Hindman Auctions
  • 19-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, Holidays, Paid Time Off

Hindman Auctions, one of the nation's leading fine art auction houses, is looking to add a full-time Art Director/Graphic Designer to our Chicago team. The Art Director/Graphic Designer will work closely with our VP of Marketing in leading the creative team in all aspects of work. This includes strategically developing design and branding concepts for digital and print media and working with internal stakeholders to ensure timelines are met.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Present design concepts to internal stakeholders and carry out the execution of these projects knowing that timeline and scope will often change
  • Provide art direction to designers and other collaborators ensuring we deliver a high level of strategy and design across the company
  • Develop unique brand identities for internal departments while remaining consistent with company branding and aligning with the creative vision
  • Design printed and digital assets including direct mail brochures, branded corporate materials, large-format graphics, marketing campaign material, digital ads, and content for company website and social profiles
  • Design and produce auction catalogues from start to finish, incorporating images, text, feature pages and other supporting content
  • Work with department specialists, business development, and photography team to communicate project priorities and timelines
  • Archive completed files and locate/organize assests on a variety of databases

Successful candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or related area of study
  • 6+ years of branding, print and digital design experience, and the ability to execute from concept to delivery
  • A portfolio of previous design work that demonstrates skills
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign and Photoshop
  • Experience working with Mailchimp, Adwords and Wordpress
  • Experience with website design, digital advertising and social media platforms
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment and juggle several projects at once
  • Articulate verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in the arts, and experience within the auction industry a plus

Hindman is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on identity- race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

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