Art Director (Wilmington)


: $86,610.00 - $156,280.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

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GPJ is looking for a self-motivated, highly creative Art Director to join our fastest growing client account. Our Art Directors are able to handle multiple projects at the same time and manage project deadlines. Our ideal candidates are passionate, strategic thinkers with sophisticated design skills and a positive attitude. Our OpportunityThis position works closely with Creative Directors, 3D Designers and Strategists to create experiences for our clients large-scale annual conference in San Francisco. You will report to a Senior Creative Director with no direct reports. You Are Someone Who...Brings ideas, inventiveness, inspiration and your all-around creative chops to the table every dayPushes yourself and your teammates to deliver beyond the expectedHas stellar design and digital skills, and a clean, polished aestheticThinks beyond design discipline boundaries to architect integrated campaigns and programsHas exceptional taste for non-corporate, trending and innovating designRefines and presents creative work to internal and external audiencesMultitasks with the ability to self-manage multiple assigned projectsWorks harmoniously and collaboratively with not only the creative team but the account, client and agency teamsCommunicates with stakeholders about project progress, updates, and changesInspires everyone with ideas, new technology, art, projects, the latest trends, etc.What You Will DoConcept overall experiences from a strategic brief oGathering inspirationoSketching and communicating ideas (not just decoration)oCollaborating with creative team: Creative Director, 3D Designer, & Strategist Direct creative elements that support the experience oEnvironmental and small format print graphics oFurniture & decor oAttire & giveawaysoDigital animations & interactive (minority of the creative work) Direct the design and production of environmental and small format print graphics oCreate graphic elevations (layouts of graphic environments) for client approvaloCreate graphic maps (floor plans with callouts of graphic placement)oWork with graphic producers and production designers to provide approved elevations and maps, and then review production layouts oManage Google Slides decks to help Creative Director present to clients & producers Your Experience IncludesDegree in Graphic Design or related discipline and 5-7 years of experienceSuperior portfolio demonstrating conceptual thinking, the use of color & typography, innovative ideas and exceptional aestheticAdvanced level of experience with Adobe Creative SuiteFamiliarity with Googles G SuiteEvidence of being a self-starterSuperior presentation skills and the ability to convey ideas, concepts and designs to internal and external clientsSuperior communication and collaboration skillsEnvironmental/event design (a plus)Who We AreGeorge P Johnson (GPJ) is part of Project Worldwide, an independent, employee-owned global network of complementary, wholly-owned agencies. Project is the first global agency network dedicated to Engagement Marketing. GPJ is one of the worlds leading Experiential Marketing agencies. GPJ has offices around the US and the rest of the world, our capabilities include branded environments, entertainment marketing, online experience, media and content development, and event production and management.Did you catch earlier when it mentioned that we are employee-owned? Thats right you work hard, she works hard, we all work hard we all succeed. We have an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) providing our employees with an ownership interest. We thought you would want to know that. In fact, there is a lot more you would want to know about us, like our FTO policy (no more accruing time off), our robust 401(k) plan, our no employee contribution healthcare option. But we are getting ahead of ourselves here, lets talk about this this exciting opportunity first and we can fill you in on our perks & benefits another time.GPJ is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. In addition to federal law requirements, GPJ complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. GPJ expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on any protected class.

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