QALO
Date Posted: 4/18/2017

Art Director

  • Company: QALO
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Santa Ana, CA (Orange County)
  • Required Exp: 10 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

QALO in Santa Ana, CA (Orange County) is looking for a qualified Art Director to join its fast paced and growing Marketing Team.

JOB SUMMARY
We’re looking for someone who understands the importance of integrated marketing and advertising, including branding, eCommerce, digital advertising, point of purchase materials and more.

This individual will be able to align creative strategies with marketing strategies, inspire a team to develop superior work and execute creative that tells a story, builds the brand and grows sales.

This position requires high-level creative thinking, strong leadership skills and a desire to work with the team to accomplish the daily tasks at hand.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this position, or needed to meet company needs. Additional initiatives may be identified in the Company’s performance review process.

- Oversee all aspects of creative, including, but not limited to: creative strategy and execution, graphic design, videography, photography and copy
- Define the visual style and overall look and feel of our brand
- Initiate and conduct creative brainstorming sessions
- Concept and execute annual branding and product launch campaigns
- Coordinate and direct internal designers as well as outside vendors such as photographers, videographers, web programmers/designers, tradeshow display vendors, freelance artists and printers
- Work closely with internal and external partners to ensure consistency across all brand touch points
- Plan, attend, and direct photo and video shoots
- Collaborate with sales team to win new accounts and bring our brand to life at retail
- Identify opportunities to bring additional exposure and awareness to the brand, through creative outlets
- Identify creative trends in the industry to help guide product development, marketing and overall thought leadership
- Lead and motivate the creative team to achieve their individual and team goals through mentoring, coaching and training
- Manage production workload holding team accountable to deadlines
- Work with product team to understand and align product vision with a marketing strategy
- Work with Global Distribution Manager to ensure brand integrity through all international distributors
- Create operational procedures and guidelines for the creative department

Job Requirements

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
- Strong leader with experience and passion for the brand, managing people and building out teams
- Ability to gracefully balance large initiatives with small requests
- Experience managing projects and agencies with little supervision
- Excellent organization and communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills in person and by phone or email, with high professionalism
- A minimum of 10 years experience working in a creative position, with 3+ years of experience managing a team
- BA/BS degree in closely related field is desirable and/or commensurate work experience

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands, mental demands, and working conditions that are described below are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Physical Demands and Conditions:
- Kneeling, walking, standing
- Lifting a basketball overhead to shoot
- Carrying your team in a QALO family feud game
- Lifting heavy boxes (over 10lbs)
- Verbal communication and hearing/listening (just not to gossip or stories of bad dates)
- Picking up an employee that’s feeling down
- Repetitive motions
- Ability to celebrate with a peer when something great happens
- Ability to “boogie” on a dance floor in whatever way they see fit
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus (we can always adjust font size)
- The majority of work is performed in an office setting; and employees may remain in a seated position for extended periods of time, or you can get up and work from whatever space you like to save that lower back. We’re big fans of making sure that lumbar region isn’t ruined by QALO.

Mental Demands:
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to understand the QALO Qulture, embrace it, and practice what we preach
- Intense thoughts may be used to plan the adventure day at QALO where the employee gets a paid half-day to take any adventure they like
- Use the written, grammatical and oral communication skills that you’ve developed (we should probably change written to typing, it’s 2017, but you get it.)
- Read and interpret data, information and documents
- Keeping your personality and letting QALO embrace it
- Explain policies and procedures while helping the people around you grow
- Making the decision you feel is right in a situation, and being confident in it
- Learning
- Work under deadlines with constant interruptions (we move fast and it’s a lot of fun)
- Interact with staff, contractors, vendors, customers, board members, media, officials, other organizations and the public, and occasionally deal with dissatisfied or disturbed individuals

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through Malakye.com.

