Sandbox Studio

Art Director

US-NY-New York
1 month ago(12/18/2017 1:21 PM)
ID
2017-1419
# of Openings
1
Department
Creative

Overview

Sandbox Studio, a CreativeDrive company, is the world’s largest accelerated content creation engine.  With over 100 studios across the globe, our collective of creatives, technicians, makers and doers curate and manage millions of digital, motion, print and online assets on a custom technology platform that enables high efficiency at the highest creative standards.  Our brands include; Sandbox Studio, Dune Studios, OneKreate, Hudson Studios, Totem Creative and DoubleDigit. Our client brands include; Walmart, The Home Depot, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Kate Spade and more. 

 

Art Director

 

The Art Director is a “do-er” who is creative, a visual storyteller and has a willingness to learn on the job as we explore new approaches. They will primarily work on prospective and client RFP’s, provide on-set art direction, and will also contribute creative support to internal online and social initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Concept innovative visual content for eCommerce and marketing while remaining true to the brand strategy and identity of each client
  • Develop and execute original concepts for client content (emails, homepages, landing pages, point-of-purchase, display, press kits, invitations, and related collateral)
  • Researching superior and brand appropriate images/motion content and offering creative input on web and social initiatives.
  • Designing brand books and style guides, creating mood boards, lighting go-bys and providing on-set art direction to photographer and crew.
  • Works closely with client’s internal creative teams.
  • This role works in collaboration with and reports to the Creative Director

Qualifications

  • 3 + years of experience working in the expanded field of graphic design
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • Excellent skills in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge, Lightroom, and Keynote, HTML and CSS; After Effects and Font Lab are advantageous
  • Experience in design, execution and direction of diverse projects: print, environmental, and digital
  • Demonstrated on-set shoot experience for still life, on-figure photography and video
  • Must be resourceful, diligent, with attention to detail, and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects both daily and long-term, adapt to changing priorities, meet deadlines and communicate throughout the process
  • Must like to seize opportunity – you are a do-er, you take initiative, are a proactive problem solver and see challenges as part of the creative process
  • Have the ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Understand that building relationships is the foundation of success with team members and clients, with strong communication, and negotiation skills with a commitment to high quality work
  • Understand feedback is part of the process when working through revisions.
  • Have a love for lifestyle, fashion and beauty – it’s the core of what we do.
  • Experience with animation, illustration, photography, and video is a plus.
  • Relationships with a range of photographers and video contributors to bring fresh talent to our creative pool
  • Bonus points if you can write copy!

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