Art Director

 
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STN Digital is looking for an Art Director who will be an integral part of our growing creative team. The ideal Art Director is a natural leader, understands the ever-changing needs of the digital landscape and has a solid reputation for pushing the boundaries for their clients. We are looking for an innovator that embraces a fast-paced environment and wants to be a creative force behind some of the biggest brands in sports and entertainment.

What you’ll do: 

● Provide daily design and art direction on a variety of projects, including internal feedback, design mentorship and addressing urgent design challenges. 

● Play an extremely collaborative role with internal team to navigate client direction and feedback to creative exceptional work that supports brand and business goals. 

● Contribute (and even lead) the creative ideation and pitch process, being able to effectively communicate branding and creative design choices to the client and internal team. 

● Develop and mentor members of the creative team through leadership, empathy and a clear vision while also being accountable for the quality and on-time delivery of all creative. 

● Support with hiring and growth of the creative team and implement best practices to further scale creative development. 

● Work with the Creative Project Manager to delegate projects or needs to in-house and freelance team.

You should have: 

● 4+ years experience relevant experience; 2+ years in leadership managing direct reports 

● An exceptional portfolio demonstrating digital branding, campaign, and visual story-telling skills ideally for the sports and entertainment industries 

● Advanced skills and experience in Adobe Creative Cloud design applications 

● Expert knowledge of social platforms as well as experience working with various online ad design specs and media requirements 

● Confidence presenting ideas to clients and internal team 

● Excellent people and leadership skills 

● A positive attitude that helps to foster a fun and innovative creative environment 

● A desire to be hands on and ability to execute on your own ideas if needed 

● Ability to lead projects with minimal oversight while managing multiple priorities and meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced, demanding environment 

It would be cool if you have: 

● Experience designing set builds and interactive in-person experiences 

● Experience with content creation for Print, OOH, TV, etc. 

● Understanding of After Effects and UX/UI a plus 

You’ll get: 

● Health Insurance benefits: medical, dental & vision with an employer contribution 

● Paid Vacation Days: 20 days (4 Weeks) per year on an accrual basis 

● Paid sick leave: San Diego compliant, on an accrual basis 

● Six paid company holidays 

● Complimentary gym membership at 24 Hour Fitness 

● Company provided apple computer and phone 

● Monthly team buildings 

● Healthy snacks and energy drinks provided daily 

● Work from home Wednesdays 

● A dog friendly office 

Please email jobs@stn.digital with your portfolio, resume and cover letter to apply. 

Apply by sending us an email: jobs@stn.digital