We are looking for a Senior Art Director to join our growing creative team. This individual will collaborate with a copywriter to brainstorm compelling creative ideas, and develop and design engaging creative concepts that surpass client objectives. We are looking for someone who understands user-centered design and possesses a sophisticated aesthetic sense that seamlessly translates across multiple social and digital channels and mediums.  Dedication to innovation and passion for the intersection of design and technology are required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with copywriters and creative directors to develop engaging and compelling creative ideas, concepts and designs across an array of industries and target audiences
  • Work as part of an integrated team—digital strategists, account executives, paid media specialists and research analysts—to understand client goals, craft meaningful insights and develop effective integrated marketing strategies across social, digital, print, video and other channels
  • Create the visual palette of the creative product from type style, imagery, photography and color and layout
  • Sell creative concepts and thinking to internal team and clients
  • Act as a brand steward by developing and comprehending client style guides while maintaining consistent graphic identities that align with other print and advertising media
  • Mentor junior creative staff on projects, helping them improve their concepting, presenting, and strategic marketing skills

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, multimedia or related discipline
  • 5+ years of design and art direction experience
  • Strong understanding of web design best practices, interaction design best practices and user interface/information architecture conventions
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute conceptual visual ideas to create innovative digital solutions in a highly collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute conceptual visual ideas to create innovative social and digital solutions in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strong understanding of all social media platforms and digital trends
  • Experience with small and large scale photo and video shoot productions
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Portfolio containing 2 to 3 integrated campaigns with a focus on social/digital

Zócalo Group is an equal opportunity employer—EOE/AA M/F/V/D

 

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