Creative

USA

DDB New York

New York
437 Madison Avenue
8th Floor
New York, NY 10022

+1.212.415.2000

ddbnorthamerica.com

Art Director – Oncology

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive and execute layout and designs based on approved client/agency strategy
  • Work independently and/or with a creative partner and producers
  • Work conceptually and tactically, as requested
  • Work within appropriate brand, style and medical guidelines
  • Attend productions and work with vendors at the discretion of a Creative Director
  • Participate in and contribute to the new business activities of the agency as requested

 

Qualifications:

  • Mastery of industry-standard design software/tools (Adobe CC, MS Office, etc.)
  •  4+ years of experience; previous experience as an Art Director or Designer within an advertising agency healthcare group preferred 
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree or equivalent business experience preferred
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Copywriter - Oncology

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive and execute content based on approved client/agency strategy
  • Work independently and/or with a creative partner and producers
  • Maintain medical and grammatical, following appropriate style, brand, and medical guidelines
  • Work conceptually and tactically, as requested
  • Attend productions and work with vendors at the discretion of a Creative Director
  • Participate in and contribute to the new business activities of the agency as requested

 

Qualifications:

  • Healthcare copywriting experience at an ad agency is a plus (4+ years)
  • Mastery of the mechanics of writing: punctuation, spelling, structure and organization of writing
  • Understanding of AMA style
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree or equivalent business experience preferred
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Creative Director (Copy)

Creativity

·       Provides overall thought-leadership for clients in the area of communications solutions

·       Oversees all creative development from concept to final delivery for all agency clients

·       Provides proactive contributions to the client’s business, demonstrating best-in-class product (innovation and quality)

·       Drives collaboration with mainline and marketing objectives to ensure integrated, synergistic creative approach

·       Fosters innovation and quality to ensure delivery of the best creative product in the industry

Productivity

·       Creates optimum structure to provide effective, efficient development of creative product

·       Allocates appropriate personnel for all creative assignments

·       Monitors all project milestones, deliverables, and risks to account leaders and senior management, communicating progress, issues, and accomplishments

·       Works with Account Directors to secure and drive new initiatives for clients

·       Oversees flawless delivery of creative deliverables in progress and the final product

·       Ensures that the effort of the creative team are aligned and focused

·       Provides clear direction to teams on their creative work, ensuring that it meets client’s goals and strategies

·       Monitors overall quality of agency creative output providing direction and leadership

Knowledge and Skills

·       Prepares and delivers presentations representing the creative with in-depth knowledge of why choices are being made

·       Contributes to and fosters a growing library of knowledge around creative work and options

·       Provides insight and analysis of trends and projections in all communications channels

·       Has developed and shares a high level of visual literacy / understanding of typography, illustration, color theory, and photo manipulation

·       Exhibits exceptional verbal communication skills, including ability to speak effectively before to senior management internally and externally

 

Relationships / Communications

·       Constantly works to improve communications and processes necessary for optimum creative output

·       Supervises, supports, and inspires creative leadership throughout the agency

·       Accurately communicates team’s efforts internally / externally and reward success within team

·       Has primary responsibility for creating, building and maintaining company creative reputation

·       Fosters strong collaborative relationship with account management and other departments to ensure innovative and seamless delivery

·       Is responsible for awareness and communication of creative successes both internally and externally

Leadership

·       Is responsible for attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining top creative talent

·       Builds positive environment for the development of the highest quality creative product

·       Provides evaluation, mentorship, and counsel to direct reports

·       Demonstrates ability to lead cross-disciplinary team members

·       Stewards career management and mentorship

·       Ensures strong morale through open and constant communication and team leadership

·       Has developed a reputation that commands respect among all stakeholders

·       Undergraduate degree in an associated field

·       Must have 8+ years in creative role in an advertising agency including 4 years in a management position

·       Strong management experience including major and multiple client relationship and campaign

·       Experience across all communications channels and business categories

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DDB San Francisco

San Francisco
600 California Street
7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

+1.415.732.3600

ddbnorthamerica.com

Senior Copywriter

We are looking for an established Sr. Team who together are looking for an exciting new opportunity.  Below will give you a sense of what we are looking for in both a Sr. CW and a Sr. AD. 

Senior Copywriters bring both experience and expertise to the creative process. They have developed, with time, awareness of all forms of marketing and media and they are charged with writing persuasive copy in a variety of tones and styles to a wide array of target audiences. We are looking for top talent that overtime have built a solid reputation for consistently delivering world-class creative business communications. 

