Principal Creative Strategist - Art Direction

Design and Marketing Newark, California


Description

Position at Logitech

Overview
We seek a talented Art Director / Creative Director for the role of Principal Creative Strategist - Art Direction working on a range of Logitech and Logitech G product and brand campaigns. Big things are happening at Logitech. Come play a critical role as we push our brand engagement and advertising to the next level.

The Role
The Principal Creative Strategist - Art Direction role will lead the visual language and storytelling responsibility creating original, culturally vibrant, brand engagement: from one-off executions to complete 360-degree integrated campaigns.

As a creative leader, you will play an instrumental role leading the team and in shaping the expression of the Logitech and Logitech G brands. You will live and breathe art direction, design, marketing, gaming and pop culture, and the latest trends in advertising and technology.

You will enjoy a mid-sized company atmosphere, with a flat, collaborative culture, including direct access to Business Group teams. You will pitch less and produce more, and get a real opportunity to make an impact on both brands.

You will partner with, as well as direct, other writers and art directors and collaborate with a cross-functional team of marketers, designers, industrial designers, product leaders, technologists, business leaders—to bring big brand and product ideas to life.

As an experienced and innovative Art Director / Creative Director, you combine a passion for and knowledge of creative and art direction excellence, new media, and brand storytelling fundamentals. And you have the portfolio to prove it.

Come join us in telling the world about the cool new products Logitech and Logitech G is creating.

Your Contribution
Move fast. Speak up. Decide and own. Drive change. These are some of the winning behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:

  • Partner with copywriting creative strategists, and collaborate and direct junior team members, to take briefs and turn them into big, original, culturally potent ideas

  • Execute and shepherd concepts from conception and executive buy-in through all stages of creative development, production and post-production—ensuring faithful execution, quality, and brand consistency all the way

  • Execute and direct work across a wide range of output, from the big integrated campaigns, to the tactical everyday deliverables

  • Collaborate with cross-functional and global team members and outside partners, building consensus, understanding, and cooperative working relationships

  • Ensure projects are completed on time, with an exceptional level of quality

  • Seek to push our creative expression and brand and our marketing practice into culturally powerful new media and non-traditional expressions

Key Qualifications

For consideration, you must demonstrate the following minimum skills and behaviors:

  • 10+ years of art direction experience at a creative agency and/or highly creative in-house team

  • Exceptional conceptual and formal art direction skills

  • Proven experience developing strategically grounded, creative ideas across digital and traditional media, for major consumer brands

  • A strong and diverse portfolio of original advertising and brand engagement work, including broadcast/video, digital and new media

  • Command of creative, production and post-production considerations across TV and video, print, photography, CG animation, digital advertising, social media and so on

  • Ability to thoughtfully and persuasively articulate creative concepts and art direction considerations to cross-functional teams

  • Ability to work cross-functionally with multiple teams to scale and deliver amazing work

  • Ability to work across multiple projects and launches while keeping a cool head

  • Ability to perform well in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment

  • Expert proficiency in core creativity and productivity applications

  • Experience in consumer technology or consumer lifestyle categories critical. Experience in gaming a plus

  • Must have strong portfolio demonstrable of the above and award-winning creative excellence

  • Flexibility (within reason) to work outside normal business hours

  • Big passion, small ego

Education

  • BA/BS degree in Fine Arts, Communication Design, Advertising or equivalent practical experience.

A Company with Design at Its Core

Since 2013, Logitech has been working to shake things up culturally and put design thinking at the heart of everything we do. We’re moving beyond PC peripherals and creating amazing products and experiences that have a place in every aspect of your daily life. We’re completely reinventing the company and our brand transformation is a reflection of the changes we are making.

All Candidates Welcome

Logitech is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Logitech are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

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