Senior Art Director, Archer Malmo, Memphis

Posted 14.02.2020

Are you an experienced art director who thrives in a dynamic environment? Are you intrigued by the unique challenges involved in building a brand in the personal care retail category? As a Senior Art Director at Archer Malmo working on one of the agency’s primary accounts in our Memphis location, you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team as you use your skills to create impact across a broad spectrum of touchpoints. Opportunities include everything from point-of-sale to packaging, email to social media, lifestyle photography to video campaigns.

Archer Malmo is one of the oldest and largest independent agencies in the U.S., recognized by Advertising Age and others as a “Best Place to Work” and named to the “Inc. 5000” list of fastest-growing private companies in America for five consecutive years.

YOUR CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AS A SENIOR ART DIRECTOR:

  • Proactively collaborate and coordinate within a multidisciplinary team
  • Concept, craft and deliver consistently impactful design and campaigns
  • Be responsive and able to prioritize requests and due dates
  • Understand and execute using best practices for digital channels
  • Stay current on creative, industry, category and media trends
  • Work closely with the creative director to evaluate, revise and optimize the work

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS YOU POSSESS:

  • Graphic Design or relevant degree with 4+ years of agency or marketing experience
  • A great portfolio that includes a variety of media, including print, collateral, outdoor, websites, social/digital channels and video
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud suite basics such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Strong understanding of developing channel-specific creative to cut through the clutter while keeping overall brand goals in mind
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively by following a creative brief
  • Experience presenting work to a team of colleagues and clients
  • Passion for collaborating with a partner or ideating in group settings

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS YOU POSSESS:

  • Experience with video production and photo shoots
  • Experience with video programs such as Premier and After Effects
  • Experience in the personal care, retail or franchise category

Be Greater Than. At Archer Malmo, this phrase is equal parts motto, mantra and rallying cry. It captures who we are and what we strive for every day. It’s the latest articulation of the agency’s DNA — a legacy of finding creative ways to drive real results that goes back almost 70 years. People who thrive at Archer Malmo are those with a passion to Be Greater.

We’re looking for a Senior Art Director to:

Be greater than the obvious.

We’re looking for those who push past the expected in order to get to the interesting.

Be greater than a one-trick pony.

We’re looking for those with the versatility to sweat the small details while still seeing the big picture. 

Be greater than your ego.

Our culture is one of collaboration and mutual respect. We receive strategic direction and constructive feedback with an open mind and will expect the same of you.

Archer Malmo is a privately owned marketing agency with offices in Memphis, Tenn., and Austin, Texas. Our cities have soul, a unique personality that creative people love. There’s plenty to do — music, culture, sports, outdoors, good food, more music — great places to do it and cool people to do it with. In-house and in our cities, we put a lot of effort into building a great culture.

Interested? Please send us your current resume (pdf preferred) and a cover letter outlining why you should be in this role at Archer Malmo to greatplacetowork [at] archermalmo [dot] com (no phone calls, please).

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