• Lead our team of award-winning designers (if applying for art director) and also design award-winning work
  • Meet time and budget requirements
  • Work through design problems and develop solutions
  • Illustration and/or hand-lettering skills are a plus
  • Attend all client meetings and develop creative briefs following (art director position only)
  • Review all outgoing artwork to ensure it meets Watermark standards (art director position only)
  • Lead critiques and provide constructive feedback in a timely manner (art director position only)
  • Inspire the Watermark team and help drive the most creative solutions
  • Work with management to ensure projects move smoothly (art director position only)
  • Work with clients to ensure their voices are heard


  • 4 or more years experience
  • Expert within Adobe programs
  • Knowledge of printing processes, options and requirements
  • Package Design experience
  • Solutions-oriented person
  • Constant learner. Always striving to be better and learn new techniques.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Extremely Detail-oriented and thorough
  • Great communication skills, ability to work well within a team atmosphere. Must love teaching, people and be an empathetic leader.
  • Ability to work under pressure, change direction when required and work on a range of client projects at the same time
  • Passion for design

How to Apply

  • No calls please. Send portfolio to

Watermark Design

Watermark Design

618 Forest St.
Charlottesville, VA 22903

About Us

Watermark Design is an award-winning branding and package design studio delivering exceptional artistry. We offer branding, packaging and illustration services for craft beverage and other premium brands. We are looking for a qualified Art Director OR Senior to Middle-weight Designer to join our team. We look for team members who want to find a long-term home in which they can develop and grow. We are a small studio with a family atmosphere.