Candidate profile and who we are
We are looking for individuals to join our award winning advertising and PR team, which brings together innovation and leading creativity.
Syneos Health is an integrated healthcare communications agency that provides a full range of creative communications services. The Syneos Health commercial division has a breadth of medical, strategic and creative talent that extends to our partner and affiliate agencies throughout Europe and the US.
We maintain a dynamic, fast paced working environment. Each day contains different challenges and opportunities to learn. We take promising ideas, turn them into commercial realities, and manage the life of a product or device from its inception to its completion (our ‘lab to life’ ethos).
We demand the best from our people, but in return we offer a creative environment designed to allow you to be yourself and achieve your potential.
Production/management of dedicated Concept ideation (see concepting skills)
On-time delivery of ideas, layouts and final artwork in collaboration with SuperStudio, communicating in a timely manner to superiors (CD+SSD) any workflow management/staffing issues
Precision and quality of visual aspect of work (including overview and revision of SuperStudio work)
Knowledge of and adherence to client branding guidelines, technical requirements and methodologies
Effective, efficient management of any internal or external, permanent or temporary collaborators who assist the art director in producing work
Keeping up-to-date on technology, trends and channels
Concepting skills: ability to create abundant original thought that is on brief, simple to comprehend, impactful and media independent
Both alone and working with a partner or group
Visual skills: understanding of photography, typography, graphic art, illustration, film and animation
Adaptation/extension skills: needs to be able to take an existing idea and adapt or expand it to meet local requirements of various targets, media and communication objectives
Interactive skills: understanding of and ability to create interactive (digital) concepts and interfaces.
Presentation skills: ability to capture/convey an idea with a piece of paper and a pen (concepts) and the ability to articulate with conviction and confidence a concept
Time management skills: ability to plan, prioritize, react quickly to situations and where needed delegate/involve others
Good English and German language, spoken and written
Able to brainstorm with any given partner
Ability to form a strong team relationship with copywriter partner
Ability to express own opinion and be uncompromising when defending quality but without being aggressive and causing attrition with colleagues
Ability to clearly express expectations and desired deliverable to SuperStudio collaborators and set realistic time allocation and deadlines
Willingness and ability to use technology to collaborate remotely with others
Deep knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs and Apple OS
Medium level knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
Must be internet savvy
Minimum three years’ experience in advertising
If no experience in pharma must be able to show experience in other products where the explanation of technical aspects is vital
Portfolio of work must contain good level of ideas and executions across various media
Nice to have:
Work experience in more than one agency and country
Award winning work
Good network of professional acquaintances that can be tapped into
Personal use of social media
Hobbies and interests that are compatible with and formative for professional role