Junior Art Director

Job ID 2020-0308

Creative Services Stamford, Connecticut


Description

Position at Conair Corporation

We are 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