Allergan Associate Creative Director / Copy in Irvine, California

Associate Creative Director / Copy

Irvine, California, United States at

6 days agoPost Date

152224Requisition #

  • Reports to the CD/Copy.

  • Is responsible for the copy output of the group of brands he/she heads.

  • Assigns brands to direct reports (copywriters) and reviews and assesses their performance.

  • Supervises direct reports as they develop sound, original, creative solutions to a wide range of brand problems as they develop and maintain each brand’s competitive image.

  • Reviews their work during its creation and before it is dispatched to the client, from concept through production.

  • Manages copy group’s workload to maximize efficiency, thus assuring completion of work on time and on budget.

  • Continually strives to inspire and elevate the level of creative ability of all copy personnel within his/her group consistent with the desire for growth and excellence implicit in the Agency’s vision, mission and values.

  • Sustains an ongoing effort to keep up-to-date on current developments in communications as they apply to the copy/creative department.

  • Helps guide the professional and creative development and growth of copywriters through evaluation of creative standards by example and counsel.

  • Works collaboratively and constructively with ACD/Art counterparts to the benefit of the brands for which they are responsible.

  • Is responsible for being current and conversant with their brands and the competition, and requires the same of their direct reports.

  • Is capable of leading, as well as participating in, a Brand Blueprint Session.

  • Is expected to effectively present creative work both internally and externally.

  • Participates in, and contributes to, shaping brand positioning and strategy with all other members of the brand teams within his/her group.

  • Is a key member of the agency new business team as required.


The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications

The below skills are attributes that may not be mandatory, but are definitely desired in the ideal candidate.

  • Strong business acumen

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong interpersonal skills