Art Direction Supervisor

LTD Commodities

Who We Are:

As one of the country’s premier catalog and online retailers, LTD Commodities has provided a vast array of unique and affordable home décor, housewares, gifts and much more to our customers for over 50 years. From our humble beginnings as a family-run mail-order business, we have grown to become home to 3 national brands: LTD Commodities, The Lakeside Collection, and Fresh Finds. With national catalog circulation and an 85% web-penetrated business, we’re invested in using the power of multi-channel marketing to reach each and every current and potential customer.

LTD provides a collaborative and dynamic environment for you to do what you do best!

Position Details

Art Direction Supervisor
Northern Illinois
Bannockburn, IL

LTD Commodities, the fastest growing division of Amerimark Interactive, is looking for an Art Direction Supervisor, in our Bannockburn, IL location.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Develop ad concepts, provide art direction and proficiently lead on-set photography to ensure the creative vision is captured by the photographer, stylist and talent. 
  • Oversee shot lists and work in collaboration with other Art Direction Supervisor and/or Art Direction Leads 
  • Drive department processes and strategic initiatives to meet goals and deliver well-executed studio work 
  • Collaborate with Advertising, Merchandising, and Marketing to gain a thorough understanding of product features and benefits to ensure alignment 
  • Prepare, reports and track team workloads, budgets and schedules 
  • Present project status’ and team performance updates to the Studio Creative Manager 
  • Train, coach and mentor team members 
  • Keep abreast of marketplace and industry trends to improve creative and deliver strategic objectives

We want difference-makers, innovators and thought leaders who willshare our vision and shape their futures at LTD. Come join us!

Who You Are:

  • You love to collaborate and lead others to develop exciting and compelling advertising 
  • You have a strong attention to detailand enjoy solving problems 
  • You are an incredible multi-tasker, who not only succeeds, but thrives when you have many irons in the fire 
  • You are an inspiring leader, who provides support and guidance to your team 
  • You are a strong communicatorwho exudes professionalism when dealing with others


  • 5+ years of photo production experience 
  • 3+ years of associate supervision and performance evaluation experience in a corporate environment. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite 
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign 
  • Experience with photography, stylizing, visual arts 
  • Ability to lift 20+ lbs. 
  • Some travel as needed 
  • Willingness to work longer hours as needed/required


  • Bachelor’s Degree - Field of Study: Graphic Design, Photography, Visual Arts

Environmental Tolerances:

  • Studio/warehouse environment dust, plants/food, flashing lights 
  • Occasional outdoor/location shoots 
  • Temperature fluctuations 
  • Working with models, kids and pets

Schedule Requirements:

  • Core hours are 6:30 am – 3:00 pm

LTD Commodities Perks:

  • A benefits package that includes subsidized medical/dental/vision, PTO, short/long term disability, 401(k) with company match and more! 
  • Business casual work atmosphere with plenty of opportunities to celebrate together 
  • 35% discount on orders from our brands and an employee purchase perks plan

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