Art director - Video

| Chicago

Want to help make the world a safer, more sustainable and more creative place? It may sound like a lofty goal, but that’s exactly what we’re doing at Black Spectacles. Our platform attracts architects around the world who want to push the limits of their industry. Our content — which includes podcasts, design tutorials and exam prep — helps architects keep pace with emerging technologies and software, so they can do their best work.

Black Spectacles is ranked #11 in Education for 2019 INC. 5000 America’s Fastest Growing Company List and to keep that momentum going strong, we’re expanding our team of enthusiastic go-getters. We’re on the hunt for an Art Director who is eager to expand their career while helping us expand our business.

JOB DUTIES :

  • You are responsible for the creative direction of video content.
  • You will work with our video and motion graphics team to establish a formalized style and look for our content.
  • You will set quality and conformity standards for video related projects.
  • You will lead the creative process on in-studio and field shoots.
  • You are responsible for style ideation of videos and motion graphics.
  • You will review final pieces and make suggestions for improvement as needed.

Requirements

  • You have 5-7 years professional experience as an Art Director of video based content.
  • You can effectively brief teams on creative strategy and ideas.
  • You are responsible for style ideation of videos and motion graphics.
  • You're a self-starter and take ownership of your work.
  • You have a creative eye with strong attention to detail.
  • You are a visual expert who can craft great ideas and help execute them

Benefits

  • Healthcare + Dental + Vision
  • 401k with Employer match
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 1 week of paid training per year.
  • 3 days of paid time off to do volunteer work
  • Employee referral program
  • Commuter pre-tax program
  • Team events: quarterly social gatherings & annual 'architecture' trip.
  • Office perks:
    • Weekly happy hour
    • Open work space environment
    • Ergonomic chair, stand-up desk equipment available.
    • Discounts to multiple services
  • Black Spectacles is an equal opportunity employer.
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Location

We're in River North in the heart of downtown Chicago.

What are Black Spectacles Perks + Benefits

Black Spectacles Benefits Overview

• Unlimited Vacation
• Blue Cross Blue Shield health, dental, vision, short-term / long-term disability and life insurance.
• Flexible Savings Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
• 401k with Employer give
• Profit Sharing Plan
• Employee referral program
• Free weekly team lunch
• Commuter pre-tax program
• Team events: quarterly social gatherings
• Weekly happy hour
• Open work space environment
• Ergonomic chair, stand-up desk equipment available.
• Discounts to multiple services
• Black Spectacles is an equal opportunity employer.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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