Posted to MedZilla on 10/13/2018

Syneos Health

US-PA, Freelance Art Director 3149531-MZ



Navicor is an integrated marketing communications agency with oncology at the core. We are proud to be part of Syneos Health.

Navicor is a team of oncology experts, distinguished clinicians, and award-winning creative professionals dedicated to improving patients lives by successfully launching and maintaining oncology brands.

Launch Experience
We have unmatched experience in transforming your developments into commercial realities. With over 12 launches in nine years, we understand how to prep an orphan-disease market, negotiate OPDP reviews, and navigate accelerated filings.

Creative Flair
While oncology is highly scientific, that doesn t mean your brand communications should be clinical white papers. We use some of the best creative strategies to ensure your brand s message is received. And our industry recognizes our efforts honoring us with trophies from some of the most prestigious award shows.

We know how important it is to you that your agency doesn t outsource all or part of its services. When we say full-service, we mean it. Our in-house production from traditional sales tools to interactive sales aids, websites, and videos keeps cost low and quality high.

The Freelance Art Director takes responsibility for (assigned) brand concept, design, presentation, execution, and production of all projects for assigned accounts. This includes being aware of current communications technology and media channels, and having the vision to utilize them creatively for meeting brand marketing objectives.


Brand owner at the Art Direction level
Oversees and implements the visual brand mandatories and consistencies
Partners with core team Copywriter on brand and concept development
Collaborates with Creative, Digital Studio, Account Services, Medical Strategy, Brand Planning, Project Management, Production, and extended team members
Provides art direction to, and empowers, Studio, Art Buyer, photographers, illustrators, and other external collaborators, such as broadcast producers and directors
Demonstrates ownership of assigned brand by continually coming up with new ideas proactively
Presents and sells ideas internally and to clients
Keeps up to date with trends in design, branding, marketing, advertising, digital communications technology and media, and related communications industries
Keeps up to date with trends within the industries specific to assigned accounts
Is knowledgeable about products and services specific to assigned accounts

Job Requirements

1+ years pharma advertising experience mandatory; oncology experience is highly preferred
Portfolio demonstrating skills commensurate with the role
Has a thorough understanding of photography, typography and printing techniques
Demonstrates proficiency in using digital media as a creative vehicle
Proficiency in critical graphic software primarily Adobe Creative Cloud
Working knowledge of, or hands-on experience with, interactive programming such as HTML is preferred
User experience (UX) design training and/or experience is required
Ability to follow the creative and workflow processes
Be able to work within strict budgets

Conceptual Creativity: Ability to think in abstract terms; can make connections between unrelated notions; can formulate innovative ideas where others cannot; seen as original and value-added in brainstorming sessions
360-Degree Channel Marketing Mind-Set: Sees the complete media picture; familiarity with leveraging and combining all media to promote a brand
Understanding and Implementing Direction: Can understand creative direction based on objectives and executes creative work effectively. Communicates workload appropriately based on skill sets and talents; communicates well with others on workload issues and needs, and on the progress of work and results
Industry Application: Picks up on technical things quickly; is good at learning new industry, company, product, and/or technical knowledge developments of the client's business as well as the agency business; has the functional and technical knowledge and skills

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