Senior Art Director, Digital, Toronto, Ontario

Agency Wunderman Thompson
Created 11/14/2023
Reference 7021560002
Category Creative
Location Canada
State Ontario
City Toronto
Who we are: At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience. We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Who we are looking for: Wunderman Thompson is looking for a Senior Art Director, Digital to join our CX team creating complete digital customer experiences for our Canadian and American clients. Collaborating across a portfolio of brands and reporting into the Chief Experience Officer, Creative, you will play a critical role in developing the user experience and visual design of enterprise level digital platforms. Please include a link to your portfolio along with your resume. What you'll do:
  • Design |Lead the development of visual design/user interface design (UI) for top digital brand experiences, from inception to completion. Deliver strong concepts on brief. Pitch and sell new ideas and experiences.
  • Collaborate |Work closely with senior creatives. Partner with strategy, UX and tech teams. Work collaboratively with clients - build their trust and respect.
  • Advise | Advocate for good design practices. Ensure that our digital products can be experienced by everyone, reflecting the diversity of the communities we serve, through an applied understanding of AODA design requirements. Incorporate new tools, technologies, AI and more into the creative process.
Who you are:
  • Creatively Brave |Passionate about the power of creativity with the desire to identify and nurture ideas. Adapt to solve clients' challenges.
  • Curious |Ask questions. Dig in and figure out how to work around problems. You are informed, engaged, and excited about the growth of digital.
  • Open and collaborative |Our team is close-knit and supportive and we're working with a lot of unknowns - you work well with different personalities and champion encouraging team environments.
What you'll need:
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in the digital space with excellent knowledge of experience design (UX/UI), web design, usability, digital marketing, etc.
  • Experience creating a design system and working with existing design systems.
  • Proven ability to deliver strong concepts on brief.
  • Proficient to expert in Illustrator, Photoshop, Figma, Sketch.
  • Familiar with other creative elements: copywriting/ux writing, animation, content, etc.
  • French fluency an asset.
What we offer:
  • Passionate, driven people | We champion a culture of people that do extraordinary work.
  • Consciously cultivated culture | We aim to embody the behaviours to build an inclusive community that is in it together, bringing both positivity and active listening into the workplace as we simultaneously strive to empower creative bravery.
  • Competitive benefits | What we offer full time hires ranges from the full spectrum of group health coverage options (medical, dental, vision) and a variety of paid time off offerings that reflect our investment in all aspects of your overall life balance and wellness.
  • Growth-minded opportunities | We aim to nurture a culture of real-time feedback, growth-oriented mindset, and plenty of training opportunities through Wunderman Thompson and WPP, so you can continue to grow personally and professionally.
Wunderman Thompson welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. #LI-SS1

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect. As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve. Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency. For more information, please visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Note: We rely on legitimate interest as a legal basis for processing personal information under the GDPR for purposes of recruitment and applications for employment. When you click the "Submit Application" button below, this will send any information you add below to Wunderman Thompson. Before you do this, we think it's a good idea to read through our Recruitment Privacy Policy. California residents should read our California Recruitment Privacy Notice. This explains what we do with your personal data when you apply for a role with us, and, how you can update the information you have provided us with or how to remove it.

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