Art Director

Houston, Cincinnati or New York /
Creative – Creative /
Full Time
MMI is looking to add an Art Director to our team who is experienced in performance marketing and UX/UI initiatives to create compelling campaigns on behalf of various brands. We are looking for an individual who is highly creative in both advertising strategy and problem-solving. The ideal candidate is experienced in performance marketing, digital advertising, web design and the mobile marketing landscape.

RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS

    • Interviewing for roles 1-2 levels below
    • Vendor + third-party vendor relationships
    • Practice-specific interaction with clients in partnership with Account team
    • Process documentation
    • Ensures quality and standards of practice deliverables
    • Collaborate with a full performance marketing team to develop unique campaign concepts under the supervision of a Creative Director
    • Executes deliverables as defined by scope
    • Upholds agency processes and compliance
    • Create social media-based brand campaigns, including still and motion-based executions
    • Design for interactive elements and interface components along with full web-based projects for desktop and mobile
    • Communicate end-to-end experiences, interactions and screen designs with team members and clients
    • Illustrate design ideas with user flow and experience in mind
    • Evaluate existing digital properties for user experience effectiveness
    • Incorporate web analytic insights and KPI’s throughout design work
    • Apply brand identity systems appropriately to create innovative visual solutions that meet business and user needs

SKILLS & ABILITIES

    • Highly conceptual strategic abilities to develop ambitious and compelling campaigns
    • Translate marketing objectives into clear creative strategies
    • Creativity in both advertising strategy and problem-solving
    • Manage the creative process from concept to completion
    • Familiarity with a range of social media platforms
    • Experience with image compression and optimization techniques
    • Experience with UX/UI and responsive websites based on a mobile-first design approach
    • Understanding of HTML, CSS and JS
    • Solid proficiency in Adobe CC (including Premiere and After Effects), Sketch, InVision, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
    • Ability to present ideas confidently
    • Decisiveness in evaluating creative work against a brief and providing constructive feedback to creative teams
    • Direct vendor and freelance creatives to achieve the high-quality design standards of MMI and ensure work is delivered on time
MMI Agency provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MMI Agency complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.