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Art Director

As an Art Director, you will take part in creating designs for a wide range of clients, including brand identity development, print materials, digital collateral and environmental graphics. You will actively contribute to design concepts and execution of projects, providing both design and technical skills. This role requires multi-tasking and the ability to wear multiple hats. In this role, you will collaborate daily with our design and strategy teams. 

A good fit for this position would describe themselves as:

  • Confident, but not cocky
  • Comfortable asking questions
  • Okay with making mistakes and understands how to learn from them
  • Positive and looks to inspire others around them
  • A multitasker with strong time-management skills
  • Having strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to accept constructive feedback, creative direction, and can pivot when needed
  • Collaborative and open to various perspectives
  • Able to think strategically when generating creative ideas
  • Excited about being part of and having a voice in a growing agency
  • Endlessly curious and open to learning something new when the opportunity arises
  • Genuinely interested in branding and design, and takes initiative to stay up-to-date on design trends and the creative industry in general

 

What you’ll do: 

  • Conceptualize and collaborate with the brand strategy team and design team to ensure inspiring and creatively powerful work
  • Design logos and brand identity systems based on a brand strategy, defined through brand guidelines, and expressed across multiple touchpoints (print, digital, environmental, etc.)
  • Embrace strategic design thinking to guide decision making, and can see beyond personal bias and design preferences
  • Design a variety of brand touchpoints from concept to completion, collaborating with the design team when possible
  • Spec printing and paper, and prepare final files for print & production

 

The requirements of this position include:

  • At least 3 years of design experience in a creative agency or as part of an in-house creative team
  • Proficient in industry-standard applications — Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Experience with Figma, MailChimp, PowerPoint and/or Web Design is a plus
  • Ability to embrace collaboration, but can also get shit done when needed
  • Experience designing visual brand identity systems
  • Capable of working in a range of contexts — e.g. print, digital, environmental
  • Able to clearly articulate design concepts to clients and teammates, both written and verbal
  • Capable of multi-tasking and being a self-starter
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Comfortable working in a dog-friendly environment

 

Benefits:

  • 15 days paid time off/year (increases with tenure)
  • Work from home opportunities (increases with tenure)
  • 2 personal passion days/year (days off on our dime to do something that inspires you; also increases with tenure)
  • 401k with employer match
  • Employer supplemented healthcare plan including medical, vision and dental
  • Provision for, or reimbursement of mobile phone service
  • Company-sponsored professional development / continuing education
  • Performance and referral bonuses
  • Dogs are welcome!

 

This is a full-time salaried position. You will be expected to work on-site at our Peachtree Corners office. Work from home days are available and increase with tenure.

 

Reckon is committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for all. Regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or if you’re parenting the next generation of innovators, we firmly believe that our work is at its best when everyone is free to be their most authentic self.

Art Director