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Art Director, New Creative Formats

ViacomCBS

This is a Remote Position

Jul 7
Job Description

Overview and Responsibilities

The Art Director, New Creative Formats is a specialist in the understanding of new digital technologies and formats and how to use them to improve creative ideas. They will demonstrate their knowledge of existing production tools/vendors and ability to partner with production specialists to bring ground breaking (AR, VR, online and multimedia interaction technologies) to life in a wide-range of projects. They will also excel in traditional design and be a key player in leading and inspiring team of hardworking designers.



Responsibilities

Conceptualize, develop and execute many high profile marketing, branding and design projects using both traditional and new formats.
Partner across functions, departments and vendors to bring the latest technologies and formats to improve communication
Inspire and inform the design team and the department as a whole in the use of new creative technologies
Work within and expand the ViacomCBS brand
Effectively present work to clients including senior executives
Ideate and brainstorm concepts that reflect strategic business goals
Push projects forward with minimal oversight; be able to work autonomously
Collaborate with writers, project managers, and digital team
Oversee designers
Partner with and lead all aspects of top quality digital vendors when needed
Develop outstanding work under tight deadlines and tight budgets
The position reports directly to the VP of DesignThis position works directly with the Vice President, Design to review strategies for work and objectives of new projects.The internal contacts for this position are Senior Vice President through assistant.
External contacts for this position are various vendors including: digital vendors, photographers, and illustrators

Basic Qualifications

8-12 years design experience at a top studio or in-house department are necessary
BFA in Design or Communication Arts

Additional Qualifications

Expertise in digital design trends
Working knowledge of digital production techniques and a variety of online and multimedia tools and areas of design
The demonstrated ability to apply these trends and techniques to the production of top-quality designs and effective communication
Top level design skills and ability to work in traditional formats when needed
Leadership and management ability
Ability to think strategically and creatively
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in presenting work to mid-level to senior execs
Ability to produce under pressure
Good organizational skills

ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

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