Scott Sager
Creative Director/Art

scottsager7@gmail.com     914-393-4331      New York, NY

CAREER SUMMARY

As a meticulous art director and designer, I have many years of experience creating award-winning campaigns across various media platforms for some of the world’s most iconic consumer and healthcare brands. I believe great work is simple, surprising, and based on strong strategic insights.

Healthcare
Consumer

EXPERIENCE

Creative Director/Art   

EMCAY     New York, NY     February 2019 – Present

• Creative art lead on various online and video projects for Amgen, Genzyme and Novo Nordisk.

Senior Vice President, Creative Director/Art
CALCIUM     New York, NY      1.5 years

• Creative art lead on numerous online/offline efforts for Boston Biomedical, Applied Biological Laboratories, and Genentech.
• Active in all new business pitches with a strong pitch/win ratio.

Creative Director/Art
FREELANCE     New York, NY      1 year

• Conceived and executed campaigns for numerous agencies, such as McCann Health, Sudler, and Calcium in various mediums, which often lead to new or additional business opportunities for them.

Associate Partner, Group Creative Director
ROSETTA (Which Acquired Wishbone)     New York, NY      4 years

Built and managed Rosetta Healthcare’s New York creative team of 12 art directors and 10 writers.
Creative lead for approximately $24MM in AOR billings.
Successfully directed new business pitches and launches for Claritin, Xiaflex, OxyContin, BreathTek, Samsca, and Silenor.

Senior Vice President, Creative Director
WISHBONE     New York, NY      4 years

• Co-creative leader on all new business pitches and client work.
• Helped double Wishbone’s revenue—from $9MM to over $18MM—through new business efforts with a 75% pitch/win ratio over 4 years.
• Built and managed a talented creative team of 8 Art Directors.
• Helped increase the agency profile, earning it Med Ad News Category III 2009 Agency of the Year.
• Sold and executed creative for all agency clients across a wide range of product categories. Clients: Novartis, Dey, Meda, Otsuka, Genzyme, Sucampo, Purdue, Covidien, and Cardionet.

Senior Vice President, Creative Director
BRAND PHARM/PUBLICIS HEALTH     New York, NY      9 years

• Built and managed a talented creative team of 8 Art Directors.
• Developed award-winning DTC and professional campaigns for: Differin, MetroGel, TriLuma, Pepcid, Tylenol, Oral-B, Splenda, Preven Emergency Contraception Kits, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

Vice President, Associate Creative Director
McCANN     New York, NY      11 years

• Spent 3 years developing the “Putting Quality on the Road” TV campaign for General Motors, including a 90-second Super Bowl spot; which increased consumer perceptions of all GM products when public opinion was low.
• Helped dramatically change business flyer’s perceptions of USAir with a 3-year TV and airport campaign.
• Created new TV, print and RM campaigns for Sony, Buick, Nestlé, Vaseline, Smirnoff, Gillette, Martini & Rossi, and Famous Grouse Scotch.
• Developed websites, banners, and online stories for Chase.com.
• Received the “Truth Well Told Award” for outstanding performance.

PRODUCT CATEGORIES

SKILL SETS

EDUCATION

Skidmore College     Saratoga Springs, NY
• BS in Art • Minor in Business Administration

INTERESTS

Watercolor painting—visit: scottsager.com   Skiing out West   Sailing in Buzzards Bay   Kayaking in Maine   Restoring my 1967 GTO