Sr. Art Director

Overview

Ogilvy Art Directors are storytellers that use imagery and design to bring ideas to life. They lead brands into fresh creative territories through visual language, always mindful of how the work looks, how it feels, and how it works. They have an appreciation for and a sensitivity to color, type, composition and layout. They’re design fundamentalists. Above all, they are problem solvers who approach projects with rational and innovative mindsets.

Responsibilities

On any given day you might

  • Craft stories and build brands through campaign level thinking and execution – whether through Film, Print, Radio, Outdoor, Activation, Digital, PR or Social
  • Collaborate with Copywriter partner on "big ideas" to turn relevant insights into powerful and beautifully rendered work
  • Work with and mentor junior creatives, guiding them to push their work to new levels
  • Envision and create the design and visual language of a campaign
  • Present and sell ideas to our clients
  • Oversee the production of design and story solutions for our clients
  • Partner with other disciplines when possible to create the best possible work
  • Participate in initiatives to elevate the creative profile of Ogilvy

Qualifications

The ideal person

  • Has proven skills in the areas of conceptual, visual, and graphic design
  • Up to date with trends in photography, filmmaking, animation, design
  • Enjoys mentoring junior designers and is interested in cultivating strong leadership skills
  • Detail-oriented with a good eye for overall output
  • Is a fresh thinker who embraces challenges and new methods of thinking
  • Is comfortable thinking in a media-neutral manner
  • Can inspire and lead his/her partner through multiple on-going projects and timelines
  • Is self-motivated with a positive attitude and strong communications skills

You bring

  • 5+ years’ design experience in web, advertising (including Social) and typography
  • Proficiency in Mac OSX, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office and Acrobat


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