Multicultural Junior Art Director

Creative & Design| Tampa, Florida, United States


Role: Multicultural Junior Art Director          

Department: Creative Services

Reports to: Creative Director

Location: Tampa, FL

 

OVERVIEW

The Multicultural Junior Art Director role requires a keen eye and brain for strategy, storytelling and craftsmanship in all media spaces. This may include broadcast, video, digital, social, print and emerging channels. The ideal candidate possesses a strong interest in innovation and technology, and an enthusiasm for whatever comes next. The ability to tinker and experiment on their own and collaborate with all internal stakeholders is key to success in this position. In addition, this position requires a strong foundation in Spanish- and English-language marketing and the Multicultural Junior Art Director must have the ability to articulate ideas clearly and simply to senior creatives, team members and our clients.

We embrace the creative department essence: We are storytellers. We solve business problems with stories that evoke emotion and ignite conversation.


Responsibilities

  • Concept and create in partnership with different disciplines.
  • Bring genuine, original creative ideas to the table.
  • Understand the structure of a brand’s identity—how the visual and verbal executions come together to create a holistic brand experience.
  • Responsible for sound, strategic thinking for integrated campaign work.
  • Recognize a client's needs and translate them into a creative concept.
  • Consult with clients on all copy recommendations and/or issues.
  • Present effectively, whether for internal or client-facing project reviews.
  • Constant awareness of the industry, including groundbreaking ideas, emerging technologies and business solutions.
  • Obsessed with current trends.
  • Infectious curiosity, at all times.
  • Compile presentation decks for internal and external review.
  • Execute ideas using a variety of tools and resources.
  • Evaluate and determine photographers, directors, and casting.
  • Provide effective direction through all phases of production—internally and with external partners.
  • Follow agency and department protocols.
  • Adhere to 22squared policies regarding licensing of images, videos, music, and fonts. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Deep and personal understanding of and connection to Hispanic heritage and culture
  • Fluent in both Spanish and English (written and verbal) with the ability to write in Spanish and present in English.
  • Good understanding of and experience writing for multicultural markets/brands.
  • Strong concepting skills.
  • Strong team collaboration skills.
  • Proficiency in video, digital, social, print and beyond—campaign integration across all channels.
  • Ability to manage challenging situations both internally and with the client.
  • Effective handling of multiple assignments in a fast-moving environment.
  • Comfortable with and receptive to feedback; desire to quickly address feedback.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Accountability and self-motivation.
  • Mac OS experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills in relevant software packages. Skill in iWork Keynote is preferred. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud apps is a plus.

Physical Requirements

  • Position requires local and overnight travel (up to 20 to 30% of the time).
  • Position requires sitting at a desk working with a keyboard and computer for at least two-thirds of the time.
  • Position requires regular and reliable attendance.
  • Position requires minimal lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Position requires proficiency and grammar usage in English and Spanish.