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Digital Art Director - EMEA

Design in Amsterdam, Netherlands

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

 

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

We are looking for a highly creative, talented and experienced Digital Art Director to help shape the connected world. As part of the Performance Design Group, you are responsible for conceptual ideas and activation of content, leading and driving the creative process from brief through to delivery. The focus is on concepting, creative lead, visual execution and managing internal and external creative talent. Versatility and flexibility is key to manage work through the approval process including reviewing work with the Creative Director, presenting to stakeholders and managing feedback.

 

The right candidates will be excellent communicators, comfortable in a high-velocity startup, and passionate about building the Uber brand.

 

As a Digital Art Director you’ll conceive and develop ideas that solve important business and brand problems. By thinking beyond briefs and imagining approaches stakeholders did not think of – or even thought possible – you’ll be helping create work that is both ground-breaking and influential.

What You’ll Do

  • You create concepts and designs for a all digital channels to elicit specific actions that achieve business goals and take the Uber brand to the next level.
  • Build brand consistency and alignment across the very diverse EMEA region through the work you create and our local partner agencies are asked to produce.
  • Collaborate with copywriters, strategists, UX / visual designers and technologists to develop innovative and persuasive concepts that push the brand to new heights.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to concept and create campaigns and content for various digital channels.
  • Raise the bar on brand experience by crafting compelling designs and iterating.
  • Create consistent executions across all channels and audiences
  • You work through multiple rounds efficiently. And you think all the way through the experience, developing a solid foundation, tinkering, collecting feedback, and refining.
  • You present your work with confidence, can rally people around ideas and are skilled at selling through concepts to key stakeholders.
  • Use your sharp judgement and visionary skills to guide the design team through the creative process to launch engaging, strategic world-class marketing work.

What You’ll Need

  • At least 5 years working as a Digital Art Director in a creative agency or comparable in-house agency with a portfolio showcasing relevant experience designing for online channels and branded executions.
  • Strong thought leadership combined with exceptional communication skills that enable you to articulate the ‘why’ behind your concepts.
  • A strong attention to detail. You are as committed to crafting great designs as you are to brainstorming frameworks and branding extensions.
  • A broad understanding of using different mediums/channels to get your message across. You're skilled at telling the story across multiple channels in a way that's integrated, yet optimized for every touchpoint.
  • Can offer direction or critique design work when needed
  • Organization skills; you can effectively manage your time and prioritize your work combined with a highly collaborative working style.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries, Sketch and animation tools to bring the 4th dimension to live.
  • Experience with Box or similar cloud based storage platforms
  • Familiarity with Google Docs
  • Experience working on EMEA wide projects is a plus

Before you Apply

 

Make sure to submit a compelling portfolio of distinctive work that spans from digital campaigns to ground breaking technical solutions and cross channel storytelling in the field of digital marketing that helps pushing brands forward.


Note: this is a marketing position, not product development.


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