300 – Art Director/Design Director (US)

300 Entertainment is hiring a Art Director/Design Director who thrives in a creative and fast-paced environment to support our creative team and help to bring ideas, designs and product for our artists to life.

  • Report directly to the head of creative to strategize and execute design for Album art, assets, photoshoots, apparel and merch concepts for entire roster of 300 Entertainment artists
  • Oversee development of event and album launch marketing materials including designing covers and packaging
  • Produce photo shoots for marketing and promotional use
  • Communicate with producers to find the right creatives for photoshoots and content creation
  • Serve as a key design & brand advisor for multiple departments
  • Collaborate and guide designers in improving concepts, quality and emotional impact of all creative outputs
  • Collaborate closely with all members of the team in developing the best possible creative throughout an artist campaign
  • Work closely with label departments and clients to manage expectations, meet deliverable schedules, and pursue creative excellence
Requirements
  • At least 3 yrs’ experience working in design with or within an entertainment setting, music industry a huge plus.
  • Knowledge in photography, illustration, and or any other mixed mediums
  • Proficiency in adobe photoshop, illustrator, indesign and after effects
  • Strong understanding of typography and type setting
  • Knowledge of print design and packaging, or willing to learn the ins and outs of physical deliverables
  • Self-directed, driven, and capable of managing competing priorities under tight timelines
  • Interest in new design trends and methods how to apply to new creative and workflow improvement
  • Ability to hit on different aesthetics for a wide variety of artists ( Diverse roster from Hip hop to Rock )
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting both in-person and virtual
  • Ability to work in both east and west coast time zones
  • A love for music, fashion and pop culture, primarily in the hip hop rap and r&b space Have a wide network of creatives
  • A positive attitude and a great team player
  • Bachelor’s Degree in design not mandatory but a plus

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