Arkansas Arts Center

Art Director/Graphic Designer

The Arkansas Arts Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, organized and energetic graphic artist who is passionate about brand storytelling in the visual and performing arts. This position reports to the Director of Marketing & Communications and will provide conceptualization and execution of effective communications materials across multiple platforms including online, print, social and electronic media.


Must be an innovative thinker and problem solver with the ability to balance the creative with the technical accurately and efficiently to produce high quality work on deadline. Ability to translate established marketing strategies into professional visuals that are consistent with the brand image. Strong organizational, project management and self-directing skills. Ability to take direction and handle multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining and managing beneficial relationships with vendors, freelancers and other outside partners and agencies.


Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, New Media, or other related field, or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Working knowledge of design hardware and software, including DSLR-style digital cameras, Adobe Creative Suite, content management systems, email marketing platforms and HTML/CSS/Javascript and their application in state-of-the-art print and digital communication required. Experience with digital asset management systems and file structures preferred.


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