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Sr. Art Director
Ref No.: 17-10992
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 11/13/2017
Company Industry: Digital Agency
Job Title: Sr. Art Director 
Duration: Direct Hire
Location: Buckhead

 Job Duties:
  • Accomplishes art department work requirements by orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching employees.
  • Meets art department work standards by following production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving operational problems; identifying work process improvements.
  • Formulates art concepts by supervising workers engaged in executing layout designs for art work and copy to be presented by visual communications media.
  • Keeps customers informed by reviewing illustrative material for presentation.
  • Reviews project production factors by studying budget, background information, objectives, presentation approaches, styles, and techniques.
  • Selects and secures illustrative material by formulating basic layout design concept; conducting research.
  • Produces illustrative material by assigning layout design concept to artists and photographers; directing development of design concepts into art layouts.
  • Prepares layouts for printing by marking-up, pasting-up, and finishing layouts.
  • Obtains client approval by presenting final layouts, story boards, and illustrations; responding to client commentary and requests.
  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances art department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Generate clear ideas and concepts in tandem with the copywriter
  • Produce sketches, storyboards, roughs to visualize ideas
  • Understand marketing initiatives, strategic positioning and target audience
  • Cooperate with the rest of the creative team across different types of media
  • Take work from concept to final execution within deadlines
  • Manage and delegate responsibilities to other designers and provide directions
  • Present completed ideas to clients/team members
  • Proven working experience as Art director, leadership (leading a team of 2-3 people)
  • Hands on experience with logo design, web/digital design including app, web layout design, image selection, AR & VR design, and kiosk design
  • Proficient use of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools (Invision or Sketch)
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Team player with strong communication and presentation skills
If you are interested, pleas email me with an up to date copy of your resume, portfolio, and salary requirements.