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Art Director MediaMonks LA
MediaMonks — less humbly known as the biggest creative production company on the planet — is hiring a digital tastemaker to oversee the creation of shit-hot designs and cool animations at our Abbot Kinney office.
Role & Responsibilities
- In this senior-level role, you help to steer a small-star team of Monks towards the apex of digital aesthetics.
- Working alongside our project and program managers and international production teams, you make sure our designs and animations are in line with the project’s objectives and client expectations.
- You are in direct contact with the client and play a key role in building a prolific partnership.
- You translate concepts and project briefings into thorough design and animation briefs.
- For some projects you set the style, for others projects you help to safeguard pre-defined styles.
- You help to create style proposals, sketches and mockups to kickstart new projects and proposals.
- You look after the execution of the art direction and help to improve the work by offering new angles, (P)inspiration, best practices and practical solutions — guaranteeing projects meet our standards.
- On a higher level, you help to grow our local team in LA and get the best work out of our Design, Animation and Illustration Monks abroad.
- You help to guide the team in the right direction, bringing harmony to our people, projects and processes.
- For this senior-level role, we’re looking to hire someone with 5 years of hands-on experience designing and directing all kinds of digital work.
- You’ve earned your stripes in the design field and are ready to take on this role with mentor-like responsibilities, helping younger (motion graphics) designers get better at their job.
- Next to visual prowess, you have strong social and professional skills and feel confident in tackling high-end projects in tag team with our clients.
- You can present and defend our creative vision with passion, but also know when to give in for the sake of the project.
- With an articulate understanding of fundamentals such as typography, interaction design, flow and storytelling, you can get teams to improve the work on both an aesthetic and functional level.
- You need to intimately understand how people interact with digital content and how design and animation can enhance this experience.
- Much more than it is about moving pixels, you understand that design and animation are about moving people.
Become Our LA Art Monk
At MediaMonks, you join a young & fun, successful and super-fast-growing company that constantly pushes the envelope when it comes to production and use of adjectives. In addition to an unlimited supply of awesome projects and coworkers, MediaMonks gets you a one-of-a-kind company culture, amplified through awesome awards, awful karaokes, and fantastic food truck Fridays. If you meet and exceed this profile, we’d love to meet you.
Please be attentive to the minimum requirements for this role and accompany your application with a short cover letter detailing why you’re the right Monk for the job.Apply for this job
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