Integrated Art Director (Freelance to Full Time)

AMCI in Los Angeles, CA

Overview

Does motor oil run through your veins? Does an engine rev stir your soul?

If you're a visual thinker with an eye for design and a love for cars, you might be just the right gear we need for our growing creative department.

AMCI is looking for an Integrated Art Director with killer design skills and an eagerness to grow in and explore the experiential marketing space.

Our Art Director will be a creative collaborator across all departments and a partner in crime for our Copywriter.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conceptualization and design of creative concepts ranging from Environmental Graphics to Digital Interfaces to Presentation Decks
  • Providing direction to Production Artists, as needed
  • Ensuring that the creative work of the agency is produced to the highest standards of accuracy and quality control
  • Art directing photo shoots, as required
  • Ensuring file integrity from comps through finished design
  • Assisting in the review of design mechanicals and printed proofs
  • Remaining up to date on the latest developments in software applications, printing techniques and production technology
  • Working closely with production to ensure that projects are efficiently produced within budget

Qualifications

  • Excellent conceptual design skills
  • High level of understanding of art direction and graphic design, including page layout, typography, photography and illustration
  • Proficient in the use of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, including the ability to make changes quickly and accurately
  • Proficient in photo editing and color correction
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Strong collaborative spirit

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts or equivalent degree, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experienced preferred
  • Wide-ranging portfolio with a strong emphasis on conceptual, design and production expertise
  • Understanding of print and digital media
  • Automotive experience a huge plus

More about us

We are AMCI; an industry leader in providing automotive manufacturers with a wide range of innovative brand and product launch solutions. From opinion-shifting customer experiences to industry-leading education, testing and evaluation, our goal is simple: we transform the way people with automotive brands.

**Direct applications only. No recruiters or agencies**