• Art Director

    Patterson Companies, Inc.Saint Paul, MN

    Job #698473862

  • Overview

    The Art Director is a senior creative role responsible for the development and execution of creative concepts within the corporate marketing team. This role supports company-wide brand initiatives as well as marketing campaigns in partnership with business unit Marketing teams. We are looking for people who are passionate about design and working with other smart people to solve brand and design challenges.

    Responsibilities

    Collaborate with corporate marketing team to develop branded creative design solutions.

    Execute top-notch creative and accurate design work for complex marketing projects.

    Take the lead in creating marketing collateral in partnership with Marketing teams.

    Work with teams to determine layout, photography, pagination, and other design considerations.

    Provide design recommendations across a variety of channels.

    Ensure that creative approaches, format styles, and graphic standards are properly executed and follow brand standards.

    Confirm all files created are technically sound and ready for print production.

    Manage multiple, concurrent projects and help prioritize work to meet all deadlines.

    Research design trends and share with their teams.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in design or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • At least 5 years of agency or in-house design experience.

    • Proficiency in applying design principles and thinking.

    • Brand strategy and development experience.

    • Mac-savvy skill set, with exceptional skills in Adobe Creative Suite.

    • Highly collaborative mindset and great communication skills.

    • Ability to prioritize and manage work and meet critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment.

    • Proven self-starter and highly motivated, a fast learner, and comfortable taking the initiative and handling multiple projects simultaneously.

    • Strong knowledge of pre-press and printing best practices.

    • Passionate about current design trends, new approaches, and personal skills development.

    • Must provide a portfolio that demonstrates a refined design sensibility and great typography.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Healthcare or animal health industry experience

    • Experience and comfort with developing ad copy

    • Flexible and adaptive to change

    Requisition ID 2018-7648

    # of Openings 1

    Position Category Marketing

    Company Patterson Dental Supply, Inc.

    Position Type Regular Full-Time

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

    Updated 07/17/2018

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