Art Director


Chicago, Illinois

11 days ago

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Art Director
Chicago, Illinois

11 days ago

Job Description

Title: Art Director
Location: Chicago, IL (candidates will need to be onsite at least 1 time per week at Willis Tower. Tuesday is typically their day in office)
Duration: 5 months. (potential for extension based on performance and funding)
Must Haves:
  • 5+ years of proven experience as an Art Director with a strong portfolio showcasing creative vision and expertise across various mediums and platforms
  • Strong knowledge of print production processes
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities and requirements.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines will be imperative in this role.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a keen understanding of branding, marketing and user experience principles.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members to deliver their best work.
  • Strong working knowledge of InDesign
  • Graphic Design background
  • Experience using Workfront (this is where the team does all their proofing, keeps their calendars and timelines, etc)
  • This role is truly an art direction role - they will not be designing, but rather directing designers
  • Crucial that this person is able to work with both designers and clients in an effective manner.
  • People skills/interpersonal skills are extremely important for this role
  • Projects this person will be working on could range from safety campaigns that go out to every airport location, or signage for events (doing a lot of event work right now), marketing materials, etc. 
  • Majority of projects will be focused on print side.
  • Within the branding team they bounce from project to project, but will always be paired with a Project Manager or designer.  Could be a different Project Manager and a different designer for each project they are assigned to though.
  • The team currently has 3 other art directors on staff in their department, 4 full time designers and 3 contract designers
  • Need to include link to portfolio on resume

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $50.00/hr.