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Jr. Art Director/Production Designer

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Location Manhattan, New York Salary competitive
Sector Creative Type Contract

Title: Jr. Art Director/Production designer

Duration: 6 months, likely to extend/become permanent

Industry: In House Creative Agency - Financial Services

An award winning in house creative studio is looking for a versatile Jr. Art Director that exhibits superb problem solving, concepting, design and production skills to tackle day-to-day assignments.

Responsibilities:

  • The main responsibility will be to think big picture when it comes to conceptualizing beautiful creative ideas for campaigns within production design.
  • Campaigns will range from digital advertising, event experiences, print materials, and social content.
  • Work in line with campaign style guides across different formats while preserving creative continuity.
  • Accurately make client and proof-reader editorial revisions from annotated PDFs.
  • Maintain and follow consistent server organization and file naming conventions of existing structure and process.
  • Work on both Mac and PC.
  • 90% concepting and executing sponsored ads - custom and templated.
  • 10% production support.

Required Knowledge/Skills:

  • Prior in-house creative services, studio, non-profit, museum, experience preferred

  • Expert knowledge of big picture conceptual designs, storytelling and ideas.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Obsessed with typography and creative problem-solving
  • Ability to review own work for quality control against client's requests
  • Ability to receive and implement art direction through layout revisions.

  • Experience for photographic selection, cropping and minor retouching is essential
  • Ability to mock-up concepts for presentation, both digitally and physically

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 5+ years' experience in production and graphic design/art direction
  • Ability to work in fast paced, high volume environment
  • Big picture creative thinker

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