August 01, 2019

Art Director

Art Director

Note: Based on experience this position could serve as Sr. Art Director or Assistant Creative Director

Rockit Science Agency, a boutique ad agency based in Baton Rouge, is now hiring a full-time, highly creative, Art Director with strong attention to detail, and even stronger design skills. This position will report to the Chief Creative Officer but work closely with team members in all disciplines. From logos and printed communications to websites and advertising. Join our lively workplace with a small studio environment. Designers have the opportunity to work on regional and national brands like MovieTickets.com, John Deere, NASA, and many others. A passion for design and entrepreneurial spirit aimed at helping our clients and the company grow. Applicants should be passionate about their work, able to thrive in a collaborative environment.

Working at Rockit Science

We’re a laid back agency that believes in good work for good clients. We are highly selective on the clients we work with to ensure our team members have the best opportunities to work with great brands with realistic timelines and expectations. It’s an environment where creativity flourishes and individuals can express their opinions and influence project and client success.

Job Expectations

  • Professional individual with integrity, self-confidence, grit, and a "whatever it takes" attitude.
  • Assist in guiding an agency-wide creative vision for client projects with CCO.
  • Ability to create compelling design concepts, artwork and layout for multi-channel and integrated marketing efforts
  • Must be aware of the latest market and media trends, new aesthetics, materials, graphic styles, and a highly refined understanding of typography
  • Conceptual thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, creative, and a good sense of time-management
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure the consistency of the creative across varied media
  • Manage and coordinate vendors and printers
  • Adept at speaking with clients and engaging them with industry-specific knowledge, and recommendations
  • Ability to convey the strengths of concepts and remain open to input and further exploration
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Determine messages that designs should convey
  • Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them
  • Advanced level skills using Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch
  • Excellent print production skills
  • A strategic thinker who is handy with a concept and copy theme generation
  • Expert written and verbal communication skills
  • A positive and "can do" attitude

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years experience with an advertising or design company or in house corporate marketing team preferred
  • High level of proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Proficient with Sketch (or willingness to learn)
  • Creative portfolio that highlights a variety of work
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong portfolio that demonstrates originality and innovation
  • Basic understanding of interactive UX/UI principles, a plus
  • Mad illustration skillz, a plus
  • Nunchuck skills, a must

Benefits:

  • Extremely competitive benefit package
  • Competitive salary based on experience and benefits
  • Fully paid employee health insurance premiums
  • IRA with employer contributions
  • Paid time off
  • Annual conference tickets and travel covered by Agency
  • Monthly team lunches and coffee drops
  • Enjoy all-expense-paid trips to visit clients in cities like Dallas, Austin, and Portland where our teams stay at the best hotels and dine at the most delicious restaurants
  • Coffee, coffee, and more coffee. We have the finest pour-over and espresso machines and coffee from Portland shipped into the agency
  • Office fun and adventure days; bowling, hiking, Top Golf, if it’s fun we do it
  • Office Netflix, Arcade and Xbox for lunch and boredom fun
  • Monthly catered lunch and learns
  • Healthy and unhealthy stocked snack and beverage bar
  • Randomly save and adopt pets around Baton Rouge
  • The Agency selects many non-profits to support throughout the year including Toys for Tots at Christmas time
  • The newest versions of Creative Suites, Sketch, software, and computer equipment available

How to Apply:

Email us at jobs@rockitscienceagency.com with why you'd be a great fit at the agency, your resume, and portfolio of your work.

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