Senior Art Director

The culture at Subject Matter is fed by creativity, depth, energy and speed, and we’re looking for a senior creative talent who will thrive in this environment. We are a multifaceted Creative Advocacy firm comprised of experienced journalists, advertising pros, media relations experts, digital specialists, filmmakers and lobbyists. The Senior Art Director will collaborate with this diverse roster while partnering closely with a Senior Copywriter to fulfill a 360-degree advertising campaign on behalf of a major client.


  • Concept and execute breakthrough advertising to solve client problems and persuade audiences
  • Inspire cross-disciplinary creative through determination, mentorship and camaraderie
  • Produce a variety of deliverables including TV, print, OOH, radio, digital, social, and content
  • Provide key insights and strategic advice to colleagues and clients
  • Present creative work with conviction at internal and external meetings
  • Manage deadlines across agency departments and outside vendors
  • Oversee video and still photography production and post production
  • Create a positive environment through encouragement and teamwork
  • Deliver work on-time and on-budget


  • Online portfolio demonstrating skills and experience
  • 7-15 years relevant work history (agency experience mandatory)
  • Relevant four year degree
  • Expertise in art direction, advertising, marketing, digital, non-traditional and interactive
  • Current on creative tactics and emerging marketing trends
  • ‪‪Experience working directly with clients to pitch ideas and influence outcomes‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
  • Experience leading teams and defining process
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while keeping a professional demeanor
  • Able to manage multiple projects and deliverables simultaneously
  • A positive, professional and “can do” attitude
  • Flexible, adaptive and eager

To be considered for this full-time position, please submit your resume and portfolio website below and by e-mail to Kevin Richards, Chief Creative Officer at and specify the job title (Sr. Art Director) in the subject line of the e-mail.

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