Sideways - Senior Art Director - Hiring in New York City


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Senior Art Director

Sideways is a creative agency specializing in hospitality, residential and lifestyle branding, advertising and content creation. We are seeking a hungry and motivated Senior Art Director to join our creative team. The ideal candidate has a history of successfully concepting, executing and presenting high profile branding projects, excels in client interaction and in leading junior creatives.

About the role:

  • Immerses oneself and gains key knowledge of client brand objectives including target audience, competitive analysis, white space and SWOT in order to develop brand identity.

  • Develops brand architecture including positioning, promise and pillars to arrive at strategic brand creative including naming, visual identity, campaigns and marketing materials

  • Attends meetings as design lead and stays current with market trends to understand competitive landscape

  • Elevates and evolves brand aesthetics while supporting overall brand direction

  • Implements efficient workflows and processes

  • Develops design specs for production

Skills Summary:

  • Minimum 7 years of professional design experience

  • Minimum 2 years in an agency

  • Proven experience with creative strategies, creating brand identities and content development.

  • Complete fluency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign with a familiarity of Sketch and InVision

  • Provide samples of impeccable aesthetic sensibility, innovative design and typography

  • Team-oriented and collaborative

  • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to adhere to deadlines

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently

  • Excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills

  • Demonstrated expertise in digital marketing, including websites, social and email marketing

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in residential and/or hospitality industries

  • Illustration, animation, photography or videography

  • Copywriting expertise

  • Fluency in interactive media, UI/UX or front-end development experience


  • Competitive salary position

  • Contribution to healthcare benefits

  • Paid Vacation Policy

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