Key  Responsibilities: 

Creativity

·       Works with the Client Service and Strategic Planning teams regarding marketing and creative strategies for brand concepts, providing insight and challenging the brief as appropriate in order to raise the agency’s creative offering

·       Collaborates with other creative staff to share learning and experience and to establish initiatives that will improve the creative product

·       Generates and develops concepts and ideas, which meet the requirements of the brief as well as the client’s-branding standards that are of a consistently high standard

·       Ensures the proper placement, context and meaning of every word as well as the overall message within a creative assignment

·       Establishes tone, character, and messages that will effectively communicate with the target audience and fulfill the project objectives

·       Is able to prepare a range integrated copy from development of headlines and editorial copy to scripts for audio / video recordings, quizzes, questionnaires, brochures, posters, POS material, and navigational button names

·       Understands and accepts the need to amend, revise or redevelop campaigns in response to feedback from the creative director or clients

·       Participates in (and may lead) brainstorming sessions

Productivity

·       Works closely with the Creative Director on key campaigns generating ideas and discussing progress with the creative director before making presentations to clients

·       Understands the importance of maintaining accurate and up-to-date timesheets

·       Ensures all work is done to agreed deadlines and within budget often monitoring the progress of more junior staff

·       Multi-tasks, working on several campaigns at once, under pressure and on tight deadlines

·       Seeks approvals from creative management on all work before delivery to Accounts and / or the Client

·       Is involved in the production process including casting, dealing with production companies and directors, as well as work with typographers, designers and printers

·       Assists in developing presentation materials for business development projects

Knowledge & Skills

·       Possesses excellent written and presentation skills

·       Is able to sell a creative idea passionately and persuasively ensuring its link to the brief

·       Is able to explain supporting rationale for all work

·       Keeps up-to-date with popular culture and trends

Relationships / Communications

·       Attends and participates in client presentations or pitch presentations to support the creative rationale behind the agency’s work sometimes on behalf of the Creative Director

·       Acts as liaison with production companies, photographers, typographers, designers and printers

·       Represents, when required, senior creative management at agency meetings as well as with clients

·       Partners with Account, Media, Project Management and Technical counterparts to enhance quality, productivity, and profitability of the group’s work

·       Meets the account management team to discuss client requirements and product background

Leadership

·       Mentors more junior talent on the creative team sharing their knowledge, experience and expertise

·       Works well in a team, has developed a reputation for cooperation and teamwork

·       Supports creative management on the identification and development of all agency staff

·       Contributes to overall office morale, spirit, character and work quality

Qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate degree in an associated field
  • 4-6 years of copywriting experience
  • Experience across a variety of communications channels and business categories (agency experience preferred)

Senior Art Directors bring both experience and expertise to the creative process.They have developed a reputation for creating and overseeing the implementation of world-class creative business communications with particular responsibility towards the artwork, including print materials, as well as the filming of television commercials. We are looking for top talent that can be relied upon to make key decisions ensuring the quality of the finished product. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Creativity

·       Collaborates with other creative staff to share learning and experience and to establish initiatives that will improve DDB’s creative product

·       Responsible for not only the “look” of an ad but is also part of a creative team responsible for developing the concept

·       Establishes visual tone, character, and messages that will effectively communicate with the target audience and fulfill the project objectives

·       Is responsible for the proper placement, context and meaning of every image and graphic element within a creative assignment

·       Understands and accepts the need to amend, revise or redevelop campaigns in response to feedback from the creative director or clients

·       Participants in, and leads brainstorming sessions

Productivity

·       Works daily with the Account Director to ensure all deliverables and deadlines are met and within budget

·       Seeks approval from creative management on all work before delivery to Accounts and / or Client

·       Assists in identifying and managing outside illustrators, photographers, comp artists, and video producers to ensure the integrity of the final product against the brief

·       Multi-tasks, working on several campaigns at once, under pressure and against tight timelines

·       Takes on projects from start to finish and is able to relate all information to others involved on the job with minimal supervision

·       Understands the importance of maintaining accurate and up-to-date timesheets to record all work

·       Creates rough layout of print ads for presentation to client, and after approval uses all the resources of the agency to produce the finished ad

·       Supports and assists in preparing materials for business development projects and pitches

