Sr. Art Director

Position Overview

62ABOVE is focused on helping its clients rise above. Our creative work has a reputation of being more than awesome in its impact and results. We’re looking for that creative creature who combines exceptional concepting and design skills, with a desire to mentor and lead. You love the big idea and pushing for better. You excel in presenting concepts and deadlines don’t scare you.

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2022-0010
exempt
creative
Creative VP
san diego
Our Company is committed to attracting and retaining the best qualified individuals and promotes equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, age, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Essential Functions
  • Lead concepting to create innovative approaches in branding and campaigns
  • Lead the creation of assets for digital, video, social, and print
  • Solid leader in multi-media campaigns, comfortable across channels
  • Craft emotionally driven, audience-centric stories for video, social, and more
  • Participate in brainstorms and ideation sessions
  • Collaborate and share ideas and best practices with marketing peers
  • Participate in new business pitches with a hunger to win
  • Mentor junior staff with positivity
  • Technically savvy with experience in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Keynote
Behaviors & Key Accountabilities
  • Concept and execute creative solutions within quick turnaround times
  • Tenacious in meeting deadlines, well organized, adept at juggling multiple priorities to meet deliverable dates
  • Works well with different personalities, especially those of clients
  • Client-centric mindset with the ability to strategically position products and promotions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable and professional with attention to detail and rapid execution
  • Able to present and communicate ideas and concepts to a group
  • Must be able to handle pressure well
  • Able to strike the delicate balance of pleasing clients without being a pushover
  • A desire for continual personal and professional development
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment but can also work autonomously
  • Able to create concepts that are powerful from a visual and literary perspective
  • Professional, self-organized and motivated
  • Strategic, solution-oriented thinker
  • Strong organizational and communications skills (written and oral)
  • Committed to service excellence and demonstrates good judgment
  • Does what it takes to get the job done, including staying late as needed and pitching in to assist other team members with their projects, while displaying a positive attitude
Qualifications & Education
  • 7 + years of art direction experience
  • An extensive portfolio of advertising creative
  • Experience within agency environment
  • Demonstrated ability to produce persuasive messages in all medias – video, print, digital

 

Compensation & Benefits
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience.
  • Health, dental, vision, FSA, LTD and STD, Aflac, employer paid life insurance
  • 401(k) with match
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Paid holidays
  • Sick time
  • Progressive maternity & paternity leave
  • Home office setup stipend
  • Generous professional development budget

 

Culture
  • We believe business has an obligation to do good in its community, treat employees with respect, and tread lightly on our planet.
  • We donate our time pro bono to WILDCOAST, a conservation organization focused on coastal and marine ecosystems, addressing climate change through natural solutions
  • We are a hybrid team. We have an office in San Diego’s East Village where we meet each Monday. Some staff like to come to the office almost daily. Others prefer their home office. We’re flexible and will work with your needs. Please note: You do not have to live in San Diego to be considered for the job.

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