Senior Art Director

Solving the intricate challenges of companies that sell through complex channels has been our focus for over 30 years. We dig deep to gain unique insights, then build creative solutions that employ innovative technologies to measurably grow our clients’ brands and sales.

Established in 1981, we are a fast-paced, fun advertising agency located in Overland Park, Kansas.

Job Description:

Creates marketing communications materials that appeal to the target audience in order to elicit a pre-determined result within budget and time constraints.          

Specific Tasks/Responsibilities:

  • Takes a lead role in the development of creative strategy and concept for marketing communications materials.
  • Works with account service and/or discipline managers to finalize the creative brief.
  • Attends meetings and ensures all input and background information necessary is present in order to begin and complete creative projects.
  • Works with a writer to conceptualize direct marketing, sales promotion, collateral, etc. materials.
  • Makes client presentations of the creative product.
  • Ensures that the work delivered by freelance art directors, designers, illustrators and photographers consistently meets high standards of quality, required deadline and budget.

Special Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong creative and marketing background required.
  • At least 10 years experience in creative department of marketing or ad agency preferred.
  • Must have the ability to work closely and communicate clearly with illustrators, photographers, reps, broadcast producers, directors and other suppliers, as well as writers and account personnel.
  • Thorough knowledge of all final art production and knowledge of print production in printing processes is essential.
  • Must be able to estimate time and costs of all jobs.
  • Good organizational and time management skills needed.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of Macintosh computer and design software.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Art is preferred.

This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. The frank Agency is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

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