·       Supervises, as required, the work of more junior staff ensuring its accuracy and integrity to the brief

·       Develops storyboards for television ads as a model for client approval, then works with the Copywriter and Producer to ensure the final product is true to the original concept and presentation

Knowledge and Skills

·       Possesses excellent written and presentation skills

·       Consistently and independently acquires subject matter expertise through advanced training

·       Keeps up-to-date with popular culture and trends

·       Understands and uses the latest in computer design software

Relationships / Communications

·       Collaborates with and provides guidance to agency counterparts including: Project Managers, Designers, Production, Accounts, Creative Technologists

·       Represents, when required, senior creative management at agency meetings as well as with clients

·       Partners with Account, Media, and Technical counterparts to enhance quality, productivity and profitability of the agency’s work

·       Participates in the presentation of work to the client

Leadership

·       Coaches and mentors the creative team by providing open and honest feedback and inspiring direction for both project work and long-term professional growth

·       Shares knowledge in an open and collaborative manner

·       Contributes to the overall agency morale, spirit, character and work quality

Qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate degree in an associated field
  • 4-6 years of copywriting experience
  • Experience across a variety of communications channels and business categories (agency experience preferred)
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Canada

Anderson DDB, Toronto

Toronto
33 Bloor Street East,
Suite 1300
Toronto Ontario M4W 3H1

+1.416.960.3830

www.andersonddb.com/

Art Director

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Art Director

 

About Us

 

We are one of North America’s leading Health and Lifestyle agencies, and our goal here at Anderson DDB is to treat each brand’s success as its own. So whether the product brought to us is consumer or health-related, whether the audience is the general public or medical professionals, we’ll do the research, examine the market — learn everything we need to know to raise awareness among target audiences.

 

The Role

 

We are looking for a Art Director to join our team. Working with a Copywriter you would be responsible for the conception and execution of innovative concepts and art direction that sell the client’s product or service. Based on the client’s briefing it is your task to develop creative concepts and layouts for interactive campaigns. You would work closely with the Digital Project Manager to ensure interactive ideas are executable within approved scopes and be able to work with Clients’ development partners to design to existing frameworks. The Digital Designer helps support the Associate Creative Directors in the development of junior Digital Designers/Art Directors. Reporting to the responsible Associate Creative Directors for their brands.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Develops the main idea in conjunction with the copywriter and ensures that an individual “look” within the concept has been achieved
  • Briefing and supervision of the studio and supporting resources on individual projects for the brand
  • Creation of layouts and artwork for presentation of creative concepts through to supervision of final art or required digital file formats
  • Observation of trends in on-line advertising and communications
  • Responsible for the preparation of presentation layouts

 

Qualities & Qualifications

 

Our preferred candidate will have the following:

 

  • Post-Secondary education or equivalent in design with a minimum of 3+ years hands-on experience creating digital work
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficient with HTML and CSS a plus, but not required
  • Solid portfolio of diverse projects ranging in scale and type
  • Comfort across the complete scope of the UX/UI spectrum—from sketches to wireframes, through visual design and final production
  • Able to conceptualize in RWD, with a focus on mobile first
  • Ability to explain and argue for design options, decisions, and strategies across the organization—usually to non-designers
  • Adeptness in collaborating directly with developers on fast-evolving, iterative designs
  • Continued experimentation with new tools and processes, researching new approaches and techniques
  • Flexibility in terms of process, which is evolving with every project
  • Capable of abstract and conceptual thinking in addition to beautiful execution
  • Good storyteller, communicator, and occasional copywriter
  • An eye for precision, clean design, and low-friction digital experiences
  • Front-end development experience is helpful, but not necessary
  • Prototyping skills
  • Familiarity with the Agile process
  • Good interpersonal skills and relates well to both client and internal personnel
  • Shows ability to be proactive
  • Show ability to think logically, even under pressure
  • Shows respect for agency policy and procedures

 

Application Process

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We are also an inclusive employer and offer reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application.

 

We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however, only the candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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DDB Canada, Vancouver

Vancouver
1600-777 Hornby Street
Vancouver British Columbia V6Z 2T3

+604.687.9819

www.ddbcanada.com/

Creative Team: Art Director + Copywriter

WHO WE ARE
DDB is a worldwide collection of talent, cultures and ideas united by the power of creativity. We are passionate about our craft and pursue excellence in all that we do.   

