Art Director

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #44913 |
Posted Last Week

Onward Search is currently looking for an experienced art director to join our clients growing team. In this role, you will develop digital and print pieces based on existing brands, or ones that you create, for your clients. While working closely with writers, other designers and your creative director, you’ll develop new advertising concepts and brainstorm new solutions. You could see your ideas in traditional media or be shared socially.

Skill Set:

  • Exceptional design and conceptual skills
  • A background designing pieces for digital and social media
  • The ability to tell a story with words and then present those concepts to clients and colleagues
  • Project management skills and exceptional creative abilities


  • 5+ years of experience as a designer or art director
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred in design or advertising)
  • Up-to-date resume with samples of print, digital and broadcast
  • Experience with the latest design software

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  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V