Senior Art Director - Creative Services

  • Full-time

Company Description

Who is Brownstein Group?

Recognized by Ad Age as a ‘Small Agency of the Year,’ Brownstein Group is the longest-running independent advertising and public relations agency based in Philadelphia.

What we do…

Founded at the height of the Creative Revolution in 1964, Brownstein Group is a full-service agency with expertise across all disciplines, including: brand strategy, advertising, public relations, social media, and digital services. Brownstein Group specializes in crafting memorable campaigns that generate positive brand awareness, increased sales/leads, and measurable impact for clients. We build unstoppable brands by helping clients navigate the changing tides of culture and business with a focus on brand longevity, and have worked with a range of companies including Humana, NJM Insurance, TruGreen, Inspira Healthcare, Giant Food Stores, ACI Worldwide, IKEA USA, Comcast Xfinity, DuPont™ Sorona®, and Saint-Gobain North America.

What we’re known for…

Brownstein is an Ad Age Small Agency of the Year ----> a PRNEWS Small Public Relations Firm of the Year finalist ----> and an inductee at Advertising Week’s Madison Avenue Walk of Fame. Ranked as an O’Dwyer’s Top 100 National PR Agency and one of Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 Best Places to Work for Women, Brownstein Group is relentless in the pursuit of breakthrough ideas, and dedicated to its clients and people.

Job Description

Brownstein Group is looking for a Senior Art Director! The Senior Art Director maintains the agency’s creative standards in all work developed and executed by the Creative Department. Produces bold, strategic, persuasive messages in all media for agency clients. Creates and fosters long-term relationships between agency clients and their customers. Works with teams to develop concepts for interactive campaigns and other communications. Responsible for design and visual style of websites, banner ads, e-mail and other interactive media.

You’ll be leading the charge with other creative types and be responsible for taking a project from concept through to roll out. You will work with strategy, account, and PM to create and manage your projects and will present regularly with clients. Projects can run on a normal schedule but sometimes require a quick turn-around. You should be agile and flexible. We’re looking for those prepared for the challenge and ready to dedicate themselves to reaching a high-water mark in their craft.

RESPONSIBILITES:

  • In charge of influencing the end-user by delivering a clear message, as well as seeking out new trends and incorporating them into campaigns effectively.
  • Managing designers and copywriters, working as a team players, multi-tasker, providing original approaches and innovative ideas.
  • Develop creative strategies that are forward-thinking and in-line with current media trends
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of campaign objectives and devise strategies to achieve them
  • Offer creative ideas and encourage others to share theirs
  • Manage multiple projects, with the ability to switch from one to the other seamlessly
  • Develop strong, strategic interactive concepts
  • Direct/coordinate selection and use of photographers and illustrators
  • Oversee the work of graphic designers and production artists as needed
  • Collaborate with Account Execs and Copy colleagues to ensure creation of consistent strategies;  devise new ways to communicate with consumers
  • Coordinating with Production, Creative and Development to ensure that concepts can be produced on time/on budget, at the level of quality promised to the client

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years’ experience in DRTV is REQUIRED
  • 5 years’ experience as Art Director in creative advertisement, Broadcast/TV/Video experience a must
  • Hands-on shoot experience
  • Experience with the healthcare industry
  • Keen eye for detail, and a drive to deliver the sharpest, most dazzling copy
  • Adobe Creative Suite: specifically, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Ability to plan and strategize high-profile projects
  • Familiarity with creative processes and techniques –including digital media
  • Effective team management capabilities
  • Attention to detail and timescales
  • Familiarity with creative processes and techniques –including digital media
  • Confidence in building a rapport with clients and nurturing good working relationships
  • Portfolio Required

 Special Sauce We’re Looking For:

  • Multi-tasker who is able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced business
  • Understand the ways copy helps clients achieve their goals
  • Detail-oriented — attentive and accurate
  • Inquisitive and exhibits a genuine interest in advertising and is eager to learn and ask questions
  • Influential communication skills across the board
  • Team player and nurturer of healthy workplace culture; leads by example
  • A self-starter who has an entrepreneurial spirit, endless career ambition, and is resourceful
  • A range of previous work and experiences that demonstrate bold, brave, and brilliant thinking and execution
  • Someone who loves marketing and advertising (REALLY loves it!)

 

 

Additional Information

What we offer...

  • An opportunity to collaborate and create with some of the smartest, coolest, and most interesting people in the industry
  • Competitive salary & bonus plan
  • Health benefits package
  • Wellness programs
  • 401K & profit sharing
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Recognized holidays & Summer Friday hours
  • Remote working with office hours as needed

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement

Brownstein is committed to cultivating a culture of inclusion and authenticity.

The sum of our collective individual life experiences, uniqueness, knowledge, creativity, self-expression, and talent that our employees bring to their work represents not only a major part of our culture, but our work and Brownstein’s success as well.

When bringing people into our team, we welcome the unique perspectives they bring related to their experience, culture, education, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, sexual orientation, and beliefs. We believe in the strength of our people and the power in diversity.

We’re always working on being more inclusive and there will always be more work to do, so please come and join us.

Brownstein Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not condone discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. All applicants will be considered.