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Art Director

Creative
New York, NY
Req ID: 5531

Description

VMLY&R Commerce is WPP’s largest end-to-end creative commerce agency. We’re on a mission to reimagine commerce; bringing the power of the VMLY&R connected brand promise together with culturally relevant, creative innovation that can drive brand growth at retail and beyond.  

We are actively looking for a strong Art Director to help concept retailer/commerce initiatives for a large multinational CPG portfolio of brands. Whether your background is in traditional design or agency art direction – you will play a pivotal role collaborating with a team of designers, thinkers and writers to drive creativity and innovation that deliver results. Our ideal candidate is a curious and passionate storyteller with an up-and-coming background in commerce and brand activation. A digital native that understands media and cultural relevance, and someone who is passionate about delivering great design thinking, on brief and on strategy.     

As part of the WPP Group, VMLY&R Commerce offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business. 

Required Skills: 

  • Solid conceptual and design abilities, plus a knowledge of the digital/social landscape along with print.
  • Ability to version creative in an efficient manner and have experience working with design systems and brand guidelines.
  • Visual communication skills that will knock our socks off. That includes design skills, typography, layout and interactive engagement. 
  • Desire to take on new challenges, grow and learn every day. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively (and solo, too!) in a fast-paced environment – whatever it takes to get the job done and be on-brand. 
  • Strong attention to detail and process: a problem-solver that tackles assignments on brief and brings proactive solutions to the team. 
  • A one-stop shop for intermediate software skills in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Keynote/PowerPoint

Required Experience: 

  • 3+ years of experience as a designer or art director, preferably in an agency or in-house creative department 
  • Auto experience a plus!

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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