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Senior Designer/Art Director

Wall-to-Wall Studios is looking to grow our team in our Honolulu office. We have an opening for a Senior Design/Art Director.

We're a creatively driven Branding Agency, in a fast-paced collaborative environment focused on delivering innovative, effective work. The candidate's primary role is to lead conceptual development and oversee multiple creative projects for clients, while simultaneously being a hands-on contributor within the agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Helps to create and oversee projects (brand identity, print/online design, advertising) from concept through launch across all media (print, TV, online, physical environments, social media, etc.)
  • Reports to Associate Creative Director and assists Senior team in all aspects of execution of projects
  • Provide guidance and mentoring for other members of creative team
  • Move comfortably among multiple projects with various audiences
  • Help to write creative, strategic and brand positioning briefs
  • Participation in collaborative ideation/brainstorming is a must
  • Attend/manage photo sessions, television production, and other broadcast-related tasks
  • Works closely with outside collaborators and vendors
  • Direct and supervise production approvals
  • Stays current on all industry trends

Requirements:

  • 8 years+ experience (designer or art director) in Design Studio/Branding Firm/Advertising Agency/Freelance Business
  • Established portfolio that showcases integrated campaigns and your strategic creative thinking
  • Strong conceptual, problem-solving and executional skills
  • Confident presentation skills
  • Ability to understand and identify key strategic issues, and develop creative solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interpret creative direction to team and clients
  • Must be organized and very detail oriented
  • Works efficiently, proactively, accurately and independently
  • Experience in managing and inspiring junior staff; foster teamwork and idea exchange
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, working well under pressure
  • Bachelor’s degree; Bachelor of Arts or Fine Arts preferred
  • Be familiar with our work before you apply.

This is a full time position in Honolulu, Hawaii (but no relocation package is offered, sorry).

Pease submit a cover letter, portfolio or portfolio link, resume and salary requirements.

About Us:
Wall-to-Wall Studios, Inc. is a Brand Design Agency creating compelling integrated experiences for smart challenger brands. W|W helps companies build their Brand Currency via websites and digital mediums; print media and graphic design; logos, rebranding, organizational identity systems; environmental design, signage and wayfinding; motion graphics, animation and broadcast video; and, advertising campaigns. Founded in 1992, W|W is located in Honolulu, HI and Pittsburgh, PA. W|W maintains a diverse clientele; working with both local and national entities, ranging in size from regional non-profits to Fortune 500 publicly traded companies.

As an independent agency, we work closely with our clients to produce smart, branded solutions with consistent, targeted messaging that reinforces strong customer relationships. Our marketing initiatives create awareness, build brands, drive acquisitions, and identify customer behavior - delivering real results to our clients.

We get a lot of resumes sent our way, so please show us your best stuff. We're always interested in meeting creative, smart, talented, dedicated team players with a sense of humor. (Hey... maybe that's you.)

(Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.)

Wall-to-Wall Studios, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer

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