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Chicago

Freelance Art Director

 

Our Freelance Art Directors can see the big picture while getting down to the nitty gritty. What does that mean? As an Art Director at Designory,  You work with our senior team to conceptualize stories and strategies and meaningful ideas to our prospective and existing clients. The creative work we produce is a mix of print or digital, video, social and branded content. Its core purpose is to communicate a message and advance a strategic business objective.

Art Directors at Designory are smart and creative and know how to lead, concept, and finish the job flawlessly. When you’re part of Designory, your passion and drive nurtures and maintains a truly creative atmosphere while inspiring those around you. Are you up to the task? 

Responsibilities:

  • 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
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Lead projects and guide writers, designers and production artists
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Advise and assist Associate Creative Director, Senior Art Director and Project Manager on creative team needs and budgets for projects
 


Qualifications: 

  • 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