Senior Lead Designer (Art Director) - (Freelance with possibility to hire perm in the future)

Senior Lead Designer (Art Director) - (Freelance with possibility to hire perm in the future)

COMPANY OVERVIEW

 

We’re an independent marketing technology agency based in New York, London and Berlin on a mission to combine technology and creativity to solve brands’ problems. We bring together data, technology, content, and paid-media to drive revenue for brands. Our clients include Spotify, Google, Waze, Jet Blue, UGG, ASOS, Moda Operandi, and more. Since being founded in 2014, Byte has grown to more than 140 amazing people, and we're looking to expand.

 

Our core services are:

  • Branding / campaign strategy
  • Design / motion design
  • Video editing
  • Creative concept strategy
  • Digital content production
  • Design and build chatbots
  • Voice bots 
  • Messaging experiences 
  • AR effects / lenses
  • Biddable digital media planning and buying
  • Data analytics and insight
  • Digital strategy
  • Marketing technology consultancy
  • Digital channel optimization
  • Automation of internal and paid-media processes 
  • Dynamic creative

For more information visit www.bytemissioncontrol.com

JOB PURPOSE

(This is a freelance position with possibility to hire on permanent, full-time basis in the future)

Our studio consists of creative planners (strategy/copy), designers, motion designers, and editors. Everyone has their specific passion, whether it's art direction, illustration, motion design, or video production; which means each creative brings something different to a project. At Byte, we have a consistent flow of work for the social platforms and beyond. This work ranges from AR lenses to performance marketing.

The role of Art Director, as commonly known in the industry, is aligned with our internal role of Senior Lead Designer. This position will be primarily responsible for our music/entertainment accounts. Overseeing and approving day to day work while also concepting larger scale projects. The role should also be seen as an opportunity to mentor, manage and teach other creatives to grow and excel their skills. Teamwork and collaboration is a must. No egos. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee all assigned design projects, from conception to delivery
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to design, animation and video production
  • Help determine the appropriate daily/weekly resourcing for projects
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout all our marketing projects
  • Design original pieces and provide art direction
  • Generate ideas to portray concepts and advertise products/services
  • Review junior-senior designers’ work to ensure high quality
  • Being strategic with creative and utilizing appropriate team members
  • Build a productive and collaborative relationship with other teams within the business - Those being  Account planning, Creative planning & Media, CRM & Analytics.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments and tools
  • Problem solving daily challenges in a fast paced environment

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • 7 years’ proven work experience as a Senior Designer, Graphic Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of completed design projects and campaigns
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience with team management
  • Experience working on digital / social media projects
  • Experience delivering clear and constructive feedback
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with the Adobe Suite
  • Strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various colors, fonts and layouts
  • Attention to visual details
  • Ability to meet short deadlines and collaborate with a team on how to prioritize appropriately
  • Experience in production (working with crews and editors)


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