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Chicago, IL
Art Director
Chicago, IL
Hauck and Sons
Chicago, IL
Art Director
  • Balancing strategic development with client business objectives
  • Shares work with superiors on assigned projects
  • Brand Management
  • Working on concepts for fashion shows, events, retail, internal and external conferences
  • Working with Art and UI management to provide high quality guidance and direction for the internal development team and outside vendors
  • Directing staff of concept artists, 3D artists, UI designers, and animators to create and implement assets and design components
  • Talent management
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San Francisco, CA
Art Director
San Francisco, CA
Larson Group
present
San Francisco, CA
Art Director
present
  • Designs book covers internally and hires, art directs, and manages outside contract designers to execute the creation of covers. Provides print ready files to the production department and approves all stages of that production. Manages packaging process via monthly group meetings with editorial and production staffs. Serves as primary point of contact for all communication relative to the development of assigned covers, comp distribution/approval, production, and strategic planning with publishers. Communicate effectively with outside designers, authors, agents, and publishing staff
  • Lead Editors, Researchers, Illustrators, Authors, Photographers, Packagers, design studios, and Cartographers to develop and/or maintain design concept, content, and visual approach of various publications, primarily single title trade books and large reference programs. Stay abreast of trends and new techniques being utilized in the industry, and incorporate those elements into each project's design to keep them current with (and even ahead of) the times
  • Working on projects from concept through to installation
  • Working on-site with the design studio team
  • Working with visualisers
  • Manages creative process of assigned projects to keep them on budget and on time. Tasks may include: turn in with buyers, layouts/designs, requests for fashion & product photography, art direction of fashion & product photography, travel to local location shoots, editing images, preparing and managing projects through all proof cycles, meeting all deadlines
  • Create and craft visual solutions for consumer-focused campaigns, B2B campaigns, healthcare campaigns (consumer-focused and Professional focused) and employee engagement campaigns and have the flexibility, and demonstrate the potential, to work on any number of other types of media including video, radio, billboards, banner ads, speeches, editorial, etc
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design
Syracuse University
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design
Skills Skills
  • Great in a crowd (i.e. strong presentation skills, great personality, quick-thinking)
  • Highly organized and dependable; able to multitask, work quickly and meet multiple deadlines
  • Able to collaborate & leverage the knowledge of others—Shows the ability to work well with others
  • Excellent eye for graphical quality and knowledge of techniques used to achieve specific visual targets
  • Possess strong business ethics; be reliable and dependable
  • Strong conceptual abilities, solid art direction skills and a knowledge of the digital landscape
  • Ability to juggle assignments and work maintain highly organized, detail oriented work while working within deadlines
  • Highly organized, good communication skills and a great motivator & team player
  • Computer proficiency; solid knowledge of design programs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to build and maintain strong and effective customer and internal relationships
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leads the work of others and provides training in advanced graphics techniques
  • Designs and renders original art and design work for illustrating specific data in reports and publications
  • Conceives, designs, and prepares graphic presentations used in publications, presentations, studies and reports including charts, graphs, designs, colored renderings, and related applications
  • Supervises all graphics production activities, including printing
  • Reviews and approves final graphic production
  • Communication concepts, methods, and techniques
  • Creative and interpretive analysis of different art forms theory, principles, and techniques
  • Producing highly creative work within an established organizational style
  • Developing and presenting design concepts
  • Operating and maintaining production and computer equipment used in assigned functional area
  • Using drawing, painting and graphic design techniques in both electronic and traditional media
  • Developing print and reproduction specifications
  • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications to produce correspondence, use electronic communication and maintain spreadsheets
  • Work under pressure on multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment with frequent interruptions and changing priorities
  • Analyze and interpret customer's graphic arts design request
  • Understand and follow through on client objectives and requirements to provide a high level of customer service
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all organizational levels
  • Develop creative solutions to graphic problems
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  • Plans, assigns, schedules, reviews and directs the work of others
  • Approves or determines the themes, ideas and methods used in creating and producing print and electronic media, including ads, brochures, newsletters, fliers, direct mail, displays, presentations, posters, statements, financial reports, invitations, announcements and website graphics
  • Serves as a resource to other graphics artists and provides training in advanced and specialized graphics techniques
  • Designs and renders more complex art and design work for illustrating specific data in reports and publications
  • Oversees all graphics production activities, including printing and provides quality assurance
  • Selects and negotiates with vendors for printing and production services; coordinates the work; and administers contracts and agreements
  • Advises others in researching and selecting graphic design ideas
  • Graphic art techniques, including design and layout
  • Creative and interpretive analysis of different art forms theory, principles and techniques
  • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications
  • Direct the work of others
  • Lead and participate in the work of a team
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's Degree in a design related field
  • 7+ years of hands on design and art direction experience across all media, including but not limited to: On Air Design, Digital Design, Mobile Design, Print Design, Collateral Design and Experiential Design
  • 7+ years experience with design management systems
  • Excels in brand identity, key art, packaging, series graphics packages, web and mobile design
  • Proven conceptual thinker that is able to solve problems at all levels
  • Excellent typographic skill and knowledge of typography
  • Expertise in motion graphics - animation, choreography and editorial disciplines
  • Ability to work with both live-action and remote elements
  • Demonstrated advance photography skill and knowledge
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and techniques
  • Advance knowledge of broadcast design, animation, post-production, standards and equipment
  • Advance knowledge of web & mobile standards and equipment
  • Advance knowledge of print design, printing methods and photography
  • Macintosh pro with knowledge of video systems and formats
  • Expertise in After Effects, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, InDesign, DreamWeaver or comparable open-source HTML writer, and C4D; Acrobat Pro and Keynote
  • Working knowledge of Avid, VizRT and Deko systems. Ross Xpressions
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages
  • Advance knowledge of web and mobile development. Adaptive technologies preferred
  • Ability to create and maintain technical documentation from the beginning of a project through completion
  • Dedication, teamwork and professionalism and the ability to handle high-pressure situations
  • Honest, with excellent work ethics; complies with company policies
  • Pro-active, organized and excellent time management skills and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Effective communicator that is able to give and take direction well
  • Be able to effectively delegate work while also approaching all projects with an all-hands-on-deck attitude
  • Levelheaded, calm, self-sufficient, solutions-focused, functions well under stress
  • Passionate about design and it’s role in effective, memorable branding
  • Meticulous; pays attention to details and QCs own work
  • Works well in teams and independently
  • Actively learn and demonstrate deep knowledge of the Esquire Network Brand
  • Contribute to the growth and evolution of the Esquire Network Brand
  • Design and animate projects that are consistent to the visual expression of the Network in promo and show packages
  • Create marketing solutions through design
  • Collaborate with team members across the network and with outside vendors
  • Work efficiently within project schedule and budget
  • Mentor/train Designer/Animators in all aspects of design and animation
  • Recommend and evaluate new software and/or equipment
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  • Working with Art and UI management to provide high quality guidance and direction for the internal development team and outside vendors
  • Managing a multi-disciplinary team of artists, providing feedback on their work and supporting them in their talent and career development
  • Collaborate with the game design and engineering teams to provide the best solutions for the product
  • Partner with other Disney teams and business units to drive production and synergy efforts
  • Maintaining style guide and art/UI assets to provide internal and external teams with any required style guide, model sheet, character construction pack, or other illustration, background or animation reference
  • Directing staff of concept artists, 3D artists, UI designers, and animators to create and implement assets and design components
  • Collaborate with Game Designers to define the artistic style and needs of the project
  • Hands-on creation of comps, prototypes, in-game content elements and components
  • Coordinating art team efforts between producers
  • 5 or more years of videogame specific art or feature animation experience required
  • An understanding of mobile development, the technology and the trade-off issues involved with game development
  • Able to drive projects from beginning to end with little assistance or supervision
  • Proven digital and traditional abilities in design and illustration required. Must be able to draw, design, and illustrate
  • Self-starter with high-level of initiative
  • Passionate about their work, committed to their discipline and its challenges, and a high-level of energy
  • Passionate about the Disney Brand and the content that the Disney Company creates
  • Strong sense of ownership and disciplined approach to quality and its affect on an intended audience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and set priorities in order to meet deadlines and reach required creative specifications
  • Strategic critical thinker with a high attention to detail and focus towards quality
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present ideas with clarity and conviction to small or large groups of people
  • Ability to analyze and apply data to improve results
  • Team player who understands the value of regular and effective communication and team-based problem solving
  • Must enjoy videogames and other online game-play as well as have an affinity for family entertainment
  • Must have very strong draftsmanship skills regarding anatomy, form and layout. Solid illustration and painting skills with an expert knowledge of color theory, value and lighting
  • Must be proficient in current creative design suites
  • Must be able to solve creative problems quickly in groups or alone
  • Must be able to present ideas clearly and concisely to management, business units, outside developers, and other stakeholders
  • Previous experience managing a mid-size to large team of 2D and 3D artists
  • Must have past experience with overseeing external developers
  • Must set and achieve high creative standards
  • Must be articulate, organized, and attentive to deadlines
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  • Create, maintain and manage the visual direction, visual systems, brand identity, production quality and style guide for our next exciting Mobile project
  • Work with team members to conceptualize and create visual systems, visual direction as well as establish the brand identity/look and feel
  • Maintain close communication and collaborate with Artists, Designers, Producers and Engineers
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Excellent design, writing and communication skills
  • Superior leadership, collaboration, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication presentation and persuasion skills
  • Understand layout, color theory and typography in all aspects of digital media
  • Excellent knowledge of the Adobe CC Suite
  • Understanding of interactive media production including technical knowledge of how web-based technologies apply to web design (HTML 5, Javascript and CSS3)
  • Experience designing for mobile devices and platforms
  • Driven by being on the edge of emerging technologies and finding ways to advance the company’s digital portfolio
  • Minimum of five to seven years experience as an Art Director/Senior Designer in the following areas: Interactive, agency creative and graphic design
  • Previous creative team management experience is a must
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designs advertising and marketing materials according to strategic plans provided by creative director (CD)/account executive (AE). Works with other art directors, copywriters and additional designated “team” personnel in production of said materials
  • Works with CD in selection of design elements, papers, vendors, models, freelancers, broadcast talent, and any and all outside sources/purchases needed to fulfill production of each project the art director designs
  • Directs art and production personnel and supervises freelance art resources
  • Strives to meet assigned deadlines. Alerts CD if deadlines cannot be met for any reason, or if an extension is required
