JOB: Art Director, Newton, MA, Full-time

27 Jan 2009 - 3:48pm
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amara cohen

Art Director

SimpleTuition, a company dedicated to making consumer finance choices easier
with a unique online comparison-shopping platform, seeks a creative,
high-energy designer. You are an individual with a sound design process and
the ability to develop and lead designs from conception through completion
as well as supervise and mentor designers on assigned projects. The
qualified candidate should have the demonstrated ability to shape the design
vision for projects. Formal design training is a requirement, including
color theory, typography, layout, and corporate branding.

+ Oversee all creative, printing, graphic, and design requests inside the
+ Maintain and promote brand and design consistency across channels
+ Assess graphical design, page components, page templates, and
illustrations needs, taking into account the size, priority, budget, and
+ Manage web product and marketing collateral creation through all phases of
the design process
+ Produce sketches and design comps for web products and marketing materials
(print and interactive)
+ Advocate for innovation while balancing user needs, product branding,
budget, and schedule
+ Work collaboratively with product managers, information architects,
developers, marketers, and other designers
+ Lead design critiques and design sessions
+ Maintain awareness of state-of-the-art techniques, best practices and
developments within the design community

+ BFA or MFA in graphic design or related design field
+ Minimum of 3 years experience in a lead role
+ 8+ years web and print design experience
+ Strong conceptual, typographic, design, layout, production, editing, and
print prep skills
+ Outstanding organizational skills and self-motivation
+ Comfortable working with company top management
+ Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
+ Flexibility and ability to work in high-paced deadline driven environment
+ Personal commitment to high quality performance through integrity,
accountability, compassion and teamwork
+ Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver
+ Excellent knowledge of web graphic applications and building dynamic web
+ Multimedia experience is a plus

Interested parties should submit their resume and portfolio to
jobs at No recruiters please.

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