Art Director

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  • Determine how best to represent a concept visually
  • Determine which photographs, art, or other design elements to use
  • Develop the overall look or style of a campaign or brand
  • Supervise design staff
  • Review and approve designs, artwork, photography, and graphics developed by other staff members 
  • Act as liaison between art department and other company departments
  • Talk to clients to develop an artistic approach and style
  • Coordinate activities with other artistic and creative departments
  • Develop detailed budgets and timelines
  • Present designs to clients for approval
  • Keep up-to date on industry knowledge


Education- degree in related field

Skills and Abilities

  • 3 years work experience in art and design
  • 2 years experience managing others in a business environment
  • Strong knowledge of digital marketing and design for digital including ads, apps, websites and ongoing campaigns
  • Experience in business branding
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-departmental team to brainstorm, strategize, and produce results for clients
  • Communication skills in order to listen to client ideas and effectively work with other members of Chess Tag
  • Leadership Skills- must be able to organize, direct, and motivate other artists. They need to articulate their visions to artists and oversee production.
  • Flexibility- able to organize and capable of handling many projects at once

Proficiency in:

  • Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • In-Design
  • PowerPoint
  • Email
  • Internet
  • Word processing

Working Conditions

  • Art directors may work from an office environment or on-site at non-standard work places
  • Art directors may work a standard work week, however overtime hours may be necessary to accommodate activities such as photo/video shoots and client meetings.

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