Art Director

Full Time Position | Hermosa Beach, California

m3 media | DIGS is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Are Director to join our growing team in Hermosa Beach!

The ideal candidate will be a graphic design / creative expert who can consistently deliver best in class design and creative assets for our portfolio of luxury real estate publications and digital media platform with ability to execute in a high-volume, deadline driven production environment.

Our Story

Micro Market Media (m3) LLC is an innovative and disruptive multimedia / marketing company that serves hyper-local affluent "micro-markets." Our next generation media platform was engineered to harness the disruption and transformational shifts redefining the media and marketing landscape.

With the launch of the DIGS brand in 2010, our mission is to connect those with a love of luxury real estate. DIGS is a celebration of home, where we live and the good life.

With our robust digital platform and over 100,000 magazines distributed to the most affluent neighborhoods on the Westside and South Bay of Los Angeles every month, DIGS is the market leader and authoritative voice of luxury real estate in Southern California. We deliver a true 360 multi-media marketing platform - combining luxury print magazines + interactive digital editions + digital media + video + social + tablet + mobile. DIGS serves as the hub for "all things luxury real estate" in affluent real estate communities.

Learn more about our next generation media company at www.digs.net

Position Summary Seeking an enthusiastic self-starter who is ultra creative, organized, and detail oriented. A positive"CAN DO" attitude and disposition is a must-"whatever it takes" is what we are and how we win. This is a fast-paced, deadline driven environment with many moving parts; the ideal candidate thrives under pressure and maintains composure and professionalism with our clients and staff. Candidate must be able to produce high-quality advertising designs for our clients with minimal supervision, and will be able to manage a high-volume of ads with an extremely fast turnaround time.

This position will include creative / graphic design across our entire media platform (print digital) with an emphasis on our DIGS magazine publications which exceed 4000 pages produced per year!

Skills Responsibilities: Manage, assign, and execute creative / design projects from concept to completion including branding and copywriting Ability to produce high quality design for magazines, digital ads, websites, branding, eblasts, and other marketing collateral for both clients and the DIGS brand

Ad design and production, client communication and ad production / asset management

Ability to multitask and operate in a fast-paced work environment with tight production deadlines Assist in web design and back-end website updates

Assist in the overall design and management of our DIGS "This Week" e-Newsletter Maintain a consistent design aesthetic that aligns with our brand / style guidelines

Assist with the design, concept and development of various marketing collateral for various client which may include; post cards, flyers, brochures, online / social media campaigns, email marketing

Assist in general office administration and various general production needs as directed

Required Skills: Minimum 5 years experience in graphic design

Associates Degree in Graphic Design or similar field, or commensurate work experience Strong design and layout skills

Obsessed with designing engaging materials that make a lasting impression Expert knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator Proficiency with Excel, Word, Powerpoint Ability to create and carry out overall brand identity and visual presence for new clients Strong written, oral and visual communication skills with high attention to detail Great organization and time management skills; ability to prioritize and effectively process workflow and communicate status of projects to team

Must have a positive attitude and a strong desire to meet and exceed all performance objectives on a consistent basis

A love for a collaborative, fast paced, deadline-driven work environment

Strong relationship management / building, customer service, time management and prioritization skills

Exceptional client relationship skills

Desired Skills:

Deadline driven print publication experience a plus

Web Design Experience a plus

Familiarity with email marketing platforms a plus (Mail Chimp, Constant Contact)

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience