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Senior Art Director
192 ICF Macro, Inc. Reston, VA

Senior Art Director

192 ICF Macro, Inc.
Reston, VA
Expired: April 21, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Medical , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time

ICF is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving the lives of others and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Difference; we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires dimensions of difference.

We need your special ability to see how different design elements, copy, colors, and fonts can work in concert to deliver communications that are powerful, persuasive, and boldly creative - and provide leadership within the team and on the account. We need the entire campaign or suite of designs to build off each other, increasing the impact for anyone experiencing it. We need you - your seasoned experience, striking talent, hard work ethic and superlative people skills.

Additionally, You've worked in the transportation sector before, partnering with federal, state or city clients on work specific to moving people or goods and service around the country. Examples might include public transportation campaigns, intermodal transport, traffic and safety initiatives, urban sprawl and accessibility marketing or communications from the auto industry beyond their product sales.

If this sounds like you, join our growingICF Next Creative Studioof mission-driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists who love what we do. We're rapidly putting ICF Next on the map as the DC metro area's premier creative shop. We're no stranger to award shows, and yet we remain grounded in doing meaningful work for clients who are trying to make a positive change in the world. Send your resume and a link to your portfolio.

As a Senior Art Director, you will:

  • Help lead a team of designers and other crafters under a concept and creative strategy to flawless execution.
  • Work closely with ACD and CD on projects as a collaborator and leader.
  • Be responsible for translating brand vision and strategy into innovative campaigns that engage with targeted audiences.
  • Support public and private sector clients who tackle issues like HIV/AIDS, disaster preparedness, human trafficking, climate change, child welfare, and more.
  • Execute designs based on creative briefs or brainstorming sessions and follow agreed schedules.
  • Translate design concepts to web and print mediums.
  • Design complex visualizations, data-driven projects, and infographics.
  • Be an expert in understanding requirements that create engaging experiences.
  • Have the ability to communicate and present ideas to internal and external clients.
  • Present or oversee the presentation of final concepts and coordinate production and dissemination for cross-organizational use.
  • Be comfortable collaborating with writers, editors, motion graphics designers, and front-end and back-end developers.
  • Be able to lead projects from planning to execution.

Required Qualifications:

  • 8-10 + years of experience designing for social media, web, and mobile environments.
  • 5+ years of experience creating traffic safety/transportation related creative and campaigns.
  • A bachelor's degree in visual arts, or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • This role will be remote in the DMV area with the ability to be in person for meetings.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid knowledge of Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.). Sketch, Figma, and InVision are a plus.
  • Experience in ensuring that the team adheres to current processes, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement, and proposing and creating strategies and tools to support design operations.
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivation to work independently or with a team.
  • The ability to provide and receive constructive feedback in a collaborative environment.
  • The ability to understand the clients' business and apply analytical skills to help solve the problems they face.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience with web accessibility is a plus.
  • A portfolio that showcases your design chops and the ability to think conceptually to solve problems.

Why you'll love working here:

  • Generous vacation and retirement plans
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Flexible work location
  • A diverse workforce that values equality and inclusion
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Friendly community with lots of social events
  • Participation in charity initiatives
  • Employee support program

Interested candidates are invited to apply. Please include a link to your portfolio with application.

Working at ICF

ICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we're not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

Read more aboutworkplace discriminationrights,thePay Transparency Statement, or our benefit offerings which are included in theTransparency in (Benefits) Coverage Act.


Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$96,367.00 - $163,825.00

DC Remote Office (DC99)


192 ICF Macro, Inc.

Reston, VA


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