Art Director

  • Chicago
  • Full-time

Manifest in Chicago is looking for an Art Director. A true visual communicator who understands the power of conceptual design. Someone with a deep appreciation for content that captivates across platforms. We’re looking for someone who values craft and concept and wants to create work that is unmistakable.


●     Think conceptually and execute visually.

●     Push the envelope without ever losing sight of strategy.

●     Develop ideas that deliver value to a range of current and prospective clients.

●     Be savvy in designing everything from websites and social to print publications.

●     Collaborate with UX, photographers, illustrators, content writers and more, with grace and ease.

●     Take pride in going the extra mile.

●     Be creative, conceptual, clever, courageous and consistent.

●     Don’t be a total dork in front of clients. (Partial dorks will be considered.)

●       Read emails, meet deadlines, hang out, kick ass, take names and don’t eat all of the good snacks.


●     4-5 years of experience in Art Direction and Design, including experience at digital or social agencies.

●     Expert-level application of 21st century art direction tools. (We’re talking the Adobe Creative Suite and beyond.)

●     Social experience.

●     Digital experience making responsive websites/mobile/tablet apps, converting wireframes to designs.

●     UI Design and UX understanding.

●     Ability to articulate why choices are made.

●     After Effects and Motion Graphics a plus.

●     Sketch and InVision a plus.

●     Creative Awards are nice, too.

●     Innovative portfolio including work across platforms and for a variety of brands.

●       Bachelor’s Degree.

Manifest is an equal opportunity employer. Manifest does not sponsor employment visas.

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