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Art Director

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is looking for an Art Director to join our team. We are interested in hiring a strong conceptual AD who is also a self-motivated solution provider.

The AD will concept & design a variety of interactive and off line pieces from concept to final execution, including: brand identity, websites, email and landing page campaigns, internet marketing campaigns, print collateral, advertising campaigns, etc. for BCBST’s lines of business. The AD will lead projects and work in collaboration with the copy team and direct designers to develop creative solutions to meet the BCBST lines of businesses goals. This person will be an integral part of the Creative Department and will answer directly to the Associate Creative Director / Design.

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities + Concept & lead design for a variety of interactive and off line pieces from concept to final execution, including: brand identity, websites, email and landing page campaigns, internet marketing campaigns, print collateral, advertising campaigns, etc.

  • Work with Associate Creative Directors and Copy Writer II on advertising campaign concepts

  • Work with Market Strategy team to think of new innovative channels to communicate to our members + Lead team of designers with a clear understanding of the strategy + Attend and direct photoshoots and stock photography selection

  • Develop style guides for assigned line of business to illustrate design direction for campaigns + Must have an in-depth knowledge of typography and color theory.

  • Maintain project deadlines and budget + Estimate and manage time accurately and independently + Communicate and collaborate well with other team members + Collaborate with digital team on design direction for BCBST websites and landing pages for assigned line of business

Job QualificationsEducation + Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field or equivalent work experience required Experience + Minimum 5 years of experience within an advertising agency or in-house creative services team setting required. Skills/Certifications + Conceptual thinker + Strong design skills + Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite + Solid knowledge of print, web design, HTML (Flash a plus) + Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines within a short timeframe + Ability to think strategically and create multiple solutions to address the needs of clients + Meticulous attention to details + Good communication skills and sense of humor + Possess strong business ethics; be reliable and dependable

Job Specific Requirements:

BBEX 11, All Employee Incentive

Number of Openings Available: 1

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Regular Company: BCBST is an Equal Opportunity employer (EEO), and all employees and applicants will be entitled to equal employment opportunities when employment decisions are made. BCBST will take affirmative action to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, or membership in a historically under-represented group. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.

All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee via-email, the Internet or any other method without a valid, written Direct Placement Agreement in place for this position from BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee HR/Talent Acquisition will not be considered. No fee will be paid in the event the applicant is hired by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee as a result of the referral or through other means.

Tobacco-Free Hiring Statement To further our mission of peace of mind through better health, effective 2017, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and its subsidiaries no longer hire individuals who use tobacco or nicotine products in any form in Tennessee and where state law permits. A tobacco-free hiring practice is part of an effort to combat serious diseases, as well as to promote health and wellness for our employees and our community.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon passing a tobacco/nicotine test. An individual whose test result is positive for tobacco/nicotine will be disqualified from employment and the job offer will be withdrawn. Individuals who fail the tobacco/nicotine screening will be permitted to reapply for employment after 6 months, if tobacco/nicotine-free.

Resources to help individuals discontinue the use of tobacco/nicotine products include or 1-800-QUIT-NOW. About Us As Tennessee's largest health benefit plan company, we've been helping Tennesseans find their own unique paths to good health for over 65 years. More than that, we're your neighbors and friends – fellow Tennesseans with deep roots of caring tradition, a focused approach to physical, financial and community good health for today, and a bright outlook for an even healthier tomorrow.

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Art Director

  • Tracking Code 35201 Job Description Are you a conceptual thinker, a great designer, and a master in Adobe CS? Do you live for great typography, stunning photography, brilliant info graphics, dynamic engaging layout, and of course strong brand integrated brand campaigns? you hungry to join a small team that is evolving and growing, in a fantastic environment where every day is always different?

