MARKETING AGENCY ART DIRECTOR
Flexible, family-friendly environment:
80% work-from-home

 

Job Description

 

About You:
You are an experienced art director, using your design skills to creatively solve communications problems for clients. You are able to multitask, collaborate productively, and take the initiative to work on your own. You work well under pressure, able to meet regular deadlines. With an artistic eye and a methodical approach, you can make assignments stand out while communicating clearly and maintaining the integrity of each client’s unique brand.

 

About Us:
We are Communicators Group, where creativity meets versatility. As a full-service marketing communications agency, we take pride in our ability to tackle diverse challenges across the marketing spectrum, from strategic planning to creative execution. While we have special expertise in financial, healthcare, and B2B marketing, we serve clients of all kinds.
Here, we’ve cultivated a team of friendly, collaborative professionals with decades of experience. You’ll find ample opportunities to contribute your unique skills to a variety of projects. We currently work within a flexible hybrid home/office model, getting together in our Keene, New Hampshire office on Wednesdays and as needed for special meetings, otherwise working from home. We embrace and promote a healthy work-life balance, recognizing its importance in fostering creativity and long-term success, while understanding the need to deliver excellent work to clients in a timely manner.

 

Position Overview:
As an Art Director with Communicators Group, you will work as part of a team to provide:
  • Concept development for a wide range of marketing channels
  • Graphic design and execution for print, web, digital, and presentation materials
  • Branding and corporate identity
  • Presentation of work to clients as needed
  • Trade show and conference design
This is a full-time M-F salaried position reporting to our VP, Creative Director. You will enjoy a range of benefits, including:
  • a flexible, family-friendly work schedule (3 to 4 weekdays are “work from home”)
  • annual bonuses based on agency profitability
  • a 401K program with a match
  • health and dental insurance with company contributions toward premiums
  • ample paid vacation and personal days accrued over time
  • a summer “Free Fridays” benefit
  • a paid sabbatical program

 

Responsibilities:
  • Design Excellence: Provide attractive, effective solutions for all of your clients’ design needs, from branding and brochures to digital and social media graphics.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Work with our copywriters and account teams to bring campaigns to life.
  • Time Management: You’ll need to be a “juggler,” simultaneously overseeing multiple clients and projects, often on tight deadlines.
  • In-office Collaboration: Attend our weekly in-office day in Keene, NH, enjoying face-to-face interactions with your friendly coworkers (The office is open 5 days a week for those who prefer to come in more often.)

 

Qualifications:
  • Portfolio: You must present a portfolio that accurately reflects your strategic, creative, and conceptual capabilities. You should be able to articulate your thought process and defend your choices.
  • Experience: 3-5 years of experience in graphic design/art direction, for an agency or a company’s in-house design department.
  • Technical Proficiency: Do you live in Adobe Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, and other programs? Can you navigate Mac and Google with ease? (Your answers should be YES.) Knowledge of web design, PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides, Canva. booth design, and video editing a plus.
  • Education: A bachelor’s degree in design or a related field is preferred.

 

Ready to join a team where your ideas are valued, and you can put your skills to good use creating powerful stuff for good clients? Email your resume and a cover letter to Cole Moore Odell, VP Creative Director, with a link to your online or social portfolio (a select few pieces of your best work, and the story they tell about you.)

 

*Communicators Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.*