Sweety High is hiring an

ART DIRECTOR

Marina del Rey, United States

 

 

JOB POSITION

ART DIRECTOR

OVERVIEW

Sweety High is seeking an Art Director who is passionate about brand design, entrepreneurial by nature and has the ability to ideate and execute creative that delivers on business goals. This position reports to the VP of Editorial.

Sweety High is a highly creative, editorialized business that serves a critical Gateway Girl (10-16yr) niche with an emphasis on teen celebrities, teen bands, emerging talent, Disney stars and MCN talent.

The ideal candidate must have the experience and successful track record to effortlessly guide a small group of talented designers, plus hands-on design chops to craft best-in-class digital (and on-site event) assets. At ease managing and prioritizing multiple concurrent projects in a fast paced environment and is accountable for every detail. Interest in pop-culture, music and fashion is a plus but not required.

 Job Summary:

Responsible and accountable for the user experience, working closely with various business verticals to ensure that both business vision and customer expectations are met. Establishes the overall strategy with emphasis on interactive design, visual design, documentation, and innovative user experience. Improves the performance of both the established and future web sites and apps by maximizing usability and optimizing the user experience, which is achieved by analyzing web site data and implementing user-centric solutions. Manages existing designer and provide subject matter guidance to employees as required. Develops processes and procedures to drive department efficiencies, assist in development, and meeting of, departmental budget.

DUTIES:

  • Quickly provide several strong concepts in response to a brief
  • Provide guidance and inspiration to existing designers and freelancers
  • Hands-on creative execution from concept to completion
  • Route and Quality Control across all projects before they go live
  • Ability to quickly create mood boards, storyboards and comps in response to briefs and clearly/quickly demonstrate art direction to leadership
  • Be accountable for the success of each project whether directly responsible or not
  • Build great relationships with vendors
  • Help an already strong group of designers level-up quality of execution
  • Be a positive presence

COMPANY

Sweetyhigh.com is a market leading, vertically integrated media company focused on the Gateway Girls (10-16). As both a studio and platform, we are a highly creative, editorialized business that serves a critical niche. We regularly work with the best studios, labels, artists and brands as the company is currently enjoying a large amount of attention both commercially and culturally.

CULTURE

We’re a mature start-up located in Marina Del Rey focused on growing an exciting platform. Our creative atmosphere is filled with fun and passionate people who love what they do. We think outside the box and our mission - to create something amazing for girls - is paramount.

We offer competitive salaries and generous stock option packages for team members. We’re located in the heart of Silicon Beach and enjoy providing fun perks like catered lunches at the office.