SixSpeed | Senior Art Director

Art Direction

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Type Of Work:
Minneapolis, MN (Currently Remote)
Date Posted:
June 2, 2021


As a Senior Art Director, you’ll generate ideas, develop concepts and guide teams in developing the visual look and feel for all brand communications. Not limited to just the consideration of visuals, You are an emotionally intelligent storyteller who thoughtfully creates structure and emphasis with words, images and sounds to meaningfully connect people and a brand's driving action. You’ll actively collaborate, inspire and guide partners and teams in the creation and development of exciting new ideas and work.

Collaborate with copywriters to generate a volume of ideas and concepts
Develop and maintain the visual look of a project or campaign ensuring the work is consistent, distinct, appropriate, engaging and that communication is clear
Lead the collaborative visual development of projects and campaigns by guiding teams, producers and partners with a clear direction from start to finish
Maintain awareness of trends in culture and industry, producing new thinking and looks for clients and the agency
Research and understand client's needs, brand, products, audience and competition
Minimize subjectivity in development of creative strategies to sell ideas and concepts
Find, recommend and select vendor partners (e.g. photographers, retouchers, video production houses, editors, sound mixers and illustrators, etc.)
Develop shot lists, treatment and vision for capture and present the vision and plan with producers and account partners to client
Travel to direct photo and video shoots ensuring the vision is met and the shotlist is captured
Select image assets post-capture, providing retouch direction to partners and presenting for approval with account to clients
Build positive working relationships with all team members, vendors and clients
Inspire and motivate teams to create their best work; promote the environment for creativity to flourish
Articulate vision, ideas and concepts to peers and clients—listening and reacting to feedback appropriately

5+ years as a visual creative in a brand advertising or marketing environment
Owner of a strong portfolio demonstrating an ability to craft and build creative campaigns and solves with insight
Passionate about powersports and adventure
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Primarily: Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign)(Secondarily: Cinema 4D, SketchUp, Sketch, InVision, Figma, XD, Animate, After Effects, Lightroom, Bridge and Premiere)
A critical thinker, detail-oriented, passionate, motivated, ambitious and resourceful professional
Organized, open-minded, and capable of delivering tangible results in a fast-paced and creative environment
Have eyes and ears for spotting creative opportunity—both large and small
Ability to concept and execute across all mediums with attention to detail and visual precision
Knowledgeable of photography and video production
You have a strong sense of typography, color theory, composition paired with knowledge of print, broadcast and digital communications
Ability and willingness to stay on top of current trends, industry knowledge, and develop new skills
You’re confident when providing direction to partners and teams
You’ve managed multiple teams and projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
You can take and incorporate feedback, while also providing clear, timely, and helpful feedback to improve creative output and processes, keeping work on budget and schedule
Willing and open to the hunting/fishing space, including gear, guns, and ammo
Willing and eager to prioritize diversity and inclusion, especially when working with external and internal partners.

Driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hardworking; these are the qualities we hold with the highest regard. We make ourselves indispensable to our teams by tackling challenges head-on and crossing the finish line together.

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