Creative Strategist (Digital Art Director)

Creative Strategist (Digital Art Director)
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Milan, Italy
Come be a part of the creative team at Meta that is leading the industry in new ways to build advertising ideas in the rapidly changing media, mobile and marketing world. Joining Meta’s Creative Shop means that you’re going to be a part of an incredibly talented and committed team that is focused on defining the role that Meta can and will play in the future of marketing. A creative strategist is someone who has worked as an Art Director/Copywriter, Associate Creative Director or Planner across integrated advertising agencies, in-house creative teams and/or digital production companies. For this opportunity, we are looking for a Creative Strategist with a Design and/or Content Creation background to work across our portfolio of clients. Experience in e-commerce, would add value to this application. You must have an appetite for experimentation and learning and should be passionate about shipping great work. You’ll be tasked with inspiring and influencing how advertisers create and execute campaigns on Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and next set of our ad platforms. You are someone who can bring ideas to life with video, design and have a track record of developing and executing innovative digital campaigns. The right candidate should embrace the opportunity to use our variety of creative canvases and technologies to engage communities of people with richly crafted storytelling and experiences, delivered on the channels that matter most to our audiences. Most of all, we're looking for people who want to make things that matter to millions of people who come to our platforms every day. Critical to the success of this role is the ability to collaborate with our global and local accounts teams, to be a team player who loves to work with a mix of people from different disciplines and culture but also comfortable to work independently, since prioritizing, organizing and managing one’s own projects is also an important skill. This is a full-time position based in our Milan (Italy) office.
Creative Strategist (Digital Art Director) Responsibilities
  • Continually inspire our clients and the creative industry by creating or co-creating game-changing ideas that shape the future of advertising
  • Develop strategies and creative ideas that transform our clients' business
  • Uncover brand and consumer insights to inform creative direction and help businesses connect with people in meaningful ways
  • Develop holistic Meta solutions (including Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp) that drive the key business goals of our top clients
  • Partner with other Creative Strategists on the team, Sales partners, Product, Engineering and external agencies to make your and their ideas shine on Meta platforms
Minimum Qualifications
  • Fluency in both English and Italian is required
  • 10+ years of experience as a digital Art Director, Designer and/or Content creator across both local and global accounts
  • Experience developing strategically grounded, insight-driven, creative applied in mobile, digital and offline mediums
  • Have the ability to bring an idea to life on a white board or presentation
  • Able to Influence C-level clients
  • Hands-on design and making skills - from video prototypes to assets mock-ups
  • Storytelling, and visual communications skills
  • Experience with Keynote and PowerPoint
  • Entrepreneurial. We’re still only 1% done at Meta – this team is inventing everyday and it takes tenacity, bravery and the ability to see the big opportunities to thrive here
  • Possess a strong passion for understanding people and deep desire to uncover new consumer behavior across various industries and platforms
  • Portfolio link required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Have a mobile-first mindset and experience producing in the mobile-first space
  • Have a detailed knowledge of the Facebook and Instagram platforms and their portfolio of products
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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