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Hot Damn! it's a Full-time job

The Mill is looking for an Art Director in Chicago, IL, USA.


The role of Art Director is one of creative leadership, an unwavering eye to detail, and using the design process as a method of solving creative challenges. As an AD, you are responsible for leading teams of designers, animators, artists, and technologists to deliver world class content that exceed the expectations of the initial client brief. Your experience was molded by broadcast, print and digital works. You are comfortable with the process from the initial call through final grade and delivery. You are organized, an excellent communicator, and unafraid to ask challenging questions at any point in the process. You care about the people sitting next to you and want to see them grow and learn.

·Project leadership includes conceptualizing of design briefs, planning the
approach, and leading teams through project delivery. Calm and respectful under pressure. Working closely with our Head of Design and Operations team to identify the strengths with our team and resource jobs
·Experience bidding a diverse range of projects from 2D cell animation to C4D
pipeline based jobs to interactive projects
·Comfortable writing your own treatments and adapting to solve the client creative brief
·Organizing, identifying strengths within our team, and briefing other members of the creative team and lead successful client sessions for project kick-offs. Supervise and
Inspire the team to produce outstanding work
·Create, design and animate when necessary; you should be comfortable working in 2D and 3D design
·Be involved throughout the project, ensuring a reliable contact with clients and the
team to deliver results within tight deadlines

·3 years Art Direction experience
·Solid presentation skills and comfortable with being a client-facing representative
·Animation experience
·Ability to translate concepts into creative design and mentor junior staff members

Please apply to this position via the SmartRecruiters link below!

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On-site required?



Under a year


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Spark AR

Date Posted

November 9, 2020 (Originally posted November 6, 2020)

Managed By

Ashley Beadle


  • Retirement PlanRetirement Plan
  • Dog friendlyDog friendly
  • Great benefitsGreat benefits
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