San Francisco, United States

Senior Art Director

At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.

Senior Art Directors play essential roles in the strategy, conception and design of beautiful ideas, products and services. From concept through craft, they ensure we are making a difference to consumers’ behavior, with a focus on unexpected creativity and the innovative use of various media.

Our presence in California is a combination of the product and design-centric culture of the Bay Area’s tech scene, with the entertainment and lifestyle landscape of Los Angeles. Together our SF and LA studios give staff the opportunity to produce meaningful work for world-renowned brands, in two of the world’s most vibrant and beautiful cities.

With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we create experiences, applications and stories for Meta, Netflix, Uber, IBM, Levi’s, Unicef and more.

Our California studios are uniquely diverse in their resident skillsets, enabling employees to solve across the full spectrum of creative solutions. Ranging from strategy, creative and development.


  • Implement a combination of strategic, conceptual and art direction skills.
  • Inspire and embrace challenges and new ways of thinking
  • Create and manage original, persuasive, conceptually compelling work for campaigns, content and non-traditional outputs with some supervision
  • Collaborate with the client and various teams within AKQA
  • Contribute to thought leadership activities and stimulate professional development and inspiration within the team
  • 5+ years of experience


  • You have a compelling portfolio of work that demonstrates high quality art direction and design within a variety of campaigns and projects
  • You have a breadth of cultural reference points
  • You have a drive to break boundaries and craft the best ideas in the world of their kind
  • You are fearless, boundlessly creative and relentlessly attentive to detail


AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.



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Senior Art Director — San Francisco


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