Job Description 5: Jr. Art Director/Production Artist

The primary responsibility of the Junior Art Director (Jr. AD), or Production Artist, is to aid in the production of advertising and marketing campaigns. S/he often works as a team with a designated Art Director (AD) and copywriter or receives written copy and places it within a specific form of advertising (e.g. web site, print ad, storyboard, etc.).

The Jr. AD reports directly to the AD or Creative Director (CD).

Responsibilities:

• Attends daily (or weekly) production meeting

• Designs creative materials according to instruction provided by AD or CD

• Meets with account service and interactive teams to ensure consistency across all media forms

• Collaborates with AD, CD on design elements and outside sources (e.g. paper, talent, etc.)

• Alerts AD, CD and Traffic Manager if deadlines cannot be met

• Provides project specifications to Production Manager (PM) (e.g. colors, fonts, dimensions, etc.)

• Possesses a working knowledge of design technologies and a desire for continuing education

• Develops the skills necessary to advance to the position of AD.

• Makes text corrections to creative materials (as requested)

• Retouches creative materials (as necessary)

• Submits a daily Time Sheet detailing work execution

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