Sr. Art Director

Projected Start Date: Immediately

The Program partners with the world’s most competitive and innovative brands to develop highly strategic, creative, and technical solutions. We are dedicated to creating meaningful connections between lifestyle brands and people in a collaborative and communicative environment. As a team we are fueled by the desire to grow and perfect our craft by learning from one another.

We are hiring a seasoned Senior Art Director to join our Portland, Oregon agency. The right person must have a finger on the pulse of technology, style, sport and a whole host of other interests that inform their ideas and their designs. You have a proven track record of driving experiences in a wide range of media from initial concept to final hand-off, and can communicate your vision clearly and with confidence.

Responsibilities

  • Introduce bold styles that meet business objectives.

  • Ensure all design work is dialed before it goes out the door, deliver respectful and poignant feedback when needed.

  • Concept campaign-level experiences and see the work through from ideation to execution.

  • Be the design advocate on cross-functional project teams, adding artful enhancements to multi-channel campaigns.

  • Mentor and motivate design team members to do their best work.

  • Design strategically. Adapt your style to meet brand partner needs. Explain your approach and design thinking  to teammates and clients in presentations and reviews.

Experience

  • 7+ Years of design/art-direction experience.

  • Senior-level creative agency experience leading heavy projects for big brands.

  • Experience with leading a multidisciplinary team, giving creative direction and offering mentorship to young, hungry creatives.

  • Effective presentation and communication skills.

  • Ability to make the complex simple.

  • Digital design chops and original artistic style.

  • Self-starting difference-maker with proven interpersonal and communication skills.

Details

This is an in-house position working from our studio in SE Portland. Salary is competitive based on experience. The Program provides a competitive benefit package that includes paid holidays, vacation/personal time, 401k matching and health, dental, and vision insurance. Relocation package available if applicable.

To Apply

Please send information (LinkedIn, resume, work samples, etc.) demonstrating your ability to careers@theprogrampdx.com

*No recruiters please.