Senior Art Director: Retail Agency (314 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
Oct 8, 2018

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

We have a fabulous opportunity for a Senior Art Director with retail experience at a focused agency in Cape Town. The role calls for you to conceptualise, develop and produce 360° Advertising and Marketing communication campaigns. The successful candidate ideally has creative agency experience and a proven track record in through-the-line Advertising, Design, Marketing, Brand Development and Digital. We’re looking for an AD/Designer who can work both above and below-the-line, from concept right through to execution. Good craftsmanship.  If you’re a talented creative able to take initiative, we would love to hear from you!


  • Manage the overall visual appearance and how it communicates and appeals to a relevant audience
  • To conceptualise and design great creative work within the scope of the brand and budget
  • Work through-the-line
  • Manage various projects effectively and efficiently
  • Take ownership for the quality of execution and thinking
  • Able to work collaboratively
  • Responsible for seeing the idea through the creative process to final sign off
  • Work to Brand guidelines
  • To select and brief external suppliers
  • To ensure consistency and integration of art direction via various platforms
  • To take responsibility on photo shoots, through pre-production, the shoot day and post-production
  • On trend locally and internationally
  • A team leader


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant Visual Communications Degree / Diploma
  • 5 – 10 years’ experience in a creative agency/studio
  • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator (Premier Pro, After Effects, PPT, Keynote – advantageous)
  • Must also be able to work under stress and meet deadlines
  • A proven track record in ATL advertising, Marketing, Brand and Digital
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Strong graphic design ability
  • Ability to work above and below the line
  • Able to show a portfolio demonstrating ability or experience
  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Motivated, energetic, passionate, use initiative

Please submit a relevant and recent portfolio (preferably as a link) upon application.

Should you not receive a timeous response, please consider your application for this specific role unsuccessful.


Salary: Negotiable