Creative Strategist - Art Direction

Design and Marketing Lausanne, Switzerland


Description

Position at Logitech

Logitech seeks a junior-to-mid level art director to join its growing in-house agency team in Lausanne Switzerland. Big things are happening at Logitech. Come play a critical role as we push our brand engagement and advertising practice to the next level.

The Role

The Creative Strategist - (Art Director) for Logitech will lead the visual storytelling responsibility in creating original, culturally vibrant, brand engagement: from top level campaign concepts, to paid media advertising, campaign videos and more.

You will play an instrumental role in shaping the visual expression of the Logitech. You will live and breathe art direction, pop culture, and the latest trends in advertising.

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 marketing and brand experiences.

You will partner with a copywriting creative strategist and a cross-functional team of senior creatives, marketers, industrial designers, product and business leaders to bring ideas to life and products to market.

You combine a passion for and knowledge of advertising, new media, with design and visual storytelling fundamentals. And you have the portfolio to prove it.

Come join us in telling the world about the cool new products we're creating, while chasing an award or two along the way.

Accepting qualified candidates from all over Europe.

 

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 team copywriters to take briefs and turn them into big, original, culturally vibrant ideas

  • Execute and shepherd art direction from concept 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 across a wide range of output: from visual research, moodboards, storyboards, building decks, through to conceiving of and designing layouts and art directing complete integrated campaigns.

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

  • Develop and maintain relationships with best-in-class visual partners, including photographers, directors, independent artists, production and post houses

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

  • Seek to push the brand and our marketing practice into new media, experimenting, testing and tracking

Key Qualifications

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

  • 5+ years of art direction experience at a creative or in-house agency

  • Exceptional conceptual and visual storytelling talent, with strong graphic design skills

  • Experience developing strategically grounded, creative ideas across digital and traditional media

  • A strong portfolio of original advertising, brand engagement work and/or design work, including digital, video/TV and new media, and graphic design.

  • Self-driven with the ability to sometimes create work in isolation, and propel work forward

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

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

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

  • Expert-level talent in creativity apps: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Keynote. 3D and motion app proficiency is a huge bonus.

  • Passion for advertising, branding, pop culture and consumer lifestyle categories

  • Flexibility to occasionally work outside normal business hours, travel to shoots etc.

  • Big passion, small ego

Education

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

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.

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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