Forgot password?
JOBS ETC on The Whole 9 is a fast growing job board featuring creative jobs, gigs, calls for artists, calls for writers and other opportunities for creative people. There's no cost to post and we've got new opportunities daily.

Peoria, IL United States
11:54am, Jul 25
Art Director Wanted!
Do you have impeccable taste and an eye for detail? Are you super-amazing designer both traditionally and online? If you have incredible talents and drive in Art Direction, then we’d love to have a chat.

Simantel needs a full-time Art Director for our Peoria office.

We need you to:
• Design outstanding traditional and interactive brand products and services according to strategic plans provided by Creative Director/Account Manager, and by assignment from the Executive Creative Director and Creative Director
• Meet, as needed, with account team members to ensure coordination between traditional and interactive advertising and marketing efforts
• Work with other Art Directors, Copywriters and additional team members in production of materials
• Work with Senior Art Director/Creative Director in selection of papers, inks, vendors, models, freelancers, broadcast talent, and any and all outside sources/purchases needed to fulfill production of each project designed
• Meet assigned deadlines
• Alert Senior Art Director/Creative Director/Resource Manager if deadlines cannot be met for any reason, or if an extension is required
• Work with production personnel, providing complete input, and any instruction and supervision required to smoothly complete production of approved design
• Review all production materials on assigned projects, and sign off prior to forwarding job to production
• Art direct photography sessions, tapings, press-proofings, etc., and supervise freelancers assigned to projects, as requested
• Meet with team members, as required, to ensure timely, accurate completion of assigned projects
• Keep team informed of need to upgrade design-related computer hardware/software
• Strive stay current in level of knowledge and abilities

You should have:
• Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, or similar concentration preferred
• 2+ years of experience designing experiences for the web and other media
• Portfolio that represents a range of design styles, diversity of projects, and a clear personal aesthetic (please include a link to your online portfolio when applying)
• Infectious passion for emerging technology and hunger to innovate
• Experience leading small to medium-sized teams
• Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, team environment
• Dynamic presentation and communication skills
• Communicative, flexible and patient under tight deadlines
• Proficient in Mac-based Adobe CS, specifically: InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
• Agency experience is highly desirable
Simantel offers an attractive compensation package, which includes competitive salary, 401(k) plan, PTO program, holiday pay, and a comprehensive benefits program.
How to Apply: