September 9, 2021

Senior Art Director

Come join an incredible team and one of the last great independent agencies in Canada.
 
As a Strategy 100 agency, we work with some of the most exciting clients worldwide. If you love marketing but hate the hours and BS of the big agency conglomerates, come be a ‘Stoner. Do amazing things and create stellar work while still enjoying work/life balance.
 
We are a flexible office; remote now and returning post-COVID to a hybrid-working model of 1-2 days in the office and 3-4 days remote.
 
We are looking for an experienced Senior Art Director to join our growing agency.

A little about you

You are an accomplished Art Director with a passion for how brands communicate. You are able to translate branding and design specifications into kick-ass creative for both print and digital. You are bright and resourceful with crisp design and communication skills. You understand what a KPI is and the best way to get there. Chances are good that you follow obscure design blogs and enjoy developing fresh approaches that suit the brief while bending the rules. You are comfortable directing others or taking a project through to completion. You have a minimum of 10 years of experience in an agency environment. Or maybe lots more, let’s talk.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to take a brand platform and creatively maximize it across all media channels
  • Passionate contributor in brainstorming sessions
  • Conceive and design strong, strategically appropriate ideas from creative briefs while challenging the status quo
  • Modern approach and the ability to adapt to a large variety of design styles
  • Strong conceptual and problem solving skills,
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Work closely with Copywriters and Creative Directors on integrated campaigns to ensure design integrity and brand alignment across all touch points
  • Work closely with Strategy and Account teams to ensure design projects are on-brief, on-budget and on-time
  • Ability to delegate and mentor junior team members
  • You are as comfortable working with established brand guidelines (maintaining consistency while pushing the boundaries) as you are developing your own brand identities
  • Great sense of humour, able to effectively receive and communicate feedback

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of agency experience
  • Hands-on designer
  • Advanced skills level with Adobe Creative Suite in a Mac environment
  • A kick-ass portfolio showcasing your outstanding campaign work in various channels

A little about us (your team here at Milestone)

We love what we do and believe in doing great work. We work with tier one brands and cheeky challengers worldwide. We work smart. We sweat the details. We deliver wow! And we still leave at 5. (You won’t see our people here on weekends or late at night). Our teams are friendly, smart, and talented (you’ll love them). We are consistently growing and it’s an exciting time.

We pay competitively, we’re good to work with, and you will do amazing things. Come join our dynamic team in an engaging creative environment.

Sound like a fit? We’d love to hear from you. Please send your resume and salary expectations, to careers@milestoneintegrated.com.

Thank you for your interest. We appreciate it. Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.