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Art Director or ACD

 

MAIN FOCUS

You are a leader in design and content wow-er. You use your mastery of hard working layouts and knack for typography to create memorable, effective, and dare we say – award-winning – creative work across all media. You think a bit differently and we love you for it. You have an incredible eye for detail and big ideas. You don't take critique to heart (but it’s more than OK to be passionate about your work) and you leave your ego at the door. You are comfortable pitching ideas openly and iterating swiftly without hand-holding. You are competent at everything from social media to web site design.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Is considered one of the our key Design resources; one of the fastest and most efficient Designers on the team, consistently has top-notch design solutions for all mediums, can take on a large volume of work with ease, can jump in on any project, with any client, at any stage, and run with it
  • Create digital layouts from sketches, comps, or verbal instruction from an Art Director, ACD or CD
  • Work with his/her creative team to ensure the client’s work is always consistent in quality and style, on-brand, and appropriately solves the business problem
  • Push the work when suitable and help continually drive the value of the creative product
  • Can confidently defend their design decisions and the work in reviews with all levels of the client team
  • Manage their team’s design work volume, helps schedule and day-to-day workflow with the AD or ACD/CD
  • Is confident to push back on direction/edits (even if client related) if it compromises the standards, quality or business strategy of the project
  • Is the main point-of-contact for internal and client edits and routing, reviewing work with senior creatives as necessary and manages the look-and-feel of all pieces throughout the lifecycle of the job
  • May be called upon assist their AD/ACD with basic concepting
  • Flexible when schedules, deliverables, and scopes change; they adjust well, maintain calm, and come with solutions for the changing needs
  • Handle conflict head-on in a direct and respectful manner, escalates to their manager when appropriate
  • Can multitask multiple jobs and different stages in the creative process, prioritize work and make smart choices involving level of effort on specific jobs
  • Ensure all project milestones and deadlines involving design needs are hit
  • Accurately estimate time needed to complete tasks and keeps to that time
  • Strong self-starter, does not “wait for answers” to start work, finds solutions and makes sure the job is efficiently moving forward
  • Clearly communicate all project statuses to the PMs and senior creatives and raises any necessary flags for challenges or problems before they become an issue
  • Understand and operate within the Moxie process to move work through the agency
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, media standards, and new technology
  • Help foster a positive and collaborative working environment with a positive can-do attitude

 

SKILLS

  • Extremely proficient in the latest version of the Adobe Suite and is fast and efficient on the tools
  • Strong attention to the details of the job including graphics, typography, copy and layout
  • Excellent communication skills interacting and collaborating professionally with a diverse group of employees and departments
  • Garner respect from other team members and is seen as a leader and problem solver in the department
  • Understands brand standards, how to follow them, and when to push their limits
  • Assists and mentors junior level Designers when necessary helping build their skills in layout, presentation, problem solving and conflict management

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Advertising or Ad School grad
  • 5+ years of design experience in a fast-paced advertising or marketing environment
  • A strong, well-rounded portfolio showcasing multi-media design and strong composition skills

 

ABOUT MOXIE

Moxie is a modern marketing solutions agency that expertly leverages the value of data, content and technology to help our clients grow. We push the boundaries of what's possible to outperform the competition in the areas of strategy, creative, social marketing, media, analytics and technology development. Founded in 2000, Moxie has 300+ talented employees in Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York and Pittsburgh. Owned by global media giant Zenith — part of the Publicis Groupe — Moxie is able to quickly leverage cross-company areas of enterprise, talent, experience, resources and tools. Moxie's client roster includes Verizon Wireless, Verizon FiOS, The Coca-Cola Company, 20th Century Fox, Chick-fil-A, Nike, Ainsworth Pet Nutrition and Cisco Systems.

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