Art Director - San Francisco

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 12+ Months
Status Freelance
Rate $75 - $95/hr DOE
Our social media giant client seeks an Art Director to join their team onsite in San Francisco in this year-long freelance role!

The Art Director will be responsible for the following:
- Create concepts, sketches, storyboards, prototypes, and/or design specs necessary to guide creative development
- Oversee and guide work of illustrators, animators and other creatives (internally and externally) and directly contribute to design work where applicable.
- Work in close collaboration with product teams to absorb knowledge, define opportunities, and develop concepts and treatments to bring ideas to life.
- Work closely with the Product Designers and Content Strategists to implement a cohesive visual style, voice, and tone, thinking about each project holistically and how it fits in the entire ecosystem.
- Deliver compelling visuals in various styles/mediums: illustration, animation or other media.

The ideal Art Director should possess the following:
- 5+ years of experience as an Art Director at a creative agency or an in-house team.
- Ability to concept, adhere to composition and color and demonstrate dedication to design excellence in a variety of digital media (mobile, web).
- Must be able to create quality work in a fast-paced environment and to accept design feedback and incorporate it quickly.
- Knowledge of design principles related to branding, marketing, and publishing with understanding of UX design, digital product design, information hierarchy, user-flow, and typography.
- Experience working with product design and content strategy, building visual systems, and visual storytelling including illustration, design and animation.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: