Creative Director (890 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
14 Jan 2019

Born out of digital, integrated communications agency Publicis Machine is home to 100 adventurous minds. The agency combines incisive strategy, award-winning creativity and cutting edge technology to transform their client’s business. It is represented in both Johannesburg and Cape Town. This position is for the Cape Town office.


  • A tertiary degree or diploma in art direction and marketing/communications.
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Great leadership skills.
  • Strong portfolio of work.
  • Strong conceptual ability.
  • Good with clients.
  • A solid understanding of the fundamentals in brand building.
  • Hungry to make award winning work.
  • Experience in through-the-line and digital advertising is
  • The ability to guide creative teams to conceptualize and execute compelling ideas.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Willingness to review work and present to clients.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with specific clients.
  • Eagerness to judge award shows and represent the agency at conferences.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate young creatives and attract talent to work at Publicis Machine.
  • Confidence to share knowledge with the agency.
  • An eagerness to have fun (we’re not saving lives) 

Your natural abilities should be:

  • Highly organised.
  • Multi-tasker.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively with key team members.
  • An OCD for detail and a drive for perfection.
  • Deadline awareness and ability to handle all kinds of pressure.
  • Taking initiative and ownership of your projects.
  • Pro-actively solving problems.
  • Eagerness to share knowledge.
  • A willingness to learn and progress.
  • Cool, calm and optimistic.
  • Enjoy the thrill of a challenge.
  • An instinct to be abreast of local and international cutting edge thinking and process.
  • A sense of humour will be a bonus.


Salary: Negotiable