About the Role
We’re looking for an interactive art director who’s ready to make the web a more user-friendly place — one well-designed experience at a time. This is the perfect position for an experienced web designer who enjoys coming up with big-picture concepts, is a UI / UX design maestro, and can comfortably navigate the world of code.
As part of our Design & Content team, you’ll concept designs and create interactive experiences that achieve our B2B clients’ objectives and foster best practices. Your primary responsibility will be designing and directing interactive projects that include websites, web and mobile apps, digital advertising and customer journey campaigns. And you’ll also get to tackle plenty of challenging projects for print and video.
Working closely with our associate creative director, you’ll lead a team of designers, copywriters, developers and production specialists to develop creative concepts that align with customer strategies and industry best practices, and then bring those concepts to life. In this fast-paced environment, you’ll flex your skills to create compelling, user-friendly projects — and we promise you’ll never be bored.
What We’re Looking For
- 5+ years of experience, preferably in an agency environment
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field
- Prior B2B experience preferred
- Proficient in Sketch and prototyping tools such as InVision
- Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)
- Expert in responsive design, site architecture, wireframing, rapid prototyping, and user testing
- Able to design across many different mediums: web, video, print, etc.
- Excellent typography skills for print and screen a must
- Web and mobile app design experience in an agile environment highly preferred
- Understanding of modular and atomic web design, and cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility preferred
- Familiarity with CMS systems (WordPress, Sitecore, etc.) a plus
A leading B2B digital and demand generation agency, The Mx Group has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Illinois for four years in a row. We have received numerous awards both for our work and our company culture, and were ranked among the top 10 B2B agencies in the country by B2B Marketing in 2017. Located 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, The Mx Group empowers companies with the competitive edge of modern B2B marketing. To do this, we integrate a broad set of services: Strategy. Design and content. Web and app development. Demand gen and lead management. We make it all work together to help companies attract, convert and retain more customers. For more than 25 years, clients have trusted us to turn their marketing investments into measurable revenue.
Why You’ll Love Working Here
At The Mx Group, we’re committed to producing great work — and having fun while doing it! We’re proud of our collaborative, open company culture, and we’re always looking for new ways to brighten up the work day for our tight-knit team. Whether you’re taking home first place in a trivia contest or chili cook-off, enjoying a brew from our craft beer fridge or celebrating the start of Friday summer hours, you’ll see why our employees love coming in to work. Plus, we offer a full benefits package, including paid parental leave, and we close our office for a full week at the end of each year.