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Art Director

DeVries Global is seeking an Art Director to join our growing Creative Department.  This position will be based in the NY Office (hybrid).  We are looking for someone who loves making things, big or small—from a social GIF that gets all the likes to the look and feel of an IRL activation. We are looking for someone who’s eager to flex their conceptual chops. We are looking for portfolios that exude substance and style.

You will be creating social content, activations, and experiences for our clients. A passion for type and design, the ability to visually convey your ideas through beautiful comps, and an appreciation for brand consistency must be in your DNA. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Create content and build brands through social-first thinking and execution

  • Develop original concepts with the intention of sparking conversation and engagement in social media

  • Collaborate with copywriters, designers, strategists, producers, creative directors, and other team members to flesh out the creative development of your executions

  • Proactively bring new ideas, creative concepts and design solutions to client work

  • Create production-ready designs and layouts, establishing the look/tone/feel for campaigns and executions, and convey ideas through well-designed presentations

  • Translate video story ideas into visual sequences through storyboards, mood boards, etc.

  • Ensure all visual design adheres to existing brand guidelines 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS 

  • 2-4 years of art direction and/or design experience in a related agency or department (advertising, digital, social media, publishing/content, or pblic relations) 

  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently, and accurately within all required aspects of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) as well as presentation software such as Keynote and PowerPoint

  • Ongoing drive to understand emerging techniques, trends and philosophies in art direction, design, technology, and social media

  • Work well across various teams and talent communities

  • Basic or advanced knowledge in AfterEffects is preferred but not mandatory 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Strong decision-making skills

  • Aptitude for being well organized

  • Strong presentation skills, poise and professionalism

  • Ability to multi-task and perform in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

  • Resourceful, entrepreneurial and inclusive 

Please submit a digital portfolio with resume submissions.