Art Director

Senior Integrated Art Director & Copywriter Team: Awarded Agency – Cape Town

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Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

Heads up Art Directing & Copywriting all-rounders, a fabulous, leading full-service ad agency in Cape Town is on the hunt for a senior, awarded Creative team. This is a super opportunity for an Art Director & Copywriter comfortable working across disciplines. We’re looking for a fully integrated team to bring their highly conceptual thinking to the studio. This is a fabulous opportunity for talented creatives who are driven to create award-winning work. We’re looking for an awards list, a strong book of work with exciting ideas and craft – this should include substantial Digital and ATL. Come on and show us what you’re made of!


  • To produce and craft original and usable concepts and copy 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 art director/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 the agency a great place to work.


The successful candidates must have/be:

  • Art Director Qualifications: Degree or diploma in Art Direction (Or a degree in communication / design / fine art etc. that shows competent visual skills)
  • Copywriter Qualifications: Degree or diploma in copywriting (or a degree in communication / literature / law etc. that shows competent writing skills)
  • Minimum years’ experience: +8 years in Art Directing/Copywriting
  • A passion to be an Art Director/Copywriter
  • Integrated experience (ATL & Digital) – a must!
  • Strong conceptual ability and solid design/writing skills with a portfolio that demonstrates strong ATL & Digital
  • Award winning portfolios – non-negotiable
  • Awards list
  • 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/Workbook
  • InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie
  • And any other programmes or presentation tools necessary to perform the job.
Please submit your relevant portfolios and awards list along with your CVs 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: Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Tam630