99c is a full-service, integrated advertising agency with offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, and is one of South Africa’s largest independently-owned agencies.
Led by Group CEO, Andrew Brand, the agency’s extensive client base includes leading brands such as Shoprite / Checkers, Ackermans, PUMA, Spur Group, and Distell, to name but a few.
Our Cape Town office is looking for an Digital / ATL Art Director with a focus on retail advertising to join our Creative Team on one of our retail fashion clients.
The applicant must be able to assist with conceptualising digital campaigns and creatively solve problems effectively. An eye for detail and the ability to work well under pressure, as well as being up-to-date with the latest digital marketing trends, techniques and technologies are essential requirements.
Role Summary :
We are looking for a passionate Art Director with retail client experience, someone with the skill set to capture promotional excitement and breakthrough designs for a national retail fashion client.
The successful applicant will be tasked to carry visual and conceptual skills from initial brief to final artwork.
Our ideal candidate must have a keen eye for little and big details, work extremely well under pressure with quick deadlines, high work volume and demanding pitches.
know a thing or two about Art Direction in an Agency environment and plays well with others we want to see your portfolio.
Job Scope includes but is not limited to :
Minimum Skills / attributes and Experience :
At least 3 years’ experience as an art director in a large / integrated Advertising Agency
At least 3 years’ previous experience in a high-volume environment
Demonstrated experience with social media design across various social media platforms
Strong skills in design software such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects non-negotiable
Figma will be a bonus
Knowledge of the digital landscape, specifically social platforms and its relevant features (Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok, etc) as well as ecommerce platforms
Has experience in basic animation / motion graphics & video editing
Understanding UI / UX digital marketing best practises - would be advantagous
Experience in digital and experiential advertising advantageous
Strong interpersonal skills; a team player, persuasive negotiator, positive and innovative thinker
Maintain high standards for execution and attention to detail
Highly motivated and a high level of initiative; ability to work independently, in support of the agency’s creative goals and the client’s business objectives
If you have not received a response to your application within two weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
Applications from EE candidates will be considered with preference in compliance with the EE Act.