Art Director

Situation Interactive New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

OUR COMPANY

Situation helps brands build passionate communities through digital-first marketing strategies. Since its inception in 2001, we've worked with some of the world's leading brands including Wicked, The Metropolitan Opera, Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls, Stoli Vodka, HBO, National Geographic, Meals on Wheels and The Ad Council. Our competitive edge continues to be our ability to develop and leverage proprietary insights gathered from joining the front lines of the world's most passionate brand communities. Our work spans creative, media, communications, and technology solutions for a wide range of industries. Situation has also been honored with numerous workplace awards from Crain's, Best Companies Group, Cynopsis, Digiday, and Fortune.

If you're looking for a work environment that values big ideas, diverse voices, and above all, its people, you will love working here.

THE ROLE

Calling all Art Directors. Especially digitally-focused Art Directors who know a little somethin' somethin' about managing and mentoring an amazing team of designers.

We'll look to you to guide our design team to creative greatness - leading brainstorms and inspiring an innovative approach towards design. You also love getting your hands dirty executing high-level designs or jumping in on a set of banners in a pinch.

The right candidate handles objective feedback with a smile and translates it into something that pleases our clients without sacrificing creative integrity. You thrive in a fluid environment working at lightning speed with surgical precision. This position reports to the Creative Director.

THIS JOB IS PERFECT IF YOU:

  • Live for pushing creative boundaries and bringing ideas to life

  • Take pride in mentoring designers and team building

  • Enjoy #tacotuesdays (the guac is free)

  • Love live entertainment and experiences

  • Can think on your feet and make things happen fast

  • Feel like a "no" only makes you more determined

  • Know how to have fun while getting work done

REQUIREMENTS

  • 6+ years of hands-on design and management experience in a fast-paced agency setting

  • A portfolio showcasing a versatile design aesthetic and beautiful samples of polished, well-thought out digital, print and motion executions

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe CC; extra <3 for="" experience="" with="">

  • Don Draper-level written, verbal and presentation skills (with or without the scotch)

  • A positive attitude and collaborative mindset

  • Experience handling multiple projects across different clients simultaneously

  • Eagle-eye for details like spotting alignment issues and inconsistencies

  • A deep understanding of how technical factors affect designing for the digital space

OUR PERKS

While we offer a competitive salary and benefits for the position, we also offer a range of perks for mind, body and spirit that have continued to put us among the best places to work.

Three we think you'll enjoy the most:

  • Access to the best entertainment NYC has to offer: free museum admission, the best seats on Broadway and other see-it-to-believe-it experiences

  • Summer Fridays (half days) from Memorial Day through Labor Day

  • Free Dunkin' Donuts card and snacks in the kitchen

Situation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

APPLY. YES, THIS IS THE JOB FOR YOU.

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