Art Director

Strategic Financial Solutions - New York, NY3.6

Full-time
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Overview
Do you love to make beautiful art for business? Does working with a team of people who have a deep respect for great creative collateral sound interesting to you? Are you innovative and comfortable thinking of new ways to create? If you answered yes to these questions, the Art Director role at Strategic Financial Solutions may be the right fit for you.

The Art Director will be responsible for the creative aesthetic of the marketing and business development materials produced for both internal and external purposes. These projects will consist of a wide range of print, interactive, and web design. The role is responsible for supporting the emergence of a shared creative services group capable of providing timely, consistent, and high-quality design work and templates.

Responsibilities
Create, design, and format business development and marketing materials including offering logos, websites, promotional materials, proposals, presentations, flyers, postcards, newsletters, on an as-needed basis
Conceptualize and develop materials to communicate critical messages and key selling propositions
Responsible for pre-press flight checks and packaging of files, quality control for all collateral, expert proofing
Implements and maintains a high standard of design, adhering to and setting corporate brand standards
Communicates effectively with the other Marketing Team members, Project Leads, and internal stakeholders so that product is delivered accurately and on time.
Demonstrate a high level of creative development and production skill
Produce creative collateral to support the business, ensuring alignment with company's brand positioning from concept to final product; utilize available creative programs
Managing creative requirements, expectations, and deadlines for all projects
Support development of design strategies and ensure visual consistency for internal and external marketing projects
Prioritize total workload with Marketing leadership (as appropriate) and communicate to internal stakeholders priority, progress, deadlines, and outstanding questions regularlyCommunicate and collaborate effectively with executive oversight, ie, Creative Director and VP of Marketing
Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related discipline
3-5+ years of design experience
Strong knowledge of marketing and communications disciplines
Advanced proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and PowerPoint
It Would Be Great If You Had

Experience with high-end graphics, marketing, or production environment and/or real estate background a plus
Ability to work effectively in a culturally and educationally diverse environment

What We Offer:
Competitive Salary + Bonus
401K
Healthcare: Medical, Vision, Dental

About Strategic:
Strategic Financial Solutions is a leading consumer finance company that specializes in helping people that have too much credit card debt. We were recently named the 21st Best Company to Work for in New York by Best Companies to Work For and have been certified as a Great Place to Work 4 times. Additional honors include being named, two times, as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in New York City and to the prestigious Inc. 500 list as one of the 500 fastest growing companies in the United States.