Senior Art Director

Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 02, 2018
Closes
Feb 02, 2018
Ref
1075868433
Contract Type
Full Time
Perficient Digital is an agency purpose-built to help companies who believe that Customer Experience (CX) is the defining strategic imperative of our day.

Our full-service offering is flexible and designed to tackle our customers' ever-changing, ever-increasing business challenges, making sure our execution never fails the strategic vision. These things are not mutually exclusive; we see them as one. Guiding choices, inspiring opportunities and fueling the customer experience takes clarity. But an increasingly noisy, complex business environment often clouds the vision of marketers today. The Age of the Customer is here to stay - for many, a "make or break" business environment where every customer interaction shapes your brand, day in, day out. Make or break . . . Proud to say we're skilled at the former.

Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

Perficient is proud to be publicly recognized as a "Top Workplace" year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

Perficient Digital currently has a career opportunity for an Senior Art Director in our office located in Los Angeles, Office.

+ 5+ years experience as a Senior Art Director.

+ Participates in the Creative Leadership team and helps to set standards and processes for the Brand Experience Practice; helps create clear role expectations and leverages industry standards to move the team forward within Digital.

+ Sets the creative vision for projects/engagements and sees that vision realized by working with other UX and Design team members.

+ Coaches the creative team on delivering high quality work on time and on budget while developing important skills such as collaboration, presentation, strategy, facilitation and leadership.

+ Participates in strategic planning sessions regarding client projects, programs and campaigns.

+ Works, in conjunction with the Creative Leadership team, to cultivate an increasingly effective and profitable client/agency relationship.

+ Develops innovative team empowerment and growth programs to ensure the creative team operates at the highest level. Evaluates creative personnel, establishing creative account assignments, and contributes to team decision-making.

+ Works fluidly with senior team leaders as a strong advocate for the future of Perficient Digital. Helps to develop new models, ideas and solutions around creative involvement in new client work, large-scale campaigns, agile web development and new business.

+ Represents agency in various professional societies, groups, speaking opportunities or associations deemed appropriate by senior management.

+ Assists in new business pursuits as part of an integrated team representing Perficient and Perficient Digital.

+ A strong background in creative leadership roles at an integrated agency with demonstrable expertise in digital.

+ Conceptual thinking. The ability to explore and shape creative ideas and align them with strategic brand goals of Perficient Digital and its clients.

+ A strong working knowledge of the fundamentals-interaction design, user-centered experience design, brand development, digital marketing and the creative process as well as new platforms and technologies for the digital channel and related mediums.

+ Strong ability in providing clear creative direction and provide timely and helpful feedback to improve creative processes to keep work on budget and schedule.

+ Proven leadership skills. Provide motivation, mentoring and team-building amongst the staff and convey the vision of the agency to the creative team.

+ Excellent presentation skills and communication abilities at all levels of both internal and client organizations, including new business presentations.

+ Strong ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short- and long-term needs.

+ One step ahead. Dedicated, consistent monitoring and education on new trends, approaches, techniques, strategies and tactics leading the industry - providing the ability to continually develop cutting edge and effective creative solutions and design.

+ Work requires some knowledge of digital, social or media analytics in order to help glean insights and steer creative decisions.

Education and Experience

+ 10+ years of progressively responsible positions in agency environments required.

+ Marketing, advertising, design and brand-building experience.

+ Experience managing Creative teams/departments.

+ Bachelor's degree in fine arts, graphic design, interactive design, or similar design-related program preferred.

ID: 2017-3964

External Company Name: Perficient, Inc

External Company URL: www.perficient.com