    We work with great people and great brands. You will be part of a creative team and will help to lead the design and creative direction efforts. You should thrive in, fast-paced environment and be ready and eager to get bring your special sauce to every project no matter how large or small the challenge. Responsibilities: + Lead creative development for projects, including digital, print, and experiential + Contribute original designs and concepts + Oversee and ensure Brand consistency and quality across marketing production work + Ensure timely and accurate project deliverables + Mentor junior creative team members + Collaborate with creative, copy and digital teams + Remain current with industry best practices and apply them to the development of creative + Art directs new and production based projects + Follows projects throughout all stages of print production and/or online deployment + Provides production support to produce technically correct, print ready mechanicals for release + Interacts regularly with client, creative partners and other team members as needed for completion of assigned projects + Interprets marketing ideas and turns them into visual reality at a world-class level + Works directly with CD help create top-line campaigns which push the boundaries + Solves business challenges through smart creative design
  • Takes ownership, leads initiatives and successfully executes through all stages of creative development on target, on time and on budget + Effective communication with peers, senior management and clients across all topics from business to creative. Required Skills + Bachelor’s degree in discipline related field and/or 5+ yrs. of experience + Impressive portfolio of imaginative work showcasing a variety of experience + Retail, agency or in-house corporate design experience preferred + Well versed on Macintosh platform (OSX) and industry standard applications. Must be highly proficient in Adobe CS software and other applicable programs.

  • Experience presenting/pitching concepts to internal clients and external customers and sourcing vendors + New ideas, great design sense, copywriting skills (a plus) and the ability to prepare projects for print are essential + Understanding of print production, basic web development and good user interface concepts + Excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to build and maintain strong and effective customer and internal relationships + Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to listen for understanding to execute the work according to the customers needs + Expertise with relevant Adobe Creative Suite applications + Ability to juggle multiple projects while meeting demanding deadlines, producing high quality work, and projecting a positive attitude + Strong project management skills, organizational skills and time-management skills OTJ:PM Job Location Atlanta, Georgia, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular Employee Referral Bonus eligible No

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Intern - Art Director

Intern - Art Director Tracking Code 1450-236 Job Description At VML we put everything we are into everything we do. And if you put everything you are into every design you do, you might be perfect.

We're a full-service advertising agency that thrives on moving brands forward by inspiring a human connection. By evoking an emotion in our consumers — and in our clients. By showing the passion our individuals have in every piece of work that goes out the doors, or onto the internet.

At VML our art director interns jump right in and concept great work and create purpose-driven ideas. You’ll work on a range of amazing clients — you’ll challenge yourself like never before as you concept and design in a full range of media, for work which may include: + Branded content + Complete 360-degree advertising campaigns + Digital experiences and platforms + Collateral and a full range of other elements Do you: + Have an undeniable passion for art direction? + Believe you are self-motivated? + Have a portfolio filled with great ideas that you would love to see produced? + Think you are maybe even a bit obsessed with great advertising? + Have fun working with other creative people who spend their days thinking up great ideas and then figuring out how to bring them to life? If the answer is “yes,” you just might be the perfect VML art director intern.

And we’d love to check out that book. What you’ll be doing: + Creating work alongside some of the best creative minds in the business for some of the best brands in the world + Learning what it’s like to work in the creative department at one of the world’s leading agencies + Pushing yourself harder than ever creatively + Adding more great work to your book + Having a great time As part of the WPP Group, VML offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business. VML is headquartered in Kansas City.

Required Skills + A current student or recent graduate from a relevant undergraduate or portfolio school program (Art Direction, Advertising, Visual Communications, Design) + A portfolio of clever, campaign-worthy work strategically hitting all relevant media channels + Ability to think creatively and enthusiasm for creating great creative work + Solid communication skills + Team player mentality and a positive attitude + Ability to jump in and help however you’re needed + Sense of humor is a big plus VML is a M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. Job Location Atlanta, Georgia, United States Position Type Part-Time

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Graphic Designer/ Senior Designer/ Art Director DOE

Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical.

Ashland is searching for a passionate, tenacious, visual problem solver to join the Marketing Communications team to translate and execute new brand standards against communications challenges for digital and print applications to support corporate and business growth and protect and enhance Ashland’s brand and market presence. This is a great opportunity to be a part of something just launching. We are seeking a highly creative, passionate designer/solver to join our team during a time when we are building our new brand identity.

It's an exciting time for Ashland and we are looking for a talented designer eager to join us during this exciting transition where design thinking and creative execution can make a difference to our bottom line. Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical.

Ashland is searching for a passionate, tenacious, visual problem solver to join the Marketing Communications team to translate and execute new brand standards against communications challenges for digital and print applications to support corporate and business growth and protect and enhance Ashland’s brand and market presence. This is a great opportunity to be a part of something just launching. We are seeking a highly creative, passionate designer/solver to join our team during a time when we are building our new brand identity.

