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Peoria, IL United States
11:54am, Jul 25
simantel
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.
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How to Apply:   https://www.simantel.com/art-director/
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