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Art Director I Life Sciences Agency

Mid-town, NYC · Marketing/Public Relations
We are seeking an Art Director to be part of a thriving agency that is part of a global life science company. 

Agency Insight & Culture
  • This  agency boasts a culture that is a rare find in an agency setting...they are concerned about their employees' well being and success both professionally and personally
  • Their work excels at supporting clients in their mission of improving care for patients around the globe
  • Folks here are comfortable to take charge and work as teammates others can count on delivering extraordinary work
  • Creative environment, flexible working style, supportive leadership.
  • They offer a great bonus structure that is not complicated by a large corporation and benefits that are hard to beat
What Employees are Saying 
  • Plenty of opportunities for growth and career advancement, great benefits and accessible leadership
  • I've worked at a few agencies and they do the best job, by far, of creating a great culture of collaboration and respect
  • There’s a genuine interest in helping me grow professionally
  • They consistently met and paid out at least 100% of my bonus target
The Role You Will Play
  • Designs materials based on strategic and tactical plans provided by the account management team, and by assignment from the CDs or ACDs for Copy and Art.
  • Is a team player and works with other designers, copywriters and additional designated “team” personnel in production of said materials.
  • Strives to meet assigned deadlines. Alerts CDs, ACDs and Project Managers if deadlines cannot be met for any reason, or if an extension is required.
  • Works with production personnel, providing complete input, and any instruction and supervision required to smoothly complete production of approved design.  Provides all required specifications to Production Manager (if applicable).
  • Reviews all production materials on assigned projects, and signs off prior to forwarding job to Project Manager for further required approvals/outside production.
  • Meets with Agency team as required to ensure timely, accurate completion of assigned projects.
  • Has extensive client contact experience, while possessing good presentation skills.

Background Profile
  • Education: Bachelors Degree in advertising or graphic design. Experience in pharma a plus
  • Work Experience: 4+ years as an Art Director in a creative department environment
  • Skills: Adobe CC (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Mac and PC
  • Competencies: Creative Thinking, Applies technologies to tasks, Professional confidence, Thoroughness, Results orientation, Teamwork, Strong attention to detail, Strong self-starter, Leadership, Teamwork
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