Job Title – Freelance Art Director (with African American consumer market experience)
Location – Los Angeles, CA
Pay – DOE
Job Summary of the Art Director role
Integr8staff is looking for a dynamic Art Director who will manage creative initiatives from start to finish, guiding a cross-functional creative team in the conception, design and execution of visual materials. Adaptability, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and communication skills are required.
Responsibilities of the Art Director role
Lead brainstorming/creative sessions to generate ideas.
Leads the artistic development of marketing pieces, including print, digital, social and mobile collateral materials; and internal and external publications
Supervises a team of graphic designers and creative freelancers
Collaborates with members of the marketing team to develop strategies for campaigns
Work with creative director to develop big brand campaigns in the multicultural space.
Conceive and implement concepts, guidelines and strategies for creative projects and oversee them to completion.
Ability to channel creativity and execute projects under time constraints and deadlines.
Creates presentations and project plans, meets with clients, and ensures successful online representation of clients’ brands
Requirements of the Art Director role
A Bachelor’s Degree in a creative, marketing or related field.
4+ Years in a proven creative leadership role
Able to multi-task and manage multiple projects, deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude.
Expertise with Adobe CS; Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and After Effects required.
Highly skilled in design concepts and creative execution.
A demonstrated sense of visual rhythm and sense of composition and style.
Highly conceptual with new, fresh, big brand ideas.
Multicultural consumer market experience strongly preferred
A successful track record in developing and driving a creative team
Ad agency experience is a MUST
Updated resume and samples of related work/ portfolio/ reel is required for consideration. Only Local candidates will be considered - Position does not offer relocation or visa sponsorship.