Reference # 43897

Location: Deerfield, IL

Job Title: Art Director / Designer

Type of Opportunity: Freelance

Art Director / Designer

Seeking a versatile Art Director / Designer with excellent production skills for our client, a financial services company that has been voted one of the best places to work!  This position provides production expertise and creative thinking for both print and digital marketing materials.

You will:

  • Digest creative briefs and disseminate information to create materials that are in alignment with strategy
  • Collaborate with Account Executives to ensure jobs are completed to clients’ expectations
  • Manage time and produce consistently appropriate and effective communications under tight deadlines
  • Craft concepts that enhance the brand and distinguish products from competitors; clearly convey products' advantages
  • Utilize functional production expertise to ensure work is free of errors in fact, style, presentation, and release
  • Ensure all work follows process, is proofread, and corrected prior to creative reviews
  • Ensure all creative files are set up accurately, to specifications and according to server conventions
  • Release files for production according to company and industry best practices
  • Identify challenges and recommend solutions; see projects through from beginning to end, taking ownership

You have:

  • Design and production expertise; possess and apply a clear understanding of advertising, POS, direct response, and digital marketing principles, methods, and techniques
  • Ability to handle a variety of quick-turn requests across a variety of print and digital materials
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (CS6); Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, PowerPoint a plus
  • Strong sense of accountability; ability to work independently with very little oversight


10 months (1/15/2018 – 10/15/2018)
40 hours per week
No overtime


Onsite in northwest suburbs (accessible via Metra/Pace bus)
Must be comfortable on a PC
Background Check + Drug Screen upon offer

Ref #: 43897