Art Director - Entwine (510-133)

Employer
Location
USA, New York State
Salary
Neg
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Jan 06, 2018
Ref
959702875
Contract Type
Full Time
Entwine is a global digital innovation agency specialized in healthcare and scientific communications. Working in a close partnership with Chameleon Communications, we are a member of Healthcare Consultancy Group and Omnicom Group, with offices in London, New York, Los Angeles and Manchester. Our clients represent the top blue-chip global pharmaceutical companies.

We believe that in today's world the ability to clearly communicate through great conceptual thinking, strong modern branding and cross-channel design and information design application and information design, is at the core of modern communications. This is a great opportunity to assume a key position in the expansion and growth of creative team and ultimately become a leading creative innovation influencer in the industry.

Overview

The Art Director will be responsible for overall art direction, quality design execution and delivery of a communication campaigns, and wide range of communication materials for our pharmaceutical clients across. The role requires conceptual thinking and an ability to develop and implement strong multichannel campaigns.

On the designated accounts, the Art Director will be the day-to-day creative point of contact for both clients and internal teams, understanding client strategy and objectives, soliciting creative briefs and presenting work from concept ideas through to final delivery.

The role will require participation in new business initiatives and leading conceptual and design work for both digital and print, including innovative tactical ideas for campaigns execution.

You will work alongside Digital Directors, Communication Strategists and internal account teams, maintaining high level of communication and collaboration. Ideal candidate has to be able to demonstrate a proven track record of delivering high level of creative contributions and design quality, ability to creatively solve challenges and making things happen.

The right candidate will be a key member of the creative team, demonstrating strong leadership, team and personnel management and an ability to manage the workflow and resourcing.Required Skills:

* Top quality creative and design skills (we would love to see your portfolio)
* Strong design background and experience
* Copywriting skills a plus
* Innovative mindset, generating concepts and ideas for delivery to our clients
* Ability to think creatively beyond design; generate innovative campaign ideas that provide unique and memorable multichannel customer experience across online applications and websites, apps, printed materials, congresses, exhibitions or live meetings
* Proven track record in development of strong presentations and new business pitches, great presentation skills, oral communication and ability to convey creative concepts and design work
* Brand development experience
* Strong UX and UI design understanding
* Working experience with animation, video and video editing,
* Infographics and data visualization development experience welcome
* Project management experience, leading creative projects through to final execution, working on collaborative projects, coordinating deliverables and deadlines with colleagues and clients throughout all phases of a project
* Ability to mentor Designers and junior team members

Personal Skills

Must be motivated with a can-do attitude, flexible, with excellent communication skills. Should show ability to overcome challenging requirements and demonstrate creativity and innovation in finding ways to execute never-been-done-before ideas. Keeping abreast of the latest creative and digital trends is an absolute must.

The candidate will be reporting to Creative Director in London and is expected to be well organized, with the ability to work efficiently with remote teams. You will need to possess great communication skills over videoconference, TC and email communication. Travel across US and Europe will be required as per team, business or client needs.Required Experience:

5+ years of creative agency experience, 2+ in Art director role

Pharma and healthcare experience desired but not essential

About Chameleon

Chameleon is a global company that brings energy and scientific strength to medical communications. Founded in 1997, Chameleon has grown to be a leader in medical communications with a large team of highly talented individuals and an impressive client list.

Chameleon offers an intellectually stimulating environment; where teamwork and our entrepreneurial approach keep us at the cutting edge of medical communications. We have a strong focus on scientific quality with established processes and systems that ensure robust, accurate and scientifically rigorous outputs keeping us one step ahead of other agencies.

With over 170 staff working in offices in West and Central London, Manchester, New York and Los Angeles, Chameleon is a member of the Healthcare Consultancy Group (HCG), a global company in the Omnicom Group.

The companies within the Healthcare Consultancy Group are Equal Opportunity Employers. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any category or class of person protected by law.