Junior Art Director

Location: Columbia, MD
Discipline: Design
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 23538
Date Added: 10/10/2022

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A leading marketing agency headquartered near Columbia, MD is looking for a hybrid remote Junior Art Director for an immediate, full time role. The agency is currently working on a hybrid remote schedule, working three days a week in the Columbia, MD office. 

The Junior Art Director will be responsible for collaborating, concepting, and taking great ideas and turning them into beautiful visual work. But not just beautiful for beauty's sake — the work needs to achieve the goals outlined by the customer and the agency. Additionally, the work should be designed to engage the target and perform to established metrics.

Junior Art Director Responsibilities: 

  • Produce work the department, agency and customers will be proud to share.
  • Attention to detail: typography, color, design excellence.
  • Revise work as needed with accuracy.
  • Encourage originality and inspire innovation by being a student of great work and sharing best-in-class examples.
  • Work within deadlines and communicate deadline issues in a timely manner.
  • Be open to helping improve and/or bring to life ideas developed by other members of the integrated team.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our customers’ businesses as well as understanding their target markets.
  • Work with Client Service and Production team members to ensure project parameters are clear and actionable.
  • Find ways to strategically say “yes” to challenges.
  • Work with other Creative and Digital team members (as appropriate) to develop brand and campaign concepts.
  • Work with Media & Performance team to understand how the work will be measured and to learn how it performs.
  • Be receptive to feedback from internal team and customers – be open to problem solving.
  • Work with Media & Performance and Client Services teams to develop optimization recommendations based on performance results.
  • Collaborate with category experts to ensure work is optimized.
  • Work closely with the ACD and Creative Director to ensure high quality of work.
  • Be available to your team in remote and in-person situations.
  • Keep your team informed of your working status.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Be responsive to communications.
  • Understand and apply information found in the creative or studio briefs.
  • Apply and understand feedback correctly.
  • Have a commitment to understanding user personas, industry nuances, trends and marketing techniques through independent study and tools from subject matter experts.

Junior Art Director Requirements:

  • Ideal candidates should be able to balance their design principles with a serious attention to detail.
  • The ability to bring together and concept big ideas with cohesive, stunning designs.
  • The ability to advise other designers on how to stay within brand standards and have a working knowledge of the many different communications channels.
  • Strong portfolio of work required to be considered.

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