Art Director
Evite - West Hollywood, CA

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Evite is the leading online invitation and social event planning service on the web. Evite helps hosts get their parties started with hundreds of stylish invitation designs that are free and easy to use. In addition to invitations, Evite offers a wealth of creative party ideas, planning checklists and other tools, which save hosts both time and money. We are also proud to introduce Evite Postmark.

Here you ’ll find the inspiration and tools to express yourself socially, whether you ’re inviting friends to a milestone event or sending a simple note to someone special. Description: We are currently seeking an Art Director to manage and curate our gallery of designs on both Evite and Evite Postmark websites. Working closely under the Creative Director, this position will art direct and inspire senior level designers. Staying abreast of current events/pop culture is critical to this role, and we are looking for someone who can channel his/her knowledge to create a constant stream of ideas.

The Art Director will be responsible for creating and maintaining a compelling presentation of merchandise that will engage customers and help stimulate user activity. You will be the brand gatekeeper, ensuring that the image and styles of both products are relevant at all times. Day-to-Day: • Conceptualize new ideas for designs (invitations, correspondence, and announcements) • Manage merchandise flow and design placement on websites • Manage inventory of designs • Attend relevant shows and events to gather trend information/findings • Think strategically on how to best merchandise designs to keep visual appeal current and fresh • Resourceful and able to network with outside artists to contribute and diversify gallery • Direct and inspire team of designers • Managing feedback for revisions Requirements: • 7-10 years experience in a competitive, deadline-driven environment • Experience in visual merchandising or retail experience is a plus • Experience designing for both online and offline media preferred • Stationery design experience a plus • A highly dedicated and proactive team contributor with a very strong work ethic • Outstanding digital portfolio • Bachelor ’s degree in Graphic Design, Web Design, Fine Arts or a related field preferred • 5+ years experience designing layouts for Web sites, e-commerce, and/or Web based applications • Hands-on execution capabilities of all designs • Excellent management and leadership skills • Ability to clearly communicate concepts to non-designers