Senior Creative Team

New York, United States Full-time

Barbarian is looking for a talented Senior Creative Team, a Senior Art Director and Senior Copywriter duo, ready to flex their creative chops working across our current clients, specifically our technology and science focused brand work, and new business.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide “big picture” thinking, with strong, strategic, integrated ideas that solve problems for brands
  • Dig into software and development content, understand and ideate on findings to tell a compelling and clear story
  • Pitch creative concepts to internal teams and clients and clearly communicate vision from a historical, business, and competitive standpoint
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively across agency disciplines to ensure concept/design/copy are communicating the desired message
  • Present points of view/vision articulately and persuasively within the agency and with the client
  • Participate in and facilitate brainstorming sessions
  • Develop and refine concepts across platforms and mediums
  • Mentor younger creatives to help elevate their work and shape their careers
  • Use conceptual thinking skills to develop strategically brand-focused ideas week-to-week, and execute on the fly
  • Demonstrate creative versatility and the ability to adapt voice, tone, and style—jumping from one brand’s content strategy and style guidelines to the next quickly
  • Thoroughly understand our brands and their competition—and keep up with trends in the category

What You Need..

  • 5+ years of ad agency experience
  • 2+ years of experience producing Integrated campaigns, digital campaigns, experiential and film
  • Experience marketing B2B and in the technology space
  • Experience partnering with outside vendors, agencies, studios and being part of the full production process
  • A kick-ass conceptual portfolio that demonstrates strong conceptual skills, innovation in engaging consumers across multiple channels, with especially strong digital acumen
  • Team player - high energy level, and willingness to do "whatever it takes
  • Ability to multitask, take initiative, work efficiently and be flexible when quick-turnaround projects come up
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle various projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication/editing skills
  • A good sense of humor and positive attitude
  • A passion for all things internet
  • An interest in emerging tech and other cool sh*t

Senior Copywriter:

    • Ability to write solid, intelligent, brand-appropriate, creative pieces in a variety of communication forms for a variety of audiences

Senior Art Director:

    • Ability to help foster great creative thinking, but also have solid design chops
    • Proficient in Mac OSX, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Keynote. Bonus points for skills in motion/web/UI/UX applications
    • Have a broad knowledge of visual culture, including illustration, motion, photography, film making, typography and the ability to select and brief appropriate creative partners

Barbarian is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.