Interactive Art Director Dotomi
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About Us: At Dotomi, we are inventing a future of advertising that consumers love because it is personal and relevant. It is a future shaped by bringing together the country?s best technologists and innovative advertising and marketing minds. We take pride in blending technology art and massive data to make a big impact with millions of consumers on a deeply personal level.
Our depth of experience creating large scale one to one advertising messages for some of the biggest brand names positions us as a leader in the online marketing sector. These well known marketers are moving their advertising dollars to Dotomi because we are proven to drive big results- and that is creating rapid growth. If you are looking for a unique, fun and fast paced environment with the opportunity to grow in a creative and dynamic business, then this is the place for you.
The Dotomi Art Director (AD) establishes the conceptual and stylistic direction for the design staff and orchestrates their day to day work aligning to client strategies and marketing objectives while applying the strategic direction as established by the Creative Director/VP Creative. The AD interfaces with clients and vendors and has final creative authority among the design team under the VPC/CD. The AD will typically work on a small number of larger custom clients and is expected to provide a higher level of creative and marketing proficiency including concept, design and production of highly dynamic ad campaigns. The AD is expected to apply advanced data-driven creative applications, creative testing techniques and will also work on other sales and marketing projects.
Essential Job Functions/Activities
Creative Strategy & Flawless Execution ? Work with internal/external clients on creative strategy, pitch designed creative options ? successfully communicate conceptual ideas, detailed design and rationale both verbally and visually ? persuade. Understand client brand guidelines, successfully interact with clients, internal resources and other design firms/agencies to deliver artwork to Dotomi spec, troubleshoot design and format issues, manage client expectations at a high level of responsiveness (internal/client) & create a strong studio brand.
Drive Conceptual and Stylistic Direction ? Evaluate and iterate our design approach to client creative. Drive the approach with our clients and the design staff. Improve the performance of the creative across accounts, the perception among our clients that we provide strong creative, and advance the design team?s ability to create increasingly dynamic rendered creative.
Mentor, coach and manage staff to ever higher standards. The AD identifies the skills and performance criteria necessary for success in the design role and then manages staff to meet and exceed these standards. Standards and performance are reviewed periodically. The role provides career building opportunities for staff. Identify areas of improvement in dept/cross-dept, act on them and add/suggest them for cross-organizational improvement.
Technical Proficiency & industry knowledge ? Demonstrate proficiency in Design tools (CS4/5) Exhibit understanding of Design landscape and latest trends in design/online design.
Understand and Interpret Creative Testing ? Be proficient in the latest creative testing for all assigned clients, initiating creative tests and knowledgeable about Dotomi best practices.
Other Marginal Job Functions/Activities
Special projects ? approximately 5% of time spent, prioritized after key functions
Minimum Job Requirements
Education: Minimum Bachelors Degree in graphic design, interaction design or a related discipline.
Years of Experience: minimum 5, preferred 6+
Specific Skills and Abilities:
Required Demonstrated Key Competencies
Expert in creative strategy, selling creative and flawless design execution.
Proficiency in the application of creative/design solutions to marketing strategies.
Proven excellence in client relations/service, communication, presentation and writing skills.
Provide Leadership and Mentoring to develop staff.
Understand, prioritize and drive work.
Anticipate and solve team challenges.
Work well across teams to create alignment and results.
Demonstrate a proficient grasp of existing and new Dotomi service offerings.
Some Online experience.
Understanding of campaign testing methods + iterative optimization process to drive results.
Ability to learn quickly and think strategically + identify areas of improvement and act on them
Strong ?can do? attitude - Thrives in a dynamic, fast paced environment with many simultaneous projects
Database, segmentation and/or targeting experience - Use of targeting tools and implementation
Recognized expertise developing strategic creative solutions for Fortune 500 clients
Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications, etc.:
Mac/PC platform literate
Dreamweaver, HTML, DHTML ? an advantage
Flash MX ? an advantage
Fluent coding in ActionScript - an advantage
Ability to code HTML by hand ? an advantage
Dotomi offers competitive compensation plans that are commensurate with experience. Our benefits include company health, dental, life insurance, short term and long term disability, (FSA) flexible spending account and 401K plan.
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Chicago, IL 60606
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