Senior Art Director

Spark44    New York, NY
Job Description

WHY WORK AT SPARK44 NEW YORK?

Spark44 is both a boutique advertising agency and an international company with offices all over the world. In exchange for the opportunity to do great work, on great brands with a great team, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a progressive attitude to work/life balance.

SUMMARY:

The ideal Senior Art Director candidate will come with a well-rounded portfolio demonstrating refreshing print, digital and interactive design solutions, managed through development to execution. In addition to being able to translate clients business needs into original creative concepts, the candidate should be comfortable presenting to executive level client stakeholders selling the work. This role also requires leadership experience, and skills to guide the junior design team.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: CREATIVE EXCELLENCE

  • Collaborate with account, strategy and creative teams, as well as outside vendors, to develop high quality concepts that meet objectives and strategies in a timely manner
  • Own in all aspects of creative execution, from initial concepts through production phase under guidance from Creative Directors
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, manage priorities, identify and address project needs with colleagues and meet deadlines
  • Provide quality assurance of all creative deliverables
  • Use design principles to work creatively within strict style & brand guidelines to meet client objectives
  • Mentor, develop and delegate to the Mid/Junior level Art Directors and Designers
  • SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic arts or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years advertising agency experience
  • Experience with Facebook Creative Studio and Facebook Hub
  • Mastery of design & production software, Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
  • Strong skills in After Effects will be favored
  • Strong and articulate communication skills
  • Solution-oriented attitude in addressing day to day challenges of job
  • Automotive experience not necessary, but highly regarded

  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:31:32 GMT

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