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Art Director

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Johannesburg, Craighall
Company:SPARK Media

Job description

The art director will be required to conceptualise and create cross-platform integrated marketing campaigns for national advertising clients as well as for internal business-to-business needs.

Proposed creative ideas will be based on sound marketing and consumer behaviour principles. Media channels will be selected, using strategic media-planning tools and analytics.

The Spark Art Director will be responsible for:
  • Originating concepts along with a copywriter.
  • Developing and managing all creative elements required including internal work on the Spark brand as well as creative elements used to pitch campaign ideas to Spark’s clients.
  • Manage design process from inception to completion
  • Source freelance suppliers where necessary and manage costs thereof
  • Traffic briefing process and deliver on agreed deadlines


  • One to three years' relevant experience
  • Finely honed design skills
  • Degree/diploma in art direction (or other relevant qualification)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Ability to traffic multiple elements of a job from briefing process to delivery
  • Ideas and creativity-driven
  • Familiar with latest technology and tools
  • Good communication skills
  • Understand effective advertising principles and be willing to understand the leanings and science of marketing behaviour

Posted on 16 Apr 11:38

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