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Creative Lead (ART) - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

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Creative Lead

Type: 12 month fixed term contract

Location: 12 Bishop's Bridge Rd, Greater, London W2 6AA

Reports To: Executive Creative Director

About DDB Remedy

We're a bunch of creative, Intelligent, friendly, Interesting, Interested, diverse and happy people (and dogs). Surprising and delighting our clients and ourselves is what gets us out of bed In the morning.

We have a simple belief — Unexpected Works. Meaning that the best idea is the one you that you could never see coming. And the only way to get there is through genuine creativity. The kind of creativity that scares and excites us at the same time because it’s so different. We even get goosebumps just thinking about it. This kind of work takes guts, luckily, we’ve got plenty of that here.

We’re one of the leading Healthcare Communications agencies and our goal is simple, to improve people’s health and wellbeing. We develop strategic solutions, create identities, produce beautiful content, and create experiences for HCPs, patients, salesforces, and consumers across multiple channels.

We’re proud of what we do, creating unexpected work that makes a difference.

Our commitment

DDB Remedy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate individuality and diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment and a sense of belonging for all employees without regard to race, age, sex, disability, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.

Everyone has the right to be themselves. That’s why we cherish 4 important ‘freedoms’, that protect our rights to be creative, to experiment, to be who we are and to feel included and safe at work. These inform our every word, every action and every result, every day. They are Freedom from fear, Freedom to fail, Freedom from Chaos and Freedom to be.

For us, inclusivity and diversity aren’t “nice-to-have” – they’re central to our business strategy. The more inclusive we are, the more people feel they can bring their whole selves to work, the better our work will be.

We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities and for candidates in our application process. If you need assistance or adjustment due to a disability, please contact us.

Key capabilities

  • The ability to create unexpected ideas
  • The ambition and skills to build an award-winning portfolio of work
  • Know the value of creating time for in-person collaboration
  • A love for ideas, strategy, art and creativity
  • The willingness to support the ACDs/CDs in their day-to-day roles, championing the development of big ideas into campaign collateral
  • Be willing to contribute to pitches and support presentations
  • An ability to work in cross functional teams, knowing the value of collaboration
  • Be comfortable presenting and demonstrating a confident opinion
  • Have the ability to offer proactive solutions when challenged with feedback
  • Up to date knowledge of the latest award-winning work
  • Have a tenacious attitude to do better, exploring briefs before refining ideas
  • Be interested in understanding how the business is successful and know how to play a role in delivering growth
  • Have a passion for health communications, keeping up-to-date on industry news
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of compliance and regulatory landscape using it to provide workable solutions for clients

Key responsibilities

  • Creative Ideation: Translate briefs into effective creative ideas, partnering with creative colleagues and other departments to craft and present strong arguments.
  • Understand what makes ideas successful and work with internal teams to deliver on project KPIs
  • Creative support: Support the delivery of unexpected work, integrating with departments at key project stages. Be active in helping to manage the resourcing of junior or freelance support.
  • Team development: Contribute to the development of the creative team by proposing opportunities to learn and be active in sharing new knowledge. Support recruitment efforts and guide new team members when required.
  • Growth of Agency and Output: Feed into the long-term agency creative vision and seek opportunities to raise our profile within the industry. Activities could include contribution to our agency initiatives and sharing or creating opinion pieces.

Knowledge and skills

  • Establish design & art direction, tone and style of concepts working closely with the ideation team.
  • Proposes and delivers innovative user experience and interface design across digital platforms.
  • Confidently presents ideas, with the skills to debate and defend work both internally and externally .
  • Knows how to inspire and lead the design team to develop the most innovative communications
  • across multiple channels.
  • Has the ability to examine and challenge briefs in an effort to provide clear and fertile
  • creative direction for the team.
  • Has a solid understanding of their client business, brands and category.
  • Has a high degree of accuracy, reliability and professionalism.