Designer - Art Director

Edelman – Creative /
Full-Time /
Edelman is a voice synonymous with trust, reimagining a future where the currency of communication is action. Our culture thrives on three promises: boldness is possibility, empathy is progress, and curiosity is momentum. 

At Edelman, we understand diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) transform our colleagues, our company, our clients, and our communities. We are in relentless pursuit of an equitable and inspiring workplace that is respectful of all, reflects and represents the world in which we live, and fosters trust, collaboration and belonging.

Who Are We?  
Edelman is looking for a talented Art Director to join its developing creative team in our Riyadh office.

Edelman is a great place to grow your talent and hone your craft. You will be challenged to push convention and your own creativity to find the most innovative ways to drive consumer behaviour in today’s socially-charged, digital environment. 
Edelman is a new kind of agency, at the intersection of PR, Advertising, Social, Digital, Earned Media and Experiential. We blur the lines between each medium to create smart, innovative, and powerful work that gets people talking and engaging with brands in new ways. We’re passionate, unconventional and driven by a desire to do the best work possible.

Who Are You?  
As the Art Director, you will manage, concept and execute high quality creative on multiple accounts and projects. You will lead the conceptual and stylistic direction on several marquis brands. 

What We Expect 
We want passion. We want excitement. We want you to wake up, get dressed, and come to the office ready to roll. It’s brainstorm day so we need your energy and insanity. But also your ideas. Especially your ideas.
Beyond the big meetings, you’ll be a part of small meetings and medium-sized ones, too. There’s also time for you to sit at your desk, fire up the brain, and start art directing for social, web builds, pitch decks, scripts and more.  
At Edelman, we believe in the power of ideas to move brands and companies forward into tomorrow. We advocate for ideas that are based upon insightful and sound strategic opportunities and brought to life with fearless modes of creativity. The Edelman Creative Network of skilled strategic and creative talent who work together and with account teams to ensure Edelman ideas make an impact in our clients’ real worlds. 


    • Work closely with the Creative Director and creative team 
    • Develop conceptual and stylistic direction and execute same for a wide variety of communications projects 
    • Create breakthrough campaign ideas for new business pitches, client presentations, and everything in between 
    • Lead and participate in creative brainstorms 
    • A natural flare for the unique, the buzz-worthy and the culturally relevant 
    • Ability to think strategically and conceptualize creatively 
    • Strong presentation and verbal communication skills 
    • Work closely with a project manager to schedule projects and coordinate production 
    • Develop tactics which bring creative concepts to life 
    • Work effectively with all stakeholders to complete projects within time frames and budget parameters 


    • A drool-worthy portfolio that includes digital and social media campaigns for big brands 
    • 3 - 5 years creative experience in marketing, advertising or social media   
    • Experience managing day-to-day changes at every level of detail  
    • Experience maintaining client contact as needed and assist with budget and schedule development 
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment 
    • A BFA in Fine Arts, Advertising or Graphic Design, award-winning work, strong layout and composition with a keen eye for typography and motion  
    • A professional level knowledge of industry standard design software and tools including the Adobe Creative Suite 
We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.