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.
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
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
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.