Art Director

Maplewood, Missouri, United States | Art Director | Full-time | Partially remote

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Moosylvania is hiring an Art Director to work with our national client campaigns to create highly functional and compelling interactive experiences. This designer will implement creative concepts and designs across multiple platforms, specifically targeted to appropriate users. Responsibilities include creating concepts and building prototypes for all advertising/marketing channels.

If you have 2-4 years experience and enjoy working in a highly motivated, entrepreneurial minded, and fun work environment then we’re looking for you. This is a full-time, salaried position with lots of opportunity for growth and includes a benefit package and competitive pay.

Here are a few more specifics on skills we’re interested in:

  • Creating design comps within Adobe Creative Suite
  • Portfolio displaying solid skills in graphic design and typography
  • Have a complete understanding of your client’s brand logos, imagery, and fonts as well as all brand standards
  • Have an educated and growing understanding the production process and how to direct the production artist to ensure the desired result
  • Be proficient in executing dimensional comps
  • Attend and actively participate in brainstorm sessions
  • Have the ability to attend client meetings and/or photoshoots in-town and out-of-town without your CD
  • Provide feedback on proofs regarding retouching and color correction
  • Work directly with photographers, illustrators, 3D comp artists and other outside vendors, including getting estimates, pre-production communication, providing direction and feedback, under the supervision of a senior member of your team
  • Begin to understand industry standards and expected final budgets when working with outside vendors, managing the output along the way
  • Attend press checks to check color and alignment and approve for printing
  • Demonstrate a willingness to initiate and adopt new ideas
  • Continue to grow as an artist and engage in continual learning
  • Be able to balance thinking big picture and maintaining attention to detail
  • Act as a mentor to any junior art directors, following the lead and working directly in conjunction with senior members of the team
  • Experience designing with responsive design best practices in mind
  • Unique design ability for branding and for creativity across multiple platforms
  • HTML CSS and JAVASCRIPT a big plus
  • Comfortable working in a Mac based environment
  • Team player with problem solving skills, exceptional attention to detail, remains current on industry trends and new technology