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Peoria, IL United States
12:46pm, Jul 03
Art Director with impeccable taste & eye for detail wanted!
Do you have impeccable taste and an eye for detail?
Are you a super-amazing designer both traditionally and online?
If you are an incredibly talented and driven Art Director looking for a full-time position, then we’d love to have a chat.

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 to stay current in skills and knowledge

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 a great compensation package, which includes competitive salary, 401(k) plan, PTO program, holiday pay, and a comprehensive benefits program.
How to Apply:   Submit your resume, a link to your online portfolio, and work examples to us!
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