The art director is responsible for leading production of the University's institutional branding, advertising, print, signage, and digital collateral, providing creative art direction for photography and overseeing identity compliance. The art director ensures that the work University Relations produces is innovative, consistent, and effective for a range of print and digital media. Individuals with strong skills in graphic design are preferred.
Generates creative and innovative publications and promotional material that represent the organization, using a range of media (print and web), various methods, techniques, and equipment
Provides creative ideas and executes projects into concrete designs for web banners, flyers, brochures, postcards, catalogs, annual reports, billboards, event invitations, and other promotional/advertising material
Prepares art files for commercial offset printing, advertising, digital advertising, and other production systems.
Attends press checks for print publications
Manages relationships to ensure client satisfaction and premium quality production
Required Qualifications – Required qualifications to effectively perform the job. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. (Additional requirements may be designated by position.)
A bachelor's degree in graphic design, fine arts or a closely related field involving the visual arts from an accredited college, university or school of art and design required
Minimum 4 years of experience as a graphic designer or art director in an agency setting or an in-house design unit required
Lindenwood University, often referred to as Lindenwood or LU, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in St. Charles, Missouri. Founded in 1827 by George Sibley and Mary Easton Sibley, it is the second oldest higher-education institution west of the Mississippi River and since 1990 the fastest growing university in the Midwest. The University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 16,000 students a year through values-centered programs that lead to development of the whole person. Lindenwood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.