Careers

Digital Art Director

Position Overview

As a full-time Digital Art Director at Core Creative, you have an opportunity to be part of our fast-paced, dynamic and growing agency. You’ll be generating and executing ideas alongside the creative team, client engagement, PR, digital and project management. From branding campaigns to one-off pieces, you’ll touch nearly every kind of project for nearly every kind of medium.

Specifically, the Digital Art Director is responsible for concepting and creating a wide variety of design projects in a collaborative, creative environment. As an art director, you must be able to possess the ability to formulate, design and communicate a strategic message and position.

Responsibilities

    • Concepting big ideas that are built to effect change for the client’s business needs
    • Creating and producing a wide variety of design projects, including websites, mobile apps, digital and traditional advertising, email design, and more
    • Working both independently and in collaboration with a team of writers, directors, designers, programmers, producers and strategists
    • Sharing your insights in constructive ways by participating in brainstorming sessions, structured group critiques, and client interaction
    • Working with a Creative Director to help prepare work for presentation to the client
    • Presenting final creative to clients for approval; being able to walk a client through your work highlighting the thinking and strategy behind your solution

Requirements

    • A creative mind and strong problem-solving demeanor
    • The ability to take a small spark of an idea and develop it into a strong effective solution
    • The ability to think both independently and collaboratively in pursuit of the best solution, every time
    • The ability to contribute to message development beyond just visuals – allowing collaboration with copywriters on the development of copy on projects
    • A strong, versatile design aesthetic
    • A track record of providing original, smart solutions that solve client problems
    • An appreciation and passion for excellent creative
    • Knowledge of the Creative Process and the ability to use it to leverage great work
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • The ability to delegate creative tasks when necessary and provide creative oversight
    • The ability to focus on both the details and the big picture
    • The ability to adjust a concept based on client feedback
    • The ability to think beyond the assignment – to find opportunities for stretching your solutions beyond expectations
    • An ego-free temperament that welcomes feedback, input and collaboration
    • A positive outlook and an ability to manage challenges with maturity
    • A drive to meet and exceed client needs

Education and experience

    • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of creative experience in the field – agency experience preferred. A working knowledge of HTML/CSS; familiarity with content management systems like WordPress
    • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (primarily Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign; familiarity with After Effects and XD a plus)

About Core

Core Creative is a full-service integrated branding agency that connects its clients with solutions that help their audiences live fuller, healthier, more purposeful lives. We rank as a top 10 advertising agency in the city of Milwaukee, are among the 2019 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel “Top Workplaces” and were recognized as one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” in 2018. Core was ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of American’s Fastest Growing Companies for three years in a row. Core Creative offers free parking and is also located directly off of a bus line.

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