Art Director

Lake Forest California
Required Experience: 6 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 8 days ago

Ethika is a leading underwear brand founded in 2001. The Ethika team is determined to live life, innovate, and deliver quality products while staying true to our biggest asset, our FAMILIE. The Ethika employees, friends, athletes, artists, and customers are the core of the brand and the reason we exist. Ethika is quality underwear driven by personal identity.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Our company is currently experience rapid growth and we are seeking a dynamic, creative and experienced individual to take on the role of Art Director. The Art Director manages the design and production of product graphics, technical specifications and content layout by developing concepts and providing work direction to staff. This position requires both artistic creativity and flexibility as well as coordination, vision, supervision, project management skills and organization. The Art Director must use their graphic design skills and industry knowledge to develop creative standards, take responsibility for final results and guide the department towards successfully achieving objectives.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


⏵ Manage department employees including onboarding, scheduling, training and coaching

⏵ Formulates art concepts by supervising designers engaged in executing conceptual designs

⏵ Produces illustrative material by assigning design concept to designers and directing development of design concepts into layouts and technical specifications

⏵ Obtains executive approval by presenting final layouts, story boards, mood boards, wire frames and illustrations; responding to commentary and requests

⏵ Enhances art department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

⏵ Brand Guardian

⏵ Ability to develop and “create” concepts and marketing campaigns

⏵ Execution will be 50%-70%, management and training will be 30%

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:


⏵ Bachelor’s Degree and or equivalent education and experience required

⏵ 5-7 years’ experience as a graphic designer, 2-3 years’ experience in supervisory role

⏵ Excellent organization and communication skills

⏵ Flexible and able to quickly and effectively change priorities and direction

⏵ Dedication to brand consistency and quality across all channels

⏵ Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop and Illustrator

⏵ Advanced knowledge of developing and implementing business plans and goals

⏵ Knack to lead and positively influence people

⏵ Effectively improve processes

⏵ Acute attention to detail

⏵ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

⏵ Strong interpersonal skills

⏵ Effective time management and organizational skills

⏵ Work independently as well as in a team environment

⏵ Able to take ownership of projects and execute

Please submit resume and portfolio or link to portfolio through Malakye.com