Art Director

March 04th, 2020

Becca Hand

Creative Director

Paradigm Art Director

Now Hiring: Art Director

We are seeking an individual with strong personal drive and a desire to make a positive difference for our clients. Must be kind, creative, talented, and professional.

 

An Art Director at Paradigm:

  • Works with the Creative Director and Account Executive to establish a project's style direction in a highly collaborative setting
  • Designs the brands for their clients, including logos, websites, collateral, advertisements, social graphics, etc.
  • Provides direction for photo and video shoots
  • Contributes to the brainstorming process, writes headlines, comes up with campaign ideas in collaboration with a team

 

Paradigm Art Director Sketching

 

We’re Looking for someone who:

  • Has strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Is approachable, positive, and collaborative
  • Loves the industry and is excited to do the work
  • Is talented and has an eye for design, typography, and illustration
  • Is confident in their design skills but is humble enough to take critique
  • Can design for a variety of clients whose visual preferences don’t align with their own
  • Is organized, can manage their own time, and be responsible for creating their own schedule
  • Can produce creative, inspiring work within the allotted time and budget allowed
  • Works quickly without making careless mistakes
  • Is flexible and can adjust to sudden changes in the schedule
  • Can meet a deadline, be responsive, punctual, and considerate of their coworkers
  • Can juggle multiple projects at once at a fast pace
  • Is willing to learn new things
  • Takes initiative, asks questions, and does the research when they don’t know the answer

 

Experience and Knowledge:

  • 3-5 years experience within a B2B and B2C marketing communications firm, full-service advertising agency, or freelance design business
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, or another creative or design-related field
  • Proficient knowledge in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign (Adobe XD, Premiere, and After Effects are a plus, but not required)
  • Experience creating a brand and taking it from logo design to supporting collateral and website design
  • Knowledge of current web /digital /social trends
  • A basic understanding of user experience and how to design thoughtful, efficient, and SEO-friendly websites (No development knowledge required)
  • Knowledge of print production standards
  • Basic writing abilities
  • Experience directing video and photo shoots is a plus

 

Salary and Benefits

  • An amazing team of 11 designers, developers, project managers, and digital strategists
  • A fun environment – team lunches, activities, parties, lunch and learn
  • Highly interactive and creative atmosphere
  • Health insurance through BlueCross/BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Retirement plan with company matching
  • Flexible time off
  • Quarterly bonuses
  • 2 weeks’ vacation, 1 week personal time/sick leave, paid holidays

Salary commensurate with experience

 

INTERESTED?

Send resume and design portfolio to Becca Hand, hand@2dimes.com

Portfolios should include any current branding, website, illustration, and animation examples you might have.