Art Director - Freelance - Agency (remote)

Job title: Art Director - Freelance - Agency (remote)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Chicago, IL
Discipline: Creative
Remote: Yes
Reference: 403356
Contact name: Melanie Kreiter
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our well-known agency client is look to bring on a Freelance Art Director to assist on a projects, starting the week of 5/3 for at least 2-4 weeks.

This person will work with the senior team to conceptualize stories and strategies and meaningful ideas to our prospective and existing clients. The deliverables/creative produced will be mix of print or digital, video, social and branded content, with the main goal of communicating a message and advance a strategic business objective.

The Art Director Will:

  • Collaborate with various agency teams to ensure consistently high-caliber design (not limited to interactive work) from concepting through execution?
  • Produce comps/prototypes for client presentations on assigned projects
  • Confident presenting concepts and ideas internally?Concept and create storyboards/selecting photography and videos from stock and shoots 
  • Concept and create custom illustrations ?
  • Produce/oversee production of style guides for interactive projects?
  • Stay current on new developments and technologies related to interactive marketing and communications
  • ?Lead projects and guide writers, designers and production artists
  • ?Advise and assist Associate Creative Director, Senior Art Director and Project Manager on creative team needs and budgets for projects? ?

The Art Director Must Have/Be: 

  • 2-3 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (Strong portfolio can replace any formal education requirements).
  • A strong background at a digital agency in an Art Director role or similar
  • BA in Marketing, Design, Fine Arts or related field
  • Expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch 
  • Must be experienced and comfortable using a Macintosh computer and OS

If you are interested in and qualified for this position please forward your portfolio today!

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