Art Director

Position Description

The Art Director will work with the brand strategist to understand and execute the visual identity and visual design aspects of branding projects, digital and print asset development, and digital marketing campaigns for our clients. This role will also be responsible for managing and executing production design projects including creative direction, scheduling, and managing to deadlines and milestones. 

Core Responsibilities

The Art Director will be responsible for overseeing and managing the creative efforts of Root23 Agency. Specific activities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Participate in the agency’s account development processes, creation and presentation of strategies and creative product.:
    • Direction and management of the creative process, strategy development and execution for Root23 and our clients
    • Participate in the agency’s client onboarding processes (hand-off meetings, kickoff meetings, etc).
    • Attending client meetings to gain insight into their differentiation strategy; contributing to the creation of messaging and differentiation strategy 
    • Direction and management of the creative process, strategy development and execution
    • Reporting on work capacity and delivery
  • Creative responsibilities
    • Work with the brand strategist to develop a comprehensive understanding of the client’s business, needs, goals and strategies, enabling the translation of these into creative
    • Plan and oversee execution of all creative efforts to ensure delivery of concepts and materials on strategy, on budget and on schedule.
    • Develop and execute creative strategies 
    • Production design work

Goals for the position

  • Rebrand Root23 Agency, establish brand standards and manage the execution of our brand across all marketing channels and assets
  • Maintain and improve the agency’s standards for creative excellence
  • Ensuring delivery of concepts and creative materials that are on strategy, on budget and on schedule
  • Establish consistent use of our project management software across creative project and resources
  • Maintain creative project profitability
  • Make a positive impact on the achievement of client satisfaction levels, contributing to the agency’s client retention objectives and its overarching goal of delivering a truly remarkable client experience

Desired Traits

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Organized with great attention to detail
  • Excellent at time management
  • Passionate about what you do and the industry in general
  • Current on trends and best-practices in design, design tools, and branding
  • Attentive, proactive, and anticipatory toward the needs of clients
  • Process-driven but flexible to meet the demands of our clients and the pace of our business
  • Driven to create an amazing experience and outcome for our clients


  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a lead designer, art director, associate creative director, or creative director at an agency
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of creative services, including, but not limited to: brand development and visual identity, website design and development, responsive design, graphic design.
  • Exhibit mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience or knowledge of WordPress
  • Strong presentation skills a must
  • Passionate
  • Collaborative
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong time and workflow management skills

Big Pluses

  • Understanding of User Experience Design
  • Experience in the telecom and/or IT vertical markets
  • Experience with Workamajig project management software
  • Front end development experience or knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with Figma similar design tools
  • Experience with the Elementor framework for WordPress
  • Related creative skills like copywriting, motion graphics, etc

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law