Our multi-award winning client, a strategic and dynamic Advertising and Brand Agency, is currently seeking an experienced Art Director, to be based in the friendly coastal city of Port Elizabeth.
This position works closely with the Conceptual Copywriter & Graphic Designer and reports to the Creative Director. When submitting your application, include the following : CV Portfolio Link to an online portfolio showcasing your work Please note this is a Mid-
Level position. JOB REQUIREMENTS : Relevant degree / qualification At least 5 years' experience essential Proven working experience as an Art Director Previous agency experience essential Design background would be ideal FMCG background an added advantage Must have strong conceptual skills Strong on running and meeting tight deadlines The consistent ability to produce and communicate fresh ideas and visual concepts High levels of motivation and perseverance with a strong belief in your ideas, plus the skills and confidence to express them Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work and multi-
task The ability to work as part of a team Acute observation and an eye for detail Strong communication and presentation skills MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES : Work with other disciplines (strategists, media, accounts, etc.
to ensure cohesive team integration and alignment with broader business objectives. Work with copywriters / strategists / digital to interpret briefs and deliver fresh ideas.
Lead brainstorms and conceptualisation. Lead the craft and art direction of an idea across multiple channels. Take work from concept to final execution within deadlines.
Present completed ideas to clients / team members. Stay on top of all trends and maintain best practices. Be able to mock-
up creative ideas and define the overall aesthetic of campaigns. Ability to attend client briefings, compile presentations and present to clients.
Participate in pitches for new business. Perform any other duties as reasonably requested.