We are seeking an Art Director to join our growing team of creatives on a full-time basis. The Art Director is an incredibly important part of the team, responsible for setting design direction and executing on a wide variety of design projects and larger campaigns. You will be leading our team of designers in creating and executing top-quality work that both meet the project’s objectives and make others think, “Dang, that’s pretty sweet!”
Ideally, we’d love this person to work with the team in our Ashland, Ohio office, but some remote work is possible.
Meet with clients to assess creative needs and preferences (Kickoff Meetings).
Develop and execute creative ideas with the Creative Director and other graphic designers that support full marketing and/or branding campaigns.
Be an active leader in the development of the design department and collaborate with other departments within Vinyl.
Review and offer constructive feedback for other designers on the creation of assets for production and marketing teams.
Create and lead presentations that lead a client through our creative strategy and development process to arrive at visual solutions (Moodboard Presentations, Brand Presentations, Brand Guide Presentations).
Disseminate feedback from Creative Director and/or client on assets to other designers.
Act as a liaison between the design department and the accounts team.
Be able to speak into and, when appropriate, refine established processes within the larger production team.
3-5 years of experience in full brand development
Experienced in working with higher education clients
Experienced in animation or design for animation
High understanding of UI design and is able to lead the design team and web design team in creating concepts for larger web projects.
Able to achieve a high score in pinball while also carrying on a conversation and telling hilarious jokes.
Strong opinions on music and bands.
If this sounds exciting and you feel like you can’t possibly go one more second without having a conversation, send a cover letter, resume, and your portfolio (or link to your website, Dribbble, or Behance profile) to email@example.com and we’ll reach out if it makes sense.