We’re hiring in New York City.

Looking for an Art Director to join our NYC office. Must create digital works of art on the regular.

Your task.

We’re looking for an inspiring art director/designer to elevate everything they touch. As an Art Director, you’ll contribute your artistic vision to the brands that are leading the way in digital. We’re on the lookout for someone with a portfolio that combines strong design skills with a dynamic range of style, beautiful art direction, and standout social campaign work — so if that’s you, give us a shout.

We’d like to know that you can:

  • Brainstorm compelling concepts and create stellar, on-brand designs—it’s all about meeting the challenge and then bringing something extra to the table.
  • Master socially-driven design and content creation—from IG Stories, to the IG Grid, and everything in between.
  • Communicate and present exceptionally—speaking to and defending design choices both to your team and to clients.
  • Build emotive moodboards that always gets the right feeling across.
  • Guide all phases of creative work from ideation to final builds to maintain Kettle's standard of award winning work—then help us take it to the next level.
  • Assist the Associate Creative Directors and Creative Directors in managing and inspiring the creative team as well as being accountable for the creative deliverables.
  • Manage and mentor junior designers on the team.
  • Stay on top of best-of-breed designs and technologies.

The right candidate should also have:

  • The ability to think high-level and conceptually, and then open up Photoshop and bring it to life.
  • A passion for clean and functional design, and socially-driven content creation.
  • 5+ years of professional digital design experience.
  • A track record of being an organized, detail oriented, problem solver.
  • A positive spirit and team player attitude, always looking to collaborate cross-functionally.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Keynote.
  • On-set photography and videography art direction preferred.
  • Branding and brand identity experience preferred.

A little about us:

An independent digital agency with offices in New York City and San Francisco. We’re a team of makers, doers, and passionate problem-solvers with a simple mission: to make tomorrow better. We spend countless hours tinkering and asking questions until we unequivocally know the product is in its purest, most elegant form. Our strengths are creating user-centric products, keeping it simple, and telling great stories. Our weaknesses are baked goods, french fries, and karaoke.

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