Art Director

Creative · New York, New York
Department Creative
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Art Director

We are looking for an Art Director with a strong sense of design — elegant, forward-thinking design. As a member of the Ayni Brigade creative team, you are tasked with translating conceptual ideas into stunning visuals that define the look and feel. You thrive on collaboration and understand how to partner with strategists, writers, and production experts to create motion, web, print, and brand design assets. We're looking for a person with the creative agility to work across various projects with a strong aesthetic sensibility, conceptual skills, and expertise in digital experiences.

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Solid conceptual thinking - ability to come up with surprising, imaginative concepts to move forward with
  • A passion for all aspects of design, including conceptual thinking, typography, motion, copy, and imagery
  • Animation skills are a plus.
  • A keen understanding of the demands of specific media
  • Ability to develop original design concepts and oversee a project all the way through execution
  • Able to work with a team of developers, writers, strategists, etc. to bring ideas to life at various touchpoints
  • Able to articulate ideas in face-to-face meetings 
  • 2-3 years of experience, 2+ years at a digital agency
  • Ability to create for and relate to a variety of audiences, brands, and industries
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills
  • Familiarity with various prototyping tools
  • Experience designing new, innovative layouts and designs that scale and flex across different platforms, including web, mobile, kiosks, etc
  • A user-centric design approach, as evidenced by considerations for accessibility, technology platforms, and contextual storytelling.
  • A great attitude 

 

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS


  • Excellent presentation skills, both internally and client-facing
  • A sensitivity to the relationship between written and visual elements 
  • Can work independently when necessary and meet deadlines without hand holding
  • A natural curiosity about the brands you touch, and the world at large


Who we are: 

 

https://www.aynibrigade.com


Ayni Brigade is a strategic marketing consultancy with award-winning creative capabilities. That means we help business figure out what needs making, and then we make it. Well. We believe that the best way to spark brand movement in the marketplace is to create a real brand impact. So what we help businesses make… is a difference. Boom. 

 

The long version: we’re a small consultancy built during the digital era that solves business-defining challenges with breakthrough creative rooted in data and strategy. 

 

The short version: we are a brand-driven force for growth. 

 

Okay but what does Ayni mean? 

 

Ayni an Andean philosophy of reciprocity; a belief that mutual support is critical to social well-being. It’s so integral to our business, we made it our name. Names are talk, though. We back ours up with action, striving every day to help people and businesses grow to their fullest potential. We’re a conscious capitalism company which means our pricing is fair, our standards are high, and our profits are shared between us and multiple charities including various Veteran Service Organizations.

 



Ayni Brigade is an Equal Opportunities Employer; we believe that diversity is vital to Ayni Brigade’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Creative
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level