Digital Art Director

Core Creative Inc.

Core Creative is a full-service integrated branding agency with a passion for making brands more human. We ranked as a top 10 advertising agency in the city of Milwaukee, as well as on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for three years in a row. We not only value our clients, but our employees are a top priority. This is evident in our award as one of the Milwaukee’s Top Workplaces by The Milwaukee Business Journal.Core Creative offers free parking and is also located directly off a bus line.

Position Details

Digital Art Director
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

As a full-time Digital Art Director at Core Creative, you have an opportunity to be part of our fast-paced, dynamic and growing agency. You’ll be generating and executing ideas alongside the creative team, client engagement, PR, digital and project management. From branding campaigns to one-off pieces, you’ll touch nearly every kind of project for nearly every kind of medium. Specifically, the Digital Art Director is responsible for concepting and creating a wide variety of design projects in a collaborative, creative environment. As an art director, you must be able to possess the ability to formulate, design and communicate a strategic message and position.


  • Concepting big ideas that are built to effect change for the client’s business needs
  • Creating and producing a wide variety of design projects, including websites, mobile apps, digital and traditional advertising, email design, and more
  • Working both independently and in collaboration with a team of writers, directors, designers, programmers, producers and strategists
  • Sharing your insights in constructive ways by participating in brainstorming sessions, structured group critiques, and client interaction
  • Working with a Creative Director to help prepare work for presentation to the client
  • Presenting final creative to clients for approval; being able to walk a client through your work highlighting the thinking and strategy behind your solution


  • A creative mind and strong problem-solving demeanor
  • The ability to take a small spark of an idea and develop it into a strong effective solution
  • The ability to think both independently and collaboratively in pursuit of the best solution, every time
  • The ability to contribute to message development beyond just visuals – allowing collaboration with copywriters on the development of copy on projects
  • A strong, versatile design aesthetic
  • A track record of providing original, smart solutions that solve client problems
  • An appreciation and passion for excellent creative 
  • Knowledge of the Creative Process and the ability to use it to leverage great work
  • Strong organizational and time management skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to delegate creative tasks when necessary and provide creative oversight
  • The ability to focus on both the details and the big picture 
  • The ability to adjust a concept based on client feedback
  • The ability to think beyond the assignment – to find opportunities for stretching your solutions beyond expectations
  • An ego-free temperament that welcomes feedback, input and collaboration
  • A positive outlook and an ability to manage challenges with maturity
  • A drive to meet and exceed client needs

Education and experience:

  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of creative experience in the field – agency experience preferred.
  • A working knowledge of HTML/CSS; familiarity with content management systems like WordPress
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (primarily Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign; familiarity with After Effects and XD a plus)

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