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Art Director, Weddings

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Minted is a design marketplace, sourcing creative content from independent artists around the globe and selling the best designs to the world in the form of art, home decor, and stationery. Founded in 2007 by Mariam Naficy on the principles of transparency and putting design first, we are early pioneers of crowdsourcing having launched our first design challenge in April 2008 and have held monthly art and design challenges ever since. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to learn more. Our corporate headquarters is located near the waterfront in downtown San Francisco, with additional offices in Oakland and Kansas City and we're backed by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures SF, Menlo Ventures, Primera (angel investors include Marissa Mayer of Yahoo and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp). We're a team of smart, ambitious, creative, and passionate people who come from all walks of life. Might you be one of us?

Minted is looking for an Art Director to join the Creative Studio within the Brand Team. This role is responsible for creating innovative and compelling design solutions and executing multiple design projects in support of Minted’s Wedding business. The Art Director role requires deep digital design experience, as well as experience developing creative solutions across a broad range of marketing channels. The ideal candidate is organized in their designs, briefs, and time management and has a strong interest in the wedding stationery industry.

In this role, you will be relied upon to conceive, design, and lead the development of high-quality creative work (in partnership with the senior creative staff) that aligns with Minted’s design standards while also pushing Minted Weddings forward.

You will:
* Create innovative and compelling campaigns and be responsible for planning and executing projects in collaboration with Creative Director, Senior Creative Producer, and other cross-functional business partners.
* Consistently deliver superior design and effectively scale design solutions in accordance with project constraints and parameters.
* Be accountable for the successful execution of creative and art direction on assigned projects, either independently or by leading junior creative staff, freelancers, and photographers as needed.
* Demonstrate solid expertise in developing creative solutions in a variety of campaigns across a broad range of problems and media, including advertising, print, video, interactive, web, direct mail, and social networking.
* Regularly review creative work with the group’s Creative Director to get feedback on direction and to ensure the work is aligned with other activities within Minted.
* Monitor the creative team’s progress against schedules on assigned projects.
* Conduct persuasive creative presentations to executive staff members within the company.

You are:
* A results-driven self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills.
* An entrepreneurial and proactive thinker who is able to hit the ground running and manage up to leadership expectations.
* Able to pivot quickly and make decisions based on changing needs (fast twitch muscles) in a fast-paced environment, dynamic with ambitious schedules and plans.
* A multitasker, able to pay attention to details and execute flawlessly.
* Highly collaborative in working style, and an effective communicator across all levels of the organization.
* Adept at working across multiple communications/creative channels.
* Experienced at working with copywriters to concept campaigns.
* Proficient in design software used in the design process, including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. AfterEffects, a plus.
* Able to produce all work effectively and on-schedule.

You have:
* At least 5 to 7 years of relevant experience, with a Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design or another related discipline.
* Experience in online retail and/or a direct to consumer/consumer products industry within an agency or in-house creative organization.
* Proven portfolio of exceptional work.
* Experience in managing photo art direction.
* Digital creative leadership; as well as solid expertise in developing creative solutions across a broad range of media, including advertising, print, video, interactive, web, direct mail, and social networking.
* A strong knowledge of the creative development process, have excellent art direction skills, and consistently deliver superior design.
* Experience in event booth design, activations, and installations a plus.

Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider all qualified applicants for employment in accordance with all state, local, and federal laws. Minted participates in the E-verify program. Minted's Job Applicant Privacy Policy.

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