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
DDB Vancouver is looking for a dynamic Art director and Copywriter to join the agency, working across numerous clients and mediums. The Creative Team will have high-level agency experience and an award-winning portfolio of well-crafted, contemporary projects. They’ll be overflowing with great ideas, have strong communication and collaboration skills as well as the drive to do amazing, envy-of-their-peers, work.

To be considered you’ll need to demonstrate the following:

  • A track record of coming up with and developing remarkable creative concepts
  • An award-winning portfolio
  • A self-starting, entrepreneurial approach that isn’t dependent on continual direction
    and support
  • A proven area of craft expertise (e.g. copy, art direction, design)
  • An understanding of the possibilities and opportunities in digital, encompassing an interest in both the latest tech and new approaches to the more familiar
  • Experience with storytelling through film/video
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to develop, articulate and explain ideas so that others (including clients) comprehend them, love them and appreciate the strategic thinking behind them.
  • The ability to put together a compelling presentation.

WHAT YOU HAVE

  • Minimum 4+ years of integrated agency experience
  • A degree or training in your creative field of expertise

WHAT WE OFFER
DDB Canada offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, great clients, fun office environment, an exceptional team of professionals to work with, and yes, even Hot Dog Days.

If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and resume, along with your portfolio. Thanks to all applicants for their interest, but only those under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please. 

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Senior Copywriter

WHO WE ARE
DDB is a worldwide collection of talent, cultures and ideas united by the power of creativity. We are passionate about our craft and pursue excellence in all that we do.   

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We seek an experienced Senior Copywriter who is passionate about conceptual thinking and eager to make an impact within our agency. We’re looking for a master of a variety of tone and voice styles—a writer who has experience within the interactive, brand content and campaign spaces, and who’s adept at conceptualizing and implementing innovative campaigns. The ideal candidate is confident as an individual contributor, embraces collaboration to deliver the best creative solutions, and is productive with a minimal amount of direction. We want someone who focuses on details, who understands today’s marketing environment, and who consistently produces high-quality creative work. This person must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and must be willing to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

While there will never be a typical day, we’ve highlighted a few of your essential responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize creative campaigns
  • Write creative and marketing copy for a variety of projects
  • Support projects from concept to delivery
  • Conduct research as needed to create compelling content
  • Work on a variety of projects with a team or individually
  • Assist in estimating/projecting copywriting requirements for new projects
  • Present and defend copy and concepts for both internal and client-facing meetings
  • Communicate proactively with internal teams
  • Deliver assignments on time while consistently meeting quality standards
  • Master copy style guidelines, and provide proofreading and editing support

WHAT YOU HAVE
Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of agency writing experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a digital marketing agency
  • A degree in creative writing, journalism, marketing, English, or a related field

Set Yourself Apart: Preferred Skills

  • 7+ years of copywriting experience
  • 5+ years of work experience in a digital agency
  • Demonstrated skill in developing and executing creative concepts
  • Advanced brand copywriting experience
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Excellent online portfolio of copywriting work
  • Expert in writing advertising (digital, print, banners), brand messaging, web copy, video scripts, marketing collateral, white papers, and sales presentations.

WHAT WE OFFER
DDB Canada offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, great clients, fun office environment, an exceptional team of professionals to work with, and yes, even Hot Dog Days.

If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and resume, along with your portfolio. Thanks to all applicants for their interest, but only those under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please. 

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Senior Designer

Twice is the specialist brand consultancy group at DDB Canada. Creating effective, brand strategy, identity programs and packaging systems for iconic national and north American brands.  We have an exciting opportunity for a designer who values great work to join our team.

If you’ve been doing the things below, we’d love to hear from you.

  • Experience and understanding of complex identity system creation
  • Knowledge of identity system implementation and planning, including the structure and building of guideline documents
  • Plays a role alongside the strategy phase of brand projects; brand audits, positioning, brand architecture and naming
  • Experience of identity design in the digital space (animation skills are a plus)
  • Packaging design experience, structural packaging and familiarity working with CFIA guidelines
  • Loves the craft of design, layout and typography
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative work environment

The successful candidate should have minimum 3-5 years design experience, thrives in a fast paced business environment and have strong verbal, organizational, and leadership skills.  You are an innovative conceptual thinker and problem solver with a meticulous attention to detail and are able to follow through with creative direction.

If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter, portfolio, and resume. Thanks to all applicants for their interest, but only those under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please. 

 

https://twicebrand.com

 

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