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Art Director – Freelance, POP

Who: POP
Position: Art Director – Freelance

Where: Seattle
What: POP is looking for a creative professional with forward-thinking solutions to solve our clients’ business needs and objectives while delivering rich customer experiences.  The Art Director will guide designers of various levels on the execution of creative concepts and is responsible for meeting agency standards for the creative team’s project work as critiqued by the Creative Director. Art Directors serve as a single point of contact for Project Managers on various projects and are responsible for managing designers and copywriters working in their assigned projects. This position reports to a Creative Director.

* Drive creative brainstorm sessions and create supporting presentation materials for new business pitches
* Assist in estimating resource and scheduling needs
* Lead a team of senior designers, designers and production designers from project ideation and conceptual development to project delivery
* Work collaboratively with Flash Developers, Front-End Developers, Software Developers, Technical Analysts, User Experience Architects, Copywriters and SEO and Analytics experts throughout the project process
* Allow the project team to explore design solutions and refine the solutions to fit within the overall project goal
* Assist the project team in solving difficult design challenges
* Responsible for the creative work of all designers s/he directs on all projects
* Partner and form a trusted relationships with Project Managers to identify, sell, create and deliver solutions that meet the clients’ needs and expectations
* Serve as a single point of contact for Project Managers on multiple projects and follow up as needed with the project team to ensure that all creative is delivered on-time and on-budget
* Ensure creative scope is aligned with schedule and budget
* Maintain creative focus on the project goal
* Leads creative presentations to our clients
* Projects a positive attitude toward clients during interactions and when communicating with team members
* Respectful of others and is enjoyable to work with


* Minimum 5 years experience in the digital space
* Minimum 3 years experience leading project teams
* Digital agency experience preferred
* Experience in web, mobile, social and emerging platforms
* Online portfolio with exceptional interactive experiences for major consumer brands
* Proven ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients
* Demonstrated ability to translate business strategy into a compelling visual design
* BA or MA in Graphic Design, Digital Media Design or Visual Arts
* Respectfully persistent in pursuit of creative excellence and timely delivery of work

Contact: Click here to apply.