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Art Director in Salt Lake City, UT at Franklin Covey Careers

Date Posted: 3/11/2020

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Job Description

Title:  Art Director

Reports to:  Vice President of Design


Our mission is to discover what’s obviously FranklinCovey, but has never been seen before. To do this our vision is to become world class digital storytellers, by creating profit-generating, design-driven miracles built around a premium, intuitive, highly covetable user experience that fans can’t get enough of.

The Lab at FranklinCovey brings together world-class talent from the world of creatives, and joins them to our world-class content development team. Guided by principle and powered by the newest technology, our creative work transforms human behavior, and ultimately drives targeted action that creates lasting impact.


The Creative Lab is seeking an experienced Art Director who can balance big-idea thinking with solid team leadership, a great network and experience of working with fun creatives, and impeccable creative execution.

The ideal candidate for the Art Director role is a sophisticated, creative thinker whose leadership makes an impact in work and on everyone around them. You create with passion, innovate with every project that comes your way, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Your work demonstrates a strong point of view with a nuanced understanding of a global audience. You’ll oversee talented designers and copywriters on projects working for positive, lasting behavioral change in individuals, families, communities and organizations around the world. Maybe you’ve been working in advertising or design, thinking, “could I find a place where I could use my skills to address a change for good in the world rather than toothpaste?” The Creative Lab at FranklinCovey is the place.


  • Lead creative projects and teams from ideation to pixel-perfect delivery, in partnership with the Strategy, Campaigns, and Project Management teams.
  • Set the conceptual and stylistic vision and take a hands-on role in the design for multiple projects and campaigns, providing design solutions that incite participation and engagement.
  • Work will include projects involving brand identity creation, campaign concepting and execution, responsive web design, infographic and data visualization, print collateral, and video graphics.
  • Collaborate with Project Management and Strategy teams to manage creative deliverables and ensure deadlines and budgets are met.
  • Manage and mentor Visual and UX Designers and support their professional development. Lead and participate in winning new business.
  • Present creative deliverables internally and externally, guiding teams and clients to solid creative solutions.

Company Information

FranklinCovey is a global company specializing in performance improvement. We help organizations achieve results that require a change in human behavior. Our expertise is in seven areas: Leadership, Execution, Productivity, Trust, Sales Performance, Customer Loyalty, and Education. Our mission statement is “We enable greatness in people and organizations everywhere”.  We fulfill this mission by hiring “Achievers with Heart”.

Visit our website at for more information regarding our organization.

FranklinCovey is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Job Requirements


  • BFA in graphic design, advertising, or related field or equivalent visual design degree is a must.
  • Proven ability to lead creative teams, guide and relay art and design direction, and communicate a project’s creative vision to clients in a compelling way.
  • A passion for bettering people, while combining storytelling and technology to inspire humans to remake themselves and the world.
  • Expertise in brand development, including a strong understanding of how to incorporate a brand throughout all aspects of a campaign.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, maintaining quality and attention to detail under real-world deadlines. Self-motivated and collaborative spirit.
  • Significant experience designing and concepting in a fast-paced agency or start-up setting.
  • Experience in an Art Director role and with formally supervising and training employees to organize and prioritize work assignments.
  • Thorough fluency with Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge of additional design, prototyping tools or experience with copywriting is a plus, as is expertise in front or back-end coding, illustration, motion graphics, video production, or photography.
  • Strong presentation and client-facing skills.
  • Ability to work onsite at The Creative Lab’s Salt Lake City, UT. USA office.
  • Ability to work hard, play hard and shoot a nerf gun.

Please provide a link to your online portfolio (or PDFs) of both your resume and cover letter. If these are the things that get you up in the morning, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and a cover letter that gives us insight into your passion and qualifications for the role.


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