Senior Art Director - Toronto

Creative Niche's permanent recruitment team is working with a health & pharma agency client to find them a senior level integrated Art Director with tier-one agency experience. The landscape for pharma/healthcare/wellness is changing (a category that is getting more attention with award programs like Cannes, Clio, etc.) and this is an exciting opportunity to help shape the industry.


Top 3 Requirements:

  • High conceptual ability (can crack a big idea)
  • Top notch in their craft (can source the best Illustrators, Photographers, and execute with their design talent/aesthetic)
  • Very strong client-interfacing and presentation skills (creating compelling presentations and also delivering upon them)


Additional Requirements:

  • This role is highly client-interfacing so candidates must enjoy this and be able to stand up for their work
  • Mentorship to junior designers - you should either have experience with this or have a passion to do it (and will need to feel comfortable in giving feedback)
  • In terms of culture, personality is key - they are looking for someone who is easy-going, collaborative, confident



  • Smart and creative portfolio of digital and traditional media, along with samples and experiences that have a story to tell about target markets, customer goals, strategic insight, vision and ROI
  • Acute understanding and belief in process, balanced with a curious need to see what’s outside the box
  • Excellent command of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, Web browser capabilities, and strong typographical skills
  • Understanding of processes and procedures for the development of both digital and traditional media
  • Ability to do the work and lead the work
  • Work directly with Creative and Content Directors, Account team and Senior Production Manager
  • Projects include print, digital and a small portion of TV


Apply now for immediate consideration!


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