Design Army

 




Art Director
Yes!! Your eyes are not deceiving you: Design Army is looking to add a new Art Director to our very talented team of creatives. This is not a job position to be taken lightly and only the best will be considered. Here’s a small list of things you may be required to do - but we’re guessing you're already an Art Director so you know the drill ....

    Mandatory Requirements:
  • Possess extraordinary typography skills
  • Excel in color theory
  • Master print/web/video/social platforms
    Responsibilities:
  • Interact with Designers/Copywriters to develop creative concepts and executions of assigned product(s).
  • Personally work on projects (this is not a desk job!) and also lead design teams to establish award winning creative.
  • Work closely with creative directors to schedule and monitor all projects and provide detailed direction to design teams.
  • Assist in the education and development of designers.
  • Advise client on all technical visual recommendations and/or issues.
  • Help facilitate development of creative briefs and attend and client meetings.
  • Assist in making presentations to clients.
  • Be accountable for your work, and also for the design teams you will lead.
    How to Qualify:
  • A minimum of an associates (2 year) degree in design, business communications, or visual arts.
  • 5+ years design experience in a studio/design agency setting is required.
  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience required.
  • Must possess exceptional computer skills. Macintosh operating platform a must. PC knowledge a plus. Thorough knowledge of graphic software applications is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide marketable solutions in conceiving, developing, and producing tactics.

So, you have seen our work – now let's see yours! Smart, passionate applicants should e-mail their resume and portfolio PDF or URL to jobs@designarmy.com.

No PDFs over 4MB please. Only select candidates will be contacted.

Senior Designer
We are looking for the best senior designer in the world to join our team in Washington DC. Design Army seeks an innovative senior print/web designer that can concept, lead, and design at the highest creative levels imaginable. This is not an easy position so please be sure of your qualifications and be advised that stress medication may be required. Candidates should possess the following:

  • Conceptual exploration, including drawing, sketching, research for design projects - and then execute it.
  • Collaborate with Creative Director and/or Art Director in maintaining client relationships and in the production and implementation of all projects assigned.
  • Ensure that the Creative Director’s vision and our firm's philosophy is maintained throughout each project.
  • Be accountable for the leadership and direction of the creative process within assigned teams.
  • Manage a large volume of work with tight deadlines ... and manage your own time.
  • Work in a variety of mediums / disciplines with the drive to learn more and do more.
  • Firm knowledge of web/interactive design and usability is a bonus.
  • Excellent typography skills.
  • Have at least 2+ years experience to be considered.

So, you have seen our work – now let's see yours! Smart, passionate applicants should e-mail their resume and portfolio PDF or URL to jobs@designarmy.com.

No PDFs over 4MB please. Only select candidates will be contacted.

Web Designer
Design Army seeks an innovative web designer to join our award-winning team. We'll be honest - it's not the easiest job out there. Our deadlines are fast and furious, but the creativity is endless. Candidate should demonstrate the following:

    Desired Skills & Experience:
  • Creativity and strong conceptual problem solving a must.
  • Strong Layout and Typography Skills; ability to Illustrate a big plus.
  • Excellent project planning and organization skills.
  • Current with all trends of web design/development, UI and online/SEO optimization best practices, and technologies.
    Responsibilities:
  • Create concepts, wireframes, and designs that deliver a compelling user experience, drive user behavior and communicate key ideas.
  • Build and optimize web pages, landing pages, display advertising, and email templates using expert-level HTML and CSS.
  • Collaborate with outside agencies and development partners on our more intensive projects.
  • Administer and maintain in-house web needs (website, e-blasts, and various experiments.)
  • Assist on other design/creative projects, including print, as needed.
    Requirements:
  • 2+ years of relevant experience as Web Designer/Developer is mandatory to be considered.
  • Strong graphic design skills and a high degree of skill with Adobe Creative Suite applications.
  • Relevant skills should include JavaScript/jQuery, X/HTML, HTML5, CSS, XML, PHP, and Content Management Solutions (Drupal/Wordpress).
  • Experience with implementing integration features to third-party sites and services.
  • Social networking strategies and Video editing skills a bonus!

Smart, passionate applicants should e-mail their resume and portfolio PDF or URL to jobs@designarmy.com. Only select candidates will be contacted.

No PDFs over 4MB please. Seriously, it's just not a good way to start a relationship.

Copywriter/Social Media
We are looking for a copywriter/social media guru to join our growing team of creative content generators. The ideal candidate will possess top-notch writing skills, a solid understanding of social media, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced creative environment. Job duties include content creation for print and digital; social media strategy, implementation, and reporting; and copywriting.

    Our ideal candidate will be:
  • Proficient: Must have rock-solid experience and understanding of social media strategies, tools, and execution. Knowledge of analytics is crucial.
  • Articulate: You have strong writing skills. You can create content, articulate ideas in writing, and understand how it plays in any digital channel. You are able to present ideas to clients without sweating profusely.
  • A talented storyteller. You have experience interviewing subjects, and telling engaging stories.
  • Organized: You have a keen attention to detail, excellent communication skills, a great attitude, and are able to handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Strategic: You understand that social media isn't a gimmick, but that it's a versatile and powerful tool that unlocks new ways of solving business problems.
  • Versatile: You can craft high-level, strategic recommendations and manage and execute at the most granular level
  • A visual connoisseur. You know what makes an image Pinterest-friendly; you have a keen eye for cool and creative.
  • Passionate: You have a sincere passion for marketing and social media and want to join our amazing creative team to do great, challenging work.
  • Social by Nature: You can't keep your knowledge to yourself and can't wait to absorb other people's insights. You have a social footprint of your own.
    Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or equivalent
  • 2+ years of writing/social media/communications experience
  • Prior experience in developing social media accounts/campaigns (please provide specific examples and your role)
  • Familiarity and knowledge of Analytics, Tracking, and Social Media Monitoring Tools

Please submit resume/samples to jobs@designarmy.com.

No PDFs over 4MB please.

Qualified applicants will be contacted upon receipt. Due to a high volume of applicants, only those most qualified will be contacted.

 
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