  • Provides all required specifications (colors, fonts, papers, sizes, etc.) to production department
  • Reviews all production materials on assigned projects, and signs off prior to forwarding job to traffic manager for further required approvals/outside production
  • Meets with AE/CD as required to ensure timely, accurate completion of assigned projects
  • Assists with new business presentations as requested by CD
  • Keeps CD informed of need to upgrade design-related computer hardware/software. Maintains said equipment/supplies for use in the creative department
  • Has working knowledge of computer design software and hardware and strives to stay current in level of knowledge and abilities
  • Takes on additional responsibilities as determined by the Creative Director
  • Experience in print and digital advertising and direct mail design
  • Ability to create strong, out-of-the-box concepts for broadcast, print and digital media
  • Must be expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and other industry design and production software
  • Ability to generate printer-ready art when required. Knowledge of production processes, including but not limited to the ability to use current software programs to create digital artwork that meets pre-press requirements
  • Knowledge/skills required for this position include typography, type specification, photo cropping/sizing, image manipulation, digital illustration skills, digital and print color specification, etc
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  • Information Architecture – Strong understanding of best-practices as it applies to online content-creation and -delivery at industrial size and proportion
  • Work with Information Architects to design, observe, and analyze usability studies
  • Work closely with cross-functional staff to deliver against project goals
  • Familiar with interaction design concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Possess a solid working understanding of user-experience design principles
  • Demonstrable understanding of user-experience design, information hierarchy, user-flow, and typography
  • Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems and convey these designs in the form of presentations, prototypes, and design specifications
  • A self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
  • Professional-level knowledge of industry standard Web design software (Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio or other wireframe software)
  • Solid grasp of latest graphic and Web design principles and aesthetics
  • Solid understanding of optimizing images, the capabilities of Web browsers across multiple platforms, and the constraints involved in designing for online media
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  • Develops design direction for attractions and defines all design elements of assigned project that affect guest visual experience. Accomplished with many different methods, including, but not limited to organizing brainstorm sessions, creating sketches, writing treatments as well as supervising others in developing those ideas
  • Oversees and directs the execution of all applicable project elements to insure guest experience intent and overall quality. Applicable project elements may include, but are not limited to, scenery, props and graphics, film production, music and sound production special fx, lighting design as well as involvement in final installation of these elements. The elements may be executed by inside talent as well as outside vendors
  • Acts as design “vision-keeper” for the project, maintaining a cohesive design in all elements associated with the project through all phases of development
  • Develops and presents appropriate project presentations to both internal and external audiences to communicate project concept, content and status
  • Identifies talent and resources necessary to complete the project and work with Project Director, Human Resources and Creative Resources Manager to procure services
  • Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities
  • Associate’s degree in: Theatre, Art, Film or Architecture is required
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university in: Theatre, Art, Film or Architecture is preferred
  • Designing experience based entertainment for theme parks or related industries; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to communicate complex artistic ideas through a combination of written, visual and aural materials
  • Ability to visually translate story into environment
  • Ability to achieve results through flawless execution of strategies & objectives
  • Ability to effectively communicate across all lines of business, and with all levels of management
  • Strong organizational, planning, delegation & mentoring skills
  • Strong passion for delivering the highest quality of guest experience
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Gives direction to subordinates regarding marketing and web, graphics, layout, and production
  • Works with the E-Commerce department in developing web creative. Establishes and produces graphic material for use in advertising and promotion of online services and products
  • Produces graphic sketches, designs, and copy layouts for a variety of applications. Determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, select styles and size of type, and arranges layout based upon available space, knowledge of layout principles, and aesthetic design concepts
  • Designs and constructs web pages/sites including incorporating graphic user interface (GUI) features and other techniques. Maintains and provides ongoing design of the website, promos, ad banners, seasonal content special and custom chat launcher design for partners
  • Uses computer graphic systems to produce graphic sketches, designs, and copy layouts
  • Special projects are completed as needed and other duties relating to graphics or marketing may be assigned
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conceptualizes skills across multiple media and messaging platforms – print, online, broadcast (radio and television), social media and outdoor based on close collaboration with sales reps, sales managers and strategists
  • Implements branding/re-branding strategies as part of the client creative directive that inspires and excites CSG staff and local and regional clients
  • Translates vision and client needs into compelling, executable creative/campaigns
  • Regular and effective copywriting to be used in client solutions
  • Superior presentation skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external decision makers and influencers
  • Effectively utilize internal Gannett resources and effectively sources and manages outside creative resources across markets
  • Works cooperatively with other creative directors from other regions while staying abreast and being able to implement new technologies
  • Develops relationships with assigned accounts to identify advertising needs, understanding of branding/company imaging requirements and multi-platform solutions
  • Keeps current on technical procedures of print and online production internally, and design and consumer trends externally in order to effectively develop solutions for clients
  • Organizes and participates in brainstorming sessions to develop and collaborate in regard to creative ideas
  • 5+ years reative Design experience, preferably in a design firm, advertising agency, and/or marketing
  • Both print and online design and production experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to present/pitch creative solutions to clients
  • Proficient technical skills including Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, MAC OSX, Adobe CS2, Ad Management System, Mosaic, Acrobat, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously under the pressure of deadlines
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Mactive, Quark
  • General email and PC skills
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop original creative concepts and approaches with the project team, including product owners, UX designers, and programmers
  • Develop original design concepts and oversee project design from concept through execution
  • Design innovative and intuitive layouts and interfaces that utilize a diverse range of visuals (photography, illustration, 3D graphics, animation, infographics, and icons)
  • Produce exceptional work in short timeframes, manage time efficiently while multi-tasking across different projects and clients
  • Communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale to other members of the design, development and client teams
  • Design according to internal style guidelines and contribute to the creation of a digital brand strategy
  • 7+ years of experience in design and art production
  • 3+ years of experience in Adobe Creative Suite and a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe Flash
  • 1-2 years’ experience managing others, formally or project-based
  • Online portfolio and a well-maintained sketchbook for in-person presentation
  • Strong conceptual thinker, with knowledge of visual storytelling, typography, iconography, color theory, proportion and layout for mobile, tablets, print (and the production methods associated with each)
  • Experience designing for mobile applications
  • Experience creating and working with wireframes, sketches, UI and final visual design
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee the design, production, and execution processes for the Amplify K-5 print curriculum
  • Design according to internal style guidelines and contribute to the execution of a digital brand strategy
  • Manage a group of designers and work with external vendors to execute production for all Amplify K-5 print materials
  • 5+ years of experience in publishing design or layout-driven print production
  • 1+ years’ experience managing others, formally or project-based
  • Proven knowledge of Adobe Indesign, including experience with templates, master pages, paragraph and character styles, table and cell styles
  • Proven knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Desire to work on a collaborative team with high standards
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develops design direction for attractions and defines all design elements of assigned project that affect guest experience. Accomplished with many different methods, including, but not limited to organizing brainstorm sessions, creating sketches, writing treatments as well as supervising others in developing those ideas
  • Oversees and directs the execution of all applicable project elements to insure guest experience intent and overall quality. Applicable project elements may include, but are not limited to, scenic art and production, film production, music and sound production, production of special fx, lighting design as well as involvement in final installation of these elements. The elements may be executed by inside talent as well as outside vendors
  • Identifies talent and resources necessary complete the project and work with Project Director, Human Resources and Creative Resources Manager to procure services
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  • Design support for a variety of multi-media marketing projects
  • Contribute creatively to the development of new design concepts, graphics, and layouts
  • Prepare rough presentations and propose your ideas
  • Develop graphics, logos, layouts, and/​or illustrations for ad campaigns, social media, websites, event signage, emails and online campaigns
  • Understand how print design is merging with interactive and how to develop brands that can make the transition from print to screen
  • Help to develop a creative environment that is conducive to creative
  • Manage own workload and progress of jobs to ensure creative is staying on task and meeting goals, objectives and deadlines
  • Work with outside vendors including production companies, photographers, illustrators, commercial printers, freelancers etc. – as needed
  • Help with the organization and implementation of a routine archival and back-up system to ensure no data loss
  • Typically requires 4-7 years experience in the graphic design and/or broadcast fields
  • Strong conceptual thinker and excellent design skills in print, online, mobile and broadcast
  • Hands-on skills in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Ability to work independently and meet strict deadlines while prioritizing and multi-tasking
  • Solid grasp of design
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong time management skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines but must be flexible to deal with shifting priorities and multiple projects
  • Possess expert understanding of multimedia design and experience building files for both print and digital
  • Have the ability to manage multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions while keeping a keen attention to detail
  • Know and use current web standards in order to take graphic designs into the digital realm without losing any creative impact
  • Knowledge of popular social media platforms
  • Highly proficient in all design aspects from print to web, etc.​
  • Basic HTML coding and Microsoft Access experience is a plus
  • Possession of a killer portfolio with variety of industries and deliverables represented
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Making print ready mechanicals to fulfill local contracts
  • Designing/Producing internal, local Sales Materials to Corporate Standards
  • Working with Account Executives and Clients to sole art/design needs
  • Assisting with trafficking and production of finished work
  • Supports and exhibits behavior consistent with the sales and service philosophy of CBS Outdoor Inc
  • Acts with diplomacy as a representative of CBS Outdoor Inc. and the Sales Department
  • College Education in Design, Communications, and Art
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  • Interact with Project Management as well as the Creative Services Studio Group and collaborate on project trafficking and production ensuring on-time, proper finished product results
  • Keep current with WWE Network and television programming, characters, storylines, and products
  • Sports and entertainment brand experience a plus
  • Proactive, detail-oriented, and professional
  • Collaborative with a solutions-oriented attitude and willingness to pitch in as needed
  • Interested in social and cultural trends and fashions
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  • Oversee casting and art direction of all ecommerce shoots for TrueReligion.com
  • Liaising between photographer’s agents, model agents, crew talent, and internal teams to produce and manage productions
