• Sr. Art Director

    Requisition ID
    2019-5930
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-MN-Minneapolis
    Category
    Creative
    Employment Duration
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Wunderman, with a growing portfolio of top-tier clients, specializes in designing consumer-centric strategies focused on combining creative with data to build valuable relationships between consumers and brands. 

     

    The Senior Art Director is a problem-solver and conceptual thinker with a strong creative background.

    Responsibilities

    Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

     

    • Partner with copywriters and other creative team members to generate breakthrough concepts that meet and exceed the requirements of the creative brief.
    • Promote concepts using the latest techniques and technologies to build and expand Wunderman’s reputation as a leader in digital solutions.
    • Establish and develop solutions in accordance with brand equities, project concepts, copy, and technical requirements and specifications.
    • Serve as a technical and creative resource for the team.
    • Be self-motivated with a positive attitude and have strong communications skills
    • Stay current on visual design techniques and software tools.
    • Stay current on advertising and marketing design trends
    • Identify, engage and manage vendors and specialists, such as artists and photographers, as needed.
    • Be attuned to and knowledgeable of societal and cultural trends

    Qualifications

    Specific knowledge and skills include but are not limited to the following:

     

    • Strong portfolio showing a range of styles and relevant experience
    • Work effectively in a team environment
    • Highly creative, conceptual thinker
    • 6-10 years professional advertising, interactive or multimedia experience
    • Excellent design and typography skills
    • Proficiency in major design and page layout software programs (PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator)
    • Strong working knowledge of HTML, Flash, CSS and other common technologies
    • Experience developing rich media and other forms of online advertising
    • Ability to direct junior designers and production artists
    • Strong understanding of information design and usability principles, ability to interpret IA documents
    • Strong verbal communication skills
    • Ability to juggle assignments and work maintain highly organized, detail-oriented work while working within deadlines
    • Ability to learn new technologies and embrace evolving "best practices."
    • Broad-based knowledge of internet design best practices.
    • Have an interest in social and cultural trends and stay up to speed on emerging digital technologies

     

    Wunderman is Creatively Driven. Data Inspired. A leading global digital agency, Wunderman combines creativity and data into work that inspires consumers to take action and delivers results for brands. Wunderman has been widely recognized for its work. Forrester Research named us a leader in marketing database operations and a strong performer in customer engagement strategy*. Headquartered in New York, we have 9,200 creatives, data scientists, strategists and technologists in 200 offices in 70 markets. Wunderman is a ‘team first’ culture committed to creating an environment where people come to do the best work of their careers. 
    * The Forrester Wave™, Customer Insights Services Providers, Q4 2015

     

    Wunderman is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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