Senior Art Director

RAAP Chicago

RAPP Chicago is looking for a Senior Art Director to join our award-winning Creative team.


RAPP is a global, next-generation precision marketing agency, harnessing data, creativity, technology, and empathy to drive client growth at scale. We stand up for individuality. We speak up against bland, broad-brush generalizations. We fight for solutions that adapt to the individual’s needs, beliefs, behaviors, and aspirations. And we commit to doing this in every aspect of our work for clients and their consumers.

We actively foster an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual difference are valued and leveraged to achieve the agency’s vision. And most importantly we value every individual’s wellbeing.


At RAPP we are focused on the individual and how we can create value from every individual’s experience with a brand. We do this across three capability areas: customer centric consulting, creativity that inspires action and customer experience management.

Our data analysts know who that person is. Our strategists understand what they want. And our award-winning Technologists and Creatives know how to get it to them.

RAPP is an integral part of Omnicom’s Precision Marketing Group, comprising 4,000 creatives, technologists, strategists, and data and marketing scientists across 40 global markets

Position Details

Senior Art Director
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL


Rapp is seeking a Senior Art Director for our agency on the Army account. In this senior position, the employee must provide strong conceptual thinking, highly developed design skills and expertise in a wide range of design programs. You must push the boundaries of creative excellence all while ensuring the delivery of required results. The appropriate candidate must also have the ability to work with members of the creative department as well as team members from other core departments and agencies in order to achieve client satisfaction.


  • Execute creative concepts that are on strategy across all direct response media (email, direct mail, print, display, social, digital, TV, radio) with minimal supervision. 
  • Generate breakthrough ideas and constantly strive for new, better, more innovative solutions. 
  • Must be able to handle more high-level projects, as well as several assignments at a time. 
  • Demonstrates high-level knowledge of typography and graphic design. 
  • Ability to think strategically. 
  • Adapt brands to both digital and direct response environments. 
  • Show understanding of clients’ marketing needs and consumer attitudes. 
  • Manage workflow efficiently and take responsibility for timing and delivery. 
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines. 
  • Develop great work within guidelines and budget of the assignment. 
  • Work collaboratively with creative partners, members of creative and core departments. 
  • Present work coherently and persuasively; express ideas in a form that clients can buy. 
  • Show knowledge of direct marketing print production process. 
  • Review and sign-off on mechanical proofs on their assignments. 
  • Collaborate with Production, Art Buying and Studio. 
  • Stay current with changes in technology and demonstrate technical competence.


  • Execution excellence. 
  • Clear & articulate team communication & relationship building. 
  • Demonstrates an informed and thoughtful POV. 
  • Proactively tracks trends in design, business and marketplace relevant to Client business.


  • 5+ years experience. 
  • Must have digital experience, preferably with CRM and retail or financial experience. 
  • Must have a strong portfolio primarily of produced work. 
  • Can present ideas in sketch form. 
  • Must demonstrate experience/knowledge in direct mail, email, print, web, interactive, display, and social. 
  • Experience working in HTML-based media. 
  • Good sense of animation and layout. 
  • Knowledge and experience using Keynote and PowerPoint. 
  • Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must be an expert in Figma and Adobe Creative Suite (PS, IND, AI, PDF). 
  • Basic knowledge of prototyping in software such as Figma, Adobe XD or Sketch.


  • Worked in CRM 
  • Interest in military/history a plus

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