Group Art Supervisor

BGB Group, BGB Group

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BGB is a healthcare communications agency that offers a wide range of services, including traditional pharmaceutical advertising, promotional medical education, payer marketing, and consulting services. Known for excellence and professionalism, we’re hired as strategic and creative partners by our biopharmaceutical clients to drive category/brand awareness and growth.  

We have a flexible workforce, offering in-office (post pandemic), remote, and hybrid job opportunities. Our home base is in SoHo, New York City, where we have our large, light-filled duplex loft that features panoramic views of lower Manhattan. 

The Group Art Supervisor is a senior-level creative department position responsible for providing direct support to the Creative Director, particularly in the areas of creative presentation, client relations, and team creative oversight. The group art supervisor must possess superior visual conceptual skills and knowledge of pharmaceutical requirements/terminology as well as vendor requirements/capabilities. This position reports to the Associate Creative Director.

  • Concept, execute, and oversee design and concepts for multiple brands as a brand lead
  • Keep all work consistent and on brand guidelines and strategy
  • Contribute to strategic and tactical planning
  • Key client contact for applicable brands
  • Raise creative consciousness of agency through internal presentations and leadership
  • Establish credibility with clients at all levels through advanced thinking and clear communication
  • 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 department subordinates
  • Informs and advises the Creative Director on the status of departmental affairs, including all design-related computer
    hardware/software needs (upgrades, equipment needs/problems, training, etc.)
  • Encourages the professional development of department staff
  • Consults with the Creative Director, 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 to the Creative Director of special circumstances requiring
    deadline extension
  • Consults with Creative Director and agency services manager regarding staffing needs
  • 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


Desired Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area preferred
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a fast-paced, high-volume environment, preferably in pharma advertising
  • Fantastic presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent supervisory, management, judgment, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent design and conceptual 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 deadline


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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