Art Director

Full-time position with Russell Herder in Minneapolis
Job posted April 4, 2023

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About The Role

You’re a gifted visual storyteller. From pixels to Bezier curves, photos to videos, and everything in between, you’re a wizard of the visual arts. You know how to captivate and engage audiences through impactful ideas executed with eye-popping visuals that drive action.

For nearly 40 years as a full-service advertising agency, Russell Herder is committed to creating Work That Matters for our clients and community-at-large. We’re seeking an experienced art director to work within our creative group, developing and executing smart, disruptive, and engaging visual concepts and solutions for our clients. You’re a quick learner and energized team player, capable of bringing abstract concepts to life in engaging, relevant, and visually impactful ways. As an organized person, you’re a self-starter and someone people can rely upon. Your previous agency experience reflects empathy, curiosity, speed, adaptability, and a devotion to pushing boundaries. You know how to listen, learn, and are always willing to grow.

Status: Reports to the Creative Director


Develop and implement innovative conceptual ideas and visual stylistic directions across all media platforms for a wide variety of clients
Create and adopt visual styles and tonal personalities that reflect the nuances of client’s brand and voice
Work collaboratively with Account, Strategy, Digital, Social and Project Management teams to successfully produce creative within time constraints and on budget
Actively analyze concepts against client requests to ensure they meet strategic goals, objectives, and timing
Develop and execute ideas from strategic concept development to project completion
Integrate current and contemporary visual trends and media into day-to-day assignments
Present work internally to the agency and externally to clients in a confident and professional manner
Produce work worthy of industry recognition and client praise
Strictly adhere to timelines, schedules, and budgets
Performance Standards:
Materials meet agency and client strategic objectives
Work continually enhances our firm’s reputation
Projects are completed on time and within budget
Client presentations are organized and effective


In-person work Monday-Thurs at our Minneapolis office, with a remote work option on Fridays.


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