Digital Creative Director: Innovative Boutique Agency – Johannesburg


We have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Creative Director at a wonderfully progressive, innovative agency’s Johannesburg office. This role will see you working on a very well-renowned, blue chip, global technology brand account. We’re looking for someone experienced to lead and shape the ideas coming from Client.  You need to know Digital like the back of your hand, have done some cool stuff and think out of the box. Ideally, you have a strong visual background. The agency has an extremely modern approach, making it a desirable place to work for a self-motivated and dynamic individual. Work hours, leave and on-site working are all flexible but the work ethic is magnetic and solid. They’re looking for interesting people who get things done and know how to deliver the goods. We’d love to see if you’re the creative Digital magician we’re looking for, get in touch!


A typical day in this role could look like this:

  • Follow up on creative delivery from your studio (a small dedicated team of juniors)
  • Attend meetings for the day, both with client and your teams internally
  • New product launches
  • Review of results from Strategy team on assigned tasks
  • Attend brainstorms with very cross-functional team (we have everything from actuaries to food scientists working here)
  • Review an edit of a social video that was done – give feedback for changes to the production company
  • Meet with your Project Owners to make sure nothing is falling through the cracks
  • Take a few hours out to work through deliverables for a campaign to launch a new product
  • Dream up what you could do with the brand that would be interesting
  • Present at weekly creative reviews with client
  • Meet with client CMO to present proactive ideas
  • Tweak a content piece sent to you by the Social Media team.


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant qualification
  • Visual Communication/Art Direction heritage with a passion for Digital
  • 8+ years’ experience
  • Experience leading a team
  • Immersed in Digital Communications across all platforms
  • Good communicator
  • Great with clients
  • Good presentation skills
  • Problem solver
  • Passionate about building the brand.


Please submit a link/PDF portfolio of relevant work on application.

Should you not receive a response within 10 days, please consider your application for this specific role to be unsuccessful.

City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
Level: Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Chris1754
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