It's an exciting time for Ashland and we are looking for a talented designer eager to join us during this exciting transition where design thinking and creative execution can make a difference to our bottom line. We need a designer with a strong understanding of design layout, an ability to use existing brand assets to their fullest, deploy exceptional typography, and control brand standards. S/he will be excited to work within a defined brand look and feel as well as add a touch of surprise and delight to support a multitude of executions in digital / web, print, packaging, photo art direction, brand patterns, internal and external communications, digital marketing and advertising.

Great positive can-do attitude mixed with an ability to ask the right questions to get the job done right the first time. Our ideal candidate must be able to partner well with marketing and business units to deliver on creative briefs and to generate mechanicals and print ready art. Able to work in a fast-paced environment and eager to always do better, to always solve.

Able to work autonomously yet mature enough to take direction. It's a small team, so this position will play a key role. Presentation skills and ability to speak to your creative work a plus.

Mastery of Adobe creative Suite, and production skills required. The position will be based in Wilmington, DE and reports to Ashland’s Director, Global Marketing and Business Communications. Familiarity with both B-to-B and B-to-C marketing for chemicals in the personal care, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, paints and coatings, adhesives and composites industries is a plus.

Limited travel may be required. As a member of Ashland’s Marketing Communications Team, the successful candidate must drive the creative vision and have the confidence to enforce the Company’s brand standards through design. S/he will handle multiple projects at one time under tight deadlines and ultimately produce large volumes of work.

S/he must have excellent project management skills and be able to work well across a matrixed, global organization. Strong copywriting skills is an added benefit. The successful candidate will enjoy a fast-paced environment.

S/he will bring a high energy level to the role and take direction to follow brand standards. S/he will work collaboratively with communications team colleagues, external agency partners, business unit leaders, marketing, sales, technical teams and more. The ideal candidate has at least 10 years of visual design experience.

S/he also must be comfortable partnering with key stakeholders across the company to maintain an understanding of products, services and brand strategy to build and implement impactful communications. Previous experience working with full-service creative agencies, media outlets and other vendors is important. Key Responsibilities + Adhering to brand standards, develop new digital and print creative materials and update existing creative materials including but not limited to: + animated gifts + e-blast campaigns + website support + social media graphics + info-graphics + packaging + stationery, business cards + typography, graphics, imagery, for web, motion, print + print advertising

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time

  • Experience trafficking materials to finalization; cataloguing / setting up the architecture to catalogue them; maintaining version control Requirements:

  • Degree in visual / creative arts

  • At least 5 to 10 years of visual design experience

  • Proven track record of designing and producing creative for both digital and print applications

  • Deep skillset using Adobe Illustrator

  • Understanding of the print / production process

  • Ability to package files for digital and print advertising

  • Experience working in a global, complex and matrixed operating environment.

  • Must understand the balance between global direction and local execution

  • Strong project management skills

  • Ability to prioritize – and shift direction quickly – as business needs change

  • PC skills; Microsoft Office Applications, Excel, proficient in PowerPoint

  • Proactive, strategic thinker with hands-on mentality

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center.

    Once there, enter job number 2017-6600 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line. NOTE: We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position. Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

    Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Assistant Art Director

MITTERA Creative is a growing, dynamic, full-service design firm located in Des Moines, IA. We are looking for an experienced Assistant Art Director to join our team of professionals, producing high-quality print & digital creative for our clients. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years working in the field of graphic design with an emphasis on brainstorm to concept execution, creative page layout, magazine design, art direction and successfully managing multiple projects to completion. Food experience a plus.
Essential Job Functions

  • Help plan and execute art, design and other visual elements for creative including, but not limited to: magazines, circulars, advertisements, direct mail, marketing materials, tradeshow booths, etc.
  • Assist the Art Director with managing the design, photography and production of client assigned work.
  • Ability to collaborate well as a part of a concept team and be heavily responsible for developing and executing creative concepts that are dynamic and engaging.
  • Outstanding organization and communication skills are a must. Ability to communicate vision and concepts to both internal and external audiences.
  • Ability to supervise and coordinate with freelancers, copywriters, editors, illustrators, photographers, designers and videographers.
  • Capable of mentoring junior design staff and providing direction when needed.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
BA with related degree
4+ years experience in marketing and/or editorial design. Food experience a plus.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Fluency in all major design tools (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.).
  • Knowledge of PowerPoint for presentations.
  • Familiar with online processes (HTML, FLASH, JAVASCRIPT) is desired, but not required.
  • Ideal candidate is an ambitious, creative team player with excellent type, color and design sensibility.
  • Ability to meet multiple tight deadlines.
  • Must be proficient with a Mac.

