Barkley

ACD/Art Director

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Kansas City
Date Posted: August 9th, 2012
Description:

A few things you should know before you join us. We're passionate people. Passionate about work. Passionate about life. We can't help it. It's just the way we are.

Maybe it's because we're independent and employee-owned. Maybe it's because we hire outstanding people and then get out of their way.

Or maybe it's because we believe in the power of a great idea, and that great ideas can come from anyone.

Like what you're reading? Come join us.

Associate Creative Director/Art Director
Everything expires including ideas. That’s why we are constantly coming up with new ideas. If you’re a fresh thinker who shares this mindset, we’d like to offer you an opportunity to work with one of the best in the biz. Whether you're fresh out of school or have a few years under your belt, if your portfolio is good, we want to see it.

You’ll be consulting with the account planning group and media staff to obtain information about products or services. Design layouts for all media and collaborate on writing and concepting of radio and television advertising.

We’re looking for Portfolios that demonstrate the creativity required to present ideas, words and visuals that will interest consumers and prompt them to buy/use the product/service being advertised. Broadcast experience a plus.

Responsibilities:

Develop concepts and collaborate with copywriters to produce a very high quality of advertising.
Assist with monitoring all assigned production and follow through all phases of production.
Deliver presentations to team and/or senior creative personnel.
Design in a variety of styles.
Assist with monitoring budgets and time frames in conjunction with production personnel

Qualifications:
Current on industry trends and technology
Basic understanding of printing process, photography, illustration, typography, editing, transfer and shooting of commercials preferred
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization

How to apply:

Send resume and portfolio link to Jennifer Karns: jkarns@barkleyus.com

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