Senior Art Director/ Digital Designer

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BlackDog Advertising is looking for a Senior Art Director/ Digital Designer to work with our creative team to produce effective online marketing for our diverse group of clients within the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality industries. Core responsibilities include assisting the creative team with Art Direction as well as performing hands-on work such as designing & developing original emails, banner ads, social media assets, animations, video, website content and more.

Is this position remote or on-site?
In-Office, Hybrid or Full-Time Remote Options are available for this position

Looking for Candidates with the Following Attributes & Skill Sets:

  • A well-developed design sensibility and an eye for detail
  • A solid portfolio that shows a clear understanding of both user experience and beautiful design, balancing a user-centered approach with strong visuals
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to communicate the approach behind your design solutions
  • A love for simple user flows, information hierarchy, interaction design, visual design and usability heuristics
  • The drive to stay current with today's internet marketing and web trends, standards and techniques
  • Thrives on collaborating with other creatives and taking the initiative to elevate our clients to new heights
  • A basic understanding of responsive web design standards and methodologies and some technical experience in web development (HTML/CSS/JS/React/WordPress) is a plus
  • Fluent in Figma and/or Adobe Xd
  • Fluent in Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience with consumer-facing conversion funnels
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, proactive, able to move quickly and pivot when necessary
  • Able to juggle multiple diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and unwavering attention to detail

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to collaborate with a team of professionals to generate the best possible digital marketing solution for the client’s product/service within their existing brand identity
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and adhere to a production schedule
  • Ability to problem solve complex design problems with creativity and efficiency
  • Strong ability to research and integrate the latest trends in user experience
  • Production of responsive HTML emails
  • Production of JPG, Animated GIF & HTML 5 banner ads in various sizes
  • Production of Social Media Content & Ads
  • Ability to update custom website designs within the WordPress dashboard
  • Periodically reviews websites and other interactive properties and recommends updates of content and design with an emphasis on improving user experience
  • Work with Project Managers, Creative Directors, Client Managers and design team to ensure client brand guidelines are being met on each project
  • Assist in developing ad campaigns by working with the design & copy teams to craft on brand, targeted creative by taking the lead in the entire development process. This includes managing the project through all the stages such as initial R&D, concept development and final design for client presentation.
  • In addition to company supplied training, maintains ongoing self-training to ensure a high level of skills and knowledge

Starters:

  • A digital portfolio that demonstrates a strong design aesthetic with an emphasis on user experience as well as an expertise in digital platforms
  • 7+ Years experience working with an Advertising Agency or Marketing firm

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or greater in related field required

Software Level Advanced to Expert

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe XD
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Wordpress

Software Level Medium to Basic

  • Adobe Premiere
  • HTML/CSS
  • PHP
  • JQuery

Some Perks of Working with Us:

  • Paid Holidays, Vacation & Personal days that increase each year up to year 20
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plan with top carrier
  • Work From Home, Remote and Hybrid Schedules Available
  • 401k & Profit sharing retirement plan with annual distributions (eligible after one year of employment)
  • Free Snacks, Coffee & Daily 3pm Cafecito Breaks for in office team
  • Company Lunches, Happy Hours & Events - both Virtual and In-Person
  • Great opportunities for career growth and development
  • Working with a team of dedicated, smart, high achievers in a friendly and collaborative environment - we’re a team here and we work hard to support our clients and each other

Please include:

  • Resume
  • Link to samples of web/digital design work
  • Salary Requirements
  • 2-3 References

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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