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Senior Art Director/Designer

Remuneration:Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Job level:Senior
Company:Arc South Africa

Job description

  • An art director/designer is there to learn, challenge and assist the creative studio.
  • To conceptualise and execute visual communication ideas alone and with guidance from the CD.
  • To ensure their creative ideas align with the insights and strategy set out by the brand and the objectives of the brief.
  • To learn and apply their conceptual and design skills across all disciplines such as CRM, digital, social, activation, print, publishing and outdoor.
  • To understand the entire process from conceptualising through to final production.
  • Always lend a hand in support of the wider agency team.
  • The ability to present creative thinking to the creative team and clients with clarity, belief and passion.
  • Build strong relationships with creative team and their wider agency colleagues.
  • Understand the importance of working to deadlines and the ability to manage their time effectively.
  • Consistently push yourself in terms of relevant ideas, layout and effective design.
  • Execute design and creative briefs to spec.
  • Deliver designs and creative executions in accordance with Brand CI to the required level of quality and on time.

Company Description

We are proud to work with some of the most recognised brands in South Africa across various product categories including but not limited to; FMCG, insurance, motor, retail, finance.

Through our extensive Publicis Groupe network, we develop insightfully innovative solutions tailored to our clients and their customer’s needs.


  • Suitable tertiary education
  • Six+ years of experience in