Purpose of the position:
If you have at least 10 years Art Direction experience in the Retail Flyer industry, can Art Direct a flyer page like no one else, take pride in your work, work well under pressure, and you’re looking for a new opportunity… look no further. We are a successful, fast paced creative studio located in Mississauga and we’re looking for a savvy Senior Art Director. You can work independently, successfully manage a creative team, lead a project from start to finish and tactfully manage a client in and out of the daily maze of flyer creative. You’re meticulous, detail oriented and your passion for the work allows you to deliver only the best. And, you’ll be working with one of the largest retailers on one of the largest flyer programs in Canada.
Oversees the creative caliber and monitors brand consistency for entire flyer program
Provides photo art direction when required including preliminary set design and sku selection/recommendations for propping
Creates all concept work as required (including event theming, seasonal creative and other client requests)
Main creative point of contact for client
Leads and assists design/layout team in the creation of day-to-day page layouts, and other marketing materials as required
Ensures/works with the Librarian to incorporate approved materials into the library for Designers and Production staff
Walks the wall with production coordinators and designers to ensure creative integrity of the pages in keeping with the overall brand strategy
Attends all client briefings and weekly flyer review meetings
Manages and provides content for quarterly flyer creative review meetings with client
Provides mentoring to all designers/layout artists
Has a minimum 10 years as a Retail Flyer Designer/Art Director or related experience
Holds a 3-4 year Degree or Diploma in a Fine Arts or related Design Communications program
Has excellent design and creative direction skills
Is proficient in photo Art Direction for both table top and lifestyle photo
Can competently sketch out concepts/ideas
Has a strong knowledge of Indesign, Photoshop & Illustrator
Can work on multiple projects simultaneously and independently
Can efficiently interact with client services, design and production teams
Can show initiative and ownership of projects
Is a team player with strong interpersonal and above average communications skills
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
Possess strong presentation & public speaking skills
Is detail and results oriented
Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Your application will be treated with confidentiality and within equal opportunity principles.
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