Art Director / Designer (New York City area)

Whiting Consulting is looking for an Art Director and Designer for our client. As Art Director/Designer, you will be responsible for conceiving and designing all the event communications including host acquisition ads, landing pages, emails, and various promotional media that will successfully market our sponsors products or services. You will also enhance the company’s host and guests’ online experiences. You’ll be a part an event team and collaborate with sales, producers, and copywriters to make the company’s events a success for both their clients and the hosts.

Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in event creative, production and client meetings.
  • Conceive and create all the marketing elements of company events using client and outside resources.
  • Dev-prep all Landing Pages and Emails
  • Effectively communicate client/brand marketing messaging to the event hosts and guests.
  • Present, clearly explain, and defend event deliverables/concepts to clients and team members.
  • Innovate. Consistently push the creative envelope of all our event communications.
  • Obsess about the overall look, feel and flow of our sponsor’s marketing messages.
  • Facilitate collaboration. Actively participate with sales and producers to help bridge would be gaps between great events and client demands.

Education

  • BA or BS degree.

Experience

  • 3 + years experience working in advertising, promotion, and interactive design.
  • Proven success creating memorable, distinctive and effective marketing communications for the web and other media using Adobe CS, Flash and AfterEffects.
  • Online Portfolio of Ads, Promotions, Landing Pages, Emails, Banner ads, etc.

Required Skills

  • Advertising, promotion, marketing and problem solving skills.
  • Strong desire to work as a key player to a fun, cross-functional and growing team.
  • Passion for solving client and user problems in new and interesting ways.
  • Eagerness to learn, share and apply new skills and trends.
  • Insatiable thirst for staying on top of design trends and emerging technology.
  • Thoroughness and a belief that there is greatness in the details.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze, define and complete tasks with minimal direction/supervision.
  • Mastery of design software — Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, AfterEffects, etc.
  • Dev prep technical experience.
  • Preferred Skills
  • Zest for social media marketing.
  • Sense of humor and irony.
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