HLK is a creative and technology agency and we are adding an Art Director to the team! This position will work collaboratively with copywriters and other designers to develop high-quality, strategic and effective creative that is on time and exceeds expectations. This individual can be based in any location.ResponsibiltiesProvide art direction on all types of projects, such as print campaigns, packaging, digital ads, website design, marketing and sales materials, displays, emails, etc.Create polished client presentations, demonstrating a clear vision of how the work addresses the client challengeDevelop and execute concepts that reflect the strategy aligned in the creative briefsWork in close collaboration with copywriters, strategists, developers, UX designers and other departments to deliver high-quality products on time and within budgetUse solid typographic skills and a good sense of composition and colorKeep current on the latest techniques of design, graphics, layout, typography and photography, and seek new and innovative techniquesQualificationsA degree in commercial art or advertising design or equivalent combination of education and experience is a plusMinimum of three years of directly related previous experience as an art director or graphic designerProficient in the Adobe Creative Suite and an expert in Illustrator and Photoshop (bonus if proficient in Sketch)Strong portfolio exhibiting concept and original design including web and digital mediaExperience directing photo shoots and working with agency partnersExtensive knowledge of typography, layout, color theory and design aestheticHighly self-motivatedABOUT HLK HLK is a creative and technology agency focused on understanding and changing audience behavior through deeply integrated brand experiences. We bring clarity of context and creative resolution capable of changing behavior and shaping belief in brands. Active clients include Ameren, Bayer, Biogen, Marriott, Pratt & Whitney and Schnucks. There are many benefits to working at HLK including the following:A casual, collaborative work environmentUnlimited time offPaid sabbaticalMedical insuranceDental insuranceVision insurance401(k) plan with a company matchAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.