WE ARE HIRING!!!
We are looking for an innovative Art Director to join our team!
At Jack Nadel International, you will join a company that has the feel of a start-up, but with the stability of an established business. Founded over 60 years ago, JNI continues to be a leader in its industry. We do what we love, and we love what we do! From the moment we wake up to the moment we fall asleep, our goals are simple:
To design and produce dynamic materials for our clients.
WHAT WE OFFER
Work with us and you will quickly find that we are different… in a very good way. Our unique culture starts with our goal to be great. We are not just here to help our clients’ success – we’re here to help them transform their businesses. Simply put, our services are marketing oriented, rather than product oriented. At JNI it’s about more than just printing logos on products;
it’s about problem solving, exceeding client goals and objectives, and always delivering on target and on budget.
You can expect:
Focus on innovation and customer value.
Dynamic and collaborative culture
Career development opportunities
The Art Director position is a melding of engaging visual design and intuitive design development skills to support our Branding Consultants and to meet the demands of visual components directly involved with client proposals and specs. The Art Director will respond to a multitude of requests for virtual demonstrations of end-user promotional advertising items and/or visual products that assists the Branding Consultants in closing sales opportunities.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Take direction from the Creative Director, Project Manager and Branding Consultants
Follow lead of Creative Director to build virtual samples, setup mechanical files for product specific projects, typesetting, color separations, prepare presentations, and all graphic related print mediums.
Design to meet licensor requirements (style guides)
Handle multiple projects simultaneously under strict deadlines.
Produce graphic design elements and page layouts using fundamental visual design skills.
Determine the size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WITH:
Understanding of Mac-based design programs, Adobe Illustrator (intermediate level) and Photoshop
2+ years of experience in design work
A basic visual design background with a broad understanding of design and usability technology
Competent knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts
Good information design (must have the ability to conceptualize and articulate solutions)
Computer literate, including Outlook, Word, PPT, Slack, Cloud Storage such as Box.com, and Excel. Workamajig experience a plus.
BFA or equivalent education is preferred, but not required.
Proactivity / Initiative:
Recognizes what needs to be done and accomplishes it in a manner appropriate for one’s level/position and with minimal supervision.
Shows the wherewithal to fight for difficult goals despite challenges and to bounce back from adversity.
The ability to gather and make sense of information that suggests new possibilities.
Shows a knack for using emotion and logic to communicate a persuasive vision and connect with people.
The ability to effectively work toward common goals with others by supporting, encouraging, and sharing information in an authentic and approachable manner.
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
The employee may regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision.
The auditory/hearing abilities required by the job include the ability to hear customers calling by telephone.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods, stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
The employee is regularly required to walk and sit.
This individual must be a responsible person and regular attendance in an office environment is required.
JACK NADEL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AA M/F/V/D
We proudly hire U.S. Military Veterans, and those qualified are encouraged to apply.
Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. | Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.
JNI will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment.