Company: Blast Radius
Location: Chicago, IL
Reports To: Executive Creative Director
The Junior Art Director takes the lead on concepting and designing innovative ideas that move our clients’ businesses forward. They innovate and collaborate with technologists, strategists and interaction designers to create compelling new ways to interact with consumers and build brand platforms that start meaningful conversations. They design a broad range of marketing initiatives including campaign development, social media, video, banner executions and website design for leading-edge marketing and interactive solutions.
The Junior Art Director will need to collaborate directly with IA, technology, strategy, and client services. They should begin to have a solid understanding of HTML/dHTML, CMS, CSS, and Audio/Video capabilities within all web, mobile and social applications. Expert use of Photoshop and Illustrator along with a strong attention to detail, typography and composition is essential.
Chargeability target is 90%.
The Project Manager will work closely with the Account Management team and have experience overseeing multiple integrated (print, broadcast, digital) advertising campaigns. This will suit someone comfortable leading large, multi-disciplinary teams through the project lifecycle, as well as providing some coaching and mentoring to more junior project managers.
An advocate of process and methodology, the Project Manager is both comfortable and credible in front of clients, respected by project teams, able to stand their ground and defend their perspective all the while being fair and collaborative. The project manager is responsible for, and leads, the development and translation of client’s business requirements into formal agreements (SOW) establishing specific solutions, applications or processes culminating in customer acceptance of the results.
The project manager is the delivery services individual responsible for creating and maintaining project information, establishing project communication processes and tools, employing change management procedures, managing vendor relationships , performing project financials, leading project team meetings, reporting on project status, generating health reports, managing and enforcing milestones, escalating issues, and assisting in timely issue resolution with internal and external teams. The project manager assumes overall responsibility for cost, schedule, financial, and contractual deliverables.