Art Director for Brand Experience :: Your Creative People

Art Director for Brand Experience

Take the next step in your career with a creative leadership position that builds on your strengths and offers opportunities for growth.

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The Details

We need an Art Director with leadership skills, brand messaging expertise, an eye for strategy and design, and experience with a wide range of creative projects. This position assists the Creative Director in overseeing the YCP brand and all client brands, developing creative concepts, and executing solutions that achieve results.

Will you join us?

Responsibilities in Brand Creation & Marketing 

The Art Director Will Serve Our Clients By:
  • Branding: Works directly with a team led by a creative director to concept and execute  branded creative that moves the needle for our clients brands.
    • Designing unique core brand identity elements and establish the overall look and feel for each client’s brand.
    • Designing for digital: social, email, landing pages, and moderate websites
  • Photographic Art Direction: Providing art direction (and even photographing the client personally) to capture just the right photo that matches the messaging, promotes the value of the brand, and aligns with its target audience. 
  • Messaging: Strategically thinking through the copywriter’s messaging so that the supporting design of each piece accurately reflects, pairs best with, and clearly communicates the client’s stated competitive value.
  • Team-building: 
    • Fostering strong collaboration from each team across disciplines and overseeing the accuracy and timely completion of integrated creative work.
    • Selecting and hiring freelancers and outside vendors (i.e. print) that best fit a given role or project. This role will manage all freelance design professionals during project assignments.
  • Pitching: Pitching branding creative concepts with unique, creative ideas to clients, developed from your own ideation as well as your team’s creative concepts. This includes taking ownership of the client’s brand, staying on top of the latest branding strategies and design trends, and taking your own initiative to pitch creative solutions.
Requirements for Success: 
  • 4-5 years of agency design experience. Must have agency-specific knowledge: familiarity with agency terminology, processes, and emerging/relevant technology and social/media channels
  • Ability to communicate concepts and ideas to others concisely and clearly through written, drawn and verbal (pitching) means, particularly design staff across disciplines and project managers
  • Ability to apply visual creativity to strategically solve real-world problems.
  • Ability to influence others and demonstrate a sense of humor
  • Strong conceptual, graphic design, type, and page layout skills for projects ranging from logos to web/digital.
  • Results oriented and self-motivated
  • Exceptional listening skills
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail, reliability and great energy
  • Intimate knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and other essential creative tools/technology
  • A commitment to our core values
Is YCP the place for you?

If you love the idea of working with exceptional clients in a culture of creative excellence, we want to hear from you! Inspire. Create. Delight. Think Differently

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Working Here

Inspired to Create 

Whether you’re collaborating with the design team to develop a brand new custom web presence for a client or dodging Nerf darts in one of our epic office battles, you can be sure that every day on the job will blaze new trails in creative ingenuity and meaningful work.

Our Mission

Our mission is to live out our core values on the job every day, from the first cup of coffee to the last client meeting. We need creative team members who love what they do, have deep experience, and share our goal to deliver exceptional results for every client, every day. 

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Our Values

Excellence. Partnership. Teamwork. Creativity. Dependability. Fun. Integrity. Our core values inspire everything we do at YCP. We don’t just hang our values on the walls. We internalize them and live them out in our work. If you share those values, let’s talk!

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Make a Difference Doing Work You Love

At YCP, our difference lies in our values, our culture, and our people.  We believe our team members serve clients best when they love their work, and that’s why we have intentionally created an environment that fosters creativity, excellence, and fun. Will you join us in thinking differently?

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Why You'll Love Working Here

We want our team members to know how much we value them, and that’s why we offer a full range of benefits and perks designed to support both your personal and professional goals.

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Generous Paid Absences (including a week at Christmas)
  • Wellness Program for Healthy Living (including gym membership)
  • Professional and Personal Development
  • A Generous 401k Match
  • Family-Friendly Schedules

Extra Perks!

  • Team development activities 
  • Your celebratory birthday breakfast (and day off)
  • Company cookouts
  • Epic Nerf battles
  • The latest Apple-branded Hardware
  • Lots and lots of Starbucks coffee (and tea)!!

Create Alongside Exceptional People

No matter what you do, it’s the people you work with who make a good job great. That’s why we handpick our team members based on commitment to our core values, strong work ethic, and exceptional skills. Exceptional people, stellar results.

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You'll Love Coming in to Collaborate

We designed our open studio space to encourage teamwork, collaboration, and creativity. And when you need space for in-depth focus work, client meetings, or brainstorming sessions, we’ve got that covered too. 

Create for Rewarding Clients

From local businesses to national brands, our clients bring us challenging projects that require creativity, skill, and exceptional results. Here are a few of the brands we’ve worked with. 

Is YCP the place for you?

If you love the idea of working with exceptional clients in a culture of creative excellence, we want to hear from you! Inspire. Create. Delight. Think Differently

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Please be aware that because of the high number of resumes submitted, only candidates that match the requirements of the position will be contacted. We encourage you to check the website in the future, as open positions are updated frequently.


Think differently with us.

At YCP, we don't hang our core values on the walls, we internalize them and live them out through the work we accomplish. If this sounds like a team you want to work with, contact us today.

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