Sr Art Director
March 2nd, 2022


Job Description

The Senior Art Director works in tandem with the Creative Director to concept, produce, execute, and lead print and digital marketing projects. Some of the everyday items include logos, branding kits, advertising, publication design, sales materials, and wayfinding signage. The Senior Art Director will also provide guidance to production designers.

Position Description:

  • 65% Graphic Design / 35% Art Direction
  • Partner closely with Marketing and CD to build a compelling, strategic, and effective content roadmap
  • Provide guidance to junior team members
  • Concept, craft, and execute visual concepts based on different themes, seasons, and industries for print and digital collateral including emails, signage, web assets, web banners, print advertisements, and environmental
  • Responsible for the Photo Art Direction for stories in an editorial publication.
  • Help evolve and apply Dallas Market Center’s brand standards across all marketing materials
  • Concept and help direct photo shoots for different markets and targets
  • Communicates with various vendors to coordinate the execution of print and digital deliverables
  • Translate ideas and business requirements into engaging visual presentations and design solutions
  • Maintain, organize, and update archives of projects on group servers
  • Efficiently handle high-volume workload and ensure all deadlines are met
  • Other related duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Degree in Graphic Design, Communication Design or related field is preferred, or equivalent work experience with established brands.

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience working in an agency or in-house setting
  • 1-2 years acting as Art Director or senior visual designer at an agency or in-house setting
  • Experience with, or a very strong passion for, fashion, trends, home goods and retail design
  • Strong proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid knowledge of fundamental design, typography, photography, and design trends
  • Strong time management abilities, and able to work with little supervision
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to communicate problems when they arise
  • Must be able to receive constructive feedback from other team members/colleagues with an open mind
  • Knowledge of making print ready files
  • Familiar with best standards for designing for digital projects
  • Willingness to learn things which are outside of your knowledge base
  • Adventurous, improvisational, and courageous spirit that would fit in perfectly on TV shows like Project Runway, Great British Baking Show, and Making It.

Physical Requirements:

  • Office Environment – Ability to sit for vast majority of workday
  • Ability to lift, carry, and procure products for photoshoots
  • Market Duties – Extended amounts of walking during shift

How to Apply

Please send your resume to jobs@dallasmarketcenter.com and add Sr Art Director in the subject line.



Email jobs@dallasmarketcenter.com 
Additional Information

Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in home decor, furniture, gifts, lighting and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus near downtown Dallas, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year.

Posted By
Michelle Smith

The Creative Services team at Dallas Market Center is an in-house group of spirited players specializing in the business of Inspiration. That inspiration promotes our physical marketplace, trade events, and the brands represented inside to professional buyers including retailers and interior designers.While some of our everyday projects lean into the commercial side of this family-owned company, the materials that we produce are more artistic and conceptual in scope and are meant to arouse, excite, and impress.To excel in this position, the right candidate is adventurous, highly conceptual, and have a built-in interest in fashion design, interior design, trending gifts, home goods and accents. They are a fierce watcher of design trends but also remain highly concerned with organization and creating efficiencies. If you ever thought to yourself, “I bet we could do it better and faster this way” then we want to hear from you!Some of our more artistic projects include editorial magazine design, large-scale environmental design, event activations, display experiences, and social and digital content. The only limits are those we set on ourselves. If you enjoy TV shows like Making It, Project Runway, and The Great British Bake-Off, then this is the place for you to come and play! We are looking for big dreamers!Because our business is in-person within our marketplace, we do work in the office. We have over 5 million square feet of showrooms, products, and inspiration, including our own dedicated Starbucks!

URL
http://https://dallasmarketcenter.com/

Location
Dallas, TX

Job Type
Full-time