Art Director

Location Saddle Brook, NJ (Hybrid)
Starts Likely in November, actively interviewing now
Duration 40 hours/week, ongoing
Status Freelance to Full-Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a home furnishings company, is looking to hire a full-time Art Director, hybrid, onsite at their office in Northern NJ 2-3 days a week and remote the other 2-3 days.

The Art Director will be responsible for management and execution of all creative initiatives, managing the design team and leading both digital and traditional creative projects.

Exceptional hands-on design skills, strong presentation skills and the ability to direct flawless and efficient creative production is key to success in the role.

Art Director Duties
? Develop and deliver creative strategies and solutions
? Drive cross functional collaboration and consensus
? Manage and mentor creative staff and lead creative execution of multiple projects simultaneously from concept through completion
? Maintain brand standards for all creative output
? Establish criteria for work procedures to achieve the highest level of quality, productivity, speed and efficiency
? Manage design team workflow to ensure deadlines are met and satisfaction is achieved
? Create an environment that supports an open exchange of ideas, fresh thinking and an eagerness to exceed expectations
? Work closely with Director of Marketing to ensure effective and efficient process is being maintained in order to deliver in a timely manner

Art Director Qualifications
? Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design or related field
? A minimum of 4 years of experience in a creative management role with previous experience overseeing creative talent
? Possess strong working knowledge of design, brand development and creative process
? Ability to lead projects from concept to completion
? Understands design trends, advertising principals, technology and the future of marketing communications
? Experience in Adobe Creative Cloud programs, including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Premiere
? Proven track record of creative execution with a well-rounded portfolio of distinct and innovative hands-on creative development

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