Unbridled | Art Director

Art Direction

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Date Posted:
January 15, 2019


Our Company

Unbridled is an event management, production, and creative agency delivering intentionally crafted events through our customer-focused approach to creative design, attendee management, program logistics, production, and travel. We believe that in an unbridled atmosphere, talented people are unleashed to imagine and intentionally craft solutions and services that amaze our customers. Our values drive everything we do....and differentiate the Unbridled Brand. We collaborate in each other's destiny, foster a culture of authenticity, and are a business of radical generosity. It's part of why we have a 99% client retention and less than 15% annual employee turnover. You will thrive at Unbridled because we focus on relationships, keep clients first, and put people before process.

Job Description

Unbridled’s Art Directors take the lead on design deliverables across a wide spectrum of media for a variety of clients. The work is demanding and diverse and includes: themes and logos, event branding and design, large-scale signage, experience design, websites and apps, presentations, and videos. This is the perfect opportunity for a motivated and driven individual with agency or related experience to be a celebrated leader directing the design for a multi-faceted team. We’re looking for a spirited, positive, resourceful, flexible, multitasking team player who possesses an extraordinary attention to detail. This person leads the team morale and must be a source of strength and solutions. An ideal candidate can perform under tight deadlines and unexpected changes in direction and priorities, including an impromptu happy hour on the front porch or birthday morning extravaganzas.

Successful candidates will have the following:

- Degree in Graphic Design or a related field
- Expert knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
- 3-5 years working in a creative department or team
- Ability to present creative work internally and to clients
- Ability to collaborate with copywriters and graphic designers
- Ability to collect and interpret feedback
- A well-rounded portfolio of client work, demonstrating a strong understanding of client - objectives
- Ability to critically communicate and persuade around design concepts
- Sound decision-making skills based in agency, client, and industry knowledge
- Passion for design, not satisfied with status quo...always thinking of ways to improve
- Ability to motivate and inspire top performance against assigned projects
- Dynamic, creative personality effective at engaging and influencing a variety of audiences
- Must understand design in multiple mediums — print, digital, mobile
- Must be willing to travel

What you would be doing at Unbridled:

- Lead art direction on all assigned programs based off creative direction given by the Associate Creative Director
- Work closely with graphic designers and copywriters to ensure cohesive looks, tone, and feel across all mediums or a project/program
- Present creative rationale and aesthetic in a clear and persuasive manner to internal teams and clients.
- Collaborate cross-functionally with teams across the organization
- Consult with client directly on art direction, experience design, and installation
- Provide management and leadership while also acting as a sounding board on daily tasks, as well opportunities to elevate and encourage growth
- Manage and communicate with vendors on a daily basis
- Travel 4-7 days per month (actual travel varies based on client requirements)

​Comprehensive Benefit Package

Unbridled provides a comprehensive benefits package to all Unbridled employees, as well as other perks and work-life integration. The package includes:

- Health & Dental Insurance
- FSA & HSA Plan Options
- Vision Insurance
- Company Paid Life, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
- 401k Plan with Discretionary Company Match
- Employee Loan Program
- Paid Time Off
- Sick Leave
- Community Service Leave
- Nine (9) Paid Holidays
- Ability to earn additional PTO
- Monthly Parking Pass
- Professional Therapy Benefits
- On Site Gym Access
- Cell Phone Allowance

We are committed to making Unbridled a place where you will love to work. In addition to our extensive benefits package we also offer things like company retreats, excellent and continual training, a company advocate program for new hires, wellness days, company social events, awards to empower employees to recognize colleagues. Employees earn more PTO as they are with the company longer, because work-life balance is important to us. We also have monthly Friday Forums where employees have a chance to hear from different members of the company regarding important updates and communications. And, did you know we work out of a historic mansion? Unbridled is like your home away from home, or your second family, as many employees like to say.

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