Senior Art Director: Retail Agency – Cape Town
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.
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