Art Director (Visual Designer)

Posted May 25

The Agency

Somnio is a leading creative agency specializing in digital marketing and design. We work with a diverse range of clients, including tech leaders, Fortune 500 companies, and startups, to deliver cutting-edge solutions that captivate audiences and drive results. As part of the design team at Somnio, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with our talented team, work on exciting projects, and contribute to the success of our clients' brands.

The Role

We’re on the hunt for a meticulous and imaginative Art Director to join our vibrant team at Somnio. In this role, you’ll harness established design systems and champion our creative processes to craft captivating customer experiences across digital platforms for all our esteemed clients. From conceptualizing digital and traditional experiences to producing engaging content like digital designs, landing pages, and user experiences (CX/UX), you’ll bring your best to every project, adhering to industry best practices.

In addition to these exciting challenges, you’ll also roll up your sleeves for some hands-on production work, including the creation of impactful PowerPoints, social media graphics, and eye-catching infographics. This role promises a diverse portfolio of projects where you’ll sharpen your skills and contribute meaningfully to our clients’ triumphs. Your boundless creativity and infectious enthusiasm will play a pivotal role in crafting compelling visual narratives that deeply resonate with our audience.

We value adaptability and versatility, as our projects range from branding to digital campaigns and occasionally include production tasks. The ideal candidate will collaborate with cross-functional teams to meet expectations and ensure adherence to timelines and brand standards.

Please note: The position title is Art Director, yet it deviates from the conventional Art Director role. This role is a hands-on involvement, a focus on execution, robust design proficiency, and a proactive stance towards project fulfillment. Your reporting line will be to the creative lead supervising the project.

Day-To-Day Activities

  • Collaborate with the creative team to conceptualize and develop innovative design solutions across various mediums.
  • Assist in the creation of visual assets such as graphics, illustrations, layouts, and prototypes, aligning with project objectives and brand guidelines.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to generate ideas and contribute to the development of creative concepts and strategies.
  • Present design concepts to senior team members or clients, incorporating feedback and iterating on designs to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Manage time effectively to meet project deadlines and milestones, proactively communicating any potential delays or challenges to Creative Lead and Digital Producer.
  • Uphold high-quality standards in design deliverables through thorough reviews, revisions, and adherence to project specifications.
  • Stay curious and committed to professional development by pursuing learning opportunities and expanding skills in design software and creative techniques.
  • Maintain organized documentation of design iterations, client feedback, and project timelines to facilitate collaboration and project tracking.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality work.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in graphic design, visual communication, or a related field.
  • Advanced proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite and Figma.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing a range of design projects.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • A portfolio is required for consideration.
  • Marketing Agency Experience (Nice to Have).

Why Join Somnio?

  • Collaborate with a passionate and creative team.
  • Work on diverse and exciting projects.
  • Stable, full-time contract position with an ongoing retainer.
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact with your designs.

Contract Specifications:

  • 100% remote
  • Payment for freelance services is provided in USD.
  • Hours may vary, but we need someone who is available to work during CDT hours from Monday to Friday.