Junior Art Director

Studio 55 · Remote, Illinois
Department Studio 55
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

The Junior Art Director is responsible for creating visual concepts in response to clients’ briefs and relaying them to the Creative Director. This work involves all media platforms, including

  • Digital communications, websites, mobile apps and emails
  • Marketing materials
  • Press and print advertising
  • Animation and video
  • Logos and branding

The Junior Art Director needs to be a natural visual thinker, ready to expand on their skills and learn from senior art directors, in order to flourish. Often working with a copywriter to develop ideas and concepts, the job demands the confidence to creatively assert ideas and the passion to sell ideas to peers and clients. Proactive in approach, and with a genuine understanding of the visual medium, the role is very ‘hands-on’ and often busy.


Responsibilities

  • Support the development of concepts for print and interactive advertising, collateral, sales promotion and other communications needs.
  • Lead the development and execution of creative concepts and style guides.
  • Work closely with the Creative Director to ensure the usefulness, usability, consistency, brand relevance, and functionality of the finished product.
  • Adhere to schedules and budgets.


Skills

The Junior Art Director needs a wide range of design and creative capabilities including:

  • An understanding of creative design and layout
  • Strong skills with the entire Adobe Cloud Creative Suite – Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design, Acrobat
  • Knowledge of Figma for website design/development
  • The ability to build creative and unique ideas
  • The confidence to communicate your ideas and sell them to peers
  • The flexibility to adapt your ideas to suit client expectations
  • Aptitude to work constructively under stress in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment
  • An awareness of digital media and evolving online platforms
  • An innovative approach to the ways in which advertising is executed


Qualifications

  • A minimum of an Associate (2 year) degree in advertising, communication design, or visual arts. A bachelor (4 year) degree is preferred.
  • 0-2 years design experience
  • Must possess exceptional computer skills. MAC operating platform a must. Thorough knowledge of the following software applications is required, Adobe Cloud Creative Suite – Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design, Acrobat, Microsoft Suite.
  • Demonstrate ability to think creatively and provide marketable solutions in conceiving, developing, and producing tactics.
  • A track record of inventive and compelling design work.

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  • Location
    Remote, Illinois
  • Department
    Studio 55
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level