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Oct 23, 2018

Baltimore, MD

Freelance

Agent: Heather Y.

Job #: 139810

Job Description

With a passion for visual expression, our Interactive Art Director lives to creatively solve client challenges. Working collaboratively with their team, they concept and execute winning design that flawlessly meets brand and strategy guidelines. An eloquent communicator, the persuasively share designs and rationale with our clients and internal teams.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field from a four-year college or university desired.
  • 5+ years of professional experience within an agency; digital preferred
  • Team oriented and thrives in a collaborative environment
  • Advanced understanding of advertising and marketing principles
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe CC (XD, Photoshop, and AfterEffects), Sketch, and InVision
  • Demonstrates solid understanding of UX/UI, responsive design, and SVG animation
  • Possesses an understanding of HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Displays solid grasp of brand aesthetic, usability principles, site architecture, user interfaces and navigation
  • Ability to think creatively, strategically, and technically, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently
  • Ability to sets stylistic and artistic direction
  • Flawless eye for detail and consistency regardless of project size
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent project management, organizational and time management skills
  • Kinetic email experience a plus
  • Additional creative skills such as copywriting/illustration/photography etc a plus

A Day in the Life

 

  • Translates creative briefs and feedback into breakthrough visual solutions that are on-strategy and meet client objectives
  • Develops conceptual moodboards, establishes look+feel, and delivers art direction and feedback for interactive projects while ensuring client brand and agency standards are met
  • Serves as a resource to, and supervises the work of designers and production artists, ensuring execution is on strategy and meets agency standards
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • Leads conceptual brainstorms, encouraging participation and fresh thinking
  • Presents persuasively; clearly articulating design rationale and effectively selling ideas to clients and internal teams
  • Accountable for successful, on-time execution of visual creative direction, regularly reviewing creative work with Design Director
  • Maintains an expert knowledge of brand guidelines and in-market creative for assigned clients
  • Works with Creative Resource Manager and Design Director to manage workflow and resourcing needs
  • Responsible for daily tasking, adhering to hours allocation, and seamlessly transitioning between projects to meet quickturn requests without compromising quality
  • Identifies and contributes fresh ideas by keeping a pulse on advertising trends—leveraging best practices, new technologies, and tactics
  • Remains current on industry trends and technology
  • Performs creative review on work post development

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