Art Director


This is a highly visible and strategic role. As an Art Director, you’ll be working with large companies to drive concepts, visual tone, clarity and persuasion to the messages we send on behalf of our clients.  You understand the vast amount of devices and email clients our creative is viewed on and can excel in a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop concepts from creative briefs and provide direction to designers and developers
  • Present clear vision of concepts to clients and account teams
  • Manage and mentor designers, conduct 1×1 meetings and performance reviews
  • Participate in the hiring and training of new team members
  • Facilitate the flow of deliverables to ensure deadlines are met and design quality is excellent
  • Lead brainstorming sessions with team members or with client to define visual design direction
  • Attend, participate and give feedback at client and internal project meetings
  • Help build a strong company culture driven around design and communication and collaboration
Requirements:
  • 6+ years of either agency or in-house design experience working on established brands
  • 2+ years experience in people management
  • Understanding of the limitations of various email clients and technologies
  • Fluid ability to work in Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, and Google Docs (Sketch is a plus)
  • Ability to construct, or dictate how your designs will work in HTML and CSS
  • Willingness and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and with fast-moving timelines
Desired Skills (Not Required):
  • Understanding of HTML and CSS for email
  • Conducting user testing and/or analytical research
  • Documentation and process development skills
  • Strong skills in video production, illustration or animation 
What Trendline Offers:
  • Both in salary and eligibility for our quarterly profit sharing plan
  • We don’t tell you how much vacation to take. Just don’t leave us hanging.
  • Healthcare as well as some intangible things
  • A multi-disciplinary group that works as one unit to meet client objectives
  • Everyone has a voice at the table

If you are interested in applying, please email a link to your portfolio, Behance Dribbble, etc. to engage@trendlineinteractive.com.