Art Director

Bold Orange

About Bold Orange:

Bold Orange is a customer experience company. We believe authentic human connections are the single most important driver of business and societal progress. We exist to create these connections across the customer lifecycle, from acquisition to engagement to retention. Our culture is one of curiosity, collaboration, proactivity and always bringing the outside perspective to our customers.

Position Details

Art Director
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

Position Summary:

We understand the power of creativity and purposeful design. We’re looking for a talented, collaborative and curious Art Director who can strategically communicate through the visual language of design.

As an Art Director at Bold Orange, you will be responsible for creative problem solving, contributing ideas and designing for a variety of brands, industries and channels. You’ll work closely with the entire creative team, project management and the account team from kickoff to execution to create strong, smart and cohesive projects.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead project ideation and design of conceptual campaigns with multiple touchpoints 
  • Work with marketing and brand strategies to creatively problem solve and create meaningful work that delivers on the project objective 
  • Lead the design and production team through execution to ensure our creative standard for excellence 
  • Lead and direct photo/video shoots and animation 
  • Present creative work internally as well as externally to Bold Orange clients 
  • Research and source assets for inspiration and design 
  • Demonstrate strong design skills and understanding in typography, color, imagery, illustration, motion design and design systems 
  • Demonstrate diverse design skills across a variety of channels and mediums 
  • Design for a variety of channels/tactics— including web, email, video, brand identity, print, social 
  • Think boldly and broadly—solving the problem at-hand, in addition to exploring fresh ways of doing so and bringing the “And then some” beyond the ask 
  • Own a project beginning to end and work with a team on larger scale projects 
  • Collaborate with creative directors, copywriters and designers

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic arts, design, visual communications or equivalent work experience 
  • 3+ years of advertising/marketing demonstrated art director experience 
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, Sketch, InDesign, Animate, InVision and other creative applications 
  • Cross-channel expertise including; website, email, print and social 
  • Comprehensive knowledge and skills working with and creating brand and style guides 
  • Understanding of design principles in typography, color, imagery, illustration, motion design and design systems 
  • Highly creative and strategic 
  • A keen eye for the details 
  • Collaborative both in ideation and in receiving feedback 
  • Ability to provide clear POV on creative ideas/choices 
  • Ability to comprehend and leverage insights from research and data to connect with a target audience 
  • Understanding and adherence of best practices and trends in digital experiences 
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Self-starter with ability to multi-task, while meeting deadlines 
  • Enjoy working in a fun, fast-paced environment with great people

Who We Are:

Our tone is professionally sassy. We embrace meat raffles, hot seats, and the occasional Jell‑O shot. We like staff meetings that are informative, educational, and at times, damn funny. We believe in no hierarchy, no bullshit, no politics. Just honest, hard work and great fun.

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