  • Creation, management and conveyance of shoot assets, product POV, contractor agreements, and shoot calendars
  • Manage projects within budgets and deliver assets in a timely manner
  • Maintaining strong cross-functional partnerships with other departments within the company as well as relationships with outside vendors
  • Art direction experience with an emphasis on fashion photography, typography, design, packaging and video
  • 4-year college degree in related field
  • 4+ years in related field with retail experience
  • 4+ years of experience working with Art Direction and casting experience for large-scale fashion websites, marketing, and/or advertising agencies
  • Deep industry knowledge and partnerships with photographers, modeling agencies, designers, and other creatives
  • Ability be resourceful and respond to production and business needs quickly,
  • Ability to delve deep and think big, not just thinking of the small picture but big picture business needs
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and business negotiation skills
  • Strong multitasking abilities and a deep understanding of the fashion and photography industries on a highly detailed level
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe CC, Capture 1, Lightroom, MS Excel, MS Word
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments and project calendars
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  • Development of creative concepts that are strategic in their application to a Marketing objective and sales goal
  • Develop creative strategy presentations that show the development of concept options, through to shoot execution, multi-channel asset development and execution
  • Develop photo shoot concepts, to include campaign manifesto, location, casting, styling and video storyboard
  • Develop and oversee designers’ execution of campaign’s visual direction across multi-channel assets
  • Work closely with partners in Marketing, Sales, Ecomm, and International to understand goals and objectives of each area
  • Work with Retail team and oversee creative and brand experience at TOMS-owned retail spaces, including the concept and development of displays and windows
  • Develop, maintain, and evolve the visual aesthetic of the brand across all core channels, including print, web, and retail spaces
  • Manage and mentor the design team
  • Evolve the brand, and visually push the aesthetic towards increased relevance
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  • 50%- Establish and execute, Digital print advertising, web advertising, out of home media, various collateral and other formats as needed for Discovery Channel, Consumer Products, and cross network projects
  • 20% - Concepting Big Idea campaigns seeing them through presentation to Internal Group as well as the Client
  • 10% - Mentoring of staff Designers to contingent workers, outside venders and internal venders, to coordinate needs and resources, insuring quality, and timely delivery of projects within budget and on strategy
  • 10% - Coordinate and manage the release of proper files, initiate and organize photo-shoots, select and assign illustration, follow-through and management of projects from conception to completion
  • 10% - Administrative duties include accurate accounting through documentation and monitoring of time spent on projects. Proper and timely preparation of photo-rights. Accuracy and follow-through on all departmental procedures
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  • Management of all Art and Design needs for Creative Dept
  • Close interaction with Sales and Marketing team regarding the overall look and feel of the brands Production for all Sales and Marketing needs to reinforce brand ID and initiatives
  • Advertisement production
  • Advertisement rebuilds
  • Concepts and Direction for product sales sheets / Catalogs
  • Concepts and Direction for (POP/Displays/Banners/Light boxes/etc)
  • Concepts and Direction for event/promo related imagery
  • Expert level skills in Adobe CS
  • Must know our specific brand and customer base
  • Have direction and knowledge of this specific industry to develop and pioneer our creative department
  • Must be familiar with print and web production
  • Must be familiar with pre-press process
  • Must be familiar with Advertisement production from start to finish
  • Must have knowledge of color correction process for product images
  • Must be familiar with interacting between Sales and Marketing Departments
  • Must have high attention to detail
  • Must be capable of managing in-house and international art department team
  • Be motivated and able to manage multiple projects to deadline
  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Must be well organized
  • Previous involvement in action sports industry a huge +
  • Must be ready to start immediately
  • Must be creative and original
  • Must be ready and willing to take on any number of small projects as need arises
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 4-5+ years of marketing / advertising experience
  • Previous management experience preferred
  • Strong strategic, conceptual skills and a solid knowledge of the digital landscape
  • Superior skills in Adobe Creative Suite & Microsoft Office
  • Strong understanding of best practices as it applies to online content-creation and -delivery at industrial size and proportion
  • Passion for layout design, branding and typography
  • Strong project/time management and multitasking abilities
  • Eagerness to produce powerful campaigns and be part of a bigger team
  • Must demonstrate strong design skills including page layout and information design
  • Possess experience within the unique environment of a news/editorial product, interactive agency, or publisher
  • Fluent in the full Adobe Creative Suite, Powerpoint, Wordpress and Keynote
  • Knowledge of Adobe Muse, and different CMS platforms is a plus
  • Experience creating and working with wireframes, sketches, UI and final visual design for desktop, mobile and tablet (and all production methods associated with each)
  • Staying abreast of the evolving technology and design landscape including the emergence of new standards and devices
  • Fluent in cutting-edge trends, classic principles, and cultural areas as they pertain to graphic design (tech, film, fashion, music, etc.)
  • Must be industry aware: current events, trends, and general advertising culture
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop, design and create successful outdoor media ads to meet client’s marketing objectives
  • Counsel clients on corporate identity and design standards and policies to determine appropriate advertising campaign
  • Conceptualize an advertising idea and implement from start to finish
  • Participate in sales calls
  • Work with Marketing to maintain and update Corporate brand guidelines material
  • Utilize research of CCO digital image library, stock photography as well as client assets, including website, photography and logos in developing creative
  • Develop speculative art work for the proposal process for local and national brands
  • Prepare final image files to send to production
  • Travel to meet with clients regarding design
  • Work closing with marketing to achieve customized presentations and promotional material
  • Follow policies and procedures set up by the local market management and corporate directives
  • Educate clients and staff on Clear Channel creative capabilities and standards
  • Ability to shoot and edit promotional videos
  • Oversee day to day tasks of Design Assistant
  • 3+ years of experience working with sales and marketing teams, ideally in the media/advertising environment
  • Must have strong time management skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, internally and externally
  • Work well as part of a team, with marketing and sales
  • Have excellent computer skills in relevant art and design software packages, i.e. Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Must have knowledge of social media and web design
  • Experience shooting video on a DSL camera and editing with Final Cut Pro
  • Be able to work under pressure, multi-task and with tight deadlines
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; compute rate, ratio and percent and to produce and interpret bar graphs
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  • 7+ years of Art Direction experience
  • Solid Design and Print Production experience
  • Working knowledge InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Able to interact with and influence senior level management
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional creative thinking skills
  • Strong attention ot detail
  • Experience in Retail, Youth Culture/Lifestyle, Fashion, etc
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  • 5+ years of Web Design experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Design / Interactive) or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge Illustrator, Flash, & InDesign
  • Knowledge of best practices for Web image optimization
  • Understanding of the capabilities and best practices relating to the use of front-end Web technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Motion graphics & video editing experience for web (After Effects & Final Cut Pro)
  • Relevant creative background
  • Proven talent in graphic and interactive design
  • Experience delivering on business and creative goals through design
  • Sophisticated sense of visual design/style
  • Impeccable design fundamentals (type, image, color)
  • Working understanding of ecommerce and marketing best practices
  • Discerning eye for photo editing, cropping, and compositing
  • Great interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong retail/fashion brand or agency experience
  • E-commerce experience
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  • Participating creative sessions for project kick-offs
  • Work with marketing team, custom marketing team, as well as in-house photographer and retoucher to develop concepts and present to senior art director
  • Work with designer or freelancer to generate ideas
  • Understand merchandise structural design concept, work with display vendor for best result in cost saving
  • Assist production artist and freelancer to generate mechanicals as needed
  • Knowledge of print production, willing to go press run if necessary
  • Undergraduate degree in Fine Arts or related field or equivalent visual design and merchandise experience required
  • At least 5 years graphic design experience in field
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, strong typography and have the ability to translate ideas to designers and develop innovative graphics solutions
  • A strong working knowledge of experience design, brand development and creative process
  • Skillful on Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and experience with other presentation tools preferred
  • Ability to make evaluative judgments
  • Ability to supervise and train designer or freelancer to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
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  • Layout print and digital projects in Adobe programs for Macintosh platform
  • Digital retouching (where necessary) and manipulation
  • Photoshoot direction and editing; selection of images and overseeing retouching/providing markups
  • Assist in overseeing and maintaining brand standards on social media platforms through reviewing and commenting on assets provided by social agency
  • Extensive knowledge necessary of digital and web requirements
  • Work directly with marketing directors, et al, the Art Director is charged with creatively executing the project visually through use of typography and image in the most creative sense possible
  • Visual identity is maintained and developed
  • Art director is responsible for contributing conceptual and visual ideas and fully executing them
  • Work closely with marketing team in conceptualizing strategic concepts for all assets while maintaining brand identity including print, digital, social, web and video presence
  • Work closely with outside agencies in giving direction for digital projects
  • Work with Marketing dept. to prioritize and manage workload
  • Work directly with marketing team, public relations, and occasionally sales in fulfilling creative process
  • Maintain brand vision and objectives creatively through all channels of creative
  • Grow the brand in a creative fashion through type, concept and visuals
  • Graphic design/creative degreepreferred
  • Digital portfolio requireddemonstrating design aesthetic
  • Proficiency in Mac platform software esp. Photoshop and Flash
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills; developed work ethic
  • Strong sense of design and extensive knowledge of the online fashion world as a tool for comparison/inspiration and growth
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  • Candidates MUST submit a Resume with a link to their online portfolio to be considered**
  • Develop original creative concepts and approaches with the project team, including product owners and instructional designers
  • Design innovative and intuitive layouts and interfaces for online training programs that utilize a diverse range of visuals (photography, illustration, 3D graphics, animation, infographics, and icons)
  • Communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale to other members of the design, project and development teams
  • 3+ years of experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Captivate and After Effects a plus) and a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Must have a well-maintained sketchbook for in-person presentation
  • Strong conceptual thinker, with knowledge of visual storytelling, typography, iconography, color theory, proportion and layout for desktop, mobile, tablets, print (and the production methods associated with each)
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  • Conceptualize, illustrate, design for various LNM Tour, Retail, Web, Fan Club, Premium, VIP, and Licensing projects per design direction, production and project request parameters
  • Leads client/artist research and development; gathering of assets and inspiration
  • Uses trend intelligence and an understanding of our clients/artists to ensure product is relevant and appropriate for the client or retailer
  • Works closely with the Executive Director of Creative Services on the scheduling and timing of design work needed by in-house artists
  • Oversees and maintains all art billing for a project; in-house art hours and freelance designers P.O.’s and invoices. Verifying budgets were met
  • Manages all freelance designers documentation releases and waivers, securing rates and timelines
  • Oversees the routing of image file assets to and from freelance designers
