Art Director
G2 - Chicago, IL

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We are searching for an exceptional Art Director to join our team within our Promotional Marketing practice area of G2 USA, Chicago, IL!

The Art Director designs promotional, print, POS and collateral creative from concept through completion. He or she works hand in hand with a copywriter to promote the product or service in a manner that will appeal to the target audience and generate a response. Specifically, this role will focus on clients in the CPG category, primarily through heavy digital/shopper marketing needs.

MAJOR FUNCTIONS - Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Develop upon concepts through visual designs and executions that are on strategy and meet communications objectives

Utilize excellent type design and logo creations within strategic platform and client voice

Partner with colleagues for all aspects of final production of creative projects to which he/she is assigned

Work in a team environment with copywriter, account management, project management, strategy and production

Participate in developing and executing internal and/or client presentations

Develop layouts and designs

Prepare files for release to Studio

Review final proofs and attend press checks

Manage time and budgets as required

Communicate daily status of all deliverables to Creative Director

Remain current with integrated marketing campaign tactics, design/industry trends and advances in technology

Skills/Requirements

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

5+ years digital/promotional/shopper marketing agency experience required

2+ years experience working on retail, CPG accounts required

Degree in graphic design, fine art, visual communications, or a related field

Polished presentation skills

Ability to think visually as well as verbally

Ability to design for multiple mediums

Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite

Shows initiative, self starter, demonstrates proactively, and creative problem solver

The imagination to create ideas, words and pictures that will interest consumers and generate the desired action with regard to the product or service

Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate the ability to articulate thoughts clearly

Ability to multi-task in a demanding, deadline-driven environment

Highly organized with excellent attention to detail

Demonstrates a desire to continually learn and grow

Team player, earning and distributing respect in all interactions

Only applicants who submit a link to their portfolios will be considered.

To apply online, please click the following link: https://www.hirebridge.com/v3/application/applink.aspx?cid=6084&jid=159368

G2 USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and great training programs.

With the high volume of replies we receive, it is not possible for us to personally respond to all prospective candidates. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience.

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