WE’RE HIRING: Junior Art Director/Designer

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Who we are:
At KING, we’re redefining what a local boutique agency can accomplish. The work we do runs the gamut from TV spots and print ads to websites and social media content. We aim to deliver effective and award-winning work with unbeatable client service. And we do it all while having fun and respecting your work/life balance.

Position summary:
We’re currently looking for a Junior Art Director or Junior Graphic Designer to join our office in Richmond’s Fan District. In this role you’ll concept and develop visual themes for our retail clients and work on long-term campaigns with our full client roster. This is a critical role that requires fast paced day-to-day production skills as well as more long-term creative thinking. You will be reporting to a creative director and working directly with a traffic manager and account director.

Responsibilities:

  • Concept and execute creative design solutions within our client’s brand standards.
  • Take those brand standards and push them in new and unique ways.
  • Work closely with a creative director, developer, copywriter, or sometimes just yourself.
  • Present your work to account managers and creative directors. Articulate your choices. Explain your ideas.
  • Take direction and feedback in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bring new trends in design and pop culture to everything you do.
  • Make things memorable.
  • Be cool.

Desired skills:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Degree in graphic design, visual communication, or advertising.
  • Know the Adobe Creative Suite like the back of your hand.
  • A portfolio demonstrating the ability to work in many different visual styles with a strong understanding of grids and typographic hierarchy.
  • An understanding of digital and social content production and sizing requirements.
  • You must have a strong animated GIF game.
  • Intermediate writing skills.
  • Motion graphics are a plus.
  • HTML/CSS is a plus.

KING is an equal opportunity employer. We are built around our differences and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please send your resume, cover letter and link to your online portfolio with your submission to careers@thekingagency.com. Include relevant experience and salary requirements. You MUST include a link to your portfolio with submission.

 

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