We are looking for an experienced art directorwith a proven track record of awesome work, a self-starter mindset and at leastfive years' agency experience TTL and in digital, to join our Jozi jungle.
Reporting to the creative director, this person will be responsible for : Insightful, original ideas; originating and conceptualising creative concepts in addition to leading design thinking within the team.
Leading the team to deliver, presenting, and motivating solutions to clients.Driving the creative process and directing quality outputs to connect customers and brands with meaningful and exciting new experiences.
Ideation and conceptualisation; brainstorming breakthrough ideas with clear strategy and intent.Formulate and agree on briefs with all parties to manage creative deliverables.
Coordinate formal reviews of work produced by creatives in preparation for review at a senior level.Champion the Gorilla Awesome agenda, awards, training, strategy, innovation, and craft proactive work.
Lead the creative culture positively with constructive influence internally.Stay aware of all work flowing through the company, multitask and understand different projects are at different points, each requiring unique input.
Provide a well thought through solution and communicate this to clients and internal teamsEnsure that the highest creative and design standards are met and transferred to others.
Be the brands custodian, develop and maintain strict design guidelines and consistent CI standards.Accountability for up-skilling and for the output of the creatives in your team.
Planning of projects; defining production requirements, implementing best approach and scoping timings.Mentoring the creative team, with a key focus on developing juniors.
Drive creative Innovation in the contribution of pitches and proactive projects.