United Shore

  • Senior Art Director

    Business Unit
    United Shore
    Location
    US-MI-Pontiac
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    We’re looking for a Senior Art Director who’s known for turning out amazing concepts – someone who can consistently wow us and our clients with creativity and visual awesomeness. It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. If you think you’re up for it, read on.  The Senior Art Director must exhibit outstanding design judgment and work collaboratively with the writing and design team in achieving the highest possible standards for all materials requiring design across multiple channels for both internal and external. The Senior Art Director shapes the creative development of all projects from concept to completion. Project types include, but are not limited to; Print, web, video, on-line ads, e-crm, experiential, brochures, and more. The Senior Art Director collaborates with the rest of the creative team and has a strong working knowledge of design, content development, user experience, social media, and the creative process.

    WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

    • Produce exceptional work, creatively as well as effectively, in multiple applications including, but not limited to, video, websites, email, banner ads and social media
    • Be a brand steward: manage design, typography, overall visual identity and strategy
    • Staying abreast of new media formats and learning how to incorporate them into campaigns
    • Present creative concepts and sell direction to leadership
    • Work closely with rest of marketing team to ensure consistency of branding and messaging
    • Brand Campaign Design Development and logo creation
    • Must be able to present ideas in an organized, professional, and effective manner
    • Responsible for managing workload and time-lines

    WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

    • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field
    • 8-10 years of design/art direction experience
    • Proficient in Mac OS, CS5 and some experience with InDesign and After Effects are a plus
    • Some experience in HTML, CSS, and Actionscript (AS2+)
    • Fluent in Photoshop and illustrator
    • Be solution-oriented, and supportive in finding solutions to challenges
    • Efficiently use your time and balance multiple projects at once
    • Positive attitude and energy to work in a fast paced team environment
    • Proactive, excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent communication and organization skills
    • Must be able to simultaneously focus on big picture and the details

    THE PLACE & THE PERKS

    United Shore is a diverse group of over 2,500 mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes and more. We’re a $30 billion and growing, family owned and operated company that still feels like family. Our award-winning workplace just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, United Wholesale Mortgage. And we believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your professional goals.

     

    Here are some of the reasons you’ll love working here:

    • Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee
    • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast, lunch and a stationary food truck featuring $1 sliders
    • Wellness area including an in-house primary-care doctor’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon
    • Large, state-of-the-art fitness center with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sand volleyball court, plus Zumba and yoga classes
    • Convenience store featuring grab-and-go snacks
    • In-house Starbucks and indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi
    • Lawn vouchers to concerts at DTE Energy Music Theater
    • Escape room for team-building activities
    • Indoor/outdoor putting greens
    • Bicycle-sharing program with bike and jogging paths

    DISCLAIMER

    All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship. United Shore Financial Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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