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Senior Art Director

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    11 months ago

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    6500 - 6500

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Company Background
Experiential marketing solutions consultancy that works with reputable clients across different industries in conceptualizing and activating solutions that bring about incremental engagement and conversion.
The Opportunity
We are looking for a senior art director, to engage, inspire and guide the team and the clients whom we work with. A natural collaborator who loves to mentor and collaborate with others. Create innovative ideas and integrated creative solutions in close collaboration with your account, strategy and creative peers — often for real assignments and new business pitches, occasionally, proactively, to help grow our business, reputation and competency.
We need you to be a constant stream of innovation, story tell brand propositions with relevant consumer centric approach, develop consumer activities that excite others. You are responsible for presenting and selling the work to senior clients. You will lead and execute creative development and strategy, storytelling concepts, and establish the direction of the overall creative being developed for various projects. You carry a professional temperament and gravitas; are a passionate and magnetic presenter and a champion of people and agency initiatives.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Work
  • Help lead and inspire creative teams to develop innovative design solutions, from broad concept development through implementation
  • Bring to life, through inspiring visuals, the concept and execution of integrated cross-channel initiatives - including large web initiatives, user experiences, online advertising & digital marketing.
  • Understand the needs, motivations, and aspirations of your audiences, so that you can interact with them in the most effective, compelling, and engaging way possible.
  • Actually art direct with strong visual ideation and ability to design in a variety of styles for different channels and media— be able to craft compelling and on brand visuals, as well as effective key visuals, ads, communication designs and moving images.
  • Manage, craft and guarantee the quality of the concept development and execution in response to feedback from the internal team or clients; overseeing campaigns through the production stage to completion.
  • Work with the team to deliver high-quality, scalable, creative and design solutions, bringing together brand strategy, business goals and user insight, to bring to life beautifully crafted and impactful executions.
  • Distil complex creative concepts into understandable design solutions, and clearly rationalize strategic thinking to stakeholders, with the ability to solve complex design and communication issues.
  • Leverage and optimize relevant resources, and ensure that projects stay on brief.
  • Ideate, write and execute original and iconic creative concepts in response to client briefs, objectives or goals
  • Is responsible for the proper placement, context and meaning of visual elements to copy within a creative assignment
  • Extend client relationships to partnerships and explore new ways to deliver value
  • Develop creative ideas that meets both our clients’ objectives as well as our business objectives, maintaining the company’s expected levels of creative excellence and professionalism
  • Present, share and review creative work with Creative Director/s, Account Management and Planning Leads as well as members of the Management Team
  • Manage multiple projects from concept through to completion, working with both in-house resources and third-party vendors
  • Collaborate effectively with Account Management, Planning and the broader creative team to develop disruptive and iconic work
  • Manage multiple projects from concept through to completion, working with both in-house resources and third-party vendors
  • Participants in, and leads brainstorming sessions
  • Have brave ideas that make an impact, big or small, on the world we live in
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit, openness and willingness to try new things
  • You will report into a Creative Director-level and above
The People & Company
  • You believe passionately in the power of creativity to bring change to the world. But you’re realistic and have a clear-eyed view of what it will take to get there: not a path you walk alone, but with a group of people putting a diverse range of skills and perspectives to work, towards a common goal
  • Your ideas and your voice will be heard, respected and protected with passion. Ideas are not disposable commodities here, they are our most precious assets
  • You will be tested, you will be challenged and you will be pushed beyond your comfort zone, but you will equally be supported, encouraged and celebrated. Because the true value of a community is that we bring out the best in each other
  • Shape the general direction of work for a given client(s) and monitor teams to deliver beyond client’s expectations
  • Define business opportunities and translate strategic insights into consumer-facing experiences
  • Self-starter contributing new business and grow existing accounts
  • Between 6-8 years of work experience
  • You’re a keen student of life, open and curious, always learning
  • As a communicator, every surface, every channel, every medium, social or otherwise, is your canvas. You’re just where people are
  • Strong grasp of social media space and online media jargon and technology
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced creative environment
  • Ability to effectively and appropriately interact with co-workers at a variety of levels, across many disciplines
  • Understands and uses the latest in computer design software
  • After hours work and overnight traveling to shoots and post sessions required
  • Naturally well organized and unfazed when working towards deadlines