Teneo is the global CEO advisory firm. We partner with our clients globally to do great things for a better future.
Drawing upon our global team and expansive network of senior advisors, we provide advisory services across our five business segments on a stand-alone or fully integrated basis to help our clients solve complex business challenges. Our clients include a significant number of the Fortune 100 and FTSE 100, as well as other corporations, financial institutions and organizations.
Our full range of advisory services includes strategic communications, investor relations, financial transactions and restructuring, management consulting, physical and cyber risk, organizational design, board and executive search, geopolitics and government affairs, corporate governance, ESG and DE&I.
The firm has more than 1,600 employees located in 40+ offices around the world.
Teneo Studio is Teneo’s internal global creative team that provides premium and innovative creative services designed to help CEOs and their leaders address complex business challenges and opportunities. Our goal is to help companies move forward by defining, crafting, and executing great ideas that bring their story to life. Being located across Teneo offices in multiple geographies and time zones allows us to be agile, responsive and deliver against briefs at the speed of culture.
We are looking for a New York City-based Senior Art Director (SAD) who has the creative muscle and experience to lead the studio design team in producing compelling work on behalf of our global clients. The ideal candidate is a design authority who can impart expertise with clarity and confidence. They are a design leader who inspires others, excels at creative thinking, and is empowered to take design risks and be fearless in bringing their authentic self to work. This role requires a seasoned design veteran with exceptional skills in creative strategy, creative thinking, a keen eye for great design, and strong presentation and communication skills. The role also requires the Senior Art Director to work on-site at Teneo’s global headquarters in New York City.
Types of client engagements include branding and visual identity, corporate reports (sustainability, annual, proxies, etc.), websites, campaigns, presentations, and large-scale events (Investor Days).
Possess strong creative and organizational skills; lead as well as execute select projects from start to finish
Work with the Creative Director (CD) and the rest of the design team to produce high-quality creative on all client engagements
Art direct and manage other designers on their work and keep projects moving forward
Empower designers to produce work that is strategically sound, visually compelling and flawlessly executed
Work within tight deadlines/fast turnarounds, be nimble and pivot as the needs of projects change
Support the CD and continue workflow and lead the design team in their absence
Engage directly with clients and work collaboratively to offer creative solutions that meet their business objectives
Work with fellow team members to establish priorities and deliver against day-to-day needs
Manage the design process and understand how that plays into larger project timelines, especially for multi-component brand outputs
Mentor junior studio team members by nurturing/shaping their skillset and helping them mature into stronger designers
Stay on top of emerging design trends and industry technologies/processes that will help the studio thrive creatively and efficiently
10+ years design direction and creative leadership experience
Agency or design studio experience as a Senior Art Director or Associate Creative Director
Expert in branding for B2B and B2C multi-national clients
Possess a strong design POV rooted in business strategy
An ability to work independently on a project or collaboratively as a team player and able to integrate with diverse studio teams (in NYC, London and Dublin) with varying perspectives and ideas
Experience working in a fast-paced environment, cope with changing priorities and complete projects with competing deadlines
Excellent oral and written communications, and an ability to provide clear communications among all stakeholders
Expert in Adobe Creative Suite
Highly Proficient with MS Office Suite (especially PowerPoint and MSWord)
Proficient with Sketch and/or Figma
Hybrid role - 3 days a week in the New York City office
What We Offer
As a Teneo employee, you'll enjoy unique benefits including flexible time off policy; medical, dental, and vision coverage; long-term disability, and life insurance; a 401K plan; commuter benefits; team events; snacks; and other perks.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Teneo is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace. Teneo considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or sexual orientation or any other status protected by applicable law.
Base Salary Range
$160,000 – $170,000 (compensation for this role will depend on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience that may fall outside of the range listed).
Total Compensation Package
Includes annualized bonus, 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of additional benefits and perks.