Social Art Director

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Competitive Salary, Bonus, Full Benefits, 401k, Paid Maternity/Paternity leave, FSA, pet friendly
Posted
Mar 27, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Our Art Director is a leader, a maker, a presenter, an inventor, & above all else, a Social creature – in love with the medium & able to harness the things that make it great. Knowledge of motion design & animation is a must and knowledge of 3D is a major plus.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Providing leadership & creative vision for the Social Media Design Team
  • Injecting your knowledge of, and passion for, Social Media into the design process
  • Developing relationships with clients, & providing a service that brings them back for more
  • Creating work alongside those you’re directing (roughly a 60/40 split between direction/creation)
  • Staying abreast of developments and best practices in the Social and Creative spaces, and finding novel applications for them.

WHAT YOU HAVE

  • An instinctive love of Social Media
  • A broad portfolio, rich in Social Media and motion driven examples
  • 3+ years of agency design experience, and parallel experience in a managerial role
  • The skill to captivate & engage your audience – the client, your director, your designers, & ultimately the end user
  • The ability to lead, direct, inspire, give and receive critiques & present, demonstrate, cajole, twist, & juke your way to great product
  • Confidence managing multiple Social campaigns
  • Can produce a high volume of work while maintaining a sharp eye for detail and a command of the campaign creative vision
  • Strength in communication and collaboration – written & verbal, client facing & internal
  • The ability to satisfy the artistic, technological & business requirements of a project – on brand, on budget & within scope
  • Senior skills in relevant tools – Adobe CC, Cinema4D or similar, Keynote, a pencil etc.
  • Fundamental knowledge of desktop & mobile design & UX best practices

WHAT WE GIVE YOU

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(k) tenure based match
  • Commuter benefits
  • FSA for medical/dependent care
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Professional development budget
  • Generous vacation & sick days
  • Stocked fridge of beer and red bulls
  • Dog friendly

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