Associate Creative Director, Art


rEvolution is one of the leading independent, international, and fully integrated sports marketing, consulting, and media agencies. Founded in 2001 with a focus on representing brands in sports, we provide our clients with a full-service marketing approach, including sponsorship consulting, media planning and buying, creative production and design, experiential marketing, hospitality, public relations, social media and research.

At rEvolution, we pride ourselves on creating award-winning brand-building marketing, strategic consulting and media programs for our client partners that are widely recognized throughout the global sports industry.

Position Details

Associate Creative Director, Art
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

As the Associate Creative Director, Art, you will develop and execute creative marketing to solve client and agency challenges. Reporting to the creative director, you will focus on all aspects of the creative product, collaborating with the team to generate ideas that are on strategy, on brand, and inspiring to clients and broader audiences. You will acts as a hands-on creative leader, both leading the team and developing the work, providing strategic direction, insightful feedback, inspiring design, and mentoring of talent.


  • Partner with the Creative Directors and broader team to concept and refine ideas across media 
  • Review the work of Art Directors and Copywriters and direct and improve their efforts 
  • Interpret briefs to discover insights and foundations for creative development 
  • Lead creative kick-off meetings with account and strategy partners; provide direction to the team on roles and deliverables; drive inspiration and clarity 
  • Spearhead creative brainstorms and provide input on concepting ideas based on knowledge of current trends, pop culture, and current and past design themes 
  • Generate original ideas, deliver constructive critique, and foster a culture of collaboration and team building 
  • Develop and present creative work with confidence 
  • Ability to mentor junior members of the department and lead by example 
  • Works collaboratively to push creative work to a higher aesthetic 
  • Professionally represents rEvolution in the marketplace 
  • Perform other job-related tasks as assigned by supervisor(s)


  • Portfolio of produced creative work 
  • A minimum of 7 years' experience working full-time within marketing at a creative agency 
  • An impressive history working as a Senior Art Director 
  • Excellent conceptual vision and a compelling design style / POV 
  • A photoshop wizard with the demonstrated ability to depict ideas, experiences, and campaigns…as if the concepts were real 
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite and related applications 
  • Comfort and confidence when presenting creative work 
  • A savvy and sensitive manager of personnel 
  • Willingness to travel on occasion 
  • Enthusiasm, creativity, and professionalism 
  • Knowledge, background and/or interest in sports and sponsorships

This hybrid role is based in our fabulous Chicago office but has a global reach.

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