Creative Director
HR Genie
Johannesburg, South Africa
1d ago
source : Job Placements

Key Focus

Our client looking for a Creative Director to lead a team that is composed of graphic designers and copywriters. They would be involved in every aspect of a collaboration from the idea phase to the execution.

During a project, they supervise and guide copywriters and designers to create content, such as a website, an advertisement, or an email campaign.

They will work directly with the Digital Marketing Lead and lean on them for major decisions and approvals, but they do most of their work independently, using their professional judgment to manage the day-to-day details of their projects.

Our ideal candidate will be experienced at creating engaging content at pace and have a wide range of executional skills on the programs within the Adobe Creative Suite.

Digital creative is the core focus, but all forms of media will be needed.

Descriptor :

  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of various execution styles
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Able to receive constructive criticism and execute it
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
  • Ability to lead a team as well as mentor them in their chosen professions
  • Responsibilities :

  • Mentor and encourage creative team members to foster a positive work environment
  • Shoulder the responsibility of the quality and completion of all work projects assigned to members of the creative team
  • Participate in and provide regular opportunities for professional development and growth to team
  • Report progress of projects at major stages of their conception, creation, and execution
  • Ensure designs and content reflect consistently and positively the brand image and company ideals
  • Work with internal and external strategic partners to create products using the most current industry best practices
  • Serve as a liaison between the Marketing Leads and creative team
  • Anticipate problems that may impede a project from completing on time and implement solutions
  • Amend designs after feedback
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand
  • Qualifications and Experience :

    Degree or Diploma in Graphic Design or Art Direction

    5 - 10 years experience working as a Creative Director at a digital agency (essential) with some client-side experience (preferred)

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