  • Supports department workflow by general assistance to the
  • Executive Directors of Creative Services and Technical / Production
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assess priorities and creative resource requirements to manage requests and workflow. Manage the assignment of requests within the Creative Services Platform Software
  • Review and provide feedback to the internal/external creative team to ensure quality, accuracy, compliance with project specifications and brand standards
  • Collaborate with Director, Creative Services to prioritize projects/work requests as well as negotiate due dates
  • Prioritize and complete multiple tasks/projects within deadlines and with a high degree of quality
  • Work with the Manager, Graphic and Digital Design and marketing team members to create innovative designs for marketing materials which support our overall Marketing strategies
  • Ability to design for web assets
  • Interpret marketing creative briefs to develop creative solutions that meet business and communication objectives while maintaining and ensuring the integrity of our clients brands
  • Understand and clearly articulate how changes impact timelines
  • Be able to multi-task and possess excellent organizational skills
  • 4-year degree from an accredited institution in Advertising/Marketing Design, Digital Design, or Fine Art or appropriate combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 3 years digital web design
  • Knowledge of online advertising, creative design, website development and marketing programs is required
  • Front end programming knowledge
  • Software/technological skills: Adobe CC6 Design (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat), Cross Browser compatibility, Knowledge of CSS, HTML5, WC3 standards, Social Media design and platforms
  • Well-developed time management and organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented and ability to manage large amounts of information in a fast-paced environment required
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  • Define the graphic style of the game based on the creative direction (film references, other games, design documents)
  • Communicate the quality and content expectations for the atmospheres, settings, characters, etc. to team members using effective visual references and documents that describe the artistic direction
  • Follow up on and validate the work of the art team to ensure that the elements produced are in line with the game’s vision and that quality objectives are met
  • Establish visual priorities and help in planning the work in collaboration with the lead artist and the production team
  • Develop the artistic concepts and participate in map creation (framing, scales, compositions, and interactions) with the creative director and game designer
  • Work closely with the lead artist, the art technical directors, and the lead 3D programmer to optimize the efforts to innovate and the quality of the graphics generated
  • Support the lead artist in any ad hoc tasks and duties
  • Mentor and develop the Studio’s creative teams through the sharing of artistic knowledge, methodologies and expertise via Tec Talks, workshops and one-to-one training
  • Contribute on a Studio level to initiatives that have a real impact on the organisation, such as Studio-wide content reviews, suggesting or implementing process improvements and training
  • Participate and active contributor of the Art board, a studio level initiative where all Art Leads discuss the requests and needs of their artists at a high level
  • Experience on AAA games
  • 5 years’ experience as an Art Director or an assistant artistic director or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of the gaming industry
  • Ability to communicate a vision and present ideas
  • Good artistic judgment, ability to revise and suggest improvement on the work done by other
  • Very good communication with internal and external teams
  • Ability to travel for studio’s needs
  • Leadership
  • Originality and resourcefulness in problem solving
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written
  • Good knowledge of level editors
  • Knowledge of 3ds Max and Adobe Photoshop
  • Basic gameplay and level design knowledge
  • Ability to create concept art is preferred
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  • Set out the artistic charter of his trade for the entire game based on the creative direction (reference films, competitors’ games, design documents) by developing visual concepts and remaining aware of the quality of the data integration in the engine
  • Ensure the project’s direction is followed by working in close collaboration with the project manager, technical director (TD) and the programming team
  • Help plan the work in collaboration with the person who oversees planning based on the scope of each task and the impact on his team in order to find the right compromise between the desired quality and the delivery constraints (time, cost, resources, etc.)
  • Open-mindedness
  • Ability to Influence
  • Be visionary
  • Stress and change management skills
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Advance the overall quality of strategic thinking and design execution
  • Develop and sign off on creative estimates and ensure high-quality, profitable execution of creative deliverables
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and technologies, and be prepared to apply them quickly
  • Experience designing, launching, and iterating successful mobile applications on iOS and Android
  • Experience successfully managing multidisciplinary creative teams in the production of Internet and multimedia products, and has worked in multidisciplinary teams that included producers, artists, designers, writers and engineers
  • Experience using user testing and research findings to guide the design process
  • Strong creative and conceptual vision for multimedia, and the ability to execute high quality integrated interactive communications against strategic business objectives
  • Expert in graphic design; demonstrated ability to mentor and guide other graphic designers
  • Strong comprehension of information architecture and editorial disciplines and methodologies
  • Mastery of project concept creation, site architecture, user interface specification, functionality specification and interactive design
  • Strong understanding of front-end interactive design solutions for back end data systems
  • Working knowledge of capabilities of different platforms and browsers, and their design constraints on the web and mobile apps
  • Being an NFL fan doesn’t hurt
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate with others within the company as well as outside advertising, marketing, premedia and production agencies to define and produce direct mail (catalogs, mailers), in-store (POP, displays, etc.), events (presentations, programs, overall look & feel of event) and trade (all media) creative projects
  • Design or assist with design of Vera Bradley marketing materials, developing or interpreting new overall campaigns each season
  • Collaborate with Associate Creative Director and VP, Marketing Creative on photo shoot coordination and direction
  • Work with the Copywriter to coordinate the writing for all marketing materials, obtaining input from the owners and key project stakeholders when necessary
  • Produce majority of work through mechanical stage, working both in hi-res and lo-res image environment in collaboration with a pre-media agency for production support
  • Assist with pre-press layouts, color corrections and on-site press checks of all full-color printed materials
  • Follow scheduling direction from Traffic Manager to ensure timely delivery and coordination of projects
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Project Coordinators to pitch concepts, and campaign ideas to internal departments
  • Responsible for archiving all completed electronic files of work seasonally
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing or fine arts or equilavent experience
  • 5+ years experience with advertising agency or corporate marketing department working as an art director/photo art director or graphic designer
  • Experience developing consumer and trade direct marketing materials
  • Fashion, home fashion retail advertising experience a plus
  • Collaborative, while able to influence, lead and build productive cross-functional relationships
  • Leads others to solve complex problems with the ability to take a broad perspective on existing solutions
  • Strong technical skills in graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite 2 (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign)
  • Technical knowledge of publishing, photographic and electronic design industries
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Office environment. Utilizing a computer over 50% of time; utilization of office desk - sitting, reading, listening or speaking with the ability to move intermittently throughout the day
  • Occasional local, out of state and international travel for Company business
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Exceptional digital design portfolio that demonstrates conceptual thinking and an ability to define look and feel for integrated experiences
  • Expert command of standard design and layout applications (e.g. PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign). Competency with at least one of, as well as experience or exposure to the following: Flash ActionScripting, video editing (e.g. FinalCut Pro), or motion graphics (e.g. After Effects)
  • Careful attention to detail and management of version control issues
  • Advanced knowledge of and the ability to help manage the production process (e.g. optimizing graphics, compression settings and file size and image optimization
  • Competent understanding of technical and cross-platform implications (e.g. strengths and limitations of Flash, Ajax, Flex, and other emerging platforms)
  • Experience in planning and executing shoots for video and still photography
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensures that creative presentation (boards/instore) are prepared. Presents creative to Creative Manager
  • Reviews all stages of project with Creative Manager
  • Mentors creative team, freeelancers and interns
  • Maintains status of jobs at all times
  • 4-5 years experience
  • Software requirements LIST: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat
  • Must be a strategic and conceptual thinker with the ability to ideate and execute creative for multiple print mediums
  • Must have experience multi-tasking and working on various levels of creative and multiple brands in a very fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional organization, time management and multi-tasking skills required
  • Strong organization, time management and multi-tasking skills required
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  • Brainstorming, commissioning, and overseeing covers
  • Recruiting and working with artists to create illustrations for both feature stories and our front of the book
  • Working with our photo editor to make sure that each issue includes original, striking photography
  • Working with our two production editors to ensure that the design for each issue is well-executed
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • In partnership with the copywriter, concept and develop exceptional creative work; align closely with our marketing partners to ensure that strategic goals are met
  • Understand what a “big idea” is and how to deliver on it consistently
  • Prepare layouts for concept approval by the marketers; layouts should contribute to the visual idea, enhance the attractiveness of the message and help to clarify and accent its meaning
  • Thoroughly understand and apply corporate brand guidelines to create impactful marketing materials and maintain a consistent look and feel across the RLS brand
  • Continue to gain knowledge of industry best practices through ongoing training and up-skilling
  • BFA in Graphic Design/ Advertising, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Portfolio review is part of the recruiting process
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Own, articulate, and evangelize visual direction for all things Diablo
  • Lead, inspire, and mentor artists and art leads
  • Direct multiple art disciplines to achieve awesome results
  • Create concept paintings, models, textures and other benchmark assets that inspire others
  • Work closely with game design to ensure art supports a gameplay-first player experience
  • Foster and maintain effective relationships inside and outside the art department
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create concept paintings, models, textures, and other benchmark assets that inspire others
  • A proven ability to visually solve problems in collaboration with the broader game team including other artists, art leads, and design leads
  • Partner with the senior art director to own and define assigned aspects of the project as directed
  • Excellent ability to art direct multiple art disciplines
  • Partner with production to ensure schedules and plans meet business and project needs
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage multiple designers/animators and projects
  • Collaborate with show producers and senior management
  • Must be a strong designer/art director who can create and execute (animate) design boards to establish look and feel for projects
  • Develop and define user experience requirements and manage internal design reviews
  • Manage design budget, project schedules and deliverables
  • Manage all phases of creative work from conceptualization to execution
  • Experience in broadcast television and digital media
  • 3-5 years’ experience developing multi-platform digital campaigns
  • Experience managing high performance teams of 5 or more creative designers across both internal and external teams – both direct and dotted line reports
  • Expertise with Cinema 4D
  • Strong knowledge of standard graphic design software (After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Proven track record with a variety of successful campaigns delivered on multiple platforms with experience in live operations
  • Knowledge of new and emerging trends for digital marketing, design and advertising
  • Ability to perform and participate in a dynamic team environment
  • Communicate clearly
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinating online design with web producers
  • Assigning photo shoots and illustrations
  • Ensuring adherence to budgets and deadlines
  • Work with art staff to select artwork and photos for magazine (commission illustration and photography, find stock art, create custom illustration using royalty-free art, etc.)
