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Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, Georgia - United States
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Art Director

Description

Delivering world-class creative is what we do. Our award-winning in-house agency leads the charge in creating smart, engaging content that embodies the SCAD lifestyle and personality — and allows SCAD to continue producing the most creative students on the planet. SCAD transcends traditional university culture with innovative academic programs, museums, film festivals, fashion shows and signature events that cultivate creativity beyond the classroom. If you’re passionate about creative, collaborative by nature, and up for the challenge to bring something special into the mix, let’s talk.

The Art Director is a creative and strategic thinker who directs communications in both print and interactive platforms. Projects include the collaborative creative planning of campaigns, publications, ads, signage, signature events, and interactive design of microsites, HTML communications and projects within scad.edu. The Art Director is a decisive self-starter and problem solver who supervises a design team in the day-to-day management of projects, creative direction and approvals. The Art Director handles design work of their own when needed, and effectively balances time spent designing and providing feedback on subordinates’ work.

Areas served by the Art Director include all academic programs, academic services, student success, awards and rankings, athletics, SCAD Hong Kong, SCAD Lacoste, eLearning, career and alumni success, SCADFILM, Alumni Atelier and more. Events include SCAD Savannah Film Festival, SCADFILM festivals, career fairs, orientation, Summer Swarm, Commencement, Sand Arts Festival, Sidewalk Arts Festival, Family and Alumni Weekend and more.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in advertising, design or other applicable field; 5 years minimum experience in design 
• A dynamic portfolio that demonstrates the range required
• Proficiency in all programs included in Adobe Creative Suite and expertise in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and presentation design
• Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced environment
• Demonstrated experience effectively managing a team


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.