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Senior Art Director

Company: INK Communications Co.
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

YOU ARE

  • Confident, thoughtful, approachable, flexible
  • Adept at strategic decision-making
  • Adept at constructive delegation to any team member, irrelevant of title
  • Adept at giving and receiving feedback to improve client outcomes and develop professionally
  • A team builder
  • Generous with time and feedback
  • Able to see the big picture, as well as the details
  • Able to handle pressure of multiple accounts, clients, and teammates
  • Dynamic and thoughtful in meetings and on calls, with an ability to change course and still deliver against tight deadlines
  • A strong verbal and written communicator
  • A time management and organizational guru
  • Self-motivated with the ability to handle multiple projects and tasks at once
  • Focused on the strategic nature of a project
  • Detail-oriented

    YOU DO
    • Work in-line with INK's high standards
    • Anticipate team and client needs
    • Accountable for meaningful results
    • Demonstrate value of design work
    • Mentor and help to oversee junior members of the INK design team or freelancers as-needed
    • Maintain an open line of communication with design and account teams on project status
    • Organized and able to balance one-off tasks and in-depth projects simultaneously to meet tight deadlines
    • Follow industry trends
    • Leads creative solutions for multiple complex projects that are aligned to client goals and objectives
    • Utilize high-level communication skills, describing rational and process to sell in creative concepts to client and internal teams
    • Manages projects from conception to presentation
    • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes.

      Requirements

      YOU HAVE
      • 5+ years of full-time communications experience, within an agency or similar setting
      • Proficient in relevant design programs including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
      • Proficient in After Effect and Premiere Pro with experience in motion graphics
      • Knowledge of prototyping tools such as Figma, InVision, Sketch
      • Ability and willingness to work in Microsoft programs, notably PowerPoint
      • Knowledge of social media
      • Basic understanding of web design
      • Knowledge of WordPress is a plus
      • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
      • Ability to quickly understand client industries
      • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team setting
      • Ability to work on multiple accounts while paying strict attention to detail
      • Ability to problem-solve, apply sound judgement, and delegate within team environment
      • Exposure or experience in project budgeting and resource management

        Benefits
        • Remote-first work environment, with option to use Austin, Denver, or local WeWork offices
        • Flexible PTO with guidelines, generous holiday schedule, and early close Fridays
        • Top notch paid medical (INK pays 75%), dental, vision and life insurance
        • Annual profit sharing
        • Twelve weeks paid parental leave
        • Monthly wellness budget of $50
        • Paid mobile phone service
        • Home office budget of $1,000; $300 to start and remaining $700 after completion of first 90 days
        • Charity stipend and quarterly volunteer days
        • Bonus programs: company performance, new business, hiring referrals, monthly and annual personal performance
        • Peer-to-peer rewards program
        • Award-winning culture and supportive team environment that lives up to our mission of good work with good people makes for a good life

Keywords: INK Communications Co., Austin , Senior Art Director, Executive , Austin, Texas

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