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COMPLEX is seeking a Senior Art Director to manage our design team and work closely with our Head of Design in shaping the visual aesthetic of COMPLEX and our other in-house brands.

The ideal candidate is innovative, fast, and constantly seeking ways to reshape the boundaries of how content is developed and presented. A fluency in the worlds of layout, typography, web design, branding, photography, and video graphics are a must. Experience with leading a team, meeting deadlines, and juggling multiple projects are important.

This is a full-time position based out of our New York office 



  • Oversee the creation and production of designs solutions
  • Upgrade and relaunch digital sites for video dominance
  • Oversee the aesthetic of daily web art and video graphics
  • Collaborate with Head of Design on branding initiatives
  • Delegate and manage a small creative unit, ensuring that individual strengths are exploited to produce an unstoppable team.
  • Work with and mentor junior creatives, guiding them to push their work to new levels
  • Create and evolve an organization system to efficiently plan out future content and editions
  • Stay on the pulse of visual trends happening in Design amongst the audience and our competitors, constantly innovating on our visual approach


  • 7+ years graphic design and/or motion experience in an established digital or online media publication or agency, designing interactive and visual experiences
  • Demonstrated balance of typography, illustration and layout skills
  • Thorough understanding of social media and mobile experiences
  • Strong, open, positive and persistent style of communication 
  • Strong ability to lead and be heard
  • Solutions-oriented performer
  • Proven ability to collaborate and contribute to a team effort but also to work autonomously 
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
  • Deep knowledge of and familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud Products (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc., InDesign)
  • Keynote and Powerpoint proficiency is a plus
  • Motion experience a huge plus
  • Desire to develop creatively and push the Complex visual brand forward


In addition to your resume, please provide links to your portfolio or examples of your work. We would prefer to see personal projects that reflect your style, aesthetic and POV—not just work that you have done for an agency or brand.

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