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Art Director

Kelly Services
Skillman, NJ 08558
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**Art Director **


**Locations: Skillman, NJ (person needs to be local but will be working remotely during the pandemic)**


Ongoing assignment


Contract position with Kelly OCG (Outsource Consulting Group). You will receive benefits including, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, paid vacation, holidays and sick time.


**this client may require you to bring your own laptop to work onsite **


**Responsibilities:**


The Art Director / Account Executive is responsible for creating new design elements, treatments and projects, for a specific brand or brand category; and presenting to key stakeholders as needed.


This individual supports the Creative Directors.


**Responsibilities**


+ Communicate appropriate concerns regarding potential design and brand challenges.

+ Presents multiple unique design options to Brand Managers and Account Managers

+ Provide clients with reasoning & insights for presented design options

+ Guide clients in understanding better design choices

+ Inform and follow-up with all involved parties on design execution and brand identity.

+ Oversees Jr. Art Directors, Designers and Production Artists as needed.

+ Strict adherence and application of brand, identity and design guidelines.

+ Maintain up-to-date/organized electronic files for all rounds of creative development on a project.

+ Maintains and oversees file preparation standards for the brand.

+ Accurately prepares files for layout and mechanical preparation when needed

+ Accurately prepares files for release to print vendors when needed

+ Archives final production files on server upon project completion when needed

+ Reviews vendor proofs for color approval and graphic integrity


**Qualifications**


+ Extensive understanding of advertising, graphic design and advertising point-of-sale design

+ Experience executing and directing elegant Promotional, POS and Retail designs

+ Understanding of designing for marketing goals.

+ Passionate about their professional development and growth

+ Possess a self starting personality, with leadership qualities

+ Highly organized and detail oriented, works with no supervision

+ Manages tasks and deadlines with flexibility

+ Willingness to apply explicit design process and rules

+ Willingness to train Jr. Art Directors and Designers in explicit design process and rules

+ Strong sense of typography, including elegant kerning, tracking, leading

+ Detailed knowledge of image trapping and color separation principles

+ Familiarity with UPC code files and their placement in art

+ Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely in professional communications

+ Must be able to present concepts and design elements in a clear, direct, easily comprehended professional capacity

+ Must be able to manipulate files in design software quickly and accurately

+ Must have aptitude to function in a repetitive task-driven environment

+ Able to interface effectively with all team members and representatives of other departments.

+ Able to function in a high paced, deadline driven environment


**Education/Experience**


+ Bachelors Degree or equivalent (preferably with a focus/major in Graphic Design)

+ Computer literate in MAC OSX.

+ Portfolio/work examples are required

+ Prior Consumer Good experience highly preferred.

+ Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite especially Illustrator and Photoshop

+ Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

+ Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management, and leadership skills

+ Working knowledge of MS Outlook


**Additional Detail:**


+ **As your local offices do not support this position, for immediate consideration, please apply online to this posting directly.**

+ **Resumes in MS Word are preferred.**

+ **If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter at** **Leslie.Hesano@kellyservices.com** **; however, your resume must be received via the official posting.**


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-04-28 Expires: 2021-05-29

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