Senior Designer

FCB Chicago

We are the industry’s largest startup – the oldest and newest advertising agency in Chicago. Founded in 1873 as Lord & Thomas and reintroduced as Foote, Cone and Belding, we create big transformative ideas that drive change. With over 700 employees, we have an entrepreneurial spirit, with scale and best-in-class capabilities all under one roof.

Position Details

Senior Designer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Senior Designer is responsible for leading the creation, concepting, and implementation ofprojects. The Senior Design produces concepts for projects that include supervising and directing supporting, the art director, junior designers with project objectives, project vision, written thematic narrative and storyboards, graphic design, concepts related todisplay design, interactive design, and other creative solutions. This key position includes working with account leads and project management to ensure that project deliverables satisfy the client, go out on time and on budget, and support project goals.


  • Support in establishing overall design vision, philosophy, and work process client projects and design teams 
  • Create concepts and execute design solutions for clients 
  • Establish and help with thematic and concept creation for graphic, environmental, and media design 
  • Develop new ways to visualize and document design and brand concepts 
  • Present concepts to clients and supporting design teams 
  • Support the coordination of projects and facilitate communications with the various project and production teams 
  • Work with key production leads, including both internal and external project managers and producers and graphics teams to ensure the design vision is executed in a consistent and quality manner 
  • Look for innovative concepts related to building brand messaging in the built environment


  • 3+ years of relevant experience 
  • Specialized skillset/experience in in marketing communications - advertising, direct, and sales promotion – with a track record of success 
  • Specialized skillset/experience in production of superior marketing communication materials 
  • Portfolio that represents a range of design styles, diversity of projects, and a clear personal aesthetic 
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant experience required

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that an employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional functions, reserving the right to revise the job description at any time.

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