Associate Creative Director - Key Art

Santa Monica, California | Freelance | Job ID #48514 |
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Onward Search is on the hunt for an Associate Creative Director to join our Ad Agency client focusing in the entertainment space for a contract-to-hire assignment.

This is a role focused in Key Art for Theatrical and TV clients.

You will report to the CD and ECD on the team and be responsible for managing projects from concepts to finish.


  • Manage a team of designers, art directors, sketch artists, copywriters, finishers, illustrators, etc.
  • Work with account leads and PM’s to ensure that the project deliverables are above the client’s satisfaction.
  • Provide design leadership and mentoring to designers as they create and execute design solutions.
  • Communicate with clients and make sure expectations are appropriately met.


  • Must have held creative leadership roles within ad agencies doing key art campaigns for major theatrical films.
  • Must have exceptional hands-on Key Art design skills with the excellent use of type.
  • Must be able to showcase diversity and range in aesthetic, being able to design with minimal assets as well as established photography for a variety of genres.
  • Must have leadership skills and be able to mentor younger designers.
  • Must have strong communication skills and work well with our client’s team.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.