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Art Director

Air Company

Air Company

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023

AIR COMPANY, a world-leading climate technology producer and provider, is paving a pathway to global decarbonization by transforming CO2 into endless resources via industrial scale applications. Working with nature, rather than against it, our proprietary AIRMADE™ Technology mimics photosynthesis to transform carbon dioxide & water via renewable energy into a suite of innovative carbon-negative products including AIRMADE™ SAF, AIR Vodka, and AIR Eau de Parfum.

The company has commercial partnerships with airlines including JetBlue & Virgin Atlantic, amongst others, and has been awarded multiple government contracts from NASA and the United States Department of Defense. The organization has received industry recognition through awards such as Time Best Inventions, Fast Company World Changing Ideas and the XPRIZE for Carbon Removal.

AIR COMPANY is proudly headquartered in New York City and co-founded by Gregory Constantine (CEO) and Stafford Sheehan (CTO). Its team spans a diverse group of world-leading experts in chemistry, engineering, and technological development and deployment. AIR COMPANY is backed by capital partners aligned with the company’s mission to boldly transform industry including the US Department of Defense, NASA, Toyota Ventures, JetBlue Ventures and Carbon Direct. Learn more at AIRCOMPANY.com

The Position

We are looking for an Art Director to join our team. This role will report to our Design Director and work closely with our content and marketing teams on social and paid campaigns, and other creative content across the AIR COMPANY brand. This role is based at AIR COMPANY HQ in Soho, NY.

What you get to do

  • Create concepts for social that span multiple platforms and across levels of production from our in-house photo studio up to large scale multi-day productions
  • Work across departments to ensure creative work adheres to our masterbrand, product, and channel strategies while simultaneously find ways to flex and push the brand
  • Draw insights from past performance to guide creative decisions and execute concepts efficiently
  • Provide on-set direction to guide shoots towards set shot-lists
  • Write briefs and communication with external contractors across photography, videography, and 3D
  • Work closely with photographers and videographers on event capture pre, during, and post production as well as edits and finalization of assets
  • Work with designers to incorporate design + motion graphics into final deliverables
  • Organize and maintain content libraries

What you bring to AIR COMPANY

  • 5+ years experience in art direction or related field
  • In-house experience for e-commerce or technology brands or related portfolio within agency
  • Strong visual storytelling skills, conceptual skills, and solid understanding of craft
  • Strong digital background with experience in modern collaborative workflows
  • Experience working with brand design systems and digital asset managers
  • Strong photo/video editing skills with working knowledge of Adobe Suite, Figma, Frame.io
  • Good typography, layout and color skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Enthusiastic, curious, proactive, and positive attitude
  • Roster of trusted collaborators

Bonus Points

  • On-camera skills
  • Experience sourcing sound for video

Portfolio

  • Work that shows concept-based thinking carried through to execution
  • Past campaign-based social and paid work

Salary Range: $80,000 - $120,000

The approximate annual base compensation range and benefits listed above may vary based on the applicant's experience, skills, abilities, and relevant industry expertise.

At Air Company we value employees for their unique perspectives. We are an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We consider applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women, marginalized genders and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At AIR COMPANY we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Working at AIR COMPANY

In addition to standard medical and dental benefits, that kick in Day 1, we are:

  • A people-first, climate solutions company driven to move society to a more sustainable future
  • A unified team of climate optimists with an exceptional and diverse range of backgrounds
  • Committed to fostering collaboration with a team that believes in the power of science and that business can be used as a force for good

We also provide:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance. 100% of paid premiums for employees.
  • Flexible and generous paid time off, including national holidays and sick leave
  • Commuter Benefits: Pre-Tax Income for MassTransit
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Sponsored company events and DEI social initiatives
  • Catered meals