Art Director

Firewood Marketing, recognized as "2018 Bay Area Best Place to Work", is looking for a talented Art Director to join our creative team in Mountain View. The right candidate has a background in conceptual and digital design, is comfortable working directly with clients, has an acute attention to detail, and is passionate about beautiful, functional, innovative design. 

The ideal contender is a go-getter who jumps on new opportunities, gets nerdy about what they do, and works fast and flexibly to get the job done. This is a fast-paced work environment, so attentiveness and the ability to handle multiple projects with ease are a must. 

This position can be either full time out of our Mountain View office or split with up to two days working out of our San Francisco office. 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities
  • Produce high-quality visual designs, from concept to execution, for digital campaigns, microsites, landing pages, presentations, video, animation, and more
  • Communicate effectively in a cross-functional team, presenting ideas and designs
  • Work directly with writers, project managers, and clients
  • Maintain consistent creative quality 
  • Be a standard-bearer for our culture and values
  • Create with diversity and inclusivity in mind

Requirements
  • A solid online portfolio of digital work—print (layout) work is a plus 
  • Thorough understanding and competency with digital design tools (Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch)
  • Rockstar illustration skills
  • Motion design experience is a huge plus
  • Solid understanding of typography and layout
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Ability to work through multiple iterations within given timeline
  • Ability to work independently, but also be an excellent collaborator with the team and leads
  • Ability to work within brand style guides to produce work that is both original and on brand
  • Impeccable communication skills
  • Humble attitude—No egos here!

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