Art Director


Who We Are:

KW2 is a full-service digital and advertising agency with a mission to empower and improve lives. We create results for clients across four key industries: government & public health, higher education, healthcare and businesses. Few agencies can match the depth or breadth of KW2’s behavior change marketing expertise. Our proven approach has shaped more than 100 government and public health campaigns and improved millions of lives. We work with leading organizations like The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, The Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, The University of Wisconsin, and Madison College to make a difference.

Our Culture:

Our culture offers the kind of invigorating and creative challenges that make talented people even better. KW2 strives to provide an inclusive environment where employees can bring their best, and unique voices and experiences can benefit every employee, client, and the communities where we live and work.

Position Details

Art Director
Southwest Wisconsin
Madison, WI

We are seeking an Art Director to join the KW2 team. As an Art Director, you are primarily responsible for developing creative solutions and compelling designs for our clients and their diverse audiences. You will report to a Creative Director and collaborate with a team of professionals to take projects from concept through production. 

The Work:

  • Concepting and designing for a variety of mediums, including traditional and digital ads, social content, websites and collateral 
  • Working with cross-departmental teams to understand a project’s goals, audience, strategy and requirements 
  • Brainstorming ideas individually or with other team members 
  • Presenting concepts and creative solutions to colleagues and clients 
  • Collaborating with creative partners (like photographers, directors and illustrators) throughout the production process 
  • Creating cohesive visual systems and ensuring brand continuity across channels and mediums with the help of production artists, developers and others 
  • Meeting project goals on time and within budget 
  • Accepting and providing honest creative feedback and contributing to a team-wide spirit of collaboration, ingenuity and self-improvement

The Qualifications:

  • Creative problem-solving skills and imaginative ideas 
  • Skilled experience in graphic design, illustration, UI and production art 
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud and Sketch 
  • The ability to adapt, multitask and manage projects and timelines efficiently 
  • Honesty, attention to detail and high personal and professional standards 
  • An interest in popular culture, advertising and new design trends and techniques 
  • A positive, collaborative spirit 
  • Five or more years of marketing or communications experience preferred

Salary available upon request.

PTO, Health, Dental, 401k, FSA, HSA and summer Fridays!

At KW2, we believe people grow together in diverse, equitable and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and build authentic relationships. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law.

« Back