Yext puts business on the map. Yext is defining a new category called digital knowledge management, which helps businesses manage all of the public facts that they want consumers to know across the digital ecosystem.

Senior Art Director at Yext
Yext puts business on the map. The Yext Knowledge Engine™ lets companies manage their digital knowledge in the cloud and sync it to over 100 services in the PowerListings® Network. Yext Listings, Pages, and Reviews help businesses around the globe facilitate face-to-face and digital interactions that boost brand awareness, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.
We are currently seeking a hardworking, astonishingly creative, and freakishly results-driven Senior Art Director
to join our Marketing Team in New York City. The Senior Art Director is second-in-command to the VP, Creative Director and will assist in leading and mentoring a small but growing team of creatives while also being a strong and multi-disciplined individual contributor.

 

A portfolio link is required with all applications, and please be sure to verify that you meet all requirements before applying.

 

Responsibilities
  • Serve as second-in-command to the VP, Creative Director
  • Assist in leading and mentoring a group of creatives that include traditional and digital designers, videographers, and front-end developers.
  • Contribute to Yext’s overall brand vision and strategy
  • Create and implement branding systems for Yext’s sub-brands, events, and products
  • Design pixel-perfect digital and printed collateral such as user interfaces, landing pages, emails, marketing documents, thought leadership publications, event signage, and premiums for the Yext Digital & Creative Services Team
  • Drive innovation and differentiation of the Yext brand
  • Continually look for ways to optimize design and workflows to improve performance and results
Minimum Requirements

  • An energetic, flexible, and approachable work style
  • 7+ years creative experience at a marketing tech company, digital agency or client-side creative group.
  • 2+ years management experience
  • Extraordinary design and typography skills with an eye to building flexible branding systems
  • Proven experience both digital UX and traditional print design as well as video and photo production
  • Expert knowledge of creative process, the Adobe Creative Suite, and design tools including Powerpoint, and Sketch
  • Understanding of the capabilities of HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, and Javascript
  • BA or advanced degree in Visual Design or relative practical/technical experience
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
  • Self-motivated, dedicated, detail-oriented, and organized
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and teamwork skills

Preferred Requirements 


  • Passionate aesthete whose skills don’t fit neatly into a box: your right brain loves creativity and design in all of its forms, while your left brain loves finding simple solutions to complex challenges in both the digital and real-world end-user experience
  • Ability to navigate the Adobe Creative Suite with your eyes closed, you understand the capabilities HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, and Javascript, you appreciate the difference between digital, offset, and letterpress, and you know the difference between 1080P and 4K
  • Passionate for digging deeper into new technologies and industry trends, and can offer ideas for new and creative applications of Yext’s content and thought leadership

Compensation, Benefits & Perks

Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, 401k, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, flexible hours / paid time off, and excellent health / dental / vision insurance. Our mission is to help people go places—both consumers to our customers’ doorsteps and our employees to new heights in their careers. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.
About

Yext is based in the heart of New York City, with offices operating in Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, London, Paris, Tokyo, and Washington D.C. Yext has been recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing companies by Inc. 5000 (2015 & 2016), one of Forbes’ Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015), and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014, 2015, & 2016). Most recently, Yext was named the #1 Workplace in New York City by Great Place to Work® and Fortune.

You can learn more about the Yext team and culture on the muse, our website, and blog.

Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Why work with us
Our mission at Yext is to help people go places. Our products do that by helping our customers put perfect location data in the palm of their customers' hands. But we also aspire to help our team members go places in their careers. Build your career in a fast-paced, agile environment and be part of a growing, global team. Together, we'll go places.
Culture
Learn fast. Think big. Get stuff done. These are the three Yext value pillars that have guided our team from 5 to 600 employees with 5 offices around the world. Innovation comes from not accepting the world as it is. Yexters are constantly looking to improve and push the boundaries of both our products and our abilities.
Perks & Benefits
Get what you’re worth: Company-wide policy to reward and retain top performers. Competitive total reward program, including competitive base salary, equity, and comprehensive benefit packages. Yearly performance appraisal process and compensation reviews. Competitive commissions plans for our sales teams. Equity packages
Take your time: Yexters love to travel, whether in packs or solo with Yext’s flexible vacation policy. Paid parental leave includes maternity, paternity, and adoptive parents.
Enjoy the perks: Allocation for meals and fully stocked kitchen with unlimited snacks and drinks. Comprehensive perks program gives employees access to wireless services like AT&T and T-Mobile discounts as well as several additional employee discount programs and dedicated Benefit Hotline Service Team.
Hone your craft: Opportunity for career growth and mobility. “Lunch and learn” programming open to all departments. Strong employee mentoring programs including weekly check-ins and stand-ups.
Take care of yourself: Reimbursements on gym memberships. Wellness Program includes flu shots, health diagnostics, free onsite massages, and pressed juice days. Ergonomic work stations — including standing desks.
Let loose: Game room with foosball, video games, and weekly game night on our custom poker table. Pizza and beer every Friday. Interest groups including a book club and volleyball team.
Save for your future: Contribute pretax dollars to Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) or Dependent Care Spending Accounts (DCSA). Invest for your retirement on a tax-deferred basis via Yext’s 401(k) plan. Contribute pretax dollars to Transit and Parking Accounts to use towards the purchase of parking services and mass transit.
Make the world your business: In addition to our NYC headquarters, Yext has offices in Virginia (Tysons Corner), Chicago, Dallas and the United Kingdom (London).
Give back: Organized company-wide volunteer days. NY Cares training held onsite. Bi-annual coat & food drives.

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