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Junior Art Director

Date: Nov 15, 2021

Location: Sterling Heights, MI, US, 48312

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

MMI Professional Requirements:

MMI DOOR, a division of JELD-WEN (NYSE: JELD), is one of the largest and most respected door distributors in the country. Continued success is dependent on the professional image we convey to our customers. It is imperative that every MMI DOOR employee:


  • Maintains a high level of professionalism in dress and demeanor.
  • Treats customers with respect and resolves differences via established handbook guidelines.
  • Is committed to the continued success of MMI DOOR.
  • Respects and works according to corporate policies.


General Qualifications:

Our industry has been, and will continue to be, in a state of change. Our success depends on our ability to adapt to a changing environment. All employees must:

  • Be adaptable to change.
  • Be able to accept new roles.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Work well with each other in a “team” atmosphere.


Job Description:

The Junior Art Director will be responsible for the design layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size and style of the company’s designs. They are responsible for helping determine the direction each design should portray to clients in partnership with the Marketing Team. The Junior Art Director will review all designs for errors before print and publish and be able to meet with clients or the Manager to create designs for both print and digital applications. The Junior Art Director must have the ability to create graphic designs from computer software packages, with a high proficiency in the core software of the Adobe CC Suite and Microsoft Office Suite.



Reports To:  Marketing Manager



  • Generate original visual content that is both exciting and creatively attractive
  • Work with team members to develop new ideas and deliver work bases on those ideas on time and at a high-quality level
  • Work with the marketing manager and account managers to establish appropriate creative directions for projects
  • Working with senior team members and managers to establish new skills and insights
  • Create images that identify a product or convey a certain message (product illustrations, logos, social media graphics, web-based graphics and photo editing).
  • Completes projects by coordinating with outside service providers, printers, etc.
  • Staying informed of evolving and new media formats, and learning how to incorporate them into active projects
  • Ability to copywrite base marketing content and proof new and existing content.


Required Skills:

  • An understanding of creative design and visual layout
  • High proficiency with creative software such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Ability to develop and execute creative and unique ideas for print and digital platforms
  • The confidence to communicate ideas and sell them to peer team members and management
  • Flexibility to adapt your ideas to suit project and team expectations
  • Willingness to work at a high-quality level on tight deadlines in high pressured environments
  • Awareness of digital media and evolving online platforms
  • Innovative approach to the ways in which advertising is executed
  • Track record of inventive and compelling design work



Preferred Skills

  • Sound understanding of marketing principles.
  • Familiarity with Muse, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Lightroom, Premier is a plus
  • Familiarity digital communication and interaction platforms (Constant Contact, Survey Monkey, MS Teams and social media)
  • Generate marketing and technical copy (written content) for marketing material


Education & Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in the field of Graphic Design
  • Strong written and oral skillset
  • Present a professional portfolio that features your design work



Overall Compensation Package Includes:


  • A competitive merit-based wage and salary structure
  • 401(k) matching program
  • Comprehensive health care program featuring medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
  • Life insurance and confidential counseling services
  • Salary Continuation program and long-term disability
  • Referral bonuses



WORK ENVIRONMENT: This job operates in a professional office environment with the possibility of hybrid office\remote work due to COVID.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers (Windows and Mac OS), phones, printers, and photocopiers.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.  Reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk, hear, taste and smell.  The employee must occasionally lift or move of to 25-50lbs. 



JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: Detroit