Art Director (425 views)

Sandton
February 15, 2018

Are you outgoing, engaged and have a passion for our industry as well as an insatiable desire to create, learn and explore emerging trends?

We are currently looking for a Mid/Snr. Art Director, to join our dynamic team. The Art Director should be a leader and doer who will constantly deliver amazing creative experiences for both clients and internal initiatives. The selected candidate will be a conceptual thinker and highly skilled in defining and executing design styles based on brand and creative strategy while developing solid client relationships.

Key Competencies & Responsibilities –

Oversees the delegation, development, and delivery of all creative projects alongside all departments to include branding, marketing, digital, web, design and media;

Provides leadership and team motivation and clearly communicates the artistic vision and values of the agency to all team members;

Ability to work on multiple projects at one time while managing time efficiently;

Ability to concept and design for a wide range of mediums and diverse industries;

Maintains best practices for file and server management, including the consistent application of naming conventions, project workflow tools and file/folder organisation;

Ensures the timely development and execution of plans, campaigns, and projects to assure visuals, earnings, growth, and agency goals are achieved;

Inspire the team and client to be creatively progressive through the application of new media and fresh, inventive visual work;

Maintains the agency’s standards of creative excellence and has the desire to produce award-winning creative for each project at hand;

Experience and/or knowledge when it comes to working closely with production teams both internally and externally.

Skill Qualifications –

5+ years of experience in an agency environment;

Must have won Creative Award/s in the last 3 years;

A solid working knowledge of the latest versions of Mac OS;

Fluency in: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Keynote;

Excellent collaboration and listening skills;

Aptitude for quick creative thinking with acute attention to detail and eye for amazing design within demanding deadlines;

Skilled in print, digital, web, social media, storytelling, and brand-building with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously;

Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment;

Excellent presentation skills for communication abilities at all levels of both internal and client groups;

Passion and understanding for progressive innovative trends and technologies;

Communication, negotiation and relationship-building skills;

Must be proactive, enthusiastic and show a willingness to go the extra mile;

Outgoing, energetic and able to communicate clearly with teams;

Reliability and discretion: you will often learn of confidential matters;

Adaptability, initiative and always learning, exploring and growing;

Excellent reporting skills;

Multiple languages a plus. 

Salary: Negotiable

JOB IS EXPIRED.