Our client, a boutique, culturally forward advertising agency needs an Art Director.
What you'll be doing:
Leveraging the current brief, concept traditional and non-traditional (e.g. social/influencer campaign, activations, partnerships, etc.) campaigns
Work closely with the Account, Strategy, Production and Client teams to develop and execute campaign ideas
Be hands-on with the nuts & bolts, but be able to move into conceptual thinking at any time
Manage and direct production partners to execute production of creative assets
Act as a client facing representative of the creative team
Sell ideas to the agency's Founder/Executive Creative Director and partner on selling to client team
Take ownership of your ideas and stand for the work you believe in
Execute Presentation designs for pitches and client presentations
Participate in new business meetings and pitch efforts
Other tasks may be required
6+ years of Advertising agency campaign concepting and execution for TV/Video and integrated mediums
Strategy and concepting for US Hispanic audience experience
Strategy and concepting for a female audience
Adobe Creative Suite expertise
Agency experience working on a breadth of non-traditional campaigns (e.g. social/influencer campaign, activations, partnerships, etc.)
Portfolio with examples of concepting through execution on an array of campaigns in the multicultural spaces
An in-depth knowledge of the current cultural climate
Have a perspective on how brands can communicate support for Equality and Justice
Knowledge or experience in the multi-cultural segments is a must
You are a storyteller that is demonstrated through your work
Prior brand development experience is required
Must have experience presenting within a large group and pitching new ideas
You must be able to hold your own alongside big-name agency talent and clients
Expert understanding of the digital, social and new media technologies and platforms
Demonstrate your conceptual creativity both in strategy and execution
Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite design programs
Resume and samples of strategic and creative work
You must have your own computer for this position
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.
Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.