Job Title – Art Director (ad agency exp.)
Location – Near Irvine, CA
Onsite, Salaried, Direct Hire
Salary – DOE
Job Summary of the Art Director position
Integr8staff seeks a skilled Digital and Social Art Director to coach and coordinate a team of designers to help produce top quality advertising content for the global brands served.
Responsibilities of the Art Director position
Lead by creating thought-provoking, impactful content to the general market and multicultural audiences
Work cross functionally to develop and execute marketing, content and communication ideas.
Demonstrate a breadth of social/digital experience in their portfolio and be expected to bring a strong point of view on strategy and writing.
Works fast and juggles several projects, and are able to quickly discern the needs of a brand. Confidently present ideas professionally, and with a passion that delivers through the strategic and creative lens.
Look after the execution of the art direction and help to improve the work by offering new angles, inspiration, best practices, and practical solutions
In addition to making images look good, you make sure that designs adhere to guidelines and are consistent across ad formats, dimensions, and languages.
Must be collaborative, empathetic and inspired to craft great work that helps build a purpose-driven brand.
Always on the lookout for process efficiencies
Requirements of the Art Director position
Bachelor’s degree in related field
5+ years art direction; digital, social, design, video, experiential brand marketing.
Advertising agencies and/or in-house creative department experience
Advanced experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, After effects, Premier Pro, etc)
Experience with KeyNote and building presentation decks.
Photo retouching skills/experience are a plus
Excellent presentation skills – both internally and clients
Ability to think both strategically and creatively
Impeccable attention to detail, excellent art direction and design sensibility
Tenacious self-starter with a passion for effective communications
Bilingual/Spanish is a plus.
Updated resume is required for consideration. Only Local candidates will be considered - Position does not offer relocation or visa sponsorship.