The Gigawatt Group

Art Director
Position Location: 
Washington, DC
Position Type: 
Position Reports To: 
Creative Director
Position Description: 

The Gigawatt Group, a D.C.-based brand experience agency, is looking to hire a sharp, resourceful, and independent Art Director to work side by side with our internal creative teams, account team and strategists. The ideal candidate will excel in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, while also demonstrating excellent time management skills and self-sufficiency.


  • Oversees adherence to brand attributes on all design based and visual work to ensure that our developed brand strategy, or the client’s current brand strategy is respected and protected.
  • Oversees and manages the creative process with projects and accounts that are assigned
  • Will work in conjunction with the creative director / design and in-house production team
  • Creates or oversees a range of concepts and designs for each project and is able to partner with copywriters to ensure the art direction, and visual presentation support the concept. *
  • Communicates visual designs, motion design, concepts, and storyboards through presentations with the account director, securing client approval of recommended designs.
  • Leads teams of designers and production artists to execute cross channel and digital work
  • Inspires internal designers, juggles multiple projects simultaneously, and works closely with clients
  • Independently leads the creation of integrated marketing campaigns across multiple touch points (print/web/video)*
  • Prioritizes & manages multiple projects under tight deadlines*
  • Will provide constant creative feedback for all work submitted by the designers to Creative manager
  • Ensures creative concepts are strongly tied to strategic marketing goals
  • Completes final sign off on all creative projects
  • Bachelor's degree in graphic or interactive design or equivalent on the job experience
  • Strong design portfolio with 5+ years in design/marketing/communications/interactive work experience
  • 2+ years in a creative leadership role
  • Working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, and CSS
  • Significant interactive experience with graphic designers, this refers to working in a digital environment (i.e. web, internet, HTML, video, and audio). The interactive design is a reference to designing digital media.
  • Strong presentation and communications skills
  • A strong working knowledge of brand development, print and interactive design is essential
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude
How To Apply: 

Send applications to: [email protected] and [email protected]

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