Associate Art Director

Associate Art Director
in MILWAUKEE, WI

Job Description

As an Associate Art Director, you’ll be responsible for conceptualizing, designing, coordinating and executing all facets of advertising campaigns for an omni-channel approach media as assigned to increase brand awareness, help grow our customer base.

  • Participates in preplanning meetings with Marketing and Merchandising to identify objectives.
  • Translates creative strategy into the most effective way to get messages across in print and electronic media for assigned projects.
  • Provides clear direction to team outlining expectations to ensure project goals are clearly understood and
  • creative standards are achieved.

Art Direct Projects from Conception to Launch

  • Oversees all pre-planning, creative concepting, set direction, photo direction, production, reviews and pre-press work.
  • Coordinates and directs the design of key covers, spreads, banners, emails, home pages, etc. to fully direct a major campaign.
  • Prepares seasonal format guides for photography, styling, models, color palettes and typography.
  • Ensures vendor requirements are adhered to ensure co-op collection.
  • Ensures quality, consistency and accuracy of creative elements of advertising/marketing campaign.
  • Reviews and approves final creative proofs for all campaigns.

Oversee Photography

  • Works with Creative Services team to select talent, backgrounds, etc. to meet project objectives and timelines.
  • Meets with Merchant division and Styling department to secure appropriate merchandise when needed.
  • Provides on-set photo direction and provides all final selects.
  • Communicates all retouching needs to premedia.
  • Provides creative guidance and leadership to team to ensure work is accurate and completed according to deadline.
  • Stays current with new developments and trends in advertising, design, art, photography and technology.
  • Participates in pre and post seasonal critiques to review and evaluate that creative objectives are being met.

We’ll Value Your:

  • Strong concepting, graphic design and photography skills.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to communicate ideas visually, verbally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Extensive knowledge of InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator and MS Office.
  • Working knowledge of print and electronic media.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Understanding of retail climate and landscape.

When you dedicate your time, effort and skills for The Bon-Ton Stores, we want to give back to you. Whether you are a full time, hourly associate, a salaried professional, or part time associate, our benefits package will help you create a balanced, well-rounded life. These benefits, after meeting eligibility requirements, include:

  • Associate Discount
  • Flexible work schedule, including summer early out schedule
  • Medical, Dental and Vision for full time associates, once eligible
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Vacation and Sick pay for full and regular part-time associates, once eligible
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