  • Hire illustrators and photographers; and manage art/illustration contracts and materials return
  • Manage creation of charts for stories
  • Manage invoicing, submitting bills within appropriate budgeting cycle
  • Keep to a strict production schedule that allows for multiple projects at the same time
  • Minimum 4 years media design/production experience – preferably in both print and digital
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in graphic design, graphic arts, or fine arts
  • In-depth knowledge of Mac OS and design software, primarily Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Quark Xpress and other print and digital design tools
  • Experience managing a team of direct reports and freelance contributors preferred
  • The ability to shape a project from conception to completion as well as the ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Extensive knowledge of 4-color reproduction, page production, prepress operations, and color correction
  • Able to work independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • Working knowledge of web design a must
  • Excellent communication, organization and computer skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Tablet design knowledge preferred but not required
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop creative vocabulary for all in-store materials
  • Lead design team in partnering with editorial to develop seasonal design template for in-store experience
  • From this all materials will then fall-out. Including, but not limited to: platforms, window posters, signage, endcaps, t-stand art
  • Lead design team in all non-seasonal initiatives to increase design quality and effectiveness
  • Including, but not limited to: sale signage, event toppers, new product initiatives
  • Must be able to inspire and guide large team to creative excellence
  • Must be able to represent vision and assist in selection of clear direction
  • Must be both the guardian of brand equities and challenger of convention in keeping the brand voice current yet familiar to consumer
  • Must maintain a sense of aesthetic consistency, and must be able to present a number of different solutions for each assignment
  • Assure creative standards are met in production
  • Concept and attend photo-shoots
  • Must have excellent presentation skills in order to sell through work
  • Provide inspiration and guidance for packaging initiatives
  • Keep both franchise and seasonal packaging fresh and unexpected
  • Guide team to multiple possibilities per project
  • Partner cross functionally to assure input and buyoff on initiatives
  • Assure timely delivery of all projects
  • Talent management
  • Assist V.P. Creative in assessing needs and conflicts within the department
  • Assist designers with career-pathing
  • Develop a highly functioning creative pool of talent
  • Knowledge of marketing materials and processes
  • 5-7 years senior level experience as an art director/designer in a design, fashion, or advertising environment
  • 5 years of managing experience
  • 7 to 10 years design experience
  • Expert knowledge of design-related software (Quark, Illustrator, In Design and Photoshop)
  • Ability to work closely with senior management to guide department needs Ability to work within the established budget and time constraints
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5+ years of experience in Design / Advertising
  • Bachelor's Degree (Design / Interactive) or equivalent experience
  • Advanced Photoshop skills with exceptional digital photo-manipulation and compositing abilities
  • Working knowledge Illustrator and InDesign
  • Understanding of the capabilities and best practices relating to the use of front-end Web technologies
  • Experience in design for mobile and touch devices
  • Experience in leading and managing in-house creative teams and freelancers
  • Discerning eye for fashion photography, cropping, retouching and compositing
  • Strong Retail / Fashion Brand or Agency experience
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develops and maintains identity design for multiple brands
  • Manages and directs photo and video shoots, including photographer/videographer sourcing, model and beauty sourcing, negotiating and booking of all talent, location scouting, creation of creative brief/shot list prior to shoot, on-set direction, and coordination of post-production work
  • Gives direction to subordinates regarding concept, execution, and production details
  • Works with the E-Commerce department in maintaining brand identity in online promotions and email correspondence for each brand
  • Develops concepts for retail, wholesale, and trade creative for multiple brands and works with Graphics team on execution and production
  • Works with International Marketing team to provide brand assets to distributors and develop creative unique to their retail environments
  • Produces sketches, designs, and copy layouts for a variety of applications. Determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, select styles and size of type, and arranges layout based upon available space, knowledge of layout principles, and aesthetic design concepts
  • Must be detail oriented and thorough
  • An in-depth understanding of the Mac operating system and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Work responsibilities occasionally concern confidential and/or sensitive information requiring the use of discretion
  • Teamwork and communication are crucial to the successful completion of own and others job duties
  • Minimum of 7 years experience
  • Advanced knowledge of software programs including Adobe Creative Suite 4, Acrobat Pro, and the Microsoft Office Suite.Proficiency in web design and development software is preferred, but not required
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partners with Senior Art Director to develop and execute marketing campaign concepts across media including, but not limited to: window animations, magazine print, print collateral/direct mail, store presentation and event materials, promotions and videos
  • Has a thorough understanding of typography, photography, graphic design and environmental design; ensures all facets adhere to brand guidelines
  • Supports Senior Art Director by
  • College degree; BA or BFA preferred or equvalent work experience
  • Strong relationship-building skills; ability to work with a variety of people in various disciplines
  • Understanding of current fashion and beauty trends
  • Understanding of environmental graphics
  • The drive to excel and succeed; self-motivated
  • Passion for Sephora, our programs, clients, cast and marketing
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Advise client on all technical visual recommendations and/or issues
  • Help facilitate both the input and creative meetings
  • Assist in making presentations to client
  • Provide detailed direction to designers
  • Assist in the education and development of designers
  • Mastered composition techniques (multiple elements and interactive pieces) in producing polished final pieces (i.e., attention to detail, good knife)
  • Comprehensive computer photo-retouching and image development skills
  • Communicate thorough knowledge of assigned product(s)
  • Provide effective direction at photo shoots
  • Effectively collect electronic materials for output
  • Command respect of freelancers and designers and be able to effectively oversee their work
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Should have worked as an Art Director in reputed multinationals/agencies
  • Directly involved in creating campaigns that have an instant, positive impact on the customer
  • Involved in all of the different forms of creative work that includes digital, print, document (PPT + Word), multimedia internet, posters etc
  • Develops good knowledge of the firm’s branding, its elements and compliance
  • Develops good knowledge of Ernst & Young business drivers
  • Highly evolved writing and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to deliver clear and articulate idea to all levels of management within the firm
  • Knowledge of creative domain software’s Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Acrobat, etc…
  • Strong written and presentational skills
  • Approximately 8-12 years of related experience
  • Experience in business development and business relations and consulting customers on end to end creative requirements
  • A strong track record of successful delivery and benefits realization
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create, develop and art direct all scenic / visual elements for Entertainment shows and events as assigned
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret artistic concepts through various visual mediums
  • Find creative solutions to logistical and / or financial project constraints while preserving the integrity of the show
  • Overall artistic responsibility for the creation of scenic / set designs, parade floats designs, props designs, show signage designs, etc., for Entertainment shows and events
  • Assist the Creative Director & Show Director to oversee the artistic creation of concepts and the creative development of shows, events and/or projects
  • Maintain scenic props and creative intent of Shows, Atmosphere Entertainment, Parades to ensure show quality by partnering with the Show Director
  • In-depth knowledge of the entertainment industry with good networks of scenic vendors
  • Balance creative intent with budget parameters to realize show / event objective
  • Collaborate closely with Entertainment’s Creative and Production team, the global Entertainment team and the Walt Disney Imagineering Shanghai SQS team on the development of new entertainment products
  • Work closely with technical team to develop scenic bid packages
  • Supervise contractors and vendors in the construction of all scenic elements, parade floats, props, etc
  • Develop and produce presentation art
  • Ensure ongoing show scenic elements are maintained
  • Maintain high awareness of Disney and industry standards (including Safety) and creative trends
  • 10 Years’ experience in theatre and set design
  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite or similar computer drafting software
  • Theme park or live theatrical entertainment experience
  • Strong artistic, drafting and computer skills
  • Excellent presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Bachelor degree in Scenic Design, Production Design or related discipline
  • Fluent in Mandarin
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the artistic translation of the company’s brand strategy and marketing plans into creative, fashion orientated, and persuasive communications to customers
  • Oversee photography, including booking of models and photographers; if required, negotiate related fees
  • Development of the creative concept/direction for each season. Including photography direction, graphic direction, color and mood
  • Work with cross functional partners to ensure concept is carried through multi channel outlets. Including Direct Mail, Credit, Window, POS, and Digital Media
  • Work within established budget and scheduling parameters for creative development
  • Recruit and develop a highly talented and effective in-house Graphic Design team
  • Develop a broad range of outside design and copy vendors to augment in-house capabilities
  • Maintain high standards for quality, accuracy, and communication for design and illustration
  • Partner with Marketing management team to develop and maintain seamless communication, approved workflow and procedures, ensuring timely and cost-effective design and production of marketing related materials
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Highly organized, good communication skills and a great motivator & team player
  • Strong traditional fine art skills (illustration, painting) to create distinctive & accessible visual stylizations in the forms of paint-overs, visual targets, and style guides
  • Ability to create game art and UI in early prototype phases of feature development
  • Expertise in building and driving a mobile 3D art team and art pipeline
  • Understanding of state of the art lighting, shading and rendering techniques
  • Collaborate and garner consensus with game designers, producers and engineers
  • Able to give and receive effective critiques
  • Proactively identifies and manages resource and outsourcing requirements
  • Experience mentoring & developing an art team
  • Understanding of game design and player feedback requirements for visuals
  • Extensive game experience in shipping high quality (AAA platform or mobile) titles as an Art Director
  • Demonstration of strong art skills in both 2D and 3D
  • Solid understanding of the mobile landscape and its implications for art; experience with Unity a big plus
  • Expertise in Maya (or other 3D software) and Photoshop
  • UI/UX experience desirable
  • Previous experience working with large IP’s and building relationships within a brand is a strong plus
  • Familiarity with the Star Wars IP is a strong plus
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 50% Designs, executes and oversees visual phases of assigned projects
  • 35% Works as a team member with copywriters, design, account and production staff to meet client and Integrated Marketing goals and objectives on assigned projects
  • 5% Communicates with clients in an effective and professional manner
  • 5% Attends and contributes to brainstorming sessions
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Artistic sensibility—Computer software and technology have drastically changed the design industry, but there is no substitute for artistic sensibility and aesthetic. Knowledge about design elements, such as color, typography, and composition, is essential for designers
  • Technical skill—Design jobs require technical skills to use design software programs like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign or Adobe Illustrator
  • Communication ability—A form of visual communication, graphic design requires the ability to effectively present ideas—both verbally and visually. Designers need to be able to effectively pitch their ideas to internal clients and stakeholders and explain the rationale behind design decisions
  • Problem solving ability—Choosing the right fonts, colors, and layout to create a balanced composition, while simultaneously conveying meaning, is complicated. In order to succeed in a design job, you’ll need to have strong problem solving skills and understand that good design solves business challenges
  • In-depth domain knowledge—Shows interest and passion towards understanding Adobe products, services, and customers
  • Understands the marketing campaign life cycle and is familiar with the different phases in the process
  • Able to collaborate & leverage the knowledge of others—Shows the ability to work well with others
  • Works closely with the broader Studio team
  • Works closely and effectively with the BUs, campaign, and functional marketing teams
  • Helpful and willing to answer questions within the team
  • Willing to constructively receive, weigh, and integrate diverse feedback from a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-moving environment
  • Strong presentation and communication skills—Is required to present and communicate their design work to others within Studio and outside
  • Presents designs in a clear, confident, professional, and cogent manner
  • Able to explain design rational for design decisions to a broad audience
  • Able to regularly communicate status and share design iterations on Studio websiteDeep experience within a discipline—Must demonstrate significant working experience and a firm understanding of their space (web, print, interactive, etc.)
