Art Director

Something Special Studios

Los Angeles, CA 90036




Aug 05, 2022
The Art Director is a collaborative and versatile creative lead at Something Special Studios. The AD will develop and guide the conceptual vision and design across various campaign, experiential, content, social, and integrated productions. Passionate about connecting the dots with brands and culture, the AD will produce ideas and create the art direction for internal, new business, client projects, and community-centered initiatives.


Responsibilities include:

  • Lead impactful creative concepts and visual direction from initial to final production.

  • Ability to scale art direction, aesthetics, and design output across a variety of projects, brands, and mediums.

  • Lead the development and direction of visual mood boards, brand tone/imagery, and style guides.

  • Partner with discipline Leads on best on-set and creative practices.

  • Develop creative feedback/direction with internal and external partners across the production processes.

  • Partner with Creative Strategy to generate impactful and visual presentations.

  • Manage and collaborate with in-house Designers and freelance collaborators.

  • Strategize casting creative collaborators per project needs and skill sets (photographers, directors, talent, stylists, set designers, etc.).

  • Continue to build networks and relationships with creative collaborator/talent recommendations

  • Build relationships with clients, understand client vision/direction, and present designs and concepts.


  • 5+ years of design and art direction experience in photography, video, and content production, preferably within a creative studio or design setting.

  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to design and convey ideas, and cultural and visual references.

  • Upholds an exceptional standard in creative management style, professional relationships, and organizational and time management skills.

  • Experiential art direction experience and on-set experience are preferred.