Staples Art Director - Client Creative Services in St. Louis, Missouri

Description

Position Summary

We are looking for a talented Art Director to join our Creative Agency in our Overland Park corporate location.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of websites, print collateral and all eMarketing initiatives for a long list of blue chip clients. Art Directors here don’t sit around concepting and directing—they are involved in doing the work. And more importantly, they’re not a one-man shop. On a daily basis, they play nice with the Creative Director, Writers, Account Managers, Marketing Managers, IT, Sales—and if you’re that good, the client. As a result, stellar presentation skills and solid collaboration abilities are a must. An Art Director is responsible for designing concepts, campaigns, banners, websites, social and other digital media while incorporating the newest technologies.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Basic:

  • Solid conceptual and design skills, plus a flair for interactive know-how.

  • Three to five years of digital and traditional design experience.

  • Visual communication skills worth bragging about—that include design, typography, layout and interactive engagement.

  • Strong command of the digital space with awesome design and envious concepts. One with intermediate software skills in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, HTML, jQuery, JavaScript, Flash, CSS, DreamWeaver/Fireworks and ability to learn new and emerging web technologies applicable to the web.

  • Programming skills are a plus.Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. We’re talking scary fast.Must be dependable, detail-oriented and possess the ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously.Strong attention to detail and process.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • Programming skills are a plus.

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.