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Art Director

Company: Universal Music Group
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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The Verve Label Group (VLG), a division of Universal Music Group based in New York City, comprises some of the greatest label imprints including Verve Records, Verve Forecast, Impulse!, Decca Records US, Decca Classics, and Deutsche Grammophon among others. VLG's current roster includes Samara Joy, Max Richter, Jon Batiste, Diana Krall, Ludovico Einaudi, Tank and the Bangas, Kurt Vile, Blake Mills, Shabaka Hutchings, Madison Cunningham and many more.

How we LEAD:

Verve Label Group is seeking an Art Director to create and design assets for our artists, their campaigns and our label initiatives.

How you'll CREATE:
--- Provide visual branding direction across artwork, artist imaging, packaging, marketing assets and other promotional materials.
--- Collaborate with marketing and digital departments to create compelling artist single and album visuals.
--- Work collaboratively internally and externally to bring artist brand and music campaign narratives to life.
--- Ensure timely delivery of assets and associated deadlines.
--- Commission and negotiate fees for photo shoots including photographers, stylists, make-up artist, prop stylists, and hair stylists.
--- Provide art direction to internal and freelance creative talent such as designers and photographers.
--- Design compelling pitch decks for label and artist pitches.

Bring your VIBE:
--- Proficient in Digital, Social, AV, and Print advertising formats and top of class design benchmarks.
--- Experience working directly with talent and creators to collaborate on campaigns.
--- Experience managing high-volume creative and multiple campaign types in parallel.
--- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud applications, in particular Photoshop and InDesign.
--- The Ability to Multitask In a Fast Paced Working Environment
--- Must Be Self-motivated, Proactive, and Have the Ability To Work Under Pressure
--- Superb Time Management Skills & Team Player
--- Be willing to work beyond the standard hours
--- Must Have Passion for Music

Perks Playlist:
--- Be part of an entrepreneurial, global organization that values authenticity, drive, creativity, relationships, and a competitive spirit
--- Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and FSA options, as well as:
--- 100% coverage for out-patient mental health services
--- Wellbeing reimbursements for fitness classes, spa treatments, meal services, travel, and so much more (up to $720/year)
--- A lifetime fertility support allowance of $30,000 to plan participants
--- Student Loan Repayment Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
--- 100% immediately vested 401(k) match on the first 5% of your contribution on eligible compensation
--- Variety of ways to prioritize much-needed time away from work including:
--- Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) for exempt employees
--- 3-weeks PTO for non-exempt employees
--- 2-weeks paid Winter Break
--- 10 Paid Holidays (including Juneteenth and Wellbeing Day)
--- Summer Fridays (between Memorial Day and Labor Day)
--- Generous paid parental leave for every type of parent

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

All UMG employees are currently required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide proof of a negative PCR or Antigen test before entering any Company offices unless they have been approved for an exemption or unless prohibited by applicable law.

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an E-Verify employer.

For more information, please click on the following links.

E-Verify Participation Poster: English / Spanish

E-Verify Right to Work Poster: English - Spanish

Job Category:Creative, Design & Production

Salary Range:

The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include, as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. All candidates are encouraged to apply. Contact the Employer Please tell this employer that you found the listing at EntertainmentCareers.Net Reference: ECNJOBID-152-39-160-189 in the application. Please apply online Website: Apply At Employer's Site Per your acceptance of our Terms of Use , if you aggregate, display, copy, duplicate, reproduce, or otherwise exploit for any purpose any Content (except for your own Content) in violation of these Terms without EntertainmentCareers.Net's express written permission, you agree to pay EntertainmentCareers.Net three thousand dollars ($3,000) for each day on which you engage in such conduct.#3/13/2023 8:19:10 PM The security of your personal information is of paramount importance to us. We hire outside companies to test our security on a daily basis.EntertainmentCareers.Net - is a trademark of EntertainmentCareers.Net, Inc. and may not be used without permission

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