The Art Director is a brand creator and storyteller—an experienced and exceptional designer and creative problem solver. The ideal candidate can translate a creative brief into bold, strategic, and persuasive campaigns and visual identities. This person will elevate brands through engaging and impactful identity design, collateral materials, and digital design, including social media, websites, and digital advertising.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the creative team (creative directors, associate creative directors, copywriters) and strategists to design visual concepts for brands, campaigns, collateral, or other communications needed by clients
  • Design and build brand style guides
  • Participate in and contribute to new business opportunities for Yes&
  • Present and defend creative ideas both within the agency and to clients
  • Be a team player and a self-starter
  • Produce top-notch, unique and out-of-the-box creative solutions for all media
  • Be disciplined with the drive to learn more and do more
  • Provide input and share ideas with the creative team through the creative process
  • Participate and support the creative team with a wide range of deliverables and brainstorm sessions, while also working independently
  • Actively contribute to presentations and proposals
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Evaluate priorities and manage a variety of projects 

Other Responsibilities

  • Research and suggest new trends and methodologies that might unleash greater potential

Skills and Experience

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts/Design, or another related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5 – 7 years’ design experience, preferably in an agency setting
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications, MS Office, G Suite, Keynote, PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide marketable solutions in conceiving, developing, and producing tactics
  • Strong conceptual abilities, remarkable art direction skills and a solid knowledge of the digital landscape
  • Polished client presentation skills demonstrating a clear vision of how the work addresses the client challenge
  • Talent to inspire clients and team members with great visual design
  • Ability to lead by example and mentor younger creatives in their development
  • Desire to work collaboratively as part of a larger team in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to press check and obtain printing estimates

Desired

  • Illustration ability is a plus
  • Film and photography production experience is a plus
  • Ability to photograph and/or direct low budget tabletop and/or design driven social media product shoots is a plus

Skills

  • A Strong understanding of the consumer marketplace and industry trends combined with a strong business acumen
  • Able to drive brand strategy, creative assets, messaging, and communications channels for clients large and small

Values You Should Share with Us

  • Working within a diverse team environment
  • Crafting solutions for internal and external processes
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues and / or clients
  • A mix of collaboration and self-direction in work

Let's Chat!

You’ve got challenges. We’ve got imagination. Let’s achieve your goals together. If you would like to join our team, we’d love to hear from you! We strongly encourage qualified applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

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