Art Director

La Crosse, WI

Creative Services

POSTED: 6/1/2018

DESCRIPTION

Our sister company, Fairway Outdoor, is looking for an art director to lead our team in La Crosse.

The right candidate will have some if not all of the following attributes:
• a passion for advertising
• a love of outdoor advertising
• a total typography nerd
• a good eye for imagery
• hard-working
• deep-thinking
• strategic
• conceptual
• thick-skinned
• humble
• collaborative
• client-focused
• pleasant to be around
• always growing personally and professionally
• able to inspire and mentor junior-level designers

RESPONSIBILITIES

• concepting and designing billboard campaigns based on creative briefs submitted by account executives
• training new account executives about advertising concepts and how to fill out high-quality creative briefs
• maintaining a high standard for creative briefs
• maintaining a high standard for your own work
• raising the bar for the aesthetic and conceptual level of outdoor advertising in the market and the industry
• meeting with clients to learn about their business and develop effective outdoor advertising campaign
• checking client-supplied files for size and format
• tracking workflow and workload
• organizing files
• preparing files for printing
• uploading files to printers

REQUIREMENTS

• 4-year degree in graphic design or advertising
• 4-8 years of experience in a graphic design or advertising field
• expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
• a portfolio that shows concepts, ideas, and high-quality design

Please submit a résumé and portfolio (PDF or online). Applications submitted without a portfolio will not be considered.
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