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
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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