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Freelance Art Director

Freelance Art Director

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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.


The role is freelance, and the activated would be project-based


On any given day you might

  • Brainstorm, craft stories and build brands through campaign level thinking and execution – whether through Film, Print, Radio, Outdoor, Activation, Digital, PR or Social
  • Cascade and translate key visuals to various BTL, OOH and Digital executions
  • Envision and create the design and visual language of a campaign
  • Present and sell ideas to our clients
  • Oversee the production of the different creative output for clients
  • Collaborate with Designers and Copywriters to execute the visual portion of a campaign
  • Partner with other disciplines to create the best possible work
  • Participate in initiatives to elevate the creative profile of Ogilvy


  • Has proven skills in the areas of conceptual, visual, and graphic design
  • Up to date with trends in photography, filmmaking, animation, design
  • Detail-oriented with a good eye for overall output
  • An interest in cultivating strong leadership skills
  • Is a fresh thinker who embraces challenges and new methods of thinking
  • Is comfortable thinking in a media-neutral manner
  • Is self-motivated with a positive attitude and strong communications skills

You bring

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