Join us as our

Art Director for Brand Identity


As YCP's full-time Art Director for Brand Identity, you will lead us artistically in the visual communication of a client’s brands. This role will concept and create fresh brands that tell a cohesive story through the visual while achieving specific measurable outcomes in creating brand awareness and applied marketing.

As the steward of our client’s brand identity and communications, you will have the opportunity to put your stamp on the product that YCP delivers to its clients and impact the team's lives here. Your work also will shape how each client’s audience perceives them.

Please note, we are only accepting U.S. candidates with 4-5 years of agency design experience who want a full-time, in-office role.

Here's the plan...
Meet your manager, Justin
Principal & Chief Strategy Officer
Meet Justin
In the short term, you will:
  • Concept and create fresh, relevant, and clear brand identities for our clients.
  • Establish the overall look and feel of each client’s brand in the form of brand guidelines.
  • Select and hire freelancers and outside vendors (i.e. print) that best fit a given role or project. This role will manage freelance design professionals during project assignments.
In the long term, you will:
  • Pitch branding creative concepts with unique, creative ideas to clients, developed from your own ideation as well as the team’s creative concepts.
  • Take ownership of the client’s brand, stay on top of the latest branding strategies and design trends, and take your own initiative to find creative solutions.
  • Design brand extensions that carry the brand’s message such as unique packaging concepts, desirable apparel lines (including messaging), and engaging branded graphics for spaces and vehicles.
  • Create supporting branded content such as infographics, social media elements, and pitch decks.
  • Strategically think through messaging so that the supporting design clearly communicates the client's stated competitive value. 
Your role requires...
Meet your teammate, Phil
Art Director for Brand Experience
Meet Phil
What you know:
  • Have 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.
  • Communicate concepts and ideas to others concisely and clearly through written, drawn, and verbal (pitching) means, particularly design staff across disciplines and project managers.
  • Apply visual creativity to strategically solve real-world problems.
  • Influence others and demonstrate a sense of humor.
  • Have strong conceptual, graphic design, type, and page layout skills for projects ranging from logos to web/digital.
  • Be results-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Have exceptional listening skills.
  • Balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Have a strong work ethic and attention to detail, reliability, and great energy.
  • Have intimate knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and other essential creative tools/technology.

Do you have a passion and an eye for exceptional client branding? Do you love creating as a part of a team? This might be the role for you. 

Why you'll working here:


Our families are a big deal to us, and we know yours is too. At YCP, we enthusiastically promote investment in the people you love most with family-included company events and extra days off for special celebrations (like your birthday). From our 8 AM-5 PM schedule (yes, it's really true) to the sacredness of your weekends, our work-life balance gives you time to spend with those that are the closest to you.

Paid Absences

We know you need time for rejuvenation. Our paid absence policy protects your downtime with holidays and paid leave to cover vacation, illness, and emergencies.

Competitive Pay

Compensation is an important part of any role, and we seek to pay you fairly for the value and experience you provide.


We want to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, so you're always at your best. Our wellness program encourages you to make individual wellness choices based on your needs and goals.

Future Savings

Take advantage of our 401k and generous company match program to invest for retirement.

Professional & Personal Development

Growth in your knowledge and mastery of your field will be reflected in your work. That's why we offer opportunities for our team members to develop their skills and continue their education in areas relevant to their career goals. We know you have personal goals you want to achieve. We're committed to helping you create a personal roadmap for reaching those goals, both on and off the job.


+ Team development activities
+ Your celebratory birthday breakfast
+ Company cookouts
+ Epic Nerf battles
+ Lots and lots of Starbucks coffee (and tea)!!

If you enjoy a fun and collaborative working environment, filled with people who are passionate about what they do, you'll love working here.

— Andrew MartIn
Is YCP the best 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!

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