Associate Creative Director - Medical Biotech

San Diego, CA (100% remote)
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Rebecca Pavlik

Job Description:

Associate Creative Director - Medical Biotech

Project Assignment: Create up to 3 concepts for a product launch. Temporary role ending approximately 9/30/2021, part-time variable hours, approximately 20 hours weekly.  Could be as many as 30-35 hours weekly, or lower than 20 as well. 


Aquent Studios is recruiting for an Associate Creative Director and Sr. Copywriter that will work collaboratively to develop a selection of product launch concepts for our client, a biotech company based in San Diego, CA. This ACD must be willing to do hands on design work. 


We are seeking an Associate Creative Director with strong conceptual and design ability who is able to provide creative leadership in developing multi-channel resources. A team player who can integrate quickly with our Studios and client teams to develop compelling resources through total command of industry leading design software while managing quality output across respective channels. The Associate Creative Director will serve as a strategic partner, managing critical brand standards, guidelines, requirements and compliances. Must be a compelling communicator and presenter, able to work effectively across all levels of the organization to influence direction and outcomes, and must be an engaged member of the team. 

Specific Duties: 

  • Develop, articulate and present well-organized concepts 

  • Understand clients’ strategies/objectives and end users objective 

  • Evaluate design projects for adherence to client standards and provide detailed recommendations on compliance to brand and meeting specified objectives 

  • Work closely with Content Steward to produce brand’s modular content

  • Collaborate effectively with Account Manager, copywriters, other designers, multimedia specialists, partners/vendors as needed 

  • Understand and apply clients’ and style and legal requirements, standards and processes 

  • Champion adherence to Aquent quality control processes and standards 


  • 7+ years providing brand communication and art direction 

  • 2+ years working at the ACD level or higher

  • Superior design and technical skills for the print space - comfortable working within existing approved templates, guidelines and assets is required - while looking for opportunities to expand guidelines to meet business objectives 

  • High-level understanding of building modular content and brand storylines

  • Knowledge and understanding of how to develop designs for multi channel marketing tactics such as: email, website, digital banners, OOH, and mobile

  • Strong portfolio of previously produced work 

  • Agency and digital experience is a must

  • Healthcare/biotech advertising and corporate design experience - is highly preferred

  • Expert level of proficiency and understanding of Adobe Creative Suite programs including but not limited to InDesign, Acrobat, Bridge, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver 

  • Excellent command of formats, typography, graphics and layout for print and digital 

  • Samples across industries of high conceptual thinking and 360 degree campaigns - from concept to execution

  • Ability to think strategically and execute across channels (aka no portfolios with just TV/video, rather a range of work)

  • Samples to show ability to tell a strong story within restraints, ex: highly regulated industries

  • Strong record of working well with others - team player and easy going

  • Strong record of building out pitch decks and presenting concepts - samples are highly preferred

  • Medical Product, Biotech Product or Pharmaceutical Product Launch experience highly preferred


Client Description:

AQUENT STUDIOS: Why work with us?  

Long term career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands

Comprehensive health and dental insurance subsidized

Paid weekly

401(k) through Fidelity

FSA's and Voluntary insurance programs​

Access to free training and continuing education

Company description:
Aquent Studios is a global creative studio that delivers scale, speed and efficiency to the world’s most recognized brands.  We create the work that matters the most to them—work that has a real impact on their business. As an Aquent Studio team member, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the largest and most influential companies in the world, solving design challenges and extending their brands across tactic types and platforms, including digital design, UI/UX, video, motion, content, print design, web development, and more. If you want to do work that matters in a collaborative setting that values ingenuity and personal growth, you have found the right place!