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Junior Art Director

 
 

Does poor kerning drive you crazy? Are you a stickler for hierarchy and alignment? 

If so, we need your attention to detail and art-driven mind on our team.

About SOCIALDEVIANT

SOCIALDEVIANT is looking for a full-time Junior Art Director to join our ambitious team of DEVIANTs in our West Loop Chicago office. At SOCIALDEVIANT, we’re obsessed with helping our clients grow their brands faster with bigger impact, by creating magnetic brands (aka passionate brands that attract the right audiences).  

We are looking for a full-time DEVIANT to help us build this audacious company and work with an ever-growing roster of fascinating brands. We offer incredible benefits, a fantastic work location and space, forward-thinking work philosophies, and a chance to make a huge difference.

Think you’re DEVIANT material? Check out what we’re looking for.


ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Junior Art Director will be instrumental in helping to grow the business and drive success. Reporting to a Maker Lead, you’ll combine conceptual thinking with design to develop amazing content.  Working with copywriters, and other creative leads to concept and execute ideas to activate brands across all media platforms. Responsible for working as an integral part of the overall team, helping to build brands by delivering excellent ideas, great design, and flawless execution in an exciting environment. 

This role also contributes to thought leadership, staying current on technology and industry trends that impact the decisions made around content creation and distribution.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Concepting, designing, and producing creative and content

  • Contributing and owning key SOCIALDEVIANT projects creatively, from concept to design and execution

  • Leaning in on the Company’s production design capabilities and needs, for both client and new business, as needed

  • Contributing to the ideation of ideas brainstorms

REQUIREMENTS

  • 1-2 years experience working at a digital marketing agency, ad agency, social agency, in-house agency, etc.

  • Great conceptual skills and design sensibility

  • Ability to effectively manage time in a fast-paced environment

  • Understanding of social and digital content systems

  • Strong collaboration skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • A passion for modern marketing and a personal connection to it (geeky of social tech, mobile, emerging media and digital trends)

  • Ability to always be in “idea mode”, bringing progressive and creative concepts and insights to team brainstorms and projects

  • Above all, kindness, composure, and relentless curiosity


 

are you INTERESTED?

Here's how to apply.

This position is based in Chicago. Please email work@socialdeviant.com with your résumé / CV and portfolio link, and Junior Art Director 2019 in the subject line. In the body of your email, please let us know why you're interested in the role, and what makes you a good fit. Thank you for your interest and for helping us spread the word!