Associate Art Director

New York, New York

Post Date: 07/24/2017 Job ID: 84293 Job Category: Art Director

Title of Job: Associate Art Director

Company: Large Intimates Brand

Location: NY

Start Date: August 7, 2017 - February 6, 2018

Hourly Rate: Commensurate with Experience

 

Responsibilities: 

• Design and produce site launches, emails, and special projects/presentations (Team distorts more complex and high profile site launches to the AADs versus senior and web designers) 
• Conceptualize and own portions of online presentation for seasonal initiatives 
• Understand the creative and marketing objectives for each project assigned 
• Partner with marketing and merchant partners to design brand-right layouts for the Web with an eye to performance and ease of use 
• Work with Senior Art Director and Web Design team to extend and optimize Web functionality, mobile and site architecture, user interface and navigation 
• Manage 3-4 staff members and freelancers as assigned 
• Ensure deadlines for assigned projects are met 
• Produce, optimize and output final Web-ready digital artwork in support of site updates 
• Maintain absolute accuracy and attention to detail throughout the creative and production process 
• Maintain and update content templates to ensure accurate and efficient design production 

 

Requirements: 

• Sophisticated sense of design/style 
• Passion for user experience 
• Impeccable design fundamentals (type, image, color) 
• Proven ability to translate complex design challenges into clear, customer-friendly experiences 
• Working understanding of ecommerce and marketing best practices 
• Discerning eye for photo editing, cropping, and compositing 
• Collaborative, inclusive and flexible team member 
• Resourceful self-starter who gets things done 
• Highly organized with extreme attention to detail 
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment 
• Positive, constructive approach 
• Strong communication and presentation skills required 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 
• Bachelor’ s Degree (Design / Interactive) or equivalent experience 
• 7 years Web design experience 
• 2-3 years managing direct reports in a leadership role within a creative team 
• Strong retail, Fashion and eCommerce experience 
• Mastery of appropriate tools & technology
• Adobe Creative Suite focusing on - InDesign and Photoshop 
• Working knowledge Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver 
• Knowledge of best practices for Web image optimization 
• Understanding of the capabilities and best practices relating to the use of front-end Web technologies, including UX, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, AJAX 
• Motion graphics & video editing experience for web (After Effects & Final Cut Pro) 
• Relevant creative background 
• Proven talent in graphic and interactive design 
• Strong retail/fashion brand or agency experience desired; ecommerce experience ideal 
• Experience delivering on business and creative goals through design 
• Experience overseeing or editing copy a plus 
• Design for mobile UI

 

 

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