Art Director

Chicago, Illinois / Demo Duck

Posted: Oct 10, 2017




Demo Duck creates videos that tell stories, educate customers, explain the complex, and humanize brands. We've produced hundreds of videos for everyone from startup founders to the Fortune 500.


We're looking for a talented art director who can own the visual aesthetic of our brand and client projects. This person would be charged with ensuring everything we do from a design perspective, whether it be internal or external, is of the highest caliber.


Develop storyboards for animated and live action video projects

Design style frames and assets for client projects

Provide art direction to freelance creatives

Communicate design and motion ideas to clients

Work closely with Producer and Creative Lead from project start to finish

Help Creative Lead develop custom visuals for pitches and treatments

Help Creative Lead identify and onboard creative teams

Participate in team brainstorms

Help identify and recruit creative talent

Perform design work as needed for sales, marketing, and internal projects. May include blog materials, infographics, social content, passion projects, and presentation materials.

Assist with art department as needed for live action videos


3-5 years of experience in design and illustration

Proficient in Illustrator & Photoshop

Experience with AfterEffects preferred but not required

Ability to work quickly and under pressure

Creative mind with plenty of ideas to contribute

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Ability to communicate visual ideas to team and clients accurately and efficiently

Self-motivated with strong project management skills

BA/BS/MBA in design, illustration, or related field


To apply, please email a resume and portfolio to!

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