Art Director - Retail/Shopper Marketing

| Chicago
Home Chef is building new ways to provide meal solutions that meet a wide variety of customer needs, and shipping locations both online and in store. Our team is a unique mix of creators, chefs, entrepreneurs, and trailblazers and we’re growing quickly. Our customer-first mentality, combined with a zest for supporting our peers, helped us bring home Built in Chicago’s Startup of the Year Moxie award in 2017. If you’re ready to be part of the action, we’re ready to connect with you. There are no limits to where we can go together.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • The Art Director will lead a team of writers and designers to create stellar work from concept to completion for all channels as well as execute designs and mock ups for print and digital materials in retail and e-commerce.
  • The right candidate will collaborate cross functionally with the Home Chef team, lead brainstorms with the creative team to elevate content ideas and campaigns and present concepts/designs to the broader marketing team.

Team Management:

  • Lead a team of writers and designers to develop innovative work
  • Translate feedback from upper management to the creative team
  • Mentor the team and guide through frequent check ins and ideation sessions
  • Help set, track, and assess professional development goals for team members

Cross Channel Creative Development:

  • Develop print, digital, and integrated brand materials for the retail team
  • Work quickly, focused and efficiently
  • Work with the UX team, e-comm and digital team on landing pages, Facebook ads, partnerships, promos, and emails.
  • Create integrative plans with a consistent message and design that run through all channels
  • Use research / consumer insights provided by stakeholders to iterate intelligently

Project Management:

  • Organize all files accurately on the file server
  • Follow the existing process flow in Trello Work with Project managers to ensure deadlines are met
  • Communicate frequently about project deliverables

Brand Champion:

  • Follow the style guide and direct the team to stay consistent across all channels
  • Create work that is both compelling and on brand
  • Ensure copy and strategy are aligned with Home Chef’s brand voice Continue to push and evolve the brand beyond its current stat

Qualifications:

  • Adobe creative suite, sketch
  • 5-10 years of previous management experience
  • Retail and digital experience

Perks/Benefits:
- Direct access to senior management – our leadership team works alongside our team members every day
- Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical, dependent care, parking, or transit expenses
- 401k program
- Flexible paid time off (PTO) policy
- Free water taxi and gym onsite for Wrigley building employees
- Cold brew coffee on tap at no charge
- Employee discounts for Home Chef meal kits
- Free lunch every Friday and snacks and beverages on hand every day
- Casual dress
Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first 
 order!
Home Chef is an equal employment opportunity employer 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • SketchDesign

Location

Located in the iconic Wrigley building, our location offers the best of the Loop and River North. Close to transportation, restaurants & shops.

What are Home Chef Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided

Additional Perks + Benefits

Direct access to senior management – our leadership team works alongside our team members every day. Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical, dependent care, parking, or transit expenses. Free water taxi, discounted gym membership, and daily bike storage for Wrigley building employees. Cold brew coffee on tap at no charge (Wrigley office location). Employee discounts for Home Chef meal kits. Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!

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