Senior Art Director

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Senior Art Director – Creative

Become a Creative at Digitas, a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. As a team, we strive to transform the marketing landscape by using spirited storytelling and data-driven insights as our guides. Currently, we’re looking for a Senior Art Director who’s known for turning out amazing concepts – someone who can consistently wow us and our clients with creativity and visual awesomeness. It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. If you think you’re up for it, read on.

What you’ll do:  

In this role, you’ll lead the concept, design and execution of groundbreaking visual solutions for integrated, cross-channel initiatives in the digital and social sphere. The amazing conceptual power and exceptional design skills that you bring to the team will be put to use daily as you assist the Creative Director in leading a best-in-class creative team. Day to day, your role will include:

  • Creating a range of powerful, viable concepts and designs for each project, partnering with copywriters to ensure the copy direction and visual presentation work together to make the concept powerful and compelling
  • Communicating visual designs, motion design, concepts, and storyboards through presentations – and getting clients to approve (and love) the recommended designs
  • Expertly leading teams of designers and production artists to flawlessly execute cross-channel and digital work
  • Deftly juggling multiple projects while inspiring & motivating both your creative teammates and your clients

 What you’ll bring to the table:

We’re looking for a Senior Art Director who is both tremendously qualified and awesome to work with, which usually includes:

  • Energy, a sense of humor and an open & curious mind (yes, these things really do matter)
  • Exceptional conceptual and design skills and a robust portfolio that shows your talent in both digital and social
  • Strong experience on large cross-channel and/or direct-marketing initiatives across media, both online and off, and a mastery of Web production and the capabilities within digital channels
  • An expert understanding of Photoshop, Image Ready, Illustrator, and Quark/InDesign – plus (ideally) an understanding of Flash, After Effects, and video production (bonus if you have the skillset and a passion for illustration and animation)
  • A four-year degree, formal design training, plus five to seven years of art direction and strong digital design experience, preferably in a creative agency
  • A knack for strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative executionGot what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

 About Digitas

 Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to

 

create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,300 employees across 12 countries and 24 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit www.digitas.com

 

About Digitas 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.