Electric is an Orange County based, International sunglass and accessory brand. We are currently searching for a highly skilled, extremely creative Art Director with a natural flair for all facets of design and highly organized approach to management. Reporting directly to the Creative Director on an array of design projects across any media: print, video, interactive, environmental and beyond. The successful candidate will be working in a young, directional art department alongside strong talent.
Reporting to the Creative Director, lead a small team of in house and international designers ensuring brands I.D and direction is adhered to
Understand and execute Creative Directors vision
Close interaction with Product, Sales, Ecomm and Marketing teams regarding the overall look and feel of the brands production for all needs to reinforce brand ID and initiatives.
Layout, templates and Art Direction for all facets of Electric creative Services including but not limited to, Advertising campaigns including print, web, video, P.O.P, window campaigns etc.
Develop creative concepts, mood boards, storyboards and presentations derived from creative briefs
Develop, communicate and manage multiple creative timelines, from concept to execution
Liaise with and manage Photographers, Stylists, and talent for photo-shoot production and execution
Maintain creative budget
Present clear ideas and concepts to other departments and team members
Be both hands-on and provide clear direction for others
Mentor and train junior design team members
Review, approve and artwork, print, video and digital
Create global campaign communication packages, to be translated to international subsidiaries.
3-4+ years of experience at agency or design firm in an Art Director role or similar
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Design Suite in a Mac environment
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
Uncompromising eye for design, layout and typography
Detailed, proven understanding of print, digital and video production
Be motivated and able to manage multiple projects to deadline
Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills