Position Senior Art Director (beauty) - Temp-to-Perm / Full Time
Location Manhattan
Starts May 2018
Duration 2 months before conversion or direct full time
Status Freelance to Full Time or Direct Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client is an environmentally conscious makeup brand targeting the modern woman with an edge. They are seeking a Senior Art Director to join their team in May 2018 so if you're interested in learning more, keep reading!

This is the perfect role for someone who is looking for that next step up in their career and who wants to do the concepting and hands-on work but also manage a team. It's a small team with lots of moving parts so if you enjoy rolling up your sleeves and collaborating with some of the best minds in the beauty business, definitely let us know who you are!

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
? Support the Creative Director to maintain the brand manifesto across all brand channels and work in tandem with Senior Designer to support all design needs of the department.
? Collaborate with the Production Team as they oversee execution of all creative content, and support in
content planning for the various marketing channels.
? Collaborate with Creative Director and marketing team to ideate campaign concepts for seasonal product launches.
? Work with the Product Development Team to ensure creative assets and store merchandising are aligned
with brand guidelines and retailer standards.
? Concept and art direct seasonal campaigns, product and lifestyle photo shoots. Supporting the Creative
Director to select photographers, models, and all facets of pre-production. Oversee aspects of post production
I.e. retouching and resizing.
? Work as the lead art director and designer on special collaborations and brand passion projects.
? Ensure cohesive brand creative across digital and print outlets.
? Represent the Creative department in cross-departmental meetings, planning and strategy.
? Maintain and update brand guidelines. Ensure all mood boards and creative briefs are aligned with these
guidelines.
? Act as a mentor to the design team - providing clear visual direction on projects pertaining to social, digital
marketing and print.
? Responsible for all phases of design execution, revisions, production and asset release (physical and digital).

REQUIREMENTS:
? 6+ years of Design and Art Direction experience
? MUST BE HANDS-ON in design and have strategic / conceptual campaign oriented mindset
? Beauty experience is a MUST. Makeup background preferred but not required
? Agency background welcome but must be hands-on and OK with execution
? Ideal portfolio will showcase original graphics (i.e. illustrations, fonts, type, layout, etc.)
? STRONG Adobe Creative Suite skills with the ability to do light retouching and production work
? Ability to organize and manage multiple projects and to meet deadlines.
? Exhibit strong leadership skills, being able to clearly communicate, problem-solve and collaborate with each
department.
? Embody a strong sense of initiative, time-management skills and self-prioritization.

This is an exciting role available IMMEDIATELY. The client prefers to start someone in a temp-to-perm capacity and that will transition into full time after 2 months. However, if you're only interested and available for full time, you should still apply and caveat this in your email.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: NY31@jobalert.creativecircle.com