Art Director (Washington, DC or New York, NY)

Bully Pulpit Interactive is looking for an Art Director to join our growing team in either our Washington, DC or New York, NY offices. This individual will design and lead development of high-end persuasion advertising and digital content across multiple clients, ranging from corporations to campaigns to issue-based advocacy groups.

BPI is an award-winning digital agency specializing in digital storytelling and message development. We are imaginative, innovative, and driven by our passion for finding creative solutions to big problems. We are not afraid to challenge ourselves and push the envelope, setting big goals and finding new ways to take advantage of the ever-expanding digital space. Our work often requires long hours, collaboration, and iterative improvements.

You should have a minimum of 5 years of digital-first graphic design experience with a portfolio that demonstrates strength in typography, web design, or social media motion graphics. You have had increasing responsibilities and are comfortable giving and receiving feedback as well as owning the quality of the work created by others. It’s a major bonus if you aren’t afraid to wear multiple hats in a small and growing team.

This position reports to the Director of Creative Services.

• Design and art direct paid and organic graphics, utilizing our clients’ branding and executing our content strategy
• Identify creative campaign solutions and have the ability to develop them from start to finish, guiding other designers to execute the project and owning the quality the entire team produces
• Create high quality consistently executed digital products for clients in the corporate, political, issue advocacy, and tech worlds
• Collaborate with our client services teams and media team to provide the best solutions to solve the client’s problems
• Approve deliverables of other designers to ensure they meet campaign goals, brand standards, and firm quality expectations

• At least 5 years increasing responsibility in the design field
• Full proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
• Experience giving critical feedback to other designers in productive ways, managing the quality but not micromanaging the execution
• Excellent design sense, including composition, color and typography
• Ability to work in a very fast-paced, collaborative production environment
• A pulse on the design world with an interest in what works versus what looks best

Employee Status: Full-Time

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: BPI offers a competitive benefits package including health care and 401k benefits

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Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.