CAREERS

Art Director – Full Time / Salary – L.A.

We are looking for a forward-thinking, hyper-hyper-creative Art Director to own all aspects of experiential and graphic design. You will work on spatial, brand and new business initiatives to create a cohesive, recognizable visual direction for all. You will work across departments spanning the Creative, Design and Strategy team, reporting directly to the Chief Creative Officer. You must be highly collaborative, energetic, and driven to make an impact in the industry – and the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Assume responsibility for the development and execution of artistic / creative concepts and ideas for a wide variety of projects, including brand experiences, digital applications and presentation decks for new business pitches – and for existing clients as well.
  • Communicate with the CCO to develop an aesthetic and brand that reflects the company’s core values and ideals in order to give The Visionary Group a unique visual voice.
  • Work with our in-house team of designers on a multitude of projects.
  • Review graphic materials to assess their validity and appropriateness for our clients’ brand(s).
  • Maintain graphic consistency across all deliverables.
  • Contribute to producing all facets of print (retail, collateral, event), digital (interfaces, web, apps), and presentation design.

Requirements:

  • Design-related degree and at least 6+ years work experience.
  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat).
  • Outstanding skills in the design of pitch decks in Powerpoint, Keynote, and Google Slides.
  • Exceptional design sensibility with the ability to integrate messaging, color, imagery, and typography into 2D and 3D build environments.
  • Strong experience in spatial problem solving.
  • Understanding of 3D environment design process in Rhino, V-Ray, AutoCAD and SketchUp in order to direct spatial designers a plus.
  • Clear visual sensibility and eye for details.
  • Self-motivated, and well organized to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Positive and flexible attitude towards collaborating and contributing to a team effort, but also possessing the genuine ability to work independently to deliver on individual responsibilities.
  • Keen interest in design trends, new technologies, sports and entertainment worlds.
  • Willingness to follow direction and learn on-the-go, sometimes under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to design within established style guides and adhere to parameters.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure.
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary to complete time-sensitive projects.
  • Web Design experience a plus.
  • Illustration experience also a plus.

How to Apply:

We offer an opportunity to join a contemporary environment with competitive compensation, including a comprehensive benefits package – and an amazing team to work with. Please submit portfolio samples, resume and salary requirements (must include all 3 to be considered) to joinus@visionarygroupla.com.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact.

 

Senior 3D Experiential Designer – Full Time / Salary – L.A.

We are looking for a forward thinking, hyper-hyper-talented Senior 3D Experiential Designer to elevate the visual execution in our spatial design team. You will work across departments spanning the Creative, Design and Experiential team, reporting directly to the Art Director. You must be highly collaborative, energetic, and driven to make an impact in the industry – and the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Create compelling renderings of physical environments to sell in pitches to clients.
  • Work closely with the Art Director to explore, refine, and select a creative direction for each project.
  • Provide and receive art direction on all aspects of event design including set and spatial design, 2D and 3D renderings, and event builds.
  • Lead your own projects while coaching junior designers and supporting senior designers and Art Director.
  • Participate and creatively contribute to project brainstorms.
  • Work collaboratively with a team of Account Managers, Event Producers, Strategists, and Designers.
  • Build 3D models and draw floor plans to scale.
  • Help design all aspects of events including internal presentations, spatial designs, invites, printed collateral, and event builds.
  • Communicate frequently with our production department and manage the full build of your assigned projects. This will include technical drawings, design briefs, illustrator drawings, and elevations.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experiential and/or event design experience.
  • Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino, V-Ray, AutoCAD and SketchUp.
  • A strong balance of identity, typography, layout, illustration design, and spatial design skills.
  • Strong, open, positive and persistent communication style.
  • A solutions-oriented mentality.
  • Positive and flexible attitude towards working both collaboratively and independently on projects of all scales and types.
  • Ability to translate brand voice into a physical space.
  • Ability to multitask while remaining efficient, poised, and organized – even while under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary to complete time-sensitive projects.
  • A working knowledge of technologies, materials, building techniques and event production methods.

How to Apply:

We offer an opportunity to join a contemporary environment with competitive compensation, including a comprehensive benefits package – and an amazing team to work with. Please submit portfolio samples, resume and salary requirements (must include all 3 to be considered) to joinus@visionarygroupla.com.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact.

 

The Visionary Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.