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Art Director

June 28 2019
Industries Accounting, Auditing
Categories Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports, Management, Consulting
Toronto, ON

Job Type: Permanent
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
All Available Locations: Toronto

External Posting Description

We are seeking a versatile Art Director who is a design thinker, strategic problem solver, and collaborator to join our large and national in-house Agency team. As an Art Director, you will be charged with developing and communicating creative concepts, leading and mentoring designers, and delivering exceptional work through your keen sense of design craft and excellence. You work seamlessly in digital, print, event and environmental design—understanding how a brand can flow between mediums—and always having the user at the core.

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and translating business objectives into strategic creative pitches and recommendations
  • Pro-actively partner with clients, design, and marketing on intake and delivery of creative work
  • Lead and mentor designers to deliver exceptional work
  • Directly contribute to project design and development including brainstorming, concept development, creative brief development, and execution
  • Ensure a thorough creative brief is developed with Agency team and input from key stakeholders to include clear project objectives, relevant messaging, executional considerations, and a development timeline
  • Produce digital prototypes with wireframes and mock ups
  • Lead assigned projects and delegate effectively to designers on projects
  • Manage multiple project timelines and budgets simultaneously
  • Bring forward cultural, social and industry trends to inform Agency’s creative approaches
  • Provide QA of creative deliverables
  • Manage multiple projects for yourself and those that you are mentoring
  • Build relationships with clients, partner agencies, and other vendors
  • Oversee the communication with the client, internal Agency team and vendors during the project(s)
  • Foster and help develop a positive, collaborative and innovative environment within creative team and the other areas of the Agency
  • Commitment to sharing of ideas and helping create a best-in-class creative team
External Posting Qualifications
  • Degree in Design, Visual Arts, Fine Arts, or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years professional design & digital (mobile & web) experience in an agency, or in-house environment
  • Strong online portfolio
  • Have a thorough understanding of interaction design principles and methodologies—extraordinary typography, colour and layout skills
  • Experience leading designers, production specialists, and writers
  • Critical eye for detail
  • Experience with UI/UX, and mobile-first design
  • Familiarity with Web Accessibility standards and understanding of HTML, CSS and front-end development (no coding needed)
  • Experience meeting clients and presenting your work.
  • Experience with strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development, and creative execution.
  • An ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • A proven aptitude for quick creative thinking with acute attention to detail within demanding deadlines.
  • Expert knowledge of Mac OS, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Efficient organizational skills and a motivated dedication to the creative team
  • Eagerness to collaborate with other creative people
  • Leadership abilities to foster learning and excellence among team members
  • A natural curiosity in cultural and societal trends

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make a greater impact than you ever thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and drive our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, and lead.

At Deloitte, we understand that everyone, and their career goals, are different. As a firm, we help create the conditions and opportunities that will enable our people to thrive – both professionally and personally. We do this by making three commitments to our people:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to work how you want, and we have innovative spaces and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

Apply now and let us show you how to push your career to the next level at Deloitte. The One Firm. For You.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

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