Art Director

Eagan, MN
Position Overview

You will work directly with Marvin’s integrated marketing agency team to bring the Marvin brand to life visually. You’ll leverage Marvin’s brand guidelines to direct design, type, photography, layout, color, shape, and the overall visual aesthetics of projects developed by the integrated marketing agency team. In this role, you’ll collaborate with a copywriter, team of graphic designers, content strategist, photographers, videographers and the broader cross-functional marketing team at Marvin to create impactful, engaging visual content.
• Develop concepts and layouts, collaborating with copywriters and other creatives to produce a high caliber of work
• Art direct through final layouts; attend photo shoots, broadcast shoots and all aspect of post-production
• Present ideas and work to team and/or senior team members 
• Possess a spectrum of design skills; interactive design experience a plus
• Stay current on industry trends, technology and emerging media
Required Skills
• Thorough understanding of printing processes, photography, illustration, typography and interactive media
• Strong sense of design
• Expert in the Adobe Creative Suite of applications
• Online portfolio that demonstrates a range of ideas from print to social to video and beyond
• Embraces feedback and can quickly work to optimize and give options to meet desired goals
• A thoughtful questioner who thinks outside the box
• Efficient in a deadline-driven environment with multiple concurrent assignments
• Excellent verbal communication skills, particularly when it comes to collaborating with team members and content creators
• An energetic team player and driven self-starter, with a positive mindset and excellent work ethic
Education / Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree and/or ad or art school credentials or equivalent industry experience
• 6+ years of experience in an agency or corporate setting
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee.