Art Director (Req ID 2203967)

Irvine, CA

Allergan Aesthetics is looking for an Art Director to join our new in-house agency. You’ll be joining the team at an exciting time as you'll not only be elevating our brand creative, but contributing to the team building our internal agency from the ground up. This is one of those “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunities where you’ll be integral to the agency’s success right from the beginning. To do this right, we need to hire the best and brightest—and that’s why we want you!

Reporting into a Creative Director, you’ll work alongside designers, copywriters, and content creators. You are a big picture thinker who brings a strategic POV to the work. Someone who can seamlessly marry concept, photography, design, and typography into storytelling narrative—regardless of the channel. You will offer thoughtful art direction to the work as well as to a team of visual designers. You’ll bring a balanced blend of strategic creative problem solving. Have a hands-on approach to design. And most importantly, deliver concepts that engage our consumer and elevate the brand.



You Will

  • Lead cross-channel campaigns from concept to delivery, working with copy and brand marketing partners to ensure that concepts & art direction are on strategy.
  • Develop work that brings our brand narratives to life across all channel touchpoints—video, social, digital, mobile, PR, and more—tailored to the audience and medium.
  • Motivate and mentor a team of visual designers to produce high-quality creative ideation, development, and execution of cross-channel deliverables.
  • Maintain and elevate brand standards, creating cohesive experiences across all touchpoints.
  • Translate metrics and key data points into fresh insights that guide and inform the work.
  • Collaborate with project managers to ensure resource alignment based on brief assignments.
  • Showcase an always-on curiosity, staying up-to-date on trends and bringing fresh ideas to the team to inspire their creativity.
  • Partner with compliance and review teams to incorporate ongoing requirements and feedback, while ensuring creative work adheres to brand standards.


  • 7+ years experience working in-house or agency-side, creating rich content and media for consumer-facing brands; experience in beauty, retail, health, or CPG a plus.
  • Strong aesthetic POV and ability to translate brand voice, personality, and identity into powerful ideas.
  • A diverse portfolio that demonstrates your role in visual art direction and campaign creative.
  • Expertise in social platform requirements, asset preparation and how people engage with these channels to optimize assets and experience.
  • Expert level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, and graphic design tools.
  • Proven ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally.
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and communication skills.
  • A strong typographic sensibility and nuanced eye for producing visually arresting concepts in all mediums.
  • Working knowledge of front-end web technologies and ideally have some familiarity with front-end design styling .


Our Core Values

  • Be Humble: You’re smart yet always interested in learning from others.
  • Work Transparently: You always deal in an honest, direct and transparent way.
  • Take Ownership: You embrace responsibility and find joy in having the answers.
  • Learn More: Through blog posts, newsletters, podcasts, video tutorials and meetups you regularly self-educate and improve your skill set.
  • Show Gratitude: You show appreciation and return kindness to those you work with.



  • Competitive salary.
  • Competitive annual bonus targets.
  • 401k with dollar for dollar match, up to 6% of eligible earnings (base, bonus).  Plus additional company contribution.
  • RSU grants (Long Term Incentives) for approved roles.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • 17 paid holidays per year, including 3 floating holidays.
  • Annual Paid Time Off (PTO), with separate sick days
  • 12 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • Caregiver Leave
  • Adoption and Surrogacy Assistance Plan
  • Flexible workplace accommodations.
  • Free gym membership for those in our Irvine, CA WeWork office.
  • We celebrate our wins with opportunities to attend Lakers, Knicks, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Angels and NY Rangers games.
  • Opportunities to attend concerts, festivals and other live entertainment events in recognition of delivering great work.
  • Attend AWS Re:Invent in person (Las Vegas) or virtually each year.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Attend a tech or marketing conference of your choice each year.
  • A MacBook Pro and accompanying hardware to do great work.
  • A modern productivity toolset to get work done: Slack, Miro, Loom, Lucid, Google Docs, Atlassian and more.
  • Generous discounts on SkinMedica skin care products.
  • Discounted aesthetic treatment days multiple times a year.
  • $600 worth of Alle benefits each year to use towards aesthetic treatments and products.
  • Eligible for donation matching to over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations.
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