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Art Director (In-house w/ FinTech org)

Aquent Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Are you an Art Director with a passion for innovative and inspiring design? Digital, mobile, print, social, direct mail—we want to see it all. And while you’re great at sky-high concepting, you’re also ok with detail oriented, day-to-day marketing work.

AQUENT is seeking an Art Director with 2+ years of professional working experience who is looking to get a foot in the door with a Fortune 100 FinTech organization - who is on the cutting edge of industry trends and truly VALUES design.

This is a 6 month contract, onsite 40 hours a week at West Wacker. AQUENT pays a W2 hourly rate, health benefits, 401K and more.

*** If you are looking for a long-term in-house creative role that offers great variety - please apply! ***

As an Art Director on this team, you should be able to:

  • Create compelling marketing assets for web, direct mail, mobile and other applicable channels that effectively balance brand and business goals and inspire consumers to act.
  • Brainstorm with a team to generate ideas and creative concepts.
  • Use Mac-based prepress programs to build preliminary layouts of marketing materials for eventual production.
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, internal Account Executives, Copywriters and Graphic Designers to help formulate marketing strategy.
  • Be self-organized and able to manage multiple deadlines on numerous, concurrent projects.
  • Have strong presentation skills, you will be expected to articulate and sell your work.
  • Have a positive attitude and work well in a classic art director/copywriter partnership. A good sense of humor never hurts.
  • Have strong integrated thinking skills.
  • Consistently deliver quality work on time.

Art Director Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Military experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in design or art direction experience
  • Expert level knowledge of Adobe InDesign
  • At least 2 years of experience working in Adobe After Effects
  • At least 2 years of content creation and social media engagement experience
  • At least 2 years of experience with B2C site marketing, such as landing pages, product pages or affiliate marketing
  • At least 2 year of direct response experience

Art Director Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience working in Adobe Premier
  • HTML experience is a plus

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Why Work Here?

Casual dress, creative, collaborative environment where people are passionate about what they do!

Why do you want to work through AQUENT? AQUENT offers an amazing benefits package. For every hour you work – we'll subsidize up to 85% of your medical, vision and dental premium. A team of agents that are invested in your career. We offer resume and portfolio review, interview prep and access to online training. We offer the only referral program that continues to give back. Earn a cash bonus for every hour your referral works for up to 6 months.


77 West Wacker Chicago, IL 60601
Chicago, IL
60601 USA