Art Director

New York, New York

Start 11/30/2021

Permanent

Live entertainment advertising agency immediately seeking an Art Director! Work alongside Senior Creative Director to design major campaign pieces including billboards, direct mail pieces, and websites for a range of Tony Award-Winning shows and other live experiences. 3-6 years design experience within an agency or creative studio environment and passion for/interest in theater and the arts required.

 

The Art Director plays  the leading role in developing and expanding a show’s visual identity. They design major campaign pieces including billboards, direct mail pieces, and websites alongside the show’s copywriter and creative director. The work  stretches across various mediums including digital, A/V, out-of-home, print and social  content. Many projects will require the Art Director to personally design high-quality projects, while at other times they will oversee other designers to execute their vision.


THE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with creative directors and copywriters on major design projects
  • Serve in the Design Lead role on select accounts, responsible for driving  all visual  aspects of a campaign and being the main point-of-contact with the client on design-related topics
  • Design major advertising collateral, including billboards, front-of-house, outdoor advertising, and direct mail pieces
  • Develop style guides to ensure the production team can  e?ectively create deliverables independently
  • Present work  to clients in a thoughtful and e?ective manner
  • Manage and mentor ascending designers


REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years in design, ideally in an agency environment as a Senior Designer or Art Director
  • Expertise in Photoshop and related Adobe tools, with an emphasis on print-ready poster design
  • Experience presenting creative to clients
  • Ability to create high quality comps in a timely manner Experience collaborating on digital and A/V projects Interest in New York theater, arts and culture scene
  • A true problem solver who  is able to anticipate roadblocks and o?er solutions

Late-night, early-morning and weekend work  will be required at times