Division: DIGITAL MARKETING

Give’r

In many ways, this is a unique client-agency relationship. The partnership began with Fortress acting as a strategic partner, using our knowledge to help Give’r achieve the growth they sought. Over time it has grown into more than that, culminating in a marketing plan and website overhaul that combined the strengths of all of Fortress’ departments and set Give’r up for a heroic new chapter.

The Emerson

The Emerson is the dream apartment complex for today’s renters. Located in Madison, Wisconsin, a vibrant community of young professionals and academics, its units and amenities are strategically built to meet the needs of this dynamic demographic. Fortress stepped in and built their brand as well as a beautiful website and robust marketing strategy tailored to reach their audience.

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Health X

HealthX is a forward-thinking primary healthcare provider that focuses on at-home and delivery services. We helped them communicate their message with a brand new website and social media strategy.

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Kam Buckner

State Representative Kam Buckner is an emergent political leader in Chicago, and his story is only beginning. While Fortress is not a political agency, we were inspired by Kam’s passion for the city we call home. Our work, conducted prior to Kam’s public mayoral candidacy announcement, included building his campaign website, designing his brand, orchestrating video production shoots, and more.

Beyond Academics

Creating a brand for the Higher Education thought leaders who are transforming campuses to fit the needs of students better than ever before.

Rumble With Hart

Actor and comedian, Kevin Hart, wanted to bring awareness to the rising issue of childhood obesity in America. He needed a brand and a digital space for his movement to generate attention through events and fundraisers. Fortress was able to create the Rumble with Hart brand and make Kevin Hart’s vision a reality.

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Underrated Tour

Making plays with Steph Curry to take 3-star high school athletes farther than they thought was possible.

Walner Law

Walner Law has been representing the people of Chicago since 1973, but that legacy needed a refresh. With a new Chicago-inspired logo, powerful video production, and enhanced processes across the board, we took Walner Law into the future, creating brand recognition in an ultra-competitive market and consistently generating new qualified leads for the firm.

Thirteenth Bridge

Building a brand for a games studio that is crossing barriers with games that blend sports, nostalgia, and non-stop fun.

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      Full Job Description

      Fortress is a fast-growing digital marketing and branding agency headquartered in Chicago that has worked with clients ranging from global corporations like Nike, Jordan, All-State, Acura, athletes, and celebrities like Kevin Hart, Steph Curry, prestigious universities, startups, and everyone in between. We believe in putting family first, being team players, staying humble, and being obsessed with our clients’ success. We provide a unique and energetic culture that fosters creativity and camaraderie.

      We’re currently seeking a full-time Senior Designer to join the team and work out of our Chicago, IL office. The right person for this position sees the bigger picture while remaining passionate about the details.

      You’re knowledgeable and skilled in Web, Branding, large-scale marketing campaigns, and more. You’re a jack of all trades in creative software, but you also have a passion for design beyond the screen. You understand that great design is in the nuance—that subtle cultural references should be woven into the things you create and every project should be approached with the end-user at the center of it. You love working on a team with diverse perspectives and you’re willing to learn from as well as build up those around you. At the core, you’re a problem solver with a knack for making things look good.

      WHAT YOU’LL DO

      • Contribute to various projects in web, brand identity, and print across multiple industries
      • Collaborate and ideate with the design and marketing teams, while also giving and receiving feedback on designs
      • Create presentations and asset kits to be delivered to team members, clients, and partners
      • Present your creatives to clients with the ability to back up your ideas, while also being open to new ideas and critiques

      WHAT YOU’LL BRING

      • 3-5 years of experience working in design and digital marketing
      • A strong portfolio with a diverse array of work and a strong foundation in basic design principles (typography, layout, color, UX/UI)
      • Problem-solving and storytelling abilities
      • Multi-tasking and prioritization skills
      • Experience working in Adobe CC and Figma
      • 3D, Animation, Video Editing, and Photography is a plus
      • A collaborative mindset
      • A good sense of your own design and visual style
      • Attention to detail
      • A passion for growth and a never-ending curiosity

      Job Type: Full-time

      Benefits:

      • 401(k)
      • 401(k) matching
      • Dental insurance
      • Flexible schedule
      • Health insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Professional development assistance
      • Vision insurance

      Schedule:

      • 8-hour shift
      • Monday to Friday
      • Weekend availability

      Supplemental Pay:

      • Bonus pay
      • Commission pay

      Ability to commute/relocate:

      • Chicago, IL 60642: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

      Experience:

      • Graphic design: 6 years (Required)
      • Web design: 4 years (Required)

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