Art Director - American Greetings

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Job Description

Papyrus is seeking a highly creative individual who loves to ideate and develop beautiful, carefully crafted designs. Known for its unique greeting cards, stationery, gift bags and giftwrap, Papyrus is a leader in its industry, setting new trends and standards every season. As a member of the creative team, you’ll collaborate with other art directors, writers and artists to develop innovative, trend-forward collections that let people express themselves in a thoughtful, sophisticated way. You must be a hands-on art director with strong ability to work both individually and collaboratively. If you love art, fashion, and culture, this is an amazing opportunity to be part of a passionate team that loves to create!

The responsibilities of the Art Director are:

Concept, create, and present unique, cutting-edge design ideas.
Communicate clear directions to Illustrators, Editorial, Production and Sourcing Teams, and manage projects from idea development to design execution.
Scout new artists, lettering, and photography resources that are appropriate to the brand
Lead team projects and freelance resources to ensure successful execution of product plan and designs meet Papyrus standards.
Present the latest and hottest trends, colors, materials and market updates, that inspire and generate creativity in Team.
Support in the brand development and leadership strategy
Why you will love working at Papyrus:

We are a team of dedicated, passionate, creative and smart individuals who strive to achieve and maintain excellence in both our service and products.
We offer a work environment that inspires creativity and provides challenging and rewarding work
We are committed to a fair and competitive compensation and benefits program.
We provide a generous vacation policy.
Work-life balance is important to us, so we provide flexible scheduling to our associates
Health and wellness program
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Physical demands typical for office environment. Computer work, sitting, light lifting, talking on phone, etc.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The characteristics listed below are representative of the work environment typically encountered by an individual while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Work will be conducted primarily at world headquarters. Some travel may be necessary. A fast-paced environment with an occasional heavy workload. Job may require working more than 40 hours a week at times. Frequent fixed deadlines.

NOTE: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.