Senior Interactive Art Director

Formula PR   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Business Services

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8 - 10 years

Posted 74 days ago

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Senior Interactive Art Director

Summary

Our Senior Interactive Art Director has an expert-level knowledge of design and digital advertising. A born leader and creative thinker, they conceptually interpret feedback, leading their team to produce unparalleled, results-driven creative.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field from a four-year college or university desired.
  • Minimum 8 years of professional experiencewithin an agency; digitalpreferred
  • Advanced understanding of advertising and marketing principles
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe CC (XD, Photoshop, and AfterEffects), Sketch, InVision
  • Deep understanding of UX/UI, responsive design, SVG animation, HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Ability to think creatively, strategically, and technically, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently
  • Must be self-motivated, team oriented, have a collaborative approach to creative development and possess a positive attitude
  • Expert understanding of web production and industry best practices
  • Keen eye for detail and consistency regardless of project size
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrates solid grasp of brand aesthetic, usability principles, site architecture, user interfaces and navigation
  • Excellent project management, organizational, and time management skills
  • Kinetic email experience a plus
  • Understanding of Git, PHP, and jQuery a plus
  • Creative skills such as copywriting/illustration/photography a plus

A Day in the Life

  • Translates creative briefs and feedback into breakthrough visual solutions that are on-strategy and meet client objectives
  • Delivers art direction and feedback for interactive projects, from concept through development
  • Provides art direction for photographers and illustrators as needed
  • Serves as a resource to, and supervises the work of designers and production artists, ensuring execution is on strategy and meets agency standards
  • Leads conceptual brainstorms, encouraging participation and fresh thinking
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • 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 withDesign 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 quick turn requests without compromising quality
  • Identifies and contributes fresh ideas by keeping a pulse on advertising trends—leveraging best practices, new technologies, and tactics
  • Performs creative review on work post development
  • Occasional travel to other Havas villages and client locations may be required