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Art Director

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  Marketing (MKTG)
Location: 

Cypress, CA, US, 90630 US San Francisco, CA, US, 94110

Position Summary:

Digital creative guru, we’re looking for you. Exemplis brands is on the hunt for a well rounded Art Director that can execute across multiple platforms and brands (preferably someone who has worked on multiple brands in an agency setting or a high-performing DTC brand). You will be part of the Exemplis internal creative team, joining a diverse group of creatives working on a diverse group of brands. From conceptualizing to executing, the Art Director will help drive creative campaigns in the digital space but also has the expertise to work in more traditional platforms. Flex from B2B to D2C without hesitation and consistently knock it out of the park. If you are adept in concepting ideas both independently and with a writing partner you may be the one. 

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

•    Concept and execute integrated campaigns that will delight audiences across digital and traditional channels. 
•    Work from a creative brief to develop surprising, strategic and effective work. 
•    Ability to shift creative thinking between different brands, markets and platforms. 
•    Integrate strategies to ensure consistent storytelling and messaging across a variety of touch points, including, but not limited to, print, video, social, website, events, and retail. 
•    Communicate design intent and rationale to key stakeholders. 
•    Contribute to, maintain, and enforce the brand standards, UI standards, documentation, and digital style guides. 
•    Work directly under the Senior CD to conceptualize seasonal campaigns and promotions that meet business goals. 
•    Plan, produce, and direct photo and video shoots for both D2C and B2B brands 
•    Collaborate closely with E Commerce, Product Merchandising, and Marketing teams to develop, revise and execute creative and promotional assets across our family of brands 
•    Responsible for creating engaging content for social, digital, email, lead generation tactics, and more. 

Qualifications, Skills and Education

Required Qualifications: 
•    Bachelor’s in Fine Arts 
•    8+ years of design experience, preferably in an agency environment 
•    A portfolio demonstrating in-depth experience with campaign and brand development 
 
Preferred Qualifications: 
•    Advanced degree Fine Arts or related field of study 

•    Proven track record of successfully championing digital first campaigns. 
•    Excellent Adobe Creative Suite skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) 
•    Working knowledge of UI and UX 
•    A great applied understanding of layout and typography 
•    No Ego but takes pride in their work 
•    High attention to detail 
•    Keen eye for relevant designs and trends especially in the digital space 
•    Up to date on fashion, art, furniture, gaming, and pop culture 

About Us:

Exemplis is the fastest-growing office furniture and e-commerce company in the industry! We’re an entrepreneurial company offering infinite possibilities. Being a one-stop-shop means our customers can have everything they need to create exactly what they want. Our world-class customer service, fastest shipping, biggest textile program, and award-winning designs have made us the industry leader for over 25 years. Our SitOnIt Seating brand was created to give our customers what they want, how they want it, when they want it. Today, we’re constantly reimagining how space, textile, and design can help everyone—from medical offices to Fortune 500 companies to home offices across North America—get more out of their day.

People are at the core of our business, and on our team, everyone makes an impact. We absolutely owe our success to our incredible group of talented employees who bring equal parts skill, passion, drive – and of course, fun -- to the table each and every day. We have created a workplace that is inclusive and diverse -- where everyone can be their authentic self, and where that authenticity is celebrated. By creating an environment where people from every background can thrive, Exemplis becomes a better and more successful company.

We’re proud to be a company that gives back to the very communities that our team members live and work in. Our giving ethos focuses on three buckets of impact: sustainability, community outreach and transparent operations. From donating lobby seating to medical clinics in low-income neighborhoods—to our yearly giving week and toy drive for Toys for Tots – we believe collaboration, kindness and authenticity are essential to our humanity.

Exemplis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws that is not related to job requirements.


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Merchandising, Retail

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