Creative Director (Motion Graphics) (354 views)

Johannesburg North, Gauteng
May 31, 2018

An award-winning creative agency seeks a Creative Director with a passion for motion graphics.

Key responsibilities:

  • Help facilitate a comprehensive understanding the African/Pan African clientele and market
  • Strategically and emotionally connect clients’ brands with their consumers
  • Guide the team towards translating brilliant ideas and stories into meaningful work
  • Use your expert knowledge to direct 2D and 3D animation processes in both Maya and 3D Studio Max
  • Prepare briefs as well as conduct briefings
  • Direct, guide and constructively critique the team’s work
  • Direct multiple projects at once but be willing to take on special projects too
  • Understand client expectations and give them more than they expect
  • Approach every project with a unique and positive perspective

Minimum requirements:

  • Preference given to affirmative action candidates
  • 4+ years’ experience as Senior Design Director  
  • 3+ years’ experience managing a creative pipeline with multiple outcomes
  • Background in the world of promo videos would be best
  • Masterful knowledge of design, illustration, 2D and 3D animation, editorial and live action
  • Proficiency in Maya, 3DS Max, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficiency in InDesign and Cinema 4D would be beneficial
  • Proactive and solutions-driven
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Fantastic communication and people skills
  • Thorough experience in the briefing process
  • Experience with client presentations and nurturing relationships

Salary: Negotiable