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Senior Art Director

Summary

This is not a remote position. You will need to work in our office in Stuart, FL.

Seeking an Art Director with creative passion. You must have a fine eye for detail and experience in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. A keen sense of design nuance and a clean, upscale design aesthetic. You must work well with strong personalities and possess good communication skills. Bring your A-game. Please include a link to your portfolio for review.

Job Description:

3 years of experience.

  • Designs Logos, print ads, brochures, booklets, fliers, TV commercials, billboards, interactive/web ads and more.
  • Meets as needed with account executives and design/production personnel to ensure coordination between traditional and interactive advertising and marketing efforts.
  • Works with other art directors, copywriters and additional designated “team” personnel in production of said materials.
  • Works with production personnel, providing complete input and any instruction and supervision required to smoothly complete production of approved design.
  • Motion graphics and video production knowledge a plus.
  • 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 account executive and CMO for further required approvals/outside production.
  • Art directs videos, photo shoots, audio tapings, press-proofing, etc. and supervises freelancers assigned to art director’s projects as requested by traffic manager.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work well under pressure is a must.
  • Meets with account executives/traffic manager as required ensuring timely, accurate completion of assigned projects.
  • Keeps senior art director/creative director 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.

Job Qualifications:

  • 3+ years design experience in an agency setting is required.
  • Must possess exceptional computer skills. Macintosh operating platform a must
  • Thorough knowledge of the following software applications is required, InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, scanning software, Adobe Photoshop and any widely utilized word processing application.
  • Mastered composition techniques (multiple elements and interactive pieces) in producing polished final pieces. Attention to detail.
  • Comprehensive photo-retouching and image editing skills.
  • Strong Adobe Creative Cloud suite experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide marketable solutions in conceiving, developing, and producing tactics.
  • A team player.
  • An understanding of the residential real estate industry is a huge plus.
  • Must be willing to do what it takes to get the job done.

Job Skills Required:

  • 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.

Demonstrate Complete Understanding of:

  • Color theory and color relationships.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of typography, both from a technical standpoint and a creative standpoint.
  • Perspective and space relationships
  • Page composition and grid structures.
  • Print production process, knowledge of production techniques, and correct disking procedures.
  • Photography and the photographic process.

Demonstrated Ability to:

  • Communicate thorough knowledge of assigned product(s).
  • Provide effective direction at photo shoots.
  • Effectively check and approve work on press.
  • Effectively collect electronic materials for output.
  • Effectively handle multiple assignments at one time.
  • Manage challenging situations both internally and with the client.
  • Command respect of freelancers and designers and be able to effectively oversee their work.

To apply…

Simply email your resume to: personnel@cottonco.com