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Art Director
Digital
Posted on 9/22/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Photoshop
Figma
Requirements
  • 2 or more years of experience and a strong digital design portfolio
  • Experience leading a team of designers, production specialists, and writers
  • Experience meeting clients and presenting your work
  • Experience with strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development, and creative execution, and contributing beyond strictly visual aspects
  • An ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • A proven aptitude for quick creative thinking with acute attention to detail within demanding deadlines
  • Knowledge of the latest versions of Mac OS, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Understanding of the strengths and limitations of After Effects, QuickTime, and Final Cut Pro
  • Efficient organizational skills and a motivated dedication to the creative team
  • Eagerness to collaborate with other creative people
  • Leadership abilities to foster learning and excellence among team members
  • Illustration skills in both electronic and traditional media
  • Experience prototyping in Figma
  • Strengthen opportunity for continuous learning
  • Improve collaboration and team relationship
  • Increase employee engagement
Responsibilities
  • Develop concepts and communicate ideas
  • Balance strategic development with client business objectives
  • Direct and delegate to core creative services disciplines
  • Directly contribute to project design and development including creating storyboards and initial graphic concepts, conceive functional design solutions, create site grids and interface demos, and provide QA of all creative deliverables
  • Mentor and coach teams through project development and performance management
  • Build relationships with clients, partner agencies, photographers, model agencies, and other vendors
  • Contribute to the innovative development of the creative department
  • Lead and partner with designers, production artists, writers, content analysts, planners, and Information Architects
  • Participate in strategic brainstorming, concept development, creative brief development, and creative execution
Critical Mass

501-1,000 employees

Digital experience design agency
Company Overview
Critical Mass was founded when a design visionary and a successful entrepreneur came together with a focus on digital experiences in a rapidly evolving space. Critical Mass has helped global brands reimagine digital and transform their businesses though strategic consulting, innovative creative ideas and cutting-edge technology thinking.
Benefits
  • Professional Development Spending Account that can be used for conferences, courses, subscriptions, books
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Match charitable donations up to $100USD
  • Flexible, reasonable work-from-home arrangements whenever possible
Company Core Values
  • Honest
  • Inspired
  • Driven
  • Purposeful
  • Real
  • Equal