Location: Milwaukee, WI
BVK is an award-winning, top 25 independent creative agency of cross-functional strategists, visual designers, writers, experience designers, creative technologists and visionaries. We create category-changing ideas for brands that create life-changing experiences. We’re looking for a conceptually driven senior art director who delivers fresh thinking to their ideas and designs. If you love big thinking, solving problems, endless experimentation and consistently delivering your best work — then keep reading.
What You’ll Do:
- Apply human-centered design thinking to consistently supply fresh and innovative ideas and visual concepts
- Develop the visual design, layout and feel of advertising to be executed in various media
- Consult with account and strategy teams to gather information about a product/service to determine the style and visual expression for the advertising
- Responsible for the timely development and execution of creative ideas, campaigns and projects
- Participate and/or lead client meetings and presentations
- Work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and seamlessly switch from client to client while maintaining high-quality work
- Follow a high level of creative standards set by GCD with regard to all ongoing creative work for clients
- Stay informed of all industry news, creative trends and general activity
- Continuously push to improve your level of creative ability
- Have your work reviewed and approved by the GCD
- Mentor and train junior team members
Who You Are:
- Passionate creative who loves advertising and commercial art
- Minimum 5-7 years of art direction experience required with some in an agency environment
- Quick-thinking learner who can turn consumer insights into multiple creative ideas fast
- Strong knowledge of typography, image manipulation, illustration and animation
- Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
- Must have a portfolio demonstrating the creativity required to present ideas, words, and concepts
- Experience in digital, print and broadcast production
- UX / UI design experience is a plus
- Flexible and willing to adapt ideas to client feedback
- Confident and persuasive at explaining your ideas
- Strong concepting, client and team leadership skills
What We Offer:
- Salary commensurate with experience.
- Competitive benefit package.
- Casual/fun working environment.
bvk is EOE/M/W/Vet/Disability.