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Senior Art Director

Godfrey Dadich Partners combines the best of identity, advertising, journalism, and digital to help brands tell better stories. We’re looking for a senior art director with a strong background in brand identity systems to join our growing creative team.You’re a strategic creative with identity experience who’s well-versed in design principles and processes. You’re excited by the prospect of working for a fast-paced, design-centric firm where you’ll be asked to solve problems for an array of compelling clients, using the highest level of insight and rigor. You are a leader among your peers, capable of developing strategic creative concepts and presenting with confidence.

This role is open to candidates based out of both New York City and San Francisco. 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing simple and elegant approaches to complex design problems that keep client goals, audience, business needs, and strategy in consideration.
  • Translating brand strategy into innovative visual storytelling and intuitive design solutions.
  • Working in lockstep with creative leadership, collaborating with a team of designers, copywriters, account managers, and strategists to refine and elevate design proposals, recommendations, and solutions.
  • Working through all phases of the brand identity process—ideation to execution.
  • Working across multiple projects, maintaining a focused awareness for individual approaches and varied timelines.

Qualifications Include:

  • 6+ years designing experiences across multiple platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of scaleable identity systems, well-developed skills in ideation and execution, and a world-class portfolio to back it up.
  • Highly collaborative and resourceful with excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to articulate, annotate, and present the logic underlying proposed designs.
  • Recognizes the importance of “the idea”—connecting design and strategy.
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Suite and interest in learning newly-emerging design tools.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail. 
  • Ability to delegate to junior designers, manage projects in conjunction with the project manager, work under pressure and on tight deadlines, be mindful of project scopes and budget.
  • Motion design is a strong plus.
  • Experience with digital design is a plus.

Godfrey Dadich is an organization dedicated to ideas, process, and vision. But we know that true success comes from people. We’re always looking for new collaborators who believe optimism is a strategy for making a better future, and we recognize that great stories come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We’re committed to building a more diverse and inclusive team; we value different points of view and welcome unconventional paths. If your experience doesn’t entirely conform to the qualifications listed above, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the team.

 

 

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