Junior Art Director


Cannonball Advertising

Job Description

Cannonball is looking for an entry level art director with a talented eye, big ideas and an eager attitude to learn.
This entry-level position is designed for a creative individual who is eager, teachable and ready to dive deep into their clients’ brands. Employees that thrive at Cannonball are thinkers and doers – which means not only thinking about the next big idea, but also making it happen.

In this position, you will learn first-hand from some of the most respected and experienced art directors and creative directors in the market. You will assist these senior level creative leaders on day-to-day projects across print, digital, social and video projects. Basic video editing knowledge is a plus, but not required.

In return, Cannonball offers to opportunity to utilize and hone your talents at an independently-owned, creatively-driven shop, led and supported by people who share your love for a great idea and enthusiasm for creating.

We work on a variety of clients, from local and regional brands to Fortune 500 companies with national and global footprints.
We are currently operating a hybrid work schedule, with the option to work remotely 2 days a week.

Our culture is relaxed and open, we try not to take ourselves too seriously, and while a late night here or there isn’t out of the question, we believe our work gets better when it’s one thing in our lives—not the only thing.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:
• Support senior design team on day-to-day creative needs across a variety of media
• Assist with designing client and new business presentations
• Contribute original design and creative ideas

Ideal Candidates Should Possess The Following Minimum Qualifications:
• BFA in design, advertising or visual arts.

Preferred experience:
• Recent graduates are welcome to apply.
• Candidates that have at least 1+ year of relevant job experience (or substantial intern experience in an advertising agency) are preferred.
• Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and familiarity working in a Mac environment
• A portfolio of work to share which includes a mix of projects and/or brands
• Solid communication skills including the ability to present information to coworkers (or clients) in a clear and concise manner.

Company Overview

Cannonball is an award-winning, independently owned ad agency headquartered in St. Louis, MO. Learn more about our agency at Cannonballagency.com

Cannonball offers a competitive suite of benefits for our full-time employees, which currently includes health, dental, vision, disability, life, flex spending accounts and a 401(k) with matching fund.

How To Apply

If you meet these qualifications and have the design skill to match, send your resume and a pdf or website of work samples to Kris Hoelscher, HR Manager
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Fine Print (dang lawyers)

The above statement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Cannonball provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Per Cannonball Advertising & Promotion’s hiring policy, all employees (full & part time) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen on their first day of employment. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide verifiable proof of their COVID-19 vaccination record.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon a satisfactory background check and proof that the candidate is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or qualifies for a vaccination exemption).