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Senior Art Director

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA · California, USA · United States
Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023
About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

The Senior Art Director is an integral part of Latham’s Brand & Communications team. This role will be responsible for being a proven strategic thinker, expert designer, and team leader who works closely with the Global Creative Director to define the overall vision for the Creative Services team and the Latham & Watkins brand , while helping the Creative Services team move to a digital-first mindset. This role will be located in either our New York, Chicago or LA office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Owning the concepting, development, and production of internal and external-facing campaigns; executing multiple projects concurrently and within designated timelines
  • Maintaining high standards for innovation, presentation, and attention to detail
  • Working with the Global Creative Director and the Traffic & Operations team to delegate work
  • Brainstorming innovative ideas, evolving the brand, and introducing process efficiencies
  • Leading creative discussions with colleagues in the PR, Digital Media, Video, Internal Communications, and Editorial Services teams as well as colleagues in Business Development, Recruiting, Attorney Development, among other areas

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Possess outstanding managerial/leadership skills
  • Display a “digital-first” mindset and demonstrated capabilities
  • Demonstrate expert typography, hierarchy, color application, grids, layout, and accessibility skills

And have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience as Art Director or Senior Art Director in a professional services professional services organization or agency
  • Experience with Content Management and Digital Asset Management systems, digital and social marketing, web design

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

Please click here to view the full job description for this role .

Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

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Pay Range

USD $150,000.00 - USD $200,000.00 /Yr.