MITTERA Creative Services is an exciting alignment of professionals that provide our clients with data and analytics, digital marketing, graphic design, photography and videography. We are a member of Mittera Group, a multi-platform communications company with over 750 employees across multiple companies and offices.
In order to be considered for this position, candidates must be prepared to discuss examples of their previous work and provide professional references. Prior to hiring the successful candidate will agree to drug screening and background check.
The Mittera Group is committed to providing a tobacco free workplace. EEO.
Payroll direct deposit is required.

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Retail Art Director

Job Description

Retail Art Director
WHITE - A Northern Virginia based advertising agency looking for an experienced retail art director/designer. Our ideal candidate will bring a minimum of 3
years experience working on fast-paced, retail-heavy campaigns for both digital and traditional media.
Experience in banking and financial services is a plus. Your portfolio displays taste, creativity and inspired design solutions. Your references verify
your ability to thrive under pressure. Mastery of all standard design programs essential. Salary commensurate with experience.
Benefits include: Paid Vacation/Holiday; Medical/Life/AD&D insurance; 401k w/Match
Send resume/portfolio link to:
No Recruiters Please

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Senior Art Director


• Works across agency teams (accounts, pm, strategy, development) to produce top-notch, cross-disciplinary interactive work
• Collaborates with project teams and UX team to plan, analyze, organize and execute assigned projects
• Stewards the look, tone and feel of client brand
• Creates a wide range of ideas/designs to ensure the creative execution supports the brand strategy, under the direction of CD or ACD
• Develops and designs the aesthetics, visual design and layouts of digital and print projects
• Creates a range of ideas and designs to ensure the art direction and visual presentation supports the concepts
• Partners with copywriters to develop ideas that are on-brief and on-strategy
• Prepares materials from client presentation through studio hand off
• Contributes on concept/pitch work to open new business and grow existing relationships
• Identifies opportunities to innovate and grow with client based on client needs and pain points

Skills &

• Minimum of 2 years' experience in a related field. Leadership experience required
• Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred
• Brilliant aesthetic and a passion for all things design
• Hands-on understanding of fundamental principles of digital marketing
• Knowledge of industry relevant multimedia software/programs: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, etc
• Clear focus on speed, efficiency and quality of execution
• Strong comprehension and execution in User Experience around a multitude of interactive channels
• Understanding of Information Architecture and Systems
• Contributes to the creation of the brand style and brand voice guide and quality of the creative materials from client presentation through final production.
• Illustration/sketch skills preferred
Great in a crowd (i.e. strong presentation skills, great personality, quick-thinking)
• Presents to clients and/or internal groups as needed to sell and defend wor
• Passion for new technology, mobile trends & tech innovation
• Functional understanding of technology, programming languages and developmental requirements
• Upholds agency's creative standards while continually seeking new ideas and services
• Good sense of aesthetic when selecting stock photography and illustrated art
• Works with pre-media on color correction and photo retouching
• Provides direction to photographers and stylists on photo and video shoots
• Be able to design and suggest specs within established budgets in both digital and print environments
• Refined skills of typography, practicing knowledge of information design.
• Manages multiple projects and/or mentor less experienced peers
• Maintains file-management, using consistent naming conventions and procedures



Conditions of Employment

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of certain background checks which unless prohibited by applicable law may include criminal history checks, employment verification, education verification, drug screens, credit checks, DMV checks (for driving positions only) and fingerprinting.

Great People, Deserve Great Benefits

We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career. From tuition reimbursement to scholarship programs to employee stock purchase plans and 401(k)s, we offer associates a variety of benefits that work as hard for them as they work for us.

