Studio Art Director – Toronto, Canada | Permanent

We're working with a great downtown Toronto agency client to find an experienced design thinker to join their studio team full-time. As a Studio Art Director you will assist with overseeing all artwork output from the studio for quality assurance and brand alignment on a daily basis and helping to further develop the studio’s holistic offering.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide design support for creative department in refining, adapting, or updating project files for final output
  • Assist with overseeing all design projects, from studio conception to final delivery (print mechanicals, static & animated banners, out-of-home, point-of-sale, direct mail, presentations, social content etc.)
  • Act as a studio art director / content shooter + editor
  • Medium to heavy image retouching, familiarity with Lightroom and Camera Raw
  • Partner with new business teams to craft world-class creative pitch presentations
  • Generate proofs for review by studio director, agency teams, and clients
  • Assist with leadership & mentorship from a design and art direction standpoint to the rest of the studio team
  • Ensure all projects are completed in the most efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Collaborate on visual guidelines for new brand identities / initiatives
  • Consult on key studio processes and workflows
  • Managing & catalogue project files & assets
  • Collaborate with & report to the Studio Director, day to day

Requirements:

  • 7+ years experience at a similar capacity
  • A multi-tasker
  • In search of family over colleagues
  • Comfortable working with multiple teams
  • Proactive and solution oriented
  • A strong communicator with great interpersonal skills
  • Made for a fast-paced environment
  • Very familiar with the inner-workings of the studio/agency model
  • Interested in learning new aspects of the business

Nice to Have:

  • Experienced with photography
  • Experience with Cinema 4D
  • HTML5 experience
  • Familiarity with website platforms such as Wix & SquareSpace
  • Experience in UX/UI design
  • Knowledge of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

This is a full-time position with amazing perks and a great family-like team.

Please apply now for consideration!

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We appreciate your interest but due to time constraints we can only contact candidates in consideration. Creative Niche is dedicated to matching outstanding communication, design and interactive professionals with the right companies. If you are not contacted for the current role(s) for which you have applied, please be confident that your application will be electronically filed for future searches.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Creative Niche welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for Ontario jobs. To request an accommodation, please contact Creative Niche.

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