VGP Recruitment


Art Director – Creative (Integrated)
Cape Town – Western Cape

We have an amazing hybrid opportunity for a mid-senior Integrated Art Director at a bespoke through-the-line agency’s Cape Town office. The successful candidate will be responsible for generating conceptual and creative, integrated communication.
We’re looking for someone who is hungry, hands-on, big thinking, and able- to-roll-out campaigns working across multi-channel platforms (ATL and Digital is a must).  This mid-sized agency has an amazing culture, without any egos, so they are looking for a down to earth, agile, hands on multiskilled Art Director.   
If you’re passionate, skilful, collaborative, based in Cape Town and keen to find out more about this exciting opportunity, we’d love to hear from you!
    • To produce and craft original and usable concepts in response to creative briefs
    • To present work internally and externally in a clear and professional manner
    • Work closely with relevant account teams, ensuring effective communication and management of team’s expectations
    • Work with account teams to understand the client’s brand and manage projects in a way that will support the delivery of the brand
    • To manage and take ownership of projects from origination to completion
    • Accurate recording of work time
    • Disseminate learning through other creative teams and the department
    • To develop skills and knowledge within yourself through on–the-job development, active participation in the agency and department
    • Provide feedback to your copywriter regarding improvements that could be made to your team, the department and agency
    • Create clear goals for yourself and set out to achieve them
    • Actively support and involve team members at the appropriate time to resolve issues
    • Encourage all members to look for collaborative ways to make this a great place to work.
The successful candidate must have/be:
    • Degree or Diploma in Art Direction (or a Degree in Communication/Design/Fine Art etc. that shows competent visual skills)
    • 4+ years’ minimum experience in Art Direction
    • ATL & Digital experience – essential
    • Awards list
    • A passionate art director
    • A sound knowledge of the relevant structures and processes in the agency
    • Excellent computer skills
    • Confident communication skills
    • MS Word
    • MS PowerPoint or Keynote
    • MS Outlook
    • Chase
    • InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie
    • And any other programmes or presentation tools necessary in order to perform the job.
Please submit a relevant portfolio along with your CV on application.
Should you not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful.
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Level of Expertise: Mid – Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Consultant: Tamara
Reference Number: #776b
VGP Recruitment


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