Senior Art Director
May 27th, 2022


Job Description

SENIOR ART DIRECTOR

What the job is:

The Senior Art Director’s primary role is to produce graphic solutions to address packaging assignments and any other visual communications needs. The Senior Art Director has the proven ability to translate marketing strategies and project parameters into appealing packaging design and comprehensive concepts that communicate the desired message to the target audience. This individual draws on key design principles and practices to compose with illustrative, photographic, and typographic materials in a usable, appropriate manner. The Senior Art Director shares the rationale for their writing decisions with team members and clients in an engaging way.

This position is highly imaginative yet practical, recognizing and supporting our clients’ and company’s preferences and priorities. The Senior Art Director is willing to help and lead others, has strong interpersonal skills, gets along well with diverse personalities under deadline pressures and stressful situations, is flexible and resilient, and eager to take professional criticism and learn from it. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Produce visual communications in a timely manner primarily for packaging design but also for branding, promotions, ads, in-store signage, basic websites, informational materials, and more
  • Contribute to large assigned projects by bringing big ideas and distinctive creative solutions
  • Work within given brand design standards, but also the ability to create them if needed
  • Organize and direct photoshoots
  • Conceptual thinking; play an active role in brainstorming and ideation
  • Lead large projects when the Creative Director is unavailable
  • Develop expertise in the field of store brand packaging design and be the go-to person on the subject
  • Study the store brand and retail industry, gather samples, and stay up to date on emerging trends and ideas
  • Provide guidance, suggestions, and insights to co-workers, and critique less experienced designers’ work
  • Guide production artists to build master designs and/or line extensions 

Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in design art or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Agency experience preferred
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign) 
  • 3D and Digital skills are a major plus, but not necessary
  • Knowledge of layout principles, aesthetic design concepts, hierarchy, typography, and color theory
  • Understanding of industry trends and strategies
  • Strong communicator
  • Responsive and efficient, ability to organize and manage multiple projects
  • Strong eye for details
  • Resilient in the face of ever-changing client demands
  • A team player and a pleasure to work with

How to Apply

Posted By
Joan Speicher

We’re looking for a senior art director to join our team – remotely. We want thinkers first and doers second. People able to take a concept from pencil to print to pixels and beyond.Strategic problem solver with stellar design skills and a bad-ass portfolio of work to prove it? Let’s talk.Beer-lover dreaming of designing for some of the largest alcohol and beer brands in the country? Oh, yeah. We definitely want to hear from you (non-drinkers welcome too). At We Are Alexander, we are redefining the role of a marketing partner by providing our clients with a complete concept-to-consumer marketing solution. We work with some of the world’s most iconic brands and leading global consumer products companies. We’re committed to being as efficient as we are flexible, as innovative as we are strategic, and as humble as we are successful. By creating work that works on every level, we win the day. Every. Day. 

URL
http://https://wearealexander.com/

Location
Remote, TX

Job Type
Full-time