Digital Art Director

at System One in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Digital Art Director

Employment Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 4/12/2024

Location: Remote

Pay Range: Negotiable

Job Number: JO-2404-2392

Primary Function

As a Digital Art Director you will work in a team environment to create visual experiences that delight clients while achieving business goals. You will be responsible for interactive projects from concept through execution across all digital platforms with a primary focus on, websites, video, online advertising and social. Specializing in Motion Graphics, you will be responsible for conceptualizing and collaborating with the team to create storyboards, animatics and motion studies that will ultimately translate to video-based motion graphics. Your animations will have a fresh perspective on data/process visualization as well as simple character animations.

In this role you will be collaborating with writers, developers, technologists, art buyers and account leads, as well as other art directors. Your goal will be to deliver solid digital solutions for products and services across many lines of business in the banking industry and over time you will understand the products and services as a subject matter expert. You respect brand positioning and can determine when it is appropriate to push the limits to improve the customer experience. You love what you do and enjoy being in a team environment.

Duties & Responsibilities

+ Own projects start to finish as a lead designer across a variety of mediums that have a focus on motion graphics and video – participate in client kickoff, conceptualize/ideate and collaborate on communications solutions, collaborate with writers, wireframe ideas, work ideas through the full design and agency process, and take the design through final client delivery

+ Interpret and implement the brand expression and create solutions that elevate the brand experience

+ Ability to understand target audience’s needs and behaviors while incorporating best practices and channel knowledge to promote advanced solutions for the user experience that will drive results

+ Field technical client questions and follow up with client education on existing and new digital technologies

+ Build strong collaborative relationships with a diverse agency team as well as segment, channel and brand partners.

+ Push your craft, continuously improve your skillset, and lead innovation and fresh approaches in concepting through design execution

+ Share your ideas and demonstrate clear thinking. Communicate what the client experience will be, direct information architecture, workflows and interdependencies through schematics and design development

+ Actively participate in design meetings and critiques, ensuring adherence to standards while keeping an eye out for improvements or reasonable exceptions

+ Embrace working in an office while collaborating with teammates and partners in other locations

Skills & Qualifications

+ Strong online portfolio showcasing motion and web designs with role descriptions

+ Self-starting, proactive, collaborative, seeker of opportunities in the work

+ An organized, buttoned-up, professional approach to executing work

+ Excellent verbal and written communication

+ A collaborative team player

+ Passion for technology, industry awareness, and ongoing evolution

+ Solid knowledge of social media platforms and design standards

+ Have an understanding and proficiency in accessibility design and standards for the web such as WCAG 2.1 (Wen Content Accessibility Guidelines), Web Content, Users Agents Authoring Tools, Operable UI, Nav, ect.

+ Work on Mac (primarily) and Windows PC for testing.

+ Proficiency in After Effects, Premiere, Animate, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Sketch

+ Experience in Cinema 4D a plus

Education & Experience

+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience

+ 7-10 years of experience as a digital or interactive designer in an industry or with an agency

To Apply

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Diversity Inclusion & Customer Service Statement

TeamPeople is an organization dedicated to providing superior customer service. Outstanding customer service encompasses everything from performing the technical, creative and operational aspects of our jobs to the best of our ability, to going the extra mile to assist our customers and colleagues in any way.

We respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our customers. It is our aim, therefore, that our partners, strategies and investments reflect these core values. TeamPeople is dedicated to providing superior customer service and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: JC258373755

Posted On: Apr 15, 2024

Updated On: May 15, 2024

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