Retail Designer/Art Director (338 views)

Johannesburg North, Gauteng
August 23, 2018

A TTL agency has a vacancy for an energetic Mid-level Retail Designer/Art Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside a copywriter to conceptualise and roll out enticing retail campaigns, in line with relevant brand strategies
  • Maintain a consistently high standard of idea generation and creative output
  • Ensure all layouts and designs align with approved concepts and brand guidelines
  • Ensure every piece of communication aligns with the intended target market
  • Conduct research where needed
  • Apply innovative thinking across all disciplines, including TV, radio, print, outdoor, activations, shopper marketing, digital etc
  • Prepare clear briefs for external suppliers eg. illustrators, photographers etc and monitor their work to ensure appropriate delivery
  • Ensure up-to-date understanding of relevant target markets, including appropriate styles and tones
  • Proof layouts, checking for accuracy and consistency with brand guides
  • Inspire and mentor junior creatives
  • Give constructive, clear feedback on work produced within the team
  • Have a positive, measurable influence on the brands you work on
  • Manage own work from concept to completion
  • Present work in a professional manner, both internally and externally
  • Identify opportunities for new business and proactive work
  • Keep abreast of current trends and industry developments

Requirements:

  • In accordance with the company’s transformation goals, please note this is a role for EE candidates only
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • 3-5 years’ TTL experience (retail is a must!)
  • Shopper marketing experience would be beneficial
  • Excellent conceptual ability
  • Exceptional design skills
  • Sound presentation skills
  • Strong portfolio showcasing retail work
  • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Ability to work independently and decisively
  • Great attention to detail
  • Great work ethic
  • Team player
  • Endless energy

Salary: R25 - 30 000

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