Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Our location in Lake Bluff, Illinois, currently has an opportunity for an Art Director.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Art Director is responsible for concept development, design and execution of campaign activations, marketing collateral, infographics, video and digital applications to support global marketing and public affairs initiatives throughout Abbott. Art Director will have a strong focus on leading digital branding initiatives and should have experience with UI/UX creation and strategy to maximize responsive and interactive environments. They will be responsible for presenting creative to clients and provide direction to internal team members bringing creative solutions to fruition. The AD will act as a brand ambassador for Abbott's corporate identity providing creative guidance to team members and internal stakeholders.
Lead a team of designers.
Ensure concept/design consistency across client initiatives and mediums.
Create, develop and execute more complex quality designs for marketing vehicles including print, digital and interactive mediums.
Work well within a singular brand and creatively explore it's potential.
Coordinate and prioritize design efforts across campaigns and teams.
Present concept/design decks and storyboards to internal clients.
Remain informed of all industry news, creative and general activity.
Collaborate with creative managers, designers, writers, other marketing team members and internal stakeholders to ensure the concepts, themes and messages are represented effectively and consistently for the business objective(s) and audience(s).
Ensures assignments adhere to the approved brand and messaging guidelines to maintain our corporate identity.
Experience presenting information and ideas to clients and internal teams.
Experience generating creative, innovative ideas in a short timeframe.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRING
5+ years of art direction or senior graphic design experience within an internal or external agency.
Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, Visual Arts or related field.
At least two years of experience leading the design of projects from concept to completion.
At least two years of experience leading a design team.
Strong portfolio demonstrating ability to concept and direct ideas, teams and final product.
Polished client presentation skills.
Strong organizational and management skills.
Ability to envision creative ways to leverage online ideas and technologies.
High level of proficiency in branding, online marketing and media concepts.
Able to integrate big ideas through all mediums.
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.