Associate Creative Director, Art

WCG New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

Recently named Best Place to Work by MM&M, The Holmes Report, PR News, PRWeek, and AdAge, W2O is an integrated marketing and communications firm powered by analytics and specializing in healthcare. We are currently seeking a talented Associate Creative Director of Art to join our growing team of pharmaceutical advertising professionals. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-growing global agency.

Role Summary

The Associate Creative Director, Art, plays a key creative role leading an integrated team of writers and designers. The ACD, Art will report to the Creative Director and will manage all aspects of art and design for the assigned brand. This person demonstrates exceptional talent in developing a sophisticated, cohesive and consistent aesthetic across all brand materials, along with strong conceptual thinking and innovative approaches to tactical execution. This is a hands-on role with an equal mix of creating work while also growing and nurturing a team. The ACD will work with a Creative Director to lead client relationships and develop overall brand strategy, and champion creativity and advance design for their clients and the agency. In addition, this person will partner with Copy, Account, Strategic Planning, Media, Technology and Business Development to shape new opportunities for existing and new clients in the pharma and tech space.

Required skills and experience

  • 7-9+ years of industry experience, pharma preferred, in increasingly managerial creative roles with a proven track record of success.

  • Able to lead and direct a creative team from concept to completion.

  • Outstanding art direction and design experience across a variety of media including digital, social, collateral, print, broadcast, corporate comms, etc.

  • Visual Design background; great systematic design / multichannel experience as well as campaign / storytelling abilities.

  • A passion for social media, online marketing and jaw-dropping digital design.

  • Candidates must be well-versed in user-centered design methods and techniques.

  • Expert in Adobe CS.

  • Superior communication, organization and time management skills.

  • A passion for managing and mentoring others to help them perform at their peak and grow in their careers.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and can-do attitude.

  • BA or higher in Design, Art Direction, Communications, or a related field preferred.

W2O Group offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks, including unlimited and flexible PTO, expanded paid leave for new parents and a 4th Trimester program that helps new parents transition back to work, and a five-week sabbatical program. Other perks include Income Protection, Retirement plans/401(k) match, and self-phone savings plans. Learn more about our great benefits and perks at: http://www.w2ogroup.com/

W2O Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We foster an environment that embraces diversity. We are stronger with a wider range of opinions, strengths, and backgrounds to achieve our goals.


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Associate Creative Director, Art

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