Art Director

BGB Group, BGB Group

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The Art Director is responsible developing designs and concepts across a wide range of media on multiple brands. This position reports to the Art Supervisor.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee design and concepts as a brand lead
  • Keep all work consistent and on brand guidelines and strategy
  • Clearly present and communicate internally
  • Helps establish and maintain the highest possible standards of reproduction for all digital, print, audio/visual and collateral materials produced by the agency
  • Monitors the quality of finished mechanical/digital art and conceptual materials produced by internal and freelance artists
  • Provides direction and guidance to graphic designers
  • Informs and advises creative leadership on the status of departmental affairs, including all design-related computer hardware/software needs (upgrades, equipment needs/problems, training, etc.)
  • Ensures the efficient visual execution of creative concepts according to a prime account responsibility list or by management’s assignment
  • Consults with creative leadership, as well as account service, traffic and other agency team members as necessary to achieve agency objectives
  • Help to identify and eliminate factors creating a crisis, and minimize recurrence
  • Meets established deadlines or provides reasonable notice of special circumstances requiring deadline extension
  • Maintains a current list of available freelance artists, web designers, art and photography stock houses, photographers and other contributory talent and vendors
  • Engage in personal development necessary to stay current in advertising
  • Researches to become more familiar with clients’ businesses


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area preferred
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a fast-paced, high-volume environment, preferably in pharma advertising
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrated supervisory, management, judgment, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent design skills, including a highly developed overall design/concept aptitude as well as typography, color, photography, and art
  • Passionate about design and visual communication
  • Knowledge of print and digital production
  • Demonstrated organizational and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to multitask, handle stressful situations, and deadline pressures
  • Excellent in Adobe Creative Suite. Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to prioritize workflow and redirect agency projects to meet competing and changing deadlines 

About BGB Group

About us BGB Group is a marketing communications organization that supports the promotional and educational objectives of pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device clients. Its two agencies subsidiaries, BGB New York and BIONYC, offer capabilities that span medical and marketing consulting, promotional advertising, medical education and digital execution.

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