BASIC PURPOSE: Responsible for the creation of a wide variety of visual assets in all media including print, video, web and interactive.
Serve as brand steward building the brand platform, look & feel, through all projects. Coordinate and communicate effectively with business owners, marketing reps, the creative director, writers and production artists to ensure that the visual design successfully delivers on the desired message and business objective.
Develop extremely high quality and sophisticated creative concepts for print, digital and interactive media that reflect strategy and are compliant with and build Norwegians brand.
Supervise all aspects of photo shoots including budgets, photographer selection, casting, shot selection, scheduling and art direction.
Responsible for the delivery of wide variety of projects on time and within given budgets.
Create high-quality collateral pieces from New Ship Inaugurals materials to Fleet and Destination brochures that can range from single pages up to 140 pages.
Collaborate with Copywriters and Creative Manager to ensure all work is consistently meeting creative brand standards.
Provide senior level expert creative direction for development of assets with external vendors and partners including illustrators, photographers and digital agencies.
Work autonomously on strategic issues with clients and is capable of managing a variety of projects ranging from small pieces to complex multichannel campaigns.
Successfully manage a large workload while bringing fresh direction and insight for a large variety of projects.
Supervise, train and coach junior designers, production artists and external vendors to ensure work meets the highest creative standards.
Deliver internal presentations to senior management.
Ensure and oversee creative execution of the highest quality ensuring that all projects are released to error-free to vendors and meet the highest possible production standards. Adheres to creative department policies and procedures for quality control and work quality.
Serve as a Brand Steward assisting the creative department adhere to and develop brand positioning.
Perform other job related functions as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design and/or Advertising preferably from Design/Fine Art Institution or equivalent experience required.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5 years' experience in a corporate or agency creative department required.
Cruise or travel industry experience a plus. Global advertising agency experience preferred.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Must have strong graphic design skills.
Capable of leading and executing all creative aspects of a project as needed and have demonstrated an ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple projects simultaneously and have a strong business acumen. Work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Excellent organization and communication skills.
Detail oriented with the ability to prepare files that are printer ready and meet exacting production standards. Strong conceptual skills, including creative design solutions within the constraints of the Internet. Exceptional client interaction skills exhibited in past job experience.
Fluency in current graphic design practices and web production software, such as Adobe Creative Suite. Ability to create superior, original designs for Print and the Web; and high quality printer ready files.
Candidate must present a PDF portfolio of sample work to be considered.
Position requires some travel for photography/video shoots on board our ships and/or on location and for occasional organizational activities and events.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
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