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17 days ago

Content Producer

Penton Chicago, IL

- Reports to Content Director. - Creates and curates articles, galleries and e-newsletters based on goals/assignments. - Posts digital long-form… Penton

18 days ago

Regional Sales Representative

Penton Chicago, IL

We are looking for a Regional Sales Representative to join our Design Engineering and Sourcing team selling for Medical Design and Machine Design in… Penton

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    Current Employee - Art Director  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Art Director in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Penton


    - good place for designers who like and are able to work independently of other creatives
    - no corporate art leadership micromanaging you
    - creatives work on Mac OS
    - casual dress code
    - downtown location


    - lacks corporate art leadership to counter-balance editorial and sales tiers (art staff reports to and is reviewed by editorial)
    - lacks corporate-defined career growth pathways
    - lacks atmosphere of creative collaboration
    - belated workflow innovation, slow to upgrade applications and very, very little to no training
    - low end of salary scale, no bonus opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Emphasize and leverage graphic design as a business tool. Unleash your creative staff's talents for the market brand as a whole, not just print or web.

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