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Art Director

Full-time position   Team lead: CEO
Experience: 5+ years
Creative leader
Logo lover
Works great on a team

We are seeking an Art Director who is a design thinker, strategic problem solver, and collaborator to join our Indianapolis agency team. As an Art Director, you will be charged with developing and communicating creative concepts, leading and mentoring designers, and delivering exceptional work through your keen sense of design craft and excellence. You work seamlessly in digital and print design—understanding how a brand can flow between mediums—and always having the user at the core. You have a portfolio of strategic and successful branding and logo work.



Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and translating business objectives into strategic creative pitches and recommendations
  • Proactively partner with Account Executives, design, and produce creative work
  • Lead and mentor junior designers to deliver exceptional work
  • Directly contribute to project design and development including brainstorming, concept development, creative brief development, and execution
  • Ensure a thorough creative brief is developed with agency team and input from key stakeholders to include clear project objectives, relevant messaging, executional considerations, and a development timeline
  • Produce digital prototypes with wireframes and mock ups
  • Manage multiple project timelines and budgets simultaneously
  • Bring forward cultural, social and industry trends to inform agency’s creative approaches
  • Provide quality assurance of creative deliverables
  • Manage multiple projects for yourself and those that you are mentoring
  • Foster and help develop a positive, collaborative and innovative environment within creative team and the other areas of the agency
  • Commitment to sharing of ideas and helping create a best-in-class creative team


Requirements:

  • 5+ years professional design & digital (mobile & web) experience in an agency, or in-house environment
  • Strong online portfolio
  • Have a thorough understanding of interaction design principles and methodologies
  • Extraordinary typography, color and layout skills
  • Experience leading designers, production specialists, and writers
  • Critical eye for detail
  • Experience with UI/UX, and mobile-first design
  • Familiarity with web accessibility standards and understanding of HTML, CSS and front-end development (no coding needed)
  • Experience meeting clients and presenting your work
  • Experience with strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development, and creative execution
  • An ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • A proven aptitude for quick creative thinking with acute attention to detail within demanding deadlines
  • Expert knowledge of Mac OS, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Efficient organizational skills and a motivated dedication to the creative team
  • Eagerness to collaborate with other creative people
  • Leadership abilities to foster learning and excellence among team members
  • A natural curiosity in cultural and societal trends


Interested in this position? Apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to us today.

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