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Freelance Senior Art Director

Klick Health Tokyo
EN: none
JP: none
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

Meet a different kind of workplace. Klick Health is an ecosystem of brilliant minds working to realize the full potential of their people and clients in life sciences since 1997. And we’re still growing fast, even after two decades. What does that mean for you? As Klick experiences exponential growth year-over-year, so do the people who help make it happen. Because we’re constantly evolving and changing, we invest in talent early and often, to develop future leaders at all levels. We’re one of the country’s Top 10 Great Workplaces, 10 Most Inspiring Cultures, Best Workplace for Innovators, Best Managed, and Fastest Growing. We know that career paths are seldom simple and straightforward. And that's an asset. If you feel like you'd be a good fit for this role, we encourage you to apply and take the first steps to starting your career journey at Klick!

The Senior Art Director is responsible for generating ideas, creating concepts for design and layout materials from the draft stage through to finished product with their copy partner; working closely with Creative and Client Service teams to ensure adherence to client’s marketing strategies and objectives within specified deadlines. They will also supervise the work of junior creatives on their projects. In this role, the Senior Art Director must have a solid understanding of Klick Health departmental procedures such as routing, print production, protocols, usage rights of stock, images for layout, as well as other internal procedures and solutions practiced by our creative craft.


  • Demonstrates a strategic and tactical approach during meetings with clients and Client Service teams, to develop effective advertising campaigns reflecting the clients’ objectives.
  • Understands the target audience and adjusts art direction as required.
  • Contributes innovative ideas appropriate to the client’s marketing strategy that challenge the status quo.
  • Able to defend strengths of existing concepts while remaining open to input and further explorations.
  • Proactively anticipates and solves creative problems.
  • Directs photographers, illustrators, designers, and production staff to ensure proper production of campaign elements.
  • Presents concepts and creative work in an organized, professional, and effective style to clients, properly preparing for all client presentations.
  • Works on multiple projects simultaneously and delivers on client expectations and meets objectives consistently.
  • Monitors work and progress by supervising the work of junior creatives and providing support as needed.
  • Understands how budgets and schedules are developed and how this links to business and performance.
  • Ensures verification of facts and claims with science and regulatory groups at Klick.
  • Coordinates with Client Service team to identify and obtain information needed to carry out assignments.
  • Develops and seeks cross discipline learning from colleagues and vendors to ensure highest quality product within specified deadlines.
  • Keeps up to date on industry trends and shares knowledge with internal teams.


  • Must be able to demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Exhibits decisive problem solving ability.
  • Ability to work well within a team setting.
  • Working knowledge of product challenges in relation to overall market.
  • Experience of working in the Japanese markets
  • Computer proficiency; solid knowledge of word text programs. 
  • 3+ years of experience in marketing / advertising business experience preferred. 
  • Some experience with Healthcare clients.

About the Company

Klick Health is the world’s largest independent commercialization partner for life sciences. For over 25 years, Klick has been laser-focused on developing, launching, and supporting life sciences brands to maximize their full market potential as a core commercialization partner.

Klick is opening offices in regional hubs and key markets to provide local support for our clients in countries outside of North America. These seven new offices are purpose-built to replicate the core components of our culture and values and be 100% dedicated to the pharma and life sciences business.

We believe that when your people are the center of gravity, clients are the ultimate beneficiaries. Success, in its highest form, is always mutual. Our culture of kindness and high performance attracts innovators and leaders who care about doing the best work possible in an environment that supports their rapid growth.

Together, we can turn any problem into a potentially life-changing opportunity.