Position Id
MFCJP00006597
Location
Toronto ON
Job Type
Contract Full-Time

Position: Intermediate Art Director - JP6597

Duration: 1 year (8 hours per day)

Location: Remote for now and later Toronto Downtown

Job Description:

Preferably a diploma or degree in communication and design.

  • Within Consumer Solutions Team, the Digital & Creative Studio is responsible for developing and delivering print and digital marketing campaigns, and materials, specific to direct-to-consumer customer acquisition.
  • This team works with multiple business units, as well as clients to develop and executive these campaigns on their behalf.
  • We are looking for an Intermediate Art Director who enjoys working in a fast paced environment.
  • The successful candidate is strategic, and can create concepts for both print and digital.
  • You are confident in your ideas, and are able to passionately present them internally in rough form; as well as finely polished when presenting to our clients.
  • The successful candidate would be responsible for the timely delivery of concepts, layouts or comps as required for the production of various client projects.
  • You'll be working closely with writers as well as studio artists.

Individual Accountabilities:

  • Deliver strategic thinking, concepts, art direction and layouts for a broad range of materials.
  • From print to digital email, landing pages, direct mail, print ads, posters and magazines
  • Assists with monitoring all assigned production and follows through all phases of production
  • Deliver presentations to the internal team and client
  • Assist with monitoring budgets and timeframes in conjunction with the production team
  • Work with production team, illustrators, printers, photographers and production companies to complete campaigns
  • Remains current on industry trends and technology
  • Deliver all projects on time and budget
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks, as directed by Creative Director
  • Develop concepts and collaborate with copywriters to produce high quality marketing materials
  • Provide detailed direction to graphic designers and production team for completion of work
  • Advise internal stakeholders and external client on all technical visual recommendations and/or issues
  • Assist in making presentations to internal stakeholder and external clients
  • Follow all processes for creative development and production Raise the creative bar both strategy and execution

Job Requirement:

  • 4+ years of experience as an Art Director in an agency setting
  • Conceptually neutral and able to deliver across all channels from print, digital and integrated
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

Competencies:

  • Strong strategic thinker Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Strong collaborator and team player
  • Excellent at time management and working within tight deadlines
  • Strong understanding of best practices for both print (DM/CRM) and digital
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively under pressure in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Comfortable and credible in front of clients, and respected by the team
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