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Senior Art Director

McMURRY/TMG, the largest independent content marketing agency in the U.S., seeks a talented senior-level creative superstar with an established publication design background to join its Phoenix creative team. This individual will be a creative superstar, and will lead the design and art direction of industry-leading publications for our clients and their audiences. As a Senior Art Director, your creative ideas and expert execution will be highly valuable as you create quality products for McMurry/TMG and solid results for our clients while inspiring your teammates to do the same. You have a passion for excellence, a collaborative spirit, and a curiosity about industry trends. A positive and upbeat person, you will enhance our team and company culture.

Executive Art Director

McMURRY/TMG, the nation's largest, independent full-service content marketing agency, is seeking a wildly talented senior art director with top-notch magazine design, art-team management, and new-business pitching skills for our Phoenix office. You will be responsible for designing a mix of print magazines, digital media, and other content marketing projects for our nationally renowned clients. Experience in luxury, travel, weddings, jewelry, and food content design is a strong plus. Duties also include managing an amazing team of art directors and holding high the bar on creative execution to ensure our work is bold, beautiful, strategic, exceeds our clients' expectations, and wins lots of design awards. We are looking for someone with top-notch people skills, as this position will be responsible for inspiring greatness from and managing the quality and work schedules of a team of managing art directors and the art directors who report to them. Management duties include inspiring the team, tracking design and technology trends, mentoring, hiring, training, organizing quality reviews and feedback, goal setting, managing workflow best practices, and more. This position will play a key leadership role in our Phoenix office and work in partnership with executive art directors across our three other national offices to drive innovation and collaboration, as well as share design ideas, best practices, and staff resources. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: • Work closely with in-house editorial teams and clients to brainstorm and conceptualize the original visual direction of magazines, websites, apps, and other content marketing creative media products. • Partner with editorial leads to ensure our designs reflect the best strategies and outcomes. • Brilliantly design department and feature stories, commission and art direct high-level illustrations and photo shoots, produce beautifully designed magazine pages--with stunning typography, imagery, and attention to detail. • Articulate design clearly in a team environment for your team and clients, as well as in new-business pitches. • Oversee and/or participate in redesigns and prototypes. • Create original strategically focused designs, carrying designs through, researching or commissioning and purchasing images and working directly with clients on the realization of their products (which may include leadership of a design team to that end). • Help price and scope new-business opportunities. • Adhere to established schedules and processes for the movement of materials from concept through download. • Manage and adhere to established art budgets. • Coordinate hiring and workflow.

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