Creative Group Head/Senior Art Director: TTL Agency - Durban

 

Funky, fabulous internationally active, Durban-based agency is on the hunt for a talented, passionate TTL Senior Art Director able to step up into a Group Head role. The ideal candidate is a conceptual thinker who is comfortable working in a close-knit team to meet deadlines. The agency is a brand-centric, channel neutral, multi-disciplinary creative consultancy. Its purpose is to find answers to Brand and Client problems or opportunities using strategic, creative and campaign management capabilities.  If you’re a Creative Group Head or Senior Art Director/Designer with a passion for creativity, crafting and creating compelling TTL communication – an award-winning portfolio, plus approximately 7 years’ full-service agency experience, send us your portfolio and let’s make some awesome work together.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Creative Director (Copywriter) to develop concepts that communicate to a target audience within the scope of the brand and creative brief supplied
  • Execution of ideas through creative principles (design, typography, scamping,photography)
  • Attending shoots to direct third-party suppliers and ensure the creative and client vision is fulfilled
  • Work closely with the team to develop top quality TTL, integrated promotional as well as advertising campaigns
  • Craft concepts into original, relevant and impactful communications; follow through to the completion of the job while maintaining stringent attention to detail and adhering to project timelines
  • Regularly create work

 

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Visual Communication / Art Theory (or similar) – ideal
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience as a through-the-line creative at a reputable Advertising Agency
  • Conceptual ability with solid design skills and a portfolio that demonstrates this (ideally award-winning)
  • Self-managed and able to manage campaigns
  • Self-disciplined with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure in a close-knit team environment
  • Mac proficiency (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)

 

Please submit a relevant portfolio (PDF/link) on application.

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

City: Durban
Country: South Africa
Level: Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Chris1805
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