Calling All Collaborators

Being firm believers in egoless creative, we seek collaborators. Our agency culture and character reflect what we refer to as “Whiskey and Bananas”- the moment when “just a little bit cool” meets “just a little bit funny” (or in some cases, a lot of funny). It’s the ethos which defines our work, our culture and our people. 

Open Positions

  • Art Director

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    Job Summary

    We are looking for Art Directors that are searching to find the big idea and also have the passion to sweat the details. A problem solver with soul that finds solutions that feel both human and true, drawing insights from the real world. At OKRP, we believe work is ready when we “feel” it. 

    Our creatives are prolific and iterative in their approach to the work. They’re deeply collaborative, transparent communicators who always endeavor to “bring something extra” to each assignment. Egoless creativity is key. People that work at OKRP are smart, driven and collaborative.

    Essential Functions & Responsibilities

    The Art Director is responsible, in the area of creative for:

    • Working with a copywriter, you will deliver strategic concepts and art direction across clients. You’ll be our work’s greatest advocate, able to process feedback then respond with creative that exceeds expectations.  
    • Always strive to find the big idea, but also recognize little nuances that give the perfect look and texture.  
    • Working with CDs and GCDs you will seek out improvement, both in the work that is created and grow as an individual. The Art Director should always be looking to master their craft and improve on their skills.
    • Ownership is key to success. The Art Director is responsible for the execution of ideas across TV, print, digital and social channels while at times directing photographers, illustrators, animators and junior designers with the utmost attention to detail. 
    • Participating in all meetings, calls and creative briefings for the internal creative team.
    • Supporting day-to-day creative deliverables, as Creative Directors deem appropriate.
    • Routing creative internally through proper approvals with managing creatives.
    • Managing projects’ creative assets and schedules to ensure on-time deliverables.
    • Working with CDs and GCDs to seek out constant improvement in the work that is created, always looking to master the craft and improve skills. 
    • Staying current on trends beyond advertising – understanding what is relevant. 
    • Will perform other duties as required or assigned that are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

    Education & Training

    • Industry or applicable work experience and excellent recommendations
    • Experience working on large, integrated, cross-channel campaigns – and a killer book to boot

    Required Skills, Abilities and Technical Knowledge

    • Possess strong art direction background and skills
    • Be both right brained and left brained – but never overthink the work
    • Resilient in the face of ambiguity and change
    • Possess strong communication skills
    • Exceptional time-management, organization, written and verbal communication skills 
    • Energy, curiosity and an ability to maintain your sense of humor under tight timelines
    • A passion for art, culture, design and photography
    • Fluent in GSuite and Adobe, and familiarity with Keynote
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  • Commitment Statement

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    OKRP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities.