Associate Art Director

Match Marketing Group - Boulder, CO3.3

Full-timeEstimated: $66,000 - $91,000 a year
In the immortal words of THE ROOTS… “Do you want more?” Are you in search of fun, excitement and big opportunities? Do you dream about working with the most powerful and culturally relevant brands in market? Do you have exemplary design chops?

The Associate Art Director will report to our Creative Director, while overseeing every aspect of conceptual development and art direction for the clients assigned. Art Direction responsibilities would include overseeing and driving:

Environmental design
Production art and execution
Graphic design and illustration
Conceptual creative execution
Pitch decks for new business

Design responsibilities include:
Work within creative timelines, handle work flow and maintain overall accuracy of work with account team and support of creative team and Creative Director
Execute projects based on direction of lead creative team
Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to client specifications
Contribute new designs/concepts as needed
Become familiar with, and contribute to ideation process
Keep abreast of current design and cultural trends
Create concepts, designs, and layouts based on knowledge of creative artwork principles and esthetic design concepts
Must have a minimum of 5 years of agency or professional design experience
Must have experiential design experience
Management experience desired
Specifically looking for skill-sets that touch spacial design, interior design, product design, art direction, graphic design and production
Formal design training and ability to produce complex layouts in: Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign; 3D software such as Strata or Google SketchUp
Ability to create design layouts based on concepts and/or direction from creative briefs
Skilled in developing and articulating visual concepts
Excellent knowledge of experiential marketing, social media, and content development
Understanding of digital and offset print methodology and processes
Strong conceptual development, visualization, typography, and print design layout skills
Knowledge of pre-press accuracy and print production
A portfolio that demonstrates comprehensive integrated marketing campaigns
A positive attitude, attention to detail, strong communication skills and an adventurous spirit
Attention to detail and accuracy on all phases of design process
Creative and persistent problem solver
**Please include your portfolio with your application**