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Senior Art Director


Karsh Hagan is looking for a Senior Art Director with a strong design background.

The Senior Art Director will be responsible for working closely with the internal agency team and clients on creative projects.  This roll will work closely with the Senior Creative Designers and Creative Directors to create solutions that are aligned with overall business and marketing goals.

Our ideal candidate will have a passion for creative with deep experience in brand identity, campaign development, and design.  They will be an innovative thinker and have a natural ability to lead teams in creative ideas.  

Our Senior Art Director will guide and mentor creatives on strong design ideals and geek out on fonts, bring artistry and techniques to create compelling work.   You create visual communications that are clean, effective and on brands.  You are an expert in the Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and InVision prototyping.  

The Senior Art Director will thrive on collaboration and take constructive feedback that aligns with business strategies and goals.  You handle concurrent projects and fast-paced deadlines with ease.  The ideal candidate has an endless drive to outdo themselves every time they work on a creative client project.   


  • Lead clients in creative strategy including brand integration and content work
  • Work alongside the broader Agency team to uncover insights and design solutions that drive business results for our clients
  • Collaborate with the larger creative team on creative concepts and brand strategy
  • Coach and inspire creative staff and junior creatives staff on conceptual ideas and best practices in design
  • Execute creative work for our clients in the design, layout, and visual aspects of assigned projects 
  • Follow and share current trends in design and marketing trends with the agency
  • Be an excellent presenter of creative ideas and work  


  • This role is based in Denver and will be a hybrid in-person and remote work environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related field
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating previous design work
  • 5+ years of design experience in an agency setting 
  • Must have strong collaboration skills, ability to work with internal teams, departments, and external partners.
  • Advanced background in digital design and deep understanding of digital design principles and theory
  • Expert skills in the entire Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent in design, typography, layout, packaging, digital and overall art direction skills

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary Range: $70,000 - $80,000 
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 10 Paid Holidays 
  • Paid Holiday Break between Christmas & New Year’s Day
  • No-Cost Direct Primary Care & Behavioral Health 
  • 3 Medical plans, including 100% Employer-Paid option
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • HSA & FSA 
  • 401(k) with match
  • & More!

About Karsh Hagan

Made in Colorado, 1977

Karsh Hagan is a boldly independent, multi-disciplined marketing, design and technology company in Denver, Colorado. As a purpose-driven collection of makers, doers, innovators, and explorers of brave ideas, we believe brands have to transcend what they make or do, and stand for something bigger to make a lasting impact in the world today. We don't just do advertising. We don't just do design. We don't just build websites or mobile apps. We solve real-world business challenges with creative solutions that generate positive results and add lasting value to people's lives.


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

Karsh Hagan provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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