Posted: Mar 8, 2019
As part of a shared services team, the Art Director (full-time, salaried, regular, on-site) works as an experienced visual director and designer for several brands which combines hands-on graphic design and brand stewardship to ensure all products and visual aspects are on-brand, inspired, and appealing. The position collaborates with editorial teams, digital teams, sales and marketing, corporate, and the events department. Candidates considered will possess intangibles, knowledge of nuance in action/adventure sports, and versatility in regards to creative style. The chosen Art Director has creative vision, a good work ethic and attendance habits, and the ability to meet multiple deadlines. Essential responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
? Designing across all channels including online, print, on-site (events), social media, e-mail, mobile, and video.
? Tasks that range from top-level ideation to menial work.
? Knowledge of creating digitally optimized assets for various technologies.
? Redesigns and re-branding projects.
? Collaboration with photo and video editors on various projects.
? Leading contributing artists/illustrators and occasional freelance production designers.
? Developing and maintaining standards, systems and best practices for all creative work-flows.
? BFA in Graphic Design or bachelor's degree in Arts or equivalent knowledge base preferred.
? 3+ years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
? Experience in print and digital design and art direction required.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
? Experience with creating compelling visuals for different target audiences.
Action/Adventure Sports knowledge and branding experience preferred.