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Papyrus is seeking a highly creative individual who loves to ideate and develop beautiful, carefully crafted designs. Known for its unique greeting cards, stationery, gift bags and giftwrap, Papyrus is a leader in its industry, setting new trends and standards every season. As a member of the creative team, you’ll collaborate with other art directors, writers and artists to develop innovative, trend-forward collections that let people express themselves in a thoughtful, sophisticated way. You must be a hands-on art director with strong ability to work both individually and collaboratively. If you love art, fashion, and culture, this is an amazing opportunity to be part of a passionate team that loves to create!

Why you will love working at Papyrus:

We are a team of dedicated, passionate, creative and smart individuals who strive to achieve and maintain excellence in both our service and products.
We offer a work environment that inspires creativity and provides challenging and rewarding work
We are committed to a fair and competitive compensation and benefits program.
We provide a generous vacation policy.
Work-life balance is important to us, so we provide flexible scheduling to our associates
Health and wellness program

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Concept, create, and present unique, cutting-edge design ideas.
Communicate clear directions to Illustrators, Editorial, Production and Sourcing Teams, and manage projects from idea development to design execution.
Scout new artists, lettering, and photography resources that are appropriate to the brand
Lead team projects and freelance resources to ensure successful execution of product plan and designs meet Papyrus standards.
Present the latest and hottest trends, colors, materials and market updates, that inspire and generate creativity in Team.
Support in the brand development and leadership strategy

Experience Required:

2-4 years experience as Art Director in card, gift or related industry

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Strong project management and organizational skills are necessary
Solid knowledge of pre-production, 4-color printing and special finishing techniques
Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office software skills on Mac required

Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in art, design, fashion related fields.