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Can You Believe It?! it's a Full-time job

Here's the deal: SpecialGuest is looking for an Art Director to join our small and mighty creative team in our Brooklyn, NY, USA office. Outside-the-box thinkers encouraged to apply.


SpecialGuest, a strategic, maker-driven creative agency, is seeking an Art Director to join us for an upcoming campaign for a social media app. SpecialGuest is a small and mighty team where everyone wears multiple hats and has a lot of responsibility. If you are obsessed with understanding and contributing to the creative world around you, love fine-tuning ideas through critique, and stay up to date with new technology fusing with art, then you’ll love working with us! Our clients come to us for new ways to communicate, visualize ideas, and inspire viewers, so we are looking for an art director that fits with our culture of inventiveness and shaking off tired ways of doing things.

We are currently working remotely, so art directors outside of Brooklyn are encouraged to apply. Please note that you may start as a freelancer, with the opportunity to continue full time.

The Art Director will assist the development and execution of large and small scale client projects and create stunning pitch presentations for clients. Responsibilities may include editing mood films, designing pitch decks, research, ideating and finding appropriate references.

Requirements / Qualifications:
Ideal candidate should have earned a BA in Graphic Design / Visual Communications or other formal creative training
Conceptual designer; able to convey ideas and concepts through visual means
Experienced and savvy with Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, AfterEffects and Premiere
Strong understanding of design and composition
Big plus if you can edit video - highly suggested!

Personal Attributes:
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to contribute, collaborate and receive feedback within a team
Understands the balance of listening, as well as contributing
Self-driven, able to work independently as well as follow creative direction
Passionate and excited about design and technology, on trend with taste
Sharp attention to detail and consistency

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3-6 years


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Art Direction, Commercial, Conceptual, Motion, Social, Visual Development

Date Posted

January 12, 2021

Managed By

Lauren Moroz


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