Art Director

DigitasLBi   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Business Services

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 55 days ago

OVERVIEW

Art Director – Creative

Become a Creative at Digitas, a highly-caffeinated workplace where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. A healthy mix of spirited storytelling and data-driven work helps us push boundaries and transform the marketing landscape. Currently, we're looking for an Art Director who can amaze us with an exceptional ability to transform high-level concepts into cutting-edge visual solutions. Sound like you? Read on.

What you'll do:

In this role, you're always ready to design and execute integrated, cross-channel advertising initiatives – you can turn daydreams into reality with smarts and speed. You'll collaborate with creative directors, copywriters, designers, and other key members of our creative team to produce awesome, industry-leading work. Day to day, your role will include:

  • ✦Creating and communicating concepts that intrigue and inspire your both peers and clients – with smart rational to back them up
  • ✦Designing comps, storyboards, initial graphic concepts, and final deliverables
  • ✦Brainstorming and developing campaigns while working with clients on multiple projects at once
  • ✦Collaborating and partnering with copywriters to ensure that both the copy and the visuals are in perfect synch to make the concept as powerful, vivid and compelling as possible
  • ✦Assisting the Creative Director to improve the Creative group's technical and creative performance

What you'll bring to the table:

We're looking for an Art Director who is both exceptionally qualified and a delight to work with, which usually includes:

  • ✦Energy, a sense of humor and an open & curious mind (yes, these things really do matter)
  • ✦Exceptional conceptual and design skills and a robust portfolio that shows your talent in all things digital (extra points for experience in—and love for—the always-changing landscape of social media, e.g. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Snapchat)
  • ✦Strong experience on large cross-channel and/or direct-marketing initiatives across media, both online and off
  • ✦Strong expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, in-depth understanding of HTML/dHTML and Web browser capabilities, and strong typographical, motion graphic, and interaction design skills – including Flash, Ajax, Flex, and emerging platforms
  • ✦A willingness to travel as needed (hey, new places, new faces, new inspiration – right?)
  • ✦A four-year degree, plus two to four years of art direction and strong digital design work experience
  • ✦A knack for strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution