Freelance Sr. Art Director

Star on the Rise


South Norwalk, CT (Remote considered)


Junior-Mid Level


3 – 8 Years

Passionate about design are ya? Welcome. S50 is a growing, nimble agency proud to have won Ad Age’s “Best Places to Work” 3 years in a row and a Digiday “Most Innovative Creative Agency 2020 finalist.

We’re looking for a cutting-edge freelance art director who has a meticulous and edgy design sensibility and also the ability to tell visual stories with empathy. Most of the work is digital, so a knowledge of paid social, display ads and website design along with video creation is a must.  


  • You will be part of a tight-knit team with an anchor client and a mix of other client projects to keep things fresh
  • You will be working directly with copywriters, creative directors, and animators daily to concept and execute campaigns across channels including and mostly digital
  • You love what you do and are passionate about learning new skills; will be brainstorming, designing, doing a little UX, storyboarding and shooting content
  • You are building a broad knowledge of design across ad campaigns, websites, online content and videos, social media, and even emails, and you’ll love the variety of it all
  • You will have mastered the fundamentals of design and learning to apply them to all sorts of mediums like branding, advertising, digital media, social media, websites, and more
  • You love working in a collaborative environment but are happy to take a project and run with it if needed
  • You are on the forefront of social trends and technology and understand how to apply it to our client work


  • 3-8 yrs experience designing/art directing in an agency or related marketing role; preferably working in digital channels
  • You are incredibly detail-oriented and well-organized, you check and double check your own work
  • You have freelanced and love the entrepreneurial spirit
  • Self-motivated, can work autonomously and in a team setting
  • Incredibly strong work ethic, we’re a family here, and you don’t let down your family
  • Can communicate to your team and clients clearly
  • Passionate, positive, curious, persistent
  • The ability to thrive in an incredibly fast-paced, entrepreneurial and creatively demanding environment and will have to balance many projects at once with tight deadlines and schedules. So, your problem-solving skills are on-point
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Bonus for Sketch, Figma or Motion Graphics programs like AE
  • A KILLER portfolio

So, if you are interested in working on clients like Feeding America, Jägermeister, Consumer Reports, among others, and have what it takes, hit us up @ with a subject line of SR. ART DIRECTOR.

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