  • Work closely with (Sr.) Art Directors to develop and maintain the aesthetic of the brand and ensure all materials are designed and produced accordingly
  • Ability to handle open-ended design projects that may be ambiguous or ill-defined
  • Aware of industry trends, able to incorporate new techniques and informs others
  • Anticipates issues and thinks of the big picture
  • Motivated participant and design advocate—Has a presence with the marketing teams as a key contributor and proponent for effective communications to the target audience
  • Proactively identifies and communicates issues and proposes solutions
  • Works directly and collaboratively with campaign and functional marketing teams
  • Actively seeks out and involves other members as appropriate to improve the marketing program(s)
  • Recognizes and takes responsibility for their impact on the marketing programs and communications
  • Readily offers guidance to lower level designers
  • Sets own deadlines within the project schedule
  • Embodies the mission and goals of the Studio
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • In-depth knowledge of design techniques and processes
  • Excellent leadership/management skills
  • Ability to set overall creative tone and lead creative design process
  • Proven excellent presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to deal with managerial issues (ie career development, performance management)
  • College degree in Fashion Design or related field
  • Minimum of ten years design experience including 4 years of managerial experience
  • Ability to use personal computer
  • Frequent travel is required
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 30% Manages and art directs art dept. design process
  • 20% Designs layouts
  • 10% Performs color correction and quality control on final designs
  • 5+ years at a senior level in a magazine art department. Experience with food and lifestyle content a huge plus
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designs, executes and oversees visual phases of assigned projects
  • Works as a team member with copywriters, design, account and production staff to meet client and Integrated Marketing goals and objectives on assigned projects
  • Communicates with clients in an effective and professional manner
  • Attends and contributes to MXM brainstorming sessions
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support Senior Art Director in casting and art direction of all ecommerce shoots for TrueReligion.com
  • Leading crew talent, and collaborating with internal teams to produce and manage productions
  • Creation, management and conveyance of shoot assets, product POV
  • Collaboration with internal partners to set and maintain brand standards and guidelines
  • Design and produce a range of brand materials across platforms
  • Collaborate with and support internal partners on special projects
  • 4+ years of experience working with Art Direction and Graphic Design experience for large-scale fashion websites, marketing, and/or advertising agencies
  • Ability be resourceful and respond to production and business needs quickly
  • Must be efficient and able to output a high volume of work quickly
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe CC, Capture One, Lightroom, MS Excel, MS Word is required. Video editing and motion graphics experience is a plus
  • Must be able to see a concept through from conception to design to final mechanicals
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conceptualize, design, present and produce brand positioned print catalogues from inception to completion with collaboration of Associate Creative Director
  • Motivated, proactive, highly organized and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Team player and problem solver in a demanding deadline driven environment
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5-7 years experience in design/advertising
  • Mastery of appropriate tools and technology
  • Advanced Photoshop, with excellent digital photo-manipulation and compositing skills
  • Working knowledge of Illustrator and InDesign
  • Proven talent in graphic and design design
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate with Creative Director to manage all phases of creative work from conceptualization to execution
  • Manage multiple project schedules, deliverables, designers/animators and projects simultaneously
  • Work as a hands-on designer when necessary, closely guiding conceptual development through every step of production
  • Support, motivate and inspire the designers with encouragement and constructive feedback
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in broadcast television/digital media at Sr. design level or higher
  • Experience leading high performance teams
  • Knowledge of new and emerging trends
  • Ability to meet fast-turnaround deadlines on time
  • Able to work nights or weekends if needed
  • Ability to present and communicate clearly
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 50% Digital support: concept/design/production of email, web, emerging formats; research
  • 30% Print support: art direction of photography, photo prod support, design of layouts, page production support, trend research and contribution to seasonal visual direction
  • 15% Blog support: designing of posts (image assembly, cropping, type overlay,etc)
  • 5% OOS projects
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proven strong visual design skills (solid knowledge in layout, typography and storytelling)
  • Ability to develop and work with existing and new concepts is essential
  • Expertise in photoshop, photo compositing and illustrator
  • Understanding of web asset optimization
  • Experience creating mobile, tablet and desktop banner ads
  • Expertise in creating and managing multiple templates
  • Flash banner ad experience is a plus
  • 7-9 years of Digital design/art direction
  • 2-3 years management
  • Media/Entertainment/Television experience
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Be a catalyst for creative thinking and non-traditional solutions within the Gap Brand creative department
  • Drive/motivate creative inspiration
  • Lead the development of Gap brand windows & in-store creative and shepherd creative through to execution. This leader must understand the distinct messaging needs of each of Gap’s sub-brands and lead the windows& in-store creative team responsible for developing marketing that addresses those needs
  • Manage the windows & in-store creative team by developing talent, leading and inspiring the team to achieve brand creative objectives
  • Direct and oversee concept development, design and execution of windows & in-store marketing collateral
  • Review and approve all layouts, mechanicals and copy for windows & in-store creative
  • Partner with cross-functional stakeholders: Marketing Strategy, Brand Communications, Visual Merchandising, to ensure excellence in execution of marketing programs
  • For global-reaching projects, drive the development of the in-store asset deck to share with all regions
  • Develop excellent work that is consistent with the Gap brand look and feel
  • Lead direction and has a strong point of view, but also partners and works well in a team environment
  • 7 (+) years of graphic design and in-store creative experience working as an art director/designer with several of those years working with or for fashion/apparel/retail brands
  • Brand right aesthetic sensibility
  • Excellent conceptual and design skills in both two and three dimensional applications
  • Strong collaborative skills; ability to partner with other teams across the organization
  • Management experience of a team
  • Strong organization skills with a high attention to detail
  • Manages well under pressure and to deadline
  • Completes great work in a fast-paced environment without compromising quality
  • Results-driven
  • Exhibits an understanding of and passion for fashion and retail, with a strong style sensibility
  • BA Graphic Design, or related field and keen sense for typography and color
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5-7 years of creative agency experience
  • Exceptional conceptual and design skills
  • Able to run a project through concept, UX and design
  • Ability to wear many hats
  • An overall understanding of web production and the capabilities of digital devices
  • Fantastic presentation and client facing skills a must
  • An expert knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, as well as multi-platform experience
  • Experience making responsive experiences
  • Experience working with mobile and tablet projects for top tier brands
  • Animation experience
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Design innovative user interfaces, interactions and flows to improve user experience
  • Create annotated wireframes or prototypes, as well as conceptual models, i.e. user flow diagrams
  • Partner with different teams to drive the successful implementation of designs and to resolve related issues, while ensuring that the user experience remains at its best within the project constraints
  • Drive usability testing with stakeholders and customers, and analyze user testing results in order to come up with recommendations
  • Be the champion for our end users by creating a customer-centered interface capturing their attention while being user-friendly
  • 8+ years of experience in Art Director
  • Excellent understanding of UX design for mobile and responsive web, including internal business tools, as well as technology trends
  • A passion for great UX design and how it impacts user experience, conversion rates, loyalty, and consumer satisfaction
  • Strong interest in answering business needs while being challenged by the limitations and constraints imposed by each project – branding, graphic standards, business orientation, budgets, backend systems limitations and business models
  • An excellent understanding of user experience and interaction design principles (information architecture design, flow mapping, interaction patterns, mental modeling, customer journey mapping, etc
  • Experience Axure to create wireframes or prototypes for end-user testing
  • Ability to execute usability tests: create test plans, run both online and in-person sessions, analyze the data, and create a findings presentation
  • Ability to present and clearly explain deliverables to colleagues or superiors, as well as business partners internal or external to Bell
  • Ability to prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks, directly or indirectly related to deliverables, in a fast-paced atmosphere with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills in order to nurture a business relation with external clients, that being in writing, by conference call or in person
  • Knowledge in website accessibility is a nice to have
  • Conduct the interaction design effort
  • Design and document workflow, dataflow, and navigation as diagrams or flowcharts
  • Design and document page layout and content as wireframes
  • Define interaction and function specifications as annotations to wireframes (or separately as required)
  • Create low-fidelity or interactive prototypes to illustrate the emerging design
  • Lead or coach the Junior and Specialist positions in these activities, as required
  • CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, DreamWeaver)
  • Acrobat, Microsoft Office
  • Wireframing and Prototyping: Axure RP 6.5, Balsamiq, Google Analytics, SEO , A/B testing
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Start to finish design through approval process and production
  • Build productive relationships with cross-functional partners to ensure alignment with integrated messaging while developing creative and compelling stories
  • Understand business needs and design to support hierarchy of concept and messaging
  • Design modern, relevant graphics and typography that are brand supportive and clear in messaging
  • Stay abreast of campaign and brand initiatives along with external social and technology trends
  • Gaining buy-in and approvals on creative products
  • Tracking and communicating outstanding issues and late receipt of information
  • Prepare jobs for Production team and review press proofs
  • Creative flair and strong visual sense
  • Ability to collaborate well with Copy partner, peer Art Directors, Editors, project owners and manager to develop effective and compelling creative that reflects each business brand
  • Confidence to present and clearly explain ideas to clients and colleagues
  • Ability to work both independently and as an integral part of cross-functional teams
  • Familiarity with industry standard print / prepress processes