Perks

People

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Community Problem Solver- Customer Service
QALO

Jonathan Kimmey

Quality Control Specialist
QALO

Genevieve Adams

Wholesale Operations Coordinator
QALO

Sadie Lewandowski

Graphic Designer/Brand Supervisor
QALO
Date Posted: 4/18/2017

Art Director

  • Company: QALO
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Santa Ana, CA (Orange County)
  • Required Exp:10 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

QALO in Santa Ana, CA (Orange County) is looking for a qualified Art Director to join its fast paced and growing Marketing Team.

JOB SUMMARY
We’re looking for someone who understands the importance of integrated marketing and advertising, including branding, eCommerce, digital advertising, point of purchase materials and more.

This individual will be able to align creative strategies with marketing strategies, inspire a team to develop superior work and execute creative that tells a story, builds the brand and grows sales.

This position requires high-level creative thinking, strong leadership skills and a desire to work with the team to accomplish the daily tasks at hand.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this position, or needed to meet company needs. Additional initiatives may be identified in the Company’s performance review process.

- Oversee all aspects of creative, including, but not limited to: creative strategy and execution, graphic design, videography, photography and copy
- Define the visual style and overall look and feel of our brand
- Initiate and conduct creative brainstorming sessions
- Concept and execute annual branding and product launch campaigns
- Coordinate and direct internal designers as well as outside vendors such as photographers, videographers, web programmers/designers, tradeshow display vendors, freelance artists and printers
- Work closely with internal and external partners to ensure consistency across all brand touch points
- Plan, attend, and direct photo and video shoots
- Collaborate with sales team to win new accounts and bring our brand to life at retail
- Identify opportunities to bring additional exposure and awareness to the brand, through creative outlets
- Identify creative trends in the industry to help guide product development, marketing and overall thought leadership
- Lead and motivate the creative team to achieve their individual and team goals through mentoring, coaching and training
- Manage production workload holding team accountable to deadlines
- Work with product team to understand and align product vision with a marketing strategy
- Work with Global Distribution Manager to ensure brand integrity through all international distributors
- Create operational procedures and guidelines for the creative department

Job Requirements

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
- Strong leader with experience and passion for the brand, managing people and building out teams
- Ability to gracefully balance large initiatives with small requests
- Experience managing projects and agencies with little supervision
- Excellent organization and communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills in person and by phone or email, with high professionalism
- A minimum of 10 years experience working in a creative position, with 3+ years of experience managing a team
- BA/BS degree in closely related field is desirable and/or commensurate work experience

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands, mental demands, and working conditions that are described below are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Physical Demands and Conditions:
- Kneeling, walking, standing
- Lifting a basketball overhead to shoot
- Carrying your team in a QALO family feud game
- Lifting heavy boxes (over 10lbs)
- Verbal communication and hearing/listening (just not to gossip or stories of bad dates)
- Picking up an employee that’s feeling down
- Repetitive motions
- Ability to celebrate with a peer when something great happens
- Ability to “boogie” on a dance floor in whatever way they see fit
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus (we can always adjust font size)
- The majority of work is performed in an office setting; and employees may remain in a seated position for extended periods of time, or you can get up and work from whatever space you like to save that lower back. We’re big fans of making sure that lumbar region isn’t ruined by QALO.

Mental Demands:
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to understand the QALO Qulture, embrace it, and practice what we preach
- Intense thoughts may be used to plan the adventure day at QALO where the employee gets a paid half-day to take any adventure they like
- Use the written, grammatical and oral communication skills that you’ve developed (we should probably change written to typing, it’s 2017, but you get it.)
- Read and interpret data, information and documents
- Keeping your personality and letting QALO embrace it
- Explain policies and procedures while helping the people around you grow
- Making the decision you feel is right in a situation, and being confident in it
- Learning
- Work under deadlines with constant interruptions (we move fast and it’s a lot of fun)
- Interact with staff, contractors, vendors, customers, board members, media, officials, other organizations and the public, and occasionally deal with dissatisfied or disturbed individuals

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through Malakye.com.

Perks

Date Posted: 4/18/2017

Art Director

  • Company: QALO
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Santa Ana, CA (Orange County)
  • Required Exp:10 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available