Junior Art Director

Job ID 2020-0308

Creative Services Stamford, Connecticut


Description

Position at Conair LLC

Conair LLC, located in Stamford, CT and a worldwide manufacturer of haircare, health and beauty products, personal care spa appliances, and upscale kitchen products is seeking an energetic, passionate and talented Jr. Art Director to join Personal Care Creative team.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the strategic vision of the HFA division and deliver powerful creative solutions
  • Support and report to the Art Director
  • Work on the development and execution of the following:
    • Packaging
    • Instructional Booklets and screen art
    • Comping packaging and displays
    • Print advertising
    • Collateral materials
    • Event signage
    • Product color renderings
    • Pre-production and mechanicals
  • Execute and produce design concepts as directed by the Art Director or as specified in Marketing’s creative briefs
  • Ability to manage own workload and take ownership on projects
  • Ability to set up files for print and work in correct color profiles
  • Workload will consist of multiple SKUs and line extensions in a demanding deadline-driven environment
  • Work with in-house retouchers to review prints and proofs and in-house photographers to provide clear direction on set
  • Engage with Account and Copy teams to ensure brand standards
  • Present to peers and clients in an organized manner
  • Stay current in design, photography, color, pop culture and tech trends
  • Collaborate and contribute to the creative process and open to receiving direction from many fronts

Qualifications:

 

  • Proficient knowledge of Creative Suite: Most Importantly Indesign, Photoshop, & Illustrator
  • Knowledge of 3D programs and/or video editing software a plus
  • Strong production skills a must
  • 5-7 years of experience in graphic design field
  • Bachelors Degree/BA or BFA preferred
  • Strong grasp of design fundamentals (type, layout, color etc)
  • On-set photography experience and retouching knowledge
  • Energetic team player who’s willing to roll up their sleeves
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Organized, able to multitask and handle a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate self starter with a willingness to learn
  • Portfolio of eye-catching work