Senior Digital Art Director

Senior Digital Art Director

The position of Senior Digital Art Director includes important management and creative responsibilities. The Senior Digital Art Director must possess superior visual conceptual skills, knowledge of media requirements/capabilities and extensive digital experience. The scope of responsibilities of the position demands qualifications developed over 3 to 7 years of related graphic and supervisory experience.

The Senior Digital Art Director reports to the Executive Creative Director and is responsible for:

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE:

•  Ability to translate creative concepts into engaging digital experiences

•  Solid understanding of web development processes including: informational architecture, usability/user experience testing & quality assurance.

• Can create pixel perfect responsive design comps

• Create interface designs and visual hierarchy systems

• Understanding and executing the strategic and pragmatic underpinnings of the latest digital communications tools: including mobile applications, web design, responsive design, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, etc.

• Expert in Adobe Suite

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Monitoring the quality of finished art and conceptual materials produced by internal and freelance artists.

• Providing direction and guidance to department members reporting directly to the Executive Creative Director.

• Informing and advising the Executive Creative Director on the status of the departmental affairs.

• Developing and conceptualizing creative campaigns from start to finish, which includes leading brainstorming sessions

• Building lasting relationships with the client to better understand needs.

• Oversee the creative department workload and schedule, working with account teams to time manage projects throughout the creative team.

• Inspire, lead, and contribute the creative team and agency

• Encouraging the professional development of department staff.

• Ensuring the efficient visual execution of creative concepts according to provide creative brief and client style guide.

• Examining and approving finished art.

• Engaging in any personal development necessary to stay current.

• Meeting established deadlines or providing reasonable notice to the Production Manager of special circumstances requiring deadline extension.

• Developing and executing graphics for all points of brand contact.

• Remaining educated on Clients needs, competitors and expectations.

• Thoroughly understand clients graphic standards and seeing that they are properly executed.

• Selecting and directing qualified outside photographers and illustrators.

• Making all appropriate alterations to artwork throughout the design process.

• Preparing files for client review and presentation.

• Proactively seek alternate solutions to problems presented by the client or Account team.

• Participating in key internal and client meetings including weekly status updates and planning sessions.

• Developing and assisting with new business creative and pitches

• Presenting creative concepts.

No applicants will be considered without salary requirements

Interested? Please contact Ted Hoagland at 312.957.0770 or email him at thoagland@magnani.com