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Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017 9:43 AM

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Message Lab is seeking an art director to work closely with one of our clients, bringing complex stories to life.
This person will own the look and feel of a publishing site, defining its visual language and style, and also be responsible for the design and layout of a large number and wide variety of editorial pieces:feature articles, graphics, social posts, videos and so on. Experience working in a newsroom is a plus but isnt as important as understanding how people consume content and being able to use design to make that experience better.
Were a new company, and working at Message Lab means accepting and embracing everything that comes with that. Youll have a real opportunity to shape the direction of the company as a whole, and a big influence on our brand and how we present ourselves to the world. The downside is that were still learning and well likely screw some things up. Youll need to be OK with that.
The work itself will likely be fast paced and a little chaotic. Youll get incomplete assignments and be given wide discretion on how to best do your job. At the same time, youll be a part of a team and never be left on your own to get things done.
The right candidate, in addition to a great designer, will be a producer by nature (not necessarily by training) and should be someone who does his or her best work when slightly overwhelmed. You should be able to give and receive constructive criticism well, have enough conviction in your opinions to push back when you think youre right, and be able to maintain a sense of humor at all (ok, most) times.
Message Lab fuses journalism, technology and design in the service of marketing that works for brands by working for people. Weve got a lot of big ideas and were filled with optimism and energy. We hope you want to be a part of that.
:A portfolio of relevant digital design work
:3+ years experience as a digital designer or art director
:Mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, Sketch and Invision
:Experience working in/for/around tech companies is a plus
:Good communication, a positive attitude, organized
:Independent thinker
:Own the look and feel of a daily publishing site
:Act as lead designer for feature articles and other editorial content
:Create an email newsletter
:Work with and direct designers on reports and other special projects
:Provide art direction for videos
:Help define and bring to life Message Lab brand


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