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designs book covers internally and hires, art directs, and manages outside contract designers to execute the creation of covers. Provides print ready files to the production department and approves all stages of that production. Manages packaging process via monthly group meetings with editorial and production staffs. Serves as primary point of contact for all communication relative to the development of assigned covers, comp distribution/approval, production, and strategic planning with publishers. Communicate effectively with outside designers, authors, agents, and publishing staff
  • Responsible for purchasing rights for art usage and the processing of all administration affiliated to this which includes contacts and new vendor forms
  • The ability to direct a meeting of superiors and co-workers with authority and enthusiasm
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Highly creative and motivated self-starter with a passion for design. This person must have the ability to thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment and not be afraid to “get their hands dirty” while managing larger projects
  • Reports to VP, Creative, the position will be responsible for the overall “look and feel” of the NBC Universo brand across all platforms
  • This person will supervise a team of internal designers and animators developing on-air and off-air graphics, including print, digital, presentations, logos, advertising campaigns, display and others as necessary
  • Conceptualize and design Off-Air launch & post launch creative
  • Maintain quality/brand control for all elements created by NBC Universo internal Creative
  • Provide direction on anything design related to our partner agencies and vendors
  • Serve as visual keeper of the brand with any manner of design
  • Mentor/Art Direct designers or contractors
  • Ensure proper digital files are delivered according to requirement
  • Manage schedules and resources of his team to ensure that all projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Bachelor's degree required in graphic design
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of managing a creative team
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects a plus
  • Experience managing and mentoring design and animation teams
  • Impeccable eye for design & detail
  • Expert knowledge of on-air, off-air promotion production techniques
  • Great sense of typography and motion
  • Broadcast design agency experience preferred
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 6-8+ years of experience
  • Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint
  • MacOS, AS/400 Software
  • Quark, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
  • At least 3-6 years of experience in the field of Art direction
  • Ability to communicate with various business contacts in courteous and professional matter
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • New pages on www.sho.com utilizing strict style guides and a responsive grid framework across desktop and mobile
  • Static rapid prototyping for user testing
  • Create innovative and engaging first-to-market mobile ad experiences
  • Design marketing websites or games based on existing artwork
  • Misc production work
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop and refine the creative vision of one of our lifestyle brands (A&F/kids or Hollister) by effectively connecting physical and digital advertising
  • Manage project calendar to deliver on established due dates, budgets and project vision
  • Translate desired moods, messages, concepts and underdeveloped ideas into imagery, copy, video, or other content
  • Help to implement a creative organization that supports a content-led marketing strategy
  • Work with internal and external creative teams on the aesthetic sensitivity required to judge layout, type, photography and video
  • Manage, coach, and develop a team, cultivating existing talent and actively participating in the recruiting process
  • Act as a brand ambassador within the A&F organization, clearly and effectively presenting ideas and projects to all levels of leadership (up to/including executive team)
  • Minimum 3-5+ years directly supervising a team
  • Significant experience working in an iconic, branded environment for an international organization
  • Significant experience working with layout for print and digital media with and directing, training and guiding other layout artists and copywriters
  • A strong eye for quality and trend as it relates to the Abercrombie & Fitch brands
  • Experience managing and collaborating with large cross-functional teams
  • Excellent knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2+ years of Art Direction experience
  • Social Media experience
  • Movie / Video experience
  • Previous experience with Story boards and UX/UI
  • Print and direct mail experience
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Award winning portfolio with strong examples of interactive work
  • Ability to bring design to life using interactive tools such as Flash
  • More than 5 years of design experience (at least 3 years designing for the Web)
  • Experience in an agency environment
  • Passion for information architecture and usability
  • Solid presentation and client communication skills
  • Working knowledge of industry standard design applications
  • Knack for juggling various projects
  • Ability to work as a part of a multi-discipline project team
  • Dedication to meeting project deadlines
  • A willingness to pitch in and get the job done. Whether it’s yours or not!
  • Good understanding of the design and development process outside your area of expertise
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Independently brainstorm book cover concepts. Collect low-resolution images and typefaces, and create multiple cover directions to share with the team. Refine and revise preliminary comps until they are ready to be presented to a larger group, ultimately the publisher. Conceive ways to recreate and improve existing concepts when comp images are not available for final design
  • Oversee and mentor design staff. Help less experienced designers refine ideas and execution, better communicate their ideas, grow as designers. Manages additional freelancers, when necessary
  • Build final art files with hires art, purchased typefaces, and editorial copy, using Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator programs. Determine and create special effects printing masks (foil, spot UV, embossing etc), including memos with all printing specifications
  • Explore and commission fresh talent (illustrators, photographers, hand-letterers, and retouchers) for book cover art. Search and share new stock websites, font foundries, and miscellaneous web material for inspiration
  • Work collaboratively with photographer throughout all stages of photo-shoot and shoot preparation. Determine stylists, wardrobe specifications, studio size and location. Organize and manage model castings
  • Work closely with design contacts at each publishing house, jointly solving design challenges based on feedback from their editorial teams, sales people, and booksellers
  • Read each title manuscript or partial to begin independent cover brainstorm process. Determine target audience and research comparable titles in the current market
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5-7 years of web design experience
  • Mastery of appropriate tools and technologies
  • Ability to work efficiently
  • Sophisticated and feminine sense of design/style
  • Discerning eye for photo editing and cropping
  • Team- and goal-oriented
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead site brand project developments, look and feel of digital campaigns, and Art Direct internal photo shoots that pertain to these campaigns
  • Ideate on future digital 360 campaigns with the Editorial team
  • Push creative so that the look and feel is unique and ownable to Sephora
  • Develop high level art direction decks that are appropriate for the digital channels
  • Develop photography so that it is consistent throughout the channels while maintaining uniqueness within each social platform
  • Meet with the Creative Director at least once a week to present ideas
  • Meet regularly with Marketing/Merchant team
  • Participate in brainstorming and creative synthesis
  • Establish the design parameters (style guide), specifications, for assigned design projects
  • Present work to the senior team, articulate ideas well while maintaining composure
  • Work on multiple projects concurrently, ensuring deliverables are achieved on time while maintaining the highest quality
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Creates advertising for print & online media including inserts, ROPs, direct mail, POP, logos, annual reports, online banners, email blasts, etc. as required by BDS Marketing initiatives
  • Manages creative process of assigned projects to keep them on budget and on time. Tasks may include: turn in with buyers, layouts/designs, requests for fashion & product photography, art direction of fashion & product photography, editing images, preparing and managing projects through all proof cycles, meeting all deadlines
  • Works with the Marketing team to brainstorm, conceptualize and make recommendations on seasonal themes
  • Directs & coordinates special archive projects as assigned
  • Freelance: Stylists, Photographers
  • 5 years related experience in photography and design
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite products: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Knowledge of Flash, Excel & Microsoft Word
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Able to receive and provide effective critiques as well as deliver clear and actionable feedback
  • Understanding of game design and how that impacts an ever-evolving quality bar that exceeds consumer expectations
  • Familiarity with Marvels comic book and theatrical properties is a strong plus
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develops visual design direction and defines design elements of the assigned project that affect the guest experience. This may be accomplished with many different methods, including, but not limited to; creating sketches, illustrations, models, composite imagery and image research documentation. Supervise others to develop those design ideas
  • Oversees and directs design, fabrication and installation of all on-stage project elements to ensure the creative intent is achieved as envisioned by the Creative Director. Project elements such as – architecture, scenic art, scenery, props, animation, show action, special fx, and lighting
  • Collaborates with internal talent and external vendors to execute the desired vision. Directs art related vendors and any scenic scope that requires art direction
  • Creates and presents project materials to internal and external audiences to communicate project concept, content and status
  • Works with the Show Producer to identify and procure talent and resources necessary complete the project
  • Acts as project liaison with internal and external partners, licensors, and intellectual property developers as needed
  • Designing experience based entertainment for world-class theme parks or related industries; must have at least 5 - 7 years production design and field experience based on Universal Creative standards or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to communicate complex artistic ideas through a combination of written and visual and materials required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. This role must have in depth knowledge of color theory, art history, scenic painting techniques, sculpture, architecture, perspective, theatrical lighting techniques and storytelling
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 50% - Designs, executes and oversees visual phases of assigned projects
  • 35% - Works as a team member with copywriters, design, account and production staff to meet client and Integrated Marketing goals and objectives on assigned projects
  • 10% - Communicates with clients in an effective and professional manner
  • 5% - Attends and contributes to MXM brainstorming sessions
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Take the lead on assorted projects and provide direction to the Design Team in building world-class products
  • Collaborate with editors, site operations, marketing and sales to design and produce visual content for the top food site on the internet
  • Work closely with Product and Sales to create new products for our advertisers based on user-centric behaviors, business needs, and sound UI principles
  • Assist Retention Marketing in creating landing pages, newsletters and banner ads that are impactful and on-brand
  • Create social media content for both Allrecipes and our partners
  • 8+ years of professional experience with all aspects of web design and production
