Art Director

TEKsystems, Inc
Baltimore, MD
Aug 17, 2019
Aug 27, 2019
Full Time
The Art Director is a core member of Global Creative and will report directly to the Associate Creative Director. This position works cross-functionally with many teams across the organization, such as marketing, social engagement teams, as well as other areas within digital marketing. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be highly organized and detail-oriented and possess strong communication and follow-up skills. The Art Director must embody, embrace, capture and communicate the look and feel of our customer through power and emotion. The successful candidate will concept storytelling and art direction for category-specific product stories and initiatives and take that direction through shoots across photography and video to capture the content that will go to the global market. Core Characteristics: The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities / capabilities: Visualize and communicate creative ideas and campaigns, which tie together multimedia channels and customer experiences. * An inspiring, positive, optimistic and energy-giving team member that is a proactive self-starter * Show passion for solving problems, open mindedness and the ability to clearly articulate a strong and concise point of view * An active imagination and a relentless spirit of collaboration * Talent for crafting and telling stories with an eye towards the consumer journey * A trained eye for excellent branding, design, layout and typography executions * Show professionalism and an ability to articulate and present to internal clients, teammates and senior leadership. * Ability to multi-task and utilize resources as needed (designers, production partners and agencies) to execute tasks within a deadline-oriented environment * Foster productive relationships with cross-functional team members in creative, marketing, and social/media engagement. Responsibilities: * Work collaboratively with the Sr. Creative Director, external resources, social engagement + brand marketing teams and category + cross-functional creative teams to produce world-class storytelling and experiences across multiple channels to elevate the brand * Earn the trust of teammates and leadership - Lead storytelling/design initiatives as a collaborative effort with team designers, copywriters, production artists and project managers to develop, communicate and execute a consumer story from the beginning concept phase to final completion with the release of air-tight creative assets/deliverables Your background qualifications must include: * Undergraduate degree (BA or BS) * Minimum of 5-7 years of experience * Experience providing art direction (graphics, photo shoots, etc.) * Ability to be versatile and handle multiple projects and reprioritizations * Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills * Expert command of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign).About TEKsystems:We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.

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