Extremely detail oriented and proactive to solving problems

Responsibilities…

Conceptualize, art direct and execute digital marketing creative for Trapeze and its external partners, in order to attract new shoppers and retain loyal consumers
Lead the conceptualization and development of fresh visual direction that continually evolves the user experience.
Work with Project Management and Account Teams to identify creative assets that support upcoming campaigns
Communicate the creative vision for seasonal digital marketing campaigns to the ecommerce creative team
Manage the digital marketing creative process and provide direction to the ecommerce creative team, including web designers, email designers, production artists and copywriters s
Collaborate with internal team of web designers, marketing managers, copywriters and Creative Directors to achieve milestones on time
Manage the coaching and development of web designers
Proactively research content-rich brand websites, both inside to stay abreast of how others are meeting their business and branding objectives
Protect the Trapeze brand and integrity wherever and however it appears internally, publicly and electronically, maintaining the defined set of graphic standards
Provide leadership and guidance to the web creative team
Develop web photography concepts and art direct photo shoots as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

5+ years of experience working in an agency setting
Strong demonstrated ability with graphic design and conceptual thinking
Post-Secondary Education in a digital media field or advertising
Portfolio with a variety of digital, social, brand, CPG, promotions design samples
Ability to develop mock ups as well as web-ready files
Expert ability of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Pixel-perfect attention to detail
HTML, CSS, UI/UX design and understanding an asset
Understanding of Web Standards, site architecture, site build out/deployment, and CMS integration
Strong oral and written communication in English
Able to articulate creative and aesthetic choices to team members

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