• Art Director - Catalyst

    Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
    Job Type
    Full-Time Staff
    iCIMS ID
    2019-12793
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Overview:

    The Art Director’s primary role is to conceptualize and set stylistic direction for top quality designs. The Art Director has an ability to work on a range of projects and lead all aspects of junior staff members. Does this sound like you?

    We provide a range of branding and design projects will include ads, brochures, digital newsletters, environmental installations, websites, merchandise, logos and brand looks.

    Responsibilities:

    • Support our VP, Design and Design Director with project strategy and objectives
    • Demonstrate and provide leadership within Catalyst's design team and across the agency
    • Develop designs to position Viacom and our brands in the most effective way possible
    • Ideate and brainstorm design concepts that reflect strategic business objectives
    • Work within and simultaneously push the Viacom graphic identity
    • Lead design projects with minimal oversight while working autonomously as needed
    • Collaborate with agency's copywriters, project managers and digital team
    • Effectively share presentations of work with clients
    • Mentor and lead junior designer and interns
    • Hire and coordinate top quality illustrators, photographers and vendors to meet Viacom's standard of excellence
    • Develop encouraging design under tight deadlines and within budget

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Communications Art or Design, preferred
    • Senior/lead design experience at design studio, creative or in-house agency
    • Proficiency on Mac with Adobe Creative Suite -InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
    • Accessibility to network of photographers and illustrators
    • Solid background in print and digital production

    Additional Qualifications

    • Ability to think strategically and creatively
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively across team and agency partners
    • Has proven organizational skills across projects while under quick timelines

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