Los Angeles, CA
Launched in 2014 by former philosophy professor David Barnett, PopSockets is a global digital-lifestyle company that sells empowering, fun and expressive products that help people phone better. PopSockets has sold over 230 million of its iconic phone grips in 75 countries and now has an expanding ecosystem of related products, including phone cases, wallets and mounts.
Our mission is to become an eternal positivity machine–an enduring global brand that makes an increasingly positive impact on the health and happiness of the planet. Impact initiatives to date include a commitment to be Climate Neutral in 2022, our Poptivism platform and ChangeUp partnership that have resulted in over $4 million in donations to over 400 non-profits, low-friction recycling programs with TerraCycle, use of 99% recyclable and FSC certified packaging, Fair Labor Association affiliate status with pursuit of accreditation underway, and adoption of an animal-free policy with respect to products and corporate sponsored meals.
In 2021, PopSockets was honored as one of Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies.
The Art Director leads creative, engaging and culturally relevant initiatives for marketing campaigns of all shapes and sizes primarily focused on digital channels such as email and social media.
Generate conceptual ideas for digital and social campaigns that can be executed at a high level of quality quickly and cost effectively.
Execute top quality concepts through photography, film/video, illustration, collage, GIF animation, etc.
Work with photographers, directors or illustrators to execute your creative vision, or be the photographer, director if needed.
Manage time and creative resources responsibly.
Ensure that all of your deadlines are met and that work is delivered at the very highest level of fit and finish.
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts or equivalent.
Strong sense of design, art direction, and conceptual ideation.
Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication and presentation skills.
Ability to work with tight deadlines in high pressure environments without compromising on work quality.
Strong skills with design software such as Photoshop, and Illustrator.
A track record of inventive and compelling design work that are a wide range of styles.
Must be able to travel domestically and internationally up to 10%.
A positive attitude even in moments of adversity and able to help your team rise above challenges large and small.
Premiere lightroom & after effect skills are a plus!
Pay range: $80,000 to $110,000
PopSockets is dedicated to the practice of equal opportunity employment. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, color, creed, ancestry, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classes. Unlawful harassment includes verbal or physical conduct which has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual’s work performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile, offensive, unsafe or otherwise non-welcoming work environment. This policy applies to all employees, including managers, supervisors, co-workers; and non-employees such as customers, clients, vendors, consultants, etc.