Art Director

Art Directors Art directors are responsible for the visual style and images in magazines, newspapers, product packaging, and movie and television productions.

Art Director Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Art Director to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Envision and direct a wide range of art assets from 2D concepts to 3D assets, animation, and VFX;
  • Assist in establishing pipelines for increasing art efficiency;
  • Manages and organizes personal workload and deadlines;
  • Reviewing the work of designers and providing direction and feedback, but knowing when to hand off items to specialists among the team;
  • May lead, develop and executes photography and video assets that that meets brand objectives and maintains brand integrity in all channels;
  • Communicate with cross-functional partners to ensure projects are fully informed and on schedule;
  • Enthusiasm to expand knowledge in keeping with industry evolution;
  • Create and manage original, persuasive, conceptually compelling work for campaigns, content, and experiences with some supervision;
  • Work well with vendor partners (printers, 3D artists, illustrators, freelancers, etc.);
  • Aggregate and select photographs, art, and other design elements for print publication, website and major social media platforms;
  • Drive the creation of a brand look & feel for experiential campaigns;
  • Lead and support the graphic design team to deliver high-performing, quality creative for 2U partner programs;
  • Set project priorities and scope; manage team’s progress and partner with production to deliver against project deadlines;
  • Recruit, commission and direct work from outside artists and illustrators;
  • B.A. or B.S. degree from a four-year accredited university; graphic design or fine arts degree preferred; advanced degree a plus.

Requirements:

  • Body of work should also show an ability to establish and maintain an artistic vision across an entire game;
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Exceptional communication skills; clearly explains design decisions to business partners, product designers, and engineers;
  • Expert typography skills with elevated level of taste and ability to apply modern design aesthetics across projects of varied styles;
  • The ideal Tallwave Art Director candidate will have;
  • Understanding of all aspects of print and/or interactive design;
  • Passion for creating clean, usable designs that are compelling to users;
  • Have an established repeatable and shareable management and design process that encourages collaboration amongst the team;
  • Enthusiasm to expand knowledge in keeping with industry evolution;
  • Familiar with Who What Wear’s editorial voice, aesthetic and style sensibilities;
  • Experience with a wide array of media/channels including print, interactive, broadcast, outdoor and events/displays;
  • Deep and broad understanding of successful art and visual design principles;
  • Able to plan and prioritize while focusing on detail orientation and effective time management;
  • You have an ability to create both 2D and 3D assets to a high standard;
  • Become a key “voice” in client projects advocating for design and how it can be utilized.