Art Director
Academy Sports + Outdoors - Houston, TX

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Art Director


  • Ability to build strong partnerships with other members of the marketing team; taking input for designs from various sources and producing a cohesive look for multi-channel projects.
  • Supervises Sr. Graphic Designers and/or Graphic Designers.
  • Keeps Creative Services Manager informed of workload and elevates concern with potential issues.
  • Stays up-to-date on design trends by researching case studies and developing new styles and techniques with an understanding of both design history and trending practices.
  • Required to learn and follow company policies, procedures and safety rules.
Duties may change and associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study or equivalent years of related work experience.
  • Three years of related work experience required.
  • Collaborates with Creative Manager and Creative Director to provide creative direction, lead ideation and concept development and manage creative projects
  • Expert-level proficiency in applicable digital design tools: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Oversees team projects and works independently to complete the most demanding individual projects including the creative development of logo and brand identity systems, web, packaging, retail displays and collateral materials
  • Leads team to deliver design solutions to marketing problems that elevate brand and private label brand experience
  • Educates and trains graphic designers on technical advancements and best practices
  • Participates in the development of creative briefs with stakeholders and presents creative concepts to stakeholders with support from creative management
  • Excellent understanding of composition, color theory, imagery, typography, space, scale and grid systems in print and digital design
  • Responsible for the creation of style guidelines and/or private label brand guidelines
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment while managing and adhering to multiple deadlines
  • Communication - effective listening, speaking and writing skills
  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties
Job Marketing/Advertising
Primary Location TX-Houston Metro-Katy-1800 N. Mason Road

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Academy Sports & Outdoors is one of the nation,s largest sporting goods retailers, operating over 80 stores across the southeastern...