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Art Director

Lift Safety / EVS Sports / LIFT Aviation k

Los Angeles, CA

May 12
Job Description

Fairway Import Export Inc, parent company to established brands Lift Safety, EVS Sports, Lift Aviation, and Guardmor, is seeking qualified candidates for an Art Director position (Los Angeles – CA area)

Art Director - manages creative initiatives from start to finish, guiding a cross-functional creative team in the conception, design and execution of visual materials across multiple marketing channels such as but not limited to print, digital, catalog, social media and eCommerce.

Our family of brands is driven by passion and the Art Director role is key in articulating that through the artistic representation of each of the brands. We are searching for an experienced Art Director to guide and lead an extremely talented group of designers to develop and maintain the vision of each brand through captivating visual messaging in various forms. The ideal candidate will bring a mix of artistic, marketing, and business expertise to the position in order to drive the value of each brand to our partners, retailers, and consumers.

Responsibility and Authority

• Leads the artistic development of marketing and promotional pieces, including print, online, mobile and digital
• Oversees a team of graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, production artists and creative freelancers
• Collaborates with members of the marketing or media buying team to develop strategies for advertising campaigns across all brand platforms
• Works with marketing teams to develop strategies for advertising campaigns
• Regularly collaborates with brand leaders to ensure the marketing and creative deliverables necessary for business activities adhere to strategy, brand standards, and current business goals while delivering high quality work on time and on budget
• Assists brand leaders in direction, review, proofing, and monthly assessments of all advertising and marketing initiatives
• Manages campaign direction, production, proofing, and evaluation of all content, copy, graphics, as assets for websites, e-commerce, social media and other marketing mediums
• Provide analytic reporting to brand leaders on digital marketing performance where creative assets are utilized
• In depth knowledge of print, broadcast and digital communications a must
• Ability to identify latest marketing and creative trends in order to implement new initiatives
• Top notch communication, collaboration, problem solving and project management skills

Required Skills & Experience
• A minimum of 4-5 years experience
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent schooling preferred
• Ability to provide leadership through creative solutions; persistent, timely follow through; and a high level of detail and accuracy to all projects
• Strong oral and written communication
• Ability to prioritize in a rapidly changing environment and demonstrate flexibility
• Basic knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
• Expert knowledge of Adobe CS and other creative design software
• Experience in social media, web development, photography, and videography is a plus.

• Competitive salary
• Health / Dental Benefits
• 401k plan with employer match
• Paid time off plus holidays

Applicants should submit resume to

Lift Safety / EVS Sports / LIFT Aviation

LIFT Safety - Leading manufacturer of Industrial Safety supplies.

EVS Sports - Innovative leader and manufacturer of Motocross protective equipment

LIFT Aviation - Advanced technology brand providing helmets and pilot gear for general aviation and military.