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Art Director

The Company:

JibJab has been pioneering online entertainment since its founding in 1999 by brothers Gregg and Evan Spiridellis. They believed that shifts in technology presented a once in a lifetime opportunity for two guys in a Brooklyn garage to build a global entertainment and media brand. 

Since then, the team has grown to 80+ employees in Marina del Rey, CA and the company's Starring You® Videos and Ecards have been viewed well over a billion times world-wide. Today, the company is laser focused on developing world-class content for communication channels and helping their audience express themselves in ways never before possible.

Job Summary:

JibJab is looking for someone to create and implement visual design elements associated with brand positioning, public relations, and strategic marketing in order to convey our unique message. The Art Director will work directly with the VP of Content and Programming to develop programming strategy and source talent.

Responsibilities:

  • Formulate basic layout design or presentation approach and specify material details, such as style and size of type, photographs, graphics, animation, video, and sound
  • Manage own accounts and projects, working within budget and scheduling requirements
  • Review and approve art materials, copy materials, and proofs developed by staff members
  • Work with creative directors to develop design solutions
  • Create custom illustrations or other graphic elements
  • Confer with art team lead to determine objectives, budget, background information, and presentation approaches, styles, and techniques
  • Review illustrative material to determine if it conforms to standards and specifications
  • Research current trends and new technology
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in art design
  • Proven ability to juggle a large number of projects in a fast paced environment
  • Superior communication skills
  • A pioneering spirit and positive, "can do" attitude
  • Attention to detail and getting the job done right
  • A roll-up-your-sleeves mentality who leads by example
  • Absolutely NO ego — we follow the "no jerks" here at JibJab
  • Familiarity with animation production workflows is a plus
  • Start-up experience is a plus

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salaries and stock option packages
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Company Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Free Laundry Services (yes, we do your laundry)
  • Friendly, fun work environment with GREAT people (this is JibJab, for cryin' out loud!)
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