About Epsilon

Epsilon® is an all-encompassing global marketing innovator. We provide unrivaled data intelligence and customer insights, world-class technology including loyalty, email and CRM platforms and data-driven creative, activation and execution. Epsilon's digital media arm, Conversant, is a leader in personalized digital advertising and insights through its proprietary technology and trove of consumer marketing data, delivering digital marketing with unprecedented scale, accuracy and reach through personalized media programs and through CJ Affiliate, one of the world's largest affiliate marketing networks. Together, we bring personalized marketing to consumers across offline and online channels, at moments of interest, that help drive business growth for brands. Recognized by Ad Age as the #1 World's Largest CRM/Direct Marketing Network, #1 Largest U.S. Agency from All Disciplines and #1 Largest U.S. Mobile Marketing Agency, Epsilon employs over 8,000 associates in 70 offices worldwide. Epsilon is an Alliance Data company. For more information, visit and follow us on

Alliance Data provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Alliance Data participates in E-Verify

For San Francisco Bay Area:

Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

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Art Director

Art Director

IMMEDIATE position available for an art director to join our award winning team. We’re a full-service marketing agency located in Toledo, Ohio that provides strategic planning, advertising, and public relations services to clients, nationwide, in the jewelry industry. We don’t want employees. We want dare-devils and giant-killers. If you have the energy and enthusiasm to aim above and beyond the target, you won’t find a job with us. You’ll find a future.

Ideal candidate will have a BFA and at least 5 years of agency experience, expertise with Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, and the WordPress environment, and strong leadership skills. Experience in email marketing (MailChimp helpful) and ability to problem solve new email marketing needs/opportunities. Ideal candidate should be a self-starter who can oversee and manage the workflow of a creative department and freelancers, able to work independently and ready to contribute to a dynamic team. Must have strong print and digital experience, organizational, writing, communication and presentation skills, understanding of the web, as well as the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a deadline-focused team environment.  Responsibilities include day-to-day project management/design for multiple clients, website updates, email marketing, conceptualizing new creative ideas and collaboration with other departments. Salary is $47 - $50K

Overall Tasks and

• Oversee and manage workflow of design department and freelancers

• Design, layout and production of all materials, including file preparation for various projects, print and digital
• Flyers, banners, digital and print sales brochures, variety of sales and presentation materials, invitations
• Coordinating with print vendors
• Work with brand style guides and standards
• Design display ads, campaigns and email layouts including internal/external testing and edits
• Design and layout concepts, images, banners for various websites and other digital marketing needs
• Backup other designers workload when on vacation/sick

Skills• Keen understanding of advertising and branding
• Excellent oral and written communication and project management skills
• Positive, enthusiastic and responsive work ethic and internal/external demeanor
• Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task

Requirements• 3+ years experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and a portfolio that demonstrates equivalent training or experience
• Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
• Knowledge of HTML/XHTML, CSS and WordPress

If you’re a can-do-it, dynamic person with these skills , email a cover letter and resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. No phone calls please.

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Sr. Art Director

Title: Sr. Art DirectorDuration: 10+ months

Location: San Bruno, CA.?Job Description:????Bachelors degree in Design, Advertising, Fine Arts, or related field and 8 years experience in interactive design or related field including 2 years experience managing design team.Additional Preferred Qualifications???????10 years experience working in design (including 3 years of web design) and advanced knowledge of design software (Adobe Creative Suite)??????4 years experience managing small- to mid-scale interactive campaigns in an online creative or related digital field?????1 year experience working for or with creative agencies?????6 years experience developing design concepts in a retail or marketing environment?????Comprehensive understanding of responsive/adaptive design, HTML5/CSS3, Javascript (ability to read/understand code; potentials and limitations; no coding required)?Thanks & Regards,Parvathy Babu.510-403-4085parvathy@kutirtech.comGraphic Design, Production.

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Senior Art Director

Our client, an advertising agency in Philadelphia is seeking a Senior Art Director. And those three words mean different things to different companies, so let us tell you exactly what they mean at our client. They want someone with a can-do, get-it-done, problem solving attitude. Someone who loves coming up with wild ideas, who loves mentoring young creatives, who can turn a complex client request into an award-winning work of art. Yes, they’re looking for a diamond in the rough. But they know you’re out there. And they know you’re gonna love working with them.


  • A bachelor’s degree in art, fine arts, graphic design, or similar field.
  • 5+ years design experience in an agency setting.
  • 1-2 years of experience supervising young creatives.
  • Exceptional technical skills on Mac, in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, and Indesign), and building digital ads in HTML5. PC knowledge a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively in conceiving, developing, and producing marketable design solutions.​

Job Responsibilities:
  • Execute beautiful, strategically-grounded designs for ad campaigns, point-of-purchase materials, sales materials, social campaigns, and more.
  • Build brands from the ground up.
  • Collaborate with copywriters and junior art directors to concept creative solutions.
  • Execute beautiful, strategically-grounded designs.
  • Strengthen and support creative team.

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