Creative Director (Art Direction)

Design and Marketing Lausanne, Switzerland


Description

Position at Logitech

Title

Creative Director / Art Director - Europe

Overview

Logitech seeks a super talented and experienced advertising Creative Director / Art Director (based in Europe) to play a leadership role in our global in-house creative team. Big things are happening at Logitech. And we have creative ambitions to match. Come play a critical role pushing our brand engagement and advertising to iconic new levels.

The Role

Logitech is at an exciting stage as a business and a brand. After several years of design-led reinvention, our brand and award-winning products sit at the heart of profound cultural shifts, empowering streamers, gamers, creators—makers and doers of every kind—to pursue their passions.

From the 2021 Super Bowl to a host of award-winning product launches, the in-house creative team has led the charge in telling the world about our products and brand in these exciting categories. But we’re just getting started. And we’re on a mission to take our work to the highest levels.

The Creative Director / Art Director role will be instrumental to that mission. In this role, you will be responsible for leading Art Direction on our EU team, helping us to elevate our conceptual and aesthetic output, pushing for greater originality, brand ownability, cultural resonance and ever sharper taste levels.

You will be both hands on—conceiving and designing our most consequential advertising campaign work—as well as directing, educating, inspiring and mentoring other creatives. You will enjoy a fun, small team, collegial culture—where creativity is championed—and you will have a real seat at the table. You will also enjoy relative work-life balance, a range of great benefits, and a flexible Work-From-Home dynamic. 

This role is ideally based in Lausanne Switzerland. Great EU talent willing to spend time in Lausanne will be considered. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead and direct the development of outstanding ad campaign creative

  • Execute and shepherd creative from conception, presentation and executive buy-in, through all stages of creative development, production and post-production

  • Refine our practice to achieve ever better work: host creative workshops, brainstorm and critique sessions and more

  • Develop and nurture relationships with interdisciplinary in-house teams, as well as world-class production/post-production companies and independent creators

  • Help the Logitech brand enter into new innovative, non-traditional spaces

  • Hire, mentor and manage creative teams

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years experience and a standout portfolio of original, strategically grounded, award-winning advertising and brand engagement work

  • A diverse portfolio of creative expression representing a high degree of craft in broadcast/video, photography, digital and non-traditional advertising activations

  • A hands on talented designer with incredible taste levels and expert command of all of the formal principles of design, typography, composition, motion etc.

  • Experience working on culture-breaking creative for major consumer brands

  • Excellence in creative and marketing leadership, with the ability to inspire, educate and clearly articulate creative strategy, narrative, and ideas

  • Deep production and post-production experience across video, CG, photography, print, digital

  • A passionate mentor and hands on creator. Experience as both a sleeves-rolled-up creator, as well as committed mentor and manager

  • A collaborative leader, team and consensus builder, with attuned conflict resolution skills

  • A pop, design, and ad culture junkie with a passion for innovative brand advertising

  • A restless drive to create truly outstanding, culturally resonant work

  • Big passion. Big sense of humor. Small ego


Education

  • BA/BS degree in Fine Arts, Advertising, Graphic 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 Qualified Candidates Encouraged

Logitech is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Talented 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.