Senior Art Director

Varidesk Coppell, TX
Why VARIDESK?

Were award winners:

* Best Place to Work Top 10 Dallas Business Journal

* National Entrepreneurs of the Year EY

* Fastest Growing Company in DFW SMU

We take health seriously:

* On-site gym with Peloton Cycle and daily group classes

* Comprehensive Health Plans

* Healthy Foods and Snacks

* Wellness Program and Insurance Premium Discounts

* Nicotine Free Workplace

We value our employees:

* All employees use VARIDESK products

* Enhanced Paternity / Maternity Programs

* Three weeks of Personal Time Off a year

* Up to five days of time off for Volunteering

* Offsite Events and Happy Hours

* Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Premiums Covered at 100% by VARIDESK

* 401k Plan with employer match

Position Summary

The Sr. Art Director is charged with managing the look and feel of our companys identity in a multi-media environment. It involves development of high-level concepts for design projects. It also involves working with internal and external teams, pitching designs, and understanding customer needs. At times, the Sr. Art Director will be required to develop visual designs as well as provide direction for other designers, art directors and copywriters.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Generate creative ideas that can be executed across both traditional and digital channels

* Assist creative leadership to evolve brand aesthetic and update brand guidelines

* Partner with writers to develop video concepts, storyboards and visual treatments

* Direct internal/external resources such as designers, illustrators, printers, stylists, and photographers as needed

* Conceive, develop and produce effective advertising campaigns

* Support e-commerce and demand generation teams with digital solutions for landing pages, product assets, emails and digital display creative

* Lead design of packaging, instruction sheets and in-box product experience

* Oversee work through production to ensure quality

* Communicate ideas quickly through sketching, mood boards, and other methods

* Monitor and change advertising campaigns to optimize effectiveness

* Manage multiple projects from concept through completion

* Help Creative Director and Project Manager prioritize and assign work to creative resources

* Collaborate with internal teams to generate ideas for pitching and proposals

* Research competitors and keep abreast of market trends

* All other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

* Minimum 5+ years working in an advertising agency, design firm or inside a corporate marketing team

* Excellent design, photography and typography skills

* Mastery of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

* Understanding of digital photography, image processing, color theory and production workflow

* Knowledge of digital file types and pre-press best practices

* Ability to take files through mechanical production as needed is a must

* Prior agency experience preferred

* Portfolio/work samples required for consideration

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