Art Director

Careers

    Open Position

   

        An ART DIRECTOR at Rizen works to develop and produce visual concepts across projects ranging from marketing programs, advertising campaigns, collateral materials and branding. You will be part of our creative department and collaborate alongside our other art directors, designers and team of freelance colleagues. From leading ideation sessions to helping launch websites, you will touch projects of all sizes and help our clients achieve their goals.    

   

REPORTS TO: PRINCIPAL / CREATIVE DIRECTOR, RON BAKER

   

RESPONSIBILITIES:

   

We are a small team, so these areas are a given:

   

             
  • Reviews all production materials on assigned projects and signs off prior to forwarding job to project manager for further required approvals/outside production.
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  • Use agency software for timesheets, task and file management and office calendaring.
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  • Attend client meetings as requested.
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CREATIVE TEAM

         

                 
  • Provides leadership role in the design and development of UX/UI for custom web and mobile experiences. Works with developer and other creatives to ensure seamless completion of all visual and functional elements. Helps develop wireframing, content auditing and other prototyping mock-ups.
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  • Designs and produces print and digital ads, collateral materials, TV spots, outdoor and video productions.
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  • Art directs video and photo shoots, editing sessions, audio recordings, press-checking, etc., and supervises freelancers assigned to art director’s projects as requested by project manager/creative director.
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  • Works with other art directors, copywriters and additional designated “team” personnel in production of said materials.
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  • Works with project manager in selection of vendors, models/talent, freelancers, photographers, and any and all outside sources/purchases needed to fulfill production of each project the art director designs.
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  • Strives to meet assigned deadlines. Alerts project manager if deadlines cannot be met for any reason, or if an extension is required.
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  • Works with production personnel, providing director-level input, and any instruction and supervision required to smoothly complete production of approved design.
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  • Writes copy/headlines/scripts as requested.
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  • Keeps management informed of need to upgrade design-related computer hardware/software. Maintains said equipment/supplies for use in the creative department.
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  • Has expert knowledge of computer design software and hardware and strives to stay current in level of knowledge and abilities.
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  • Stays current on latest web and mobile trends, customer journey mapping and data analytics.
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ACCOUNT TEAM

     

             
  • Meets with account managers and project manager as required to ensure timely, accurate completion of assigned projects. This includes meetings to discuss client feedback, account team input and approval process.
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  • Meets as needed with account managers and digital personnel to ensure coordination between traditional and interactive advertising and marketing efforts.
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  • Assists with the development of new business presentations as requested by the account team and/or project manager.
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  • Takes active role in supporting account managers in presenting creative work.
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For a printable version of this job description, feel free to download it here.

     

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you. Please send along your resumé and cover letter to jobs@rizencreative.com.