Thursday, June 12, 2008

5573: Must Enjoy Eating Paint…?

Check out the opening paragraph of this actual job listing. Then check out the company website. You won’t feel like sticking your head in a paint can—you’ll be sticking it in a trash can. Or the nearest oven.

Do you like to spend your days bouncing off the walls with smart people? Do you have so many ideas that you oftentimes feel like sticking your head in a paint can and shaking it out on a blank canvas? Are you fabulous?

If you just thought to yourself, “How did they know?” then you may want to consider Ambrosi, the country’s largest and most experienced creative advertising agency of its kind, offering more than 30 years of service in retail and direct-response catalog services. We are dedicated to the art of design, photography, and digital production of retail print advertising and direct mail catalogs.

We are currently looking for some exceptional new talent to join our team. If you meet these requirements and are passionate about producing great work, we’d like to hear from you. We create great work because we employ great people.


Calling all leaders with high creative standards. As Creative Director, you will direct and manage creative projects for the department. The ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership and decision-making skills coupled with a creative flare. You must be an effective communicator with both your team and our client base. In this position, you will be responsible for ensuring that the client’s expectations are met at all times.


Education and Experience

• 4-year degree in Advertising, English, Journalism or related field.

• 7-10 years retail or agency experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Ability to make sound decisions, delegate and to handle multiple assignments within a deadline driven environment.

• Knowledge of creative execution process including design, production, and photography.

• QuarkXpress, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

• Knowledge of visual merchandising and marketing in the retail arena.

1 comment:

RFB said...


The self-possessed and hungry rantings of so many agencies summed up neatly by one.