Ogilvy

Art Director (in-house role)

Posted Date 4 months ago(1/19/2022 6:01 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-11086
Location
NL-Amsterdam
Department
Creative

Overview

We have a great opportunity for an Art Director to work with a dedicated team within one of our global clients; KraftHeinz. This dynamic team is looking for someone who will thrive on the challenge of working on-site for well known, exciting global brands and who is comfortable operating in a fast-moving environment. This individual will need to be comfortable to work directly within the client’s offices and being client facing on a daily basis 

 

Your role as an Art Director will be to own in the conceptualization, creation, and output of creative for some of KraftHeinz’s most beloved household brands: Heinz, Orlando, Benedicta, KC, and Honig, among others. Your work will cross borders across several countries, including France, Spain, the Netherlands, and Germany, Italy and will span a variety of digital and physical touchpoints, including web banners, social posts, and POS materials. Therefore, you will play a key role in ensuring creative consistently across the full funnel.  

Responsibilities

  • Working with our onsite content strategist, community managers, and designers to create best in class digital, social, and POS creative 
  • Develop creative concepts for shopper marketing POS print pieces, and oversee the execution by briefing the designer and providing the appropriate direction  
  • Develop creative concepts for the social content calendars with support of the junior designer 
  • Concept origination (inc. production of scamps and story boards) through to asset creation for social videos using latest platform best practices and creative techniques (e.g. animation) 
  • Oversee creative outputs from the wider creative team, and provide art direction, guidance and coaching as required 
  • Taking and responding to briefs from the Content Strategist, Community Managers, and Internal clients 
  • Champion conceptual thinking and great creative; leading by example 
  • Brand guardianship and sign-off of assets  
  • Produce Creative Artwork of quality and volume, showing flair for design and creativity  
  • Contribute to team meetings and other touchpoints 
  • Deliver a consistent quality of work that is on brand within the agreed timeframes 
  • Alert internal stakeholders as issues arise and work to resolve issues 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 years experience  
  • Experience of working in studios / Creative teams within industry 
  • Proven experience in digital design, motion graphics, and social content creation/production 
  • Knowledge of best practices across various digital and social channels 
  • Possesses advanced Mac and program skills including key Creative Suite programs and After Effects 
  • Competent in of Microsoft packages (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 
  • Demonstrable experience of developing relationships and interacting with clients 
  • Confident in formation and delivery of presentations to Clients 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, professional and team environment 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills 
  • Strong interest in and an eye for typography and design application 
  • Ability to multi-task and work underpressure  
  • A ’can do’ attitude and calmness under pressure 
  • Ability to work and investigate briefs on your own 
  • A passion for food 
  • Experience working in FMCG would be beneficial 

 

What we offer 

  • A fulltime position at one of the most creative and most award-winning professional network agencies 
  • The opportunity to work in-house for A-brands that are highly visible 
  • Attractive package and benefits 
  • Part of WPP, Cannes Number 1 global holding network 
  • Energetic and fun team atmosphere 
  • Flexible office & home working policy 

 

Ogilvy Social Lab is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from any and all qualified candidates. 

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