Robert Half International Sr. Art Director in Atlanta, Georgia
The Sr. Art Director will collaborate and work in tandem with all levels of the creative team and client to execute 3000+ creative projects per year.
Lead creative development for projects, including digital, print, environmental and experiential.
Contribute original designs and concepts.
Solves business challenges through smart creative solutions.
Comfortable working with supplied consumer insights to inform creative solutions.
Interprets marketing ideas and turns them into visual reality at a world-class level.
Sharp attention to detail.
Oversee and ensure brand consistency and quality across marketing production work.
Ensure timely and accurate project deliverables.
Remain current with industry best practices and apply them to the development of creative output.
Works on high-profile/high-priority client projects that are complex, non-routine and vary greatly in scope.
Follows projects throughout all stages of print production and/or online deployment.
Responsible for oversight of all final project artwork prior to client approval and final release for print.
Provides production support to produce technically correct, print ready mechanicals for release.
Interacts regularly with client, creative partners and other team members as needed for completion of assigned projects.
Works directly with Creative Director and Associate Creative Director to help create top-line campaigns which push the boundaries.
Mentor and manage a small team of designers and production artists.
Collaborate with creative groups across the department.
Takes ownership, leads and manages/directs initiatives and successfully executes through all stages of creative development on target, on time and on budget.
Effective communication with peers, senior management and client across all topics from team/people management, business to creative.
Conducts regular assessment of team strengths and opportunities.
· Participates in the recruiting and hiring process and is responsible for on boarding and training new employees.
Promotes collaboration, support and inclusion to create a positive work environment.
Effectively communicates with client and RRD leadership regarding situations that require decisions, actions and may include problems.
Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude.
Bachelor’s degree in discipline related field and 8+ yrs. of experience
Impressive portfolio of imaginative work showcasing a variety of experience
Retail, agency or in-house corporate retail design experience preferred.
Understanding of retail omni-channel marketing and the customer journey.
Well versed on Macintosh platform (OSX) and industry standard applications: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and MS Office.
Experience presenting/pitching concepts to internal clients and external customers and sourcing vendors.
New ideas, great design sense, copywriting skills (a plus) and the ability to prepare projects for print are essential.
Understanding of print production, basic web development and good user interface concepts.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to exemplify EQ/IQ in the workplace with both client and team.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to listen for understanding to execute the work according to the customers’ needs.
Ability to juggle multiple projects while meeting demanding deadlines, producing high quality work, while projecting a positive attitude.
Strong project management skills, organizational skills and time-management skills.
Responsive leadership with the ability to manage conflict resolution and diverse personalities and behavioral styles.
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