Art Director

Job title: Art Director
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Chicago, IL
Industry: Creative
Remote: Yes
Reference: 400190
Contact name: Mackenzie Keever
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Art Director

Client Overview: 

  • Our client is a well-known company that operates as a financial services firm. The Firm offers trading, investment, clearing, and execution solutions, and is looking for an experienced Art Director to join their team.

Art Director Overview: 

  • As an art director you will see projects through the phases of production, edits and final execution, and will rely on your technical skills to help the team get the job done.


  • Generate clear ideas and concepts in tandem with the copywriter
  • Produce sketches, storyboards, roughs to visualize ideas
  • Understand marketing initiatives, strategic positioning and target audience
  • Cooperate with the rest of the creative team across different types of media
  • Take work from concept to final execution within deadlines
  • Manage and delegate responsibilities to other designers and provide directions
  • Present completed ideas to clients/team members
  • Stay on top of all trends and maintain best practices


  • Proven working experience as Art Director
  • Hands on experience with logo design, typography, color, web layout design, print production, image selection and package design
  • Proficient use of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Incorporate feedback and take/give direction well
  • Team player with strong communication and presentation skills
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