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What you’ll be doing...
The Senior Art Director (AD) provides design and art direction for the Verizon creative marketing group. Working in collaboration with a Senior copywriter, the Senior AD creates original visual concepts in response to a creative brief. The Senior AD is responsible for supporting the Creative Director, creative peers and business teams in developing digital advertising, digital marketing and digital platform designs.
The Senior AD must exhibit outstanding design judgment and work collaboratively with the writing, design and CX team in achieving the highest possible standards for all materials requiring design across multiple mediums. The Senior AD needs working knowledge of clients’ business challenges, and performs art direction to address specific marketing objectives as defined by the brief. For select assignments, the Senior AD will also be expected to help manage production teams in executing the work.
Executing the concept and design of marketing assets to answer creative/marketing briefs.
Provide art direction on small-and large-scale projects from creative conception to completion.
Converts their rough ideas into visual prototypes (e.g., sketches, comps, prototypes) to illustrate concepts for creative reviews.
Recommends, researches and develops imagery (e.g., photography, illustration) to support creative strategy and execution.
Collaborates with the senior copywriter to artfully build creative solutions to address specific project objectives.
Is accountable for the final development and production of creative assets and ensures accuracy, attention to details and overall meets or exceeds the design objectives.
Ensures brand guidelines and directives are embraced and adhered to in all executions.
Plays an active role in contributing conceptual ideas in brainstorms or offline creative development.
Works to improve the integrated team’s overall performance and embraces a collaborative approach.
In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
A portfolio is required.
Even better if you have:
A Bachelor’s degree is desired, preferably in Design, Advertising or a related field.
Minimum of six years of professional-level experience.
External agency experience desired.
In-House agency experience preferred.
Demonstrated creative conceptualization skills.
Demonstrated proficient expertise in using Adobe Creative Cloud software, Sketch, and/or Figma as required by the job function.
Understanding of design applications in traditional and emerging channels.
Experience creating and developing digital platform, digital advertising, digital marketing, and user experience best practices.
Contributes in developing initial creative strategies to address core marketing and business objectives.
Actively participates in the ideation process leveraging research, analytics and brand insights.
States opinions clearly and can verbally describe visual concepts.
Produces work that adheres to brand standards, but also able to explore new interpretations of the brand and develops out-of-the-box approaches to grow the visual identity of the brand.
Can take direction well from creative directors.
Awareness that projects require attention to detail so that work is on-time, on-budget and on-strategy.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).