  • Experience and skill in managing projects and taking on the Art Director role in a collaborative team setting
  • Strong visual design skills, online portfolio showing strong examples of interactive design
  • Advanced skills in Photoshop or Fireworks. Intermediate to advanced skills in Illustrator and InDesign
  • Preferred working knowledge of HTML, XHTML and CSS coding. Knowledge of web technologies
  • Experience in web UI design with an excellent sense of layout and style
  • A background in designing online advertising campaigns using strong conceptual skills
  • Knowledge of back-end technology and it’s affect on design and site content
  • Must be comfortable working in a high pressure, fast paced environment
  • The ability to receive direction and constructive criticism
  • Expertise at conforming designs based on client feedback and business goals
  • The ability to communicate effectively i.e. by listening to business objectives and translating these needs into creative, intuitive and highly functional online designs
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to work cross-functionally
  • Ability to think and work at a high conceptual and strategic level
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • An ability to work well in a collaborative team environment
  • Good time management skills and an understanding of the importance of meeting deadlines
  • An interest in cooking is a bonus
  • Be able to think strategically and act tactically. Willing to roll up your sleeves and do what needs to be done
  • Uphold and evangelize Allrecipes core culture values and the Allrecipes brand values in every day responsibilities
  • Be a problem-solver, not just a problem alerter. Problem alerters are a dime a dozen. It is easy to sit around and point out the flaws of any system, product or organization. Allrecipes needs problem solvers. Problem solvers are the real innovators in this world
  • Be humble
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for the visual development of highly engaging custom content within programs across print, Web, app & video channels
  • Working fluently with a project editors, project managers, developers, production artists to generate excellent creative ideas to present back to internal &/ external clients
  • Commissioning talent such as illustrators, photographers, etc. to create custom works for projects
  • Managing projects efficiently and working within assigned budgets
  • Creating & editing final results for presentation to the client / printer / producer
  • Minimum of five years of design experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in design / design related field
  • Ability to work seamlessly with editorial and production staff, as well as clients & vendors and for the production of high-quality visual work for pitches and live projects
  • Fluent knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, including Muse; familiarity with IAB Rising Stars & standard ad units; conversational knowledge of HTML, Javascript, JSON feeds, CSS
  • Fluent understanding of cross-platform web-publishing and mobile-web browsers
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for all final visual executions for branded content campaigns, including original photography and research projects
  • Collaborate daily with other creative department leaders within The CoLab to ideate and execute content that seamlessly integrates photography, copy and design elements
  • Project manage upwards of a dozen campaigns at any given time, and ensure that all assets are executed and delivered according to project calendars
  • Balance in-house resources with project budgets and delegate assignments accordingly
  • Manage internal photo team and freelance budget
  • Provide clear project direction to department photographers and junior researchers
  • Personally deliver research assets and retouch images as necessary
  • Management of DAM system across TMG
  • Must have 5-7 years of relevant professional experience, including first-hand experience with both photo-based research and original photography
  • Previous management experience, and an ability to foster creativity in junior positions
  • Familiarity with use-based trademark and copyright law
  • An awesome attitude and burning desire to create a high velocity of insanely creative work
  • Photoshop experience (basic video retouching capabilities a plus as well)
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Expert skills in In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities to x-functionally engage the organization
  • Presently working within the fashion / Retail industry
  • Is in a management position and is looking for further development
  • Displays drive, ambition and not afraid of hard work
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to instigate art style and drive it through to production
  • Self-motivated and comfortable dealing with the ambiguity of early conceptual work
  • Excellent artistic eye for quality - Wide artistic credentials
  • Influential and confident attitude on own art direction
  • Passion for games, technology, and/or amazing user experiences
  • Able to learn new skills and strategies from the team and how to apply those to future projects
  • Maintain a highly-positive proactive work ethic
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising Design, Graphic Design or Communication Design
  • Have excellent computer skills in relevant art and design software packages, e.g.,Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign as well as knowledge of Microsoft applications (i.e Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc
  • This job is performed in a temperature controlled office environment
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee and develop creative design solutions (from concept to completion) in a wide range of graphic applications including marketing collateral materials, environmental graphics, catalog publications, presentations, brand identity
  • Implement and adhere to brand standards, as well as act as "brand advocate" to the client/business units
  • Partner effectively with internal clients on creative direction and execution, including coordinating requirements, fulfilling requests, reviewing output and iterating materials through final draft
  • Work collaboratively with internal clients, corporate marketing colleagues and other stakeholders to ideate new concepts and create value for Aon Hewitt's business
  • Determine scope of work, estimate budget and predict appropriate timeline on projects (while maintaining a strategic and budget-minded approach to all assignments)
  • Provide mentorship to design team members and inspire them to consistently produce their best work
  • Help drive cohesion among global creative colleagues by delivering thought leadership, guidance and direction to the creative design network across Aon Hewitt as a whole, and as part of the global Aon creative network
  • Identify opportunities to drive greater efficiency in the creative network through greater leverage of a shared service operating model
  • Partner with the Associate Creative Director on team initiatives and process development
  • 5-7 years working experience and most recently as a Senior Designer or Art Director
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with clients and provide strategic contributions to projects
  • Ability to adapt quickly and context switch in a fast paced creative, client focused environment
  • Demonstrated success designing exceptional brand experiences from concept to completion
  • BA degree in graphic design preferred. A minimum of an Associate's Degree in design or related field may be considered
  • Must be highly proficient with current versions of Adobe Creative Suite (e.g., InDesign / Photoshop / Illustrator, etc.) and familiar with Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Being able to work with other design, web and multimedia software and applications is also important
  • Typography, creativity, strong attention to detail, deadline-oriented, client service attitude, required
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Consistently deliver innovative and appropriate creative concepts for communications
  • Create concepts and designs to meet internally briefed requirements
  • Design in-store displays, advertising and many other communication materials at the expert level aesthetically and technically
  • Drive overall creative communications quality to higher levels
  • Draw upon extensive knowledge and skills to produce high quality results
  • Lead design & creative brainstorming sessions to draw from creativity of fellow designers
  • Provide helpful, insightful & appropriate design input to other creative team members
  • Play key role in managing multiple projects and workflow as a team leader
  • Plan, organize, delegate and participate within the design team
  • Guide and mentor other designers on technique and creative content
  • Demonstrate high level of understanding of brand directives
  • Prepare finished layout for digital and/or print output
  • Assist in the overall long-term creative direction of the brand’s communications
  • At least 5 years of agency or similar experience in a creative or Art Director role
  • Innovative creative thinking ability
  • Open communication/good listening skills
  • Strong ability to communicate a creative concept to a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Previous leadership experience & strong leadership skills
  • Extensive knowledge of advertising and creative communications
  • Domestic and international market exposure
  • Experience in photo and film/TV production
  • Global mindset
  • Meticulous design ability including an understanding of color and composition
  • Mastery of Illustrator & PhotoShop, and an understanding of other related design software including Flash, InDesign, Keynote and HTML, and knowledge about the capabilities of web browsers
  • General awareness and knowledge of the golf product category
  • High initiative, high energy, confidence, passion for the job, decisive eye for detail
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to think conceptually and reinvent mechanisms in retail activation
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to manage projects where stakeholders are located in different time zones
  • Ambition, proactivity and drive, with an interest in providing high quality work and deliverables
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to work with news, promotions, commercial production and sales to determine graphics and branding requirements
  • Must be able to demonstrate good digital filing skills
  • At least two years in graphic animation
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, (Premiere, After Effects, Audition, Fireworks, Illustrator), 3D animation software (3D Studio Max preferred), DVD authoring
  • Understanding of video and graphic formats and codes
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead a team of UX/UI designers to the delivery of a world-class mobile user interfaces, contributing leadership and outstanding individual work to the effort
  • Partner with stakeholders and production leaders to understand the overall goals for our user experience
  • Collaborate with the Creative Director to establish style, quality, and workflow requirements for the UX discipline
  • Drive assigned tasks through each stage of production: concept, wireframe, prototype, implementation, and refinement through to final sign-off
  • Iterate designs according to work reviews, changing requirements, and user feedback
  • Foster a culture of close collaboration between engineering and design,
  • Help grow the skills and careers of the UX/UI designers
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure that the creative meets the overarching seasonal vision and strategy through all phases of the project
  • Art direct and mentor a team of designers and freelance through all phases of the project
  • Manage time effectively and maintains status of projects and deadlines to ensure milestones are met
  • Provide solutions to the Creative Manager when there are challenges
  • 4-5 years Art Direction experience
  • Software requirements: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat
  • Exceptional organization, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong organization, time management and multi-tasking skills
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Art Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conceptualize imagery for custom content, and lead team to execute, including directing on set
  • Lead team of photo editors, photo techs, stylists, hair/make-up artists and models delivering a high-output of creative assets in a fast-paced environment
  • Ensure all imagery adheres to the standards of the Hearst site on which it runs
  • Roll up your sleeves to produce highly creative,