Art Director- Healthcare Advertising Agency

Location: Windsor, South East England GB

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Job Id: 6726

Position Title: Art Director

External Description:

Are you driven and excited by the opportunity to learn and grow?

We’re a dedicated group of innovators, creators, strategists and science geeks who partner with the healthcare industry’s savviest to change the standard of care. In fact, changing the standard of care requires outstanding attributes that we look for in each of our team members. And it's those core attributes - authentic, ambitious and curious - that drive us to continuously go beyond the traditional and into the innovative territory for each of our clients.

We’re always looking for seasoned creative professionals ready to dive deep into market dynamics and customer mind-sets. Talent is the fuel that drives us! Come make us even better. In your role as Art Director, you will support the creative team by taking creative concepts/campaigns and builds them into finished products ensuring they meet print and web standards. This role calls for a hard-working, organized and truly multi-disciplined candidate who is able to work across a variety of creative and design projects.

About You: 

  • You are passionate about advertising - specifically brands that can build and craft a compelling narrative that both engages and compels
  • You have an insatiable interest in health and medicine, you love continually learning and understanding brands that play in high science and ground breaking therapeutic areas
  • You are interested in collaborating with a team of professionals who are encouraging, driven to meet deadlines, and committed to quality contributions crucial to the successful execution of a variety of print and digital projects for our clients
  • You work passionately and are never satisfied with the status quo
  • You are flexible, able to prioritize multiple projects at once and do your best work in an energizing environment

Essential duties include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to combine conceptual skills with a well-honed understanding of effective communications
  • Work with the copywriter to conceive and execute concepts (for a diverse set of media including, but not limited to, print, collateral, video, digital, etc.) that are creative and consistent with strategy, brand guidelines, and industry rules
  • Present work with knowledge and flair; defend work with logic, creativity, and passion
  • Collaborate with the Design Group to develop a range of visual styles as appropriate for different clients and mediums
  • Incorporate ideas and makes revisions in response to the criticisms of other team members and clients
  • Adhere to agency standards regarding file preparation, from concept stage through to final execution
  • Partner with a writer to develop compelling creative concepts
  • Follow through on original concepts with clear, concise art direction that is both visually interesting and appropriate to the subject matter
  • Produce ideas with different entry points while ensuring to deliver work on-brief, on-time and on-budget
  • Seek out and art direct photographers, illustrators, and other suppliers to produce high-quality work for clients while developing a comprehensive shot list and request buy-in from internal team and clients
  • Be prepared to present work internally and to the client and defend work strategically and purposefully
  • Work closely with print production/digital team to secure services for costs and under conditions in line with the agency’s needs
  • Understand products, competitors, market dynamics, and changes likely to impact category
  • Assist in new business pitches as needed

Qualifications:

  • BA or BFA in Graphic Design, Art, or equivalent experience
  • Required minimum 2 years of experience in graphic design in an agency or equivalent business
  • A strong portfolio showing skills in design across various media including print and digital
  • May require travel domestically and/or internationally including overnight stays
  • Healthcare industry/medical field experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Mac OS platform, as well as all current design software, including, but not limited to, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, and Photoshop
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office (notably PowerPoint and Word)
  • Proficiency of pre-press production
  • Proficiency in communication/documentation platforms such as SocialBridge, ProofHQ, Workfront, etc.

Division: Precision Value & Health

Business Unit: PRECISIONeffect

Office Based: Windsor - Royal Albert House, Sheet Street, Lower Ground Floor, Windsor, UK SL4 1BE

Employment Type: Exempt

Employment Status: Regular Full-time

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City: Windsor

State: South East England

Country: United Kingdom

Company Profile:

Precision Medicine Group is an integrated team of experts in fields from advanced lab sciences to translational informatics, clinical trial delivery, and regulatory affairs, payer insights to marketing communications. Together, we help our pharmaceutical and life-sciences clients conquer product development and commercialization challenges in a rapidly evolving environment.

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Precision Medicine Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. © 2020 Precision Medicine Group, LLC

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Precision Medicine Group at QuestionForHR@precisionmedicinegrp.com.

Location_formattedLocationLong: Windsor, South East England GB

Precision Medicine Group is an integrated team of experts in fields from advanced lab sciences to translational informatics and regulatory affairs, payer insights to marketing communications. Together, we help our pharmaceutical and life-sciences clients conquer product development and commercialization challenges in a rapidly evolving environment.

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