Creative Director - Art

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Responsibilities

Why work here?

At 140 West, you will be part of the energy that’s evolving the Verizon brand to become a leading technology player. The new Tribeca space will bring together some of the industry’s sharpest minds across a multitude of disciplines, creating an integrated team that can be responsive and innovative across every Verizon touchpoint.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads in directing and executing the design of marketing assets as prescribed by creative/marketing briefs.
  • Provide art direction on small-and large-scale projects from creative conception to completion.
  • Brainstorms and strategizes with creative team to help develop creative direction with a focus on the look and feel of marketing materials.
  • Converts rough ideas into visual prototypes (e.g., sketches, layout drafts) to illustrate concepts for creative reviews.
  • Recommends, researches and develops imagery (e.g., photography, illustration) to support creative strategy and execution.
  • Collaborates with writing team to artfully build creative solutions to address specific project objectives.
  • Directs and is accountable for the final development and production of creative assets and ensures accuracy, attention to details and overall meets or exceeds the design objectives.
  • Ensures brand guidelines and directives are embraced and adhered to in all executions.
  • Supports the Creative Director and creative team in developing creative strategies and concepts.
  • Plays an active role in contributing conceptual ideas in brainstorms or offline creative development.
  • Works to improve the team’s overall performance and embraces a collaborative approach.
  • Provides visible support for leadership and helps build a unified team mindset.

Qualifications

Must have:

  • Bachelor's degree or six or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience as a graphic designer or art director.
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud software.
  • Portfolio required.

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Knowledge of design applications in traditional and emerging channels.
  • Contributes in developing initial creative strategies to address core marketing and business objectives.
  • Actively participates in the ideation process leveraging research, analytics and brand insights
  • States opinions clearly and can verbally describe visual concepts.
  • Produces collateral within the brand, but also explores new interpretations of the brand and develops out-of-the-box approaches to grow the visual identity of the brand.
  • Adapts well to changing priorities, deadlines and directions.
  • Understands that all projects require attention to detail so that work is on-time, on-budget and on-strategy.
  • Degree in design, advertising or related field.
  • External agency experience desired.
  • In-House agency experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated creative conceptualization skills. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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