Can You Believe It?! it's a Freelance job

MALKA is looking for a Freelance Art Director in Jersey City, NJ, USA.


Our Freelance Art Director drives the design of our projects forward—they are in the trenches, but they also keep their eyes on the overall goal. And, of course, they have a passion for design—stunning, forward-thinking design. They will collaborate with various teams to develop creative concepts and approaches, as well as be responsible for articulating and executing the vision and concept from the first phase of the process to delivery.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
- Guide all aspects of the artistic and conceptual development of marketing and promotional materials, including, but not limited to brand identity, print and digital collateral, print and digital ad campaigns, packaging, photography, websites, environmental design and interactive design.
- Conduct in-depth creative and market research and exploration on projects to understand brand needs and challenges fully
- Work closely with the creative team on conceptualizing, developing, and refining dynamic creative solutions and content
- Examine and approve the quality of the final artwork and materials by engaging closely with the production team to ensure flawless execution of design deliverables
- Brief, motivate and collaborate with our in-house Designers, Photographers, Interactive Designers, Web Developers, Visualizers, Editors and the Production Artists on each project

- Available to work at least 20 hrs/week on a minimum 30-day contract, taking on one or more projects simultaneously, with interest in on-going freelance work with MALKA.
- Extensive design background with a portfolio reflecting 4+ years of professional experience working at a creative agency or design studio, full-time or freelance.
- Digital design experience and grasp of current best practices
- Proven ability to drive results through strategic, creative solutions
- Sophisticated sense and in-depth knowledge of design (video, digital, photography, UX/UI, environmental design – a plus)

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3-6 years


Art Direction, Brand Strategy, Conceptual, Design, Illustration, Storyboarding

Date Posted

September 30, 2022

Managed By

Jillian Fragetti

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About Us:
MALKA is a creative studio with the instincts of a creative agency, but built on the backbone of an agile production company. We don't just dream it, we create it; because we know how and we have everything we need to do it. We produce feature documentaries, shows, and podcasts, represent talent in the NFL, UFC, and esports, develop ad campaigns and creative for some of the biggest brands in the world, produce daily live streams and entertainment for virtual audiences, and create thousands of pieces of video, design, and animated content across every visual medium that exists. We took what was typically done by multiple vendors and built it under a single roof. Not only does that allow our creatives to expand their capabilities—it elevates every piece of content that comes out of our studio. This is content at the speed of culture. With facilities in Santa Monica, CA, and Jersey City, NJ and over 180 creatives, we plug in anywhere, anytime, on projects large and small, for clients across every industry.

At MALKA we are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V.