Share this Job

Senior Art Director

Date: Nov 6, 2020

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

PRADCO Outdoor Brands (POB), a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., is the largest company in the world that manufactures and markets major hunting and fishing brands and products under one parent organization. We are a leader in producing game calls, scents, attractants, game feeders, game cameras, tree stands and fishing lures. PRADCO Hunting owns the brands Moultrie, Summit, Knight & Hale, Code Blue, Texas Hunter Products and Whitetail Institute. PRADCO Fishing owns more than 20 brands including Rebel, YUM, Booyah, Lindy and Bomber Saltwater Grade. For more information on PRADCO products, please visit our website at www.pradcooutdoorbrands.com. As a member of the EBSCO family of companies, PRADCO team members participate in a selection of outstanding benefits, including: EBSCO Profit Sharing Trust, Excellent Medical/Dental/Drug/Vision benefits, and many other benefits.

Senior Art Director

 

PRADCO Outdoor Brands Hunting Division is looking for a talented Senior Art Director to develop and execute engaging, purposeful design work for some of the outdoor industry’s largest brands. The ideal candidate works well in a collaborative environment, has strong design skills, a strategic mind and the drive for continual improvement. A love of the outdoors is not required but is a plus. If this sounds like you we would love to talk.

 

As a Senior Art Director at PRADCO, you will be given the tools you need to succeed in this role as well as the stability and life-work balance that are so rare in the agency world. Our growing portfolio of brands offers diverse creative challenges, along with the opportunity to nurture and build those brands over time.

 

As Senior Art Director you will be responsible for concepting, executing and managing creative output across a range of mediums including print, digital, packaging, and sales materials. Understanding key business objectives and translating them into visual assets and messaging for PRADCO’s various brands will be essential to success. The position is within the Marketing Department, reports to the Creative Director, and will work cross-functionally with other departments such as Brands and Sales. As an EBSCO subsidiary, PRADCO offers all the best-in-class benefits afforded to all EBSCO employees.

 

Scope & Responsibilities:

•Elevate the overall design and messaging capabilities of the Marketing Department

•Drive various creative projects from conceptualization to completion

•Enforce brand standards such as colors, fonts, typography, imagery and tone for all outgoing art files 

•Create or redesign product packaging on an annual basis for all brands 

•Collaborate with Sales Team to build a range of sales materials including Product Line Review decks, in-store signage, POP, sales sheets and more

•Concept and design a multitude of digital assets including social media posts, e-comm images, website materials, infographics, emails and display ads 

•Design for ad hoc projects such as tradeshow booths, prototype marketing, print ads and end cap displays

•Collaborate both internally and externally to develop campaign messaging and copywriting

•Manage internal design resources as needed

•Work with outside vendors to obtain best combination of pricing/quality for printed materials

 

Basic Qualifications:

•B.A. from an accredited college/university with a concentration in Design 

•3 years’ experience with a creative agency or in-house creative department

•High proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator

•Experience successfully managing projects and people 

•Highly organized w/ a strong bias for meeting deadlines

•Proven excellence in design ability and achieving business objectives through design

•Ability to provide rationale behind design

•Articulate, with excellent communication and presentation skills

 

Preferred Skills/Experiences/Traits:

•Copy writing experience as it relates to campaign taglines, advertising copy and related projects

•Background and/or interest in hunting and outdoor sports

•Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite

•Upholds honesty, integrity, and business ethics always

•Works effectively across departments, with a team-first mentality

•Driven towards constant improvement and never accepting the status quo

•Ability to multi-task on multiple projects concurrently and willing to switch focus quickly

 

 

 

EBSCO Industries, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

Job Segment: Manager, Outside Sales, Advertising, Event Marketing, Management, Sales, Marketing