Art Director

About the Role

As an Art Director, you will bring big ideas to life through forward-thinking design. In addition to developing the look and feel of our clients’ campaigns, you will also be crafting the initial concepts. We’re looking for an energetic creative who eats client briefs for breakfast, with an eye for design and an ear for what’s trending. A resident ad nerd who knows what’s on the front page of Adweek before we do, you can cite design influences and know your favorite commercial by heart.

You will join a Creative Director team who will mentor you and help stretch your creativity across a range of clients in a fast-paced and challenging environment. As part of this role, you will support the creative journey from initial presentation building to finalizing mechanicals on the layouts before they ship to a billboard near you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop creative ideas and concepts in partnership with a Copywriter.
  • Create and implement the visual design components of an advertising campaign.
  • Produce designs for campaigns that reflect the client’s needs and target audience.
  • With guidance and direction, work across all content platforms from TV commercials, print, digital, social, and experiential.
  • Stay in the know of what’s happening in the industry, popular culture, and trends.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree in Art, Communications, or related Visual Design.
  • Strong technical skills, including Macintosh, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Keynote.
  • A strong working knowledge and experience of design, brand development, and the creative process.
  • Print and web design capabilities, with knowledge of how to work in bot for integrated campaigns.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to connect at all levels.

About alma

alma is a modern culture marketing agency known for highly effective, award-winning segment-led creative campaigns. Working with a broad roster of clients, including McDonald’s, Molson Coors, PepsiCo, Wells Fargo, CVS Health, Google, State Farm and others, alma unlocks culture for brands by harnessing the power of emotional storytelling to move people.

With a team that hails from over 30 countries, the agency has fueled exceptional business growth through creativity, earning 27 Cannes Lions and 10 Effie Awards, as well as numerous One Show, Clio, ANA, and New York Festival Awards. alma has been named to Ad Age’s prestigious A-List six times and has earned “Agency of the Year” titles from El Ojo, El Sol, FIAP, and USH Ideas, all while nurturing a culture of accountability, curiosity, and collaboration. With access to Omnicom’s global network, alma has offices in Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Tallahassee. To learn more about alma and the agency’s work, visit www.almaad.com, or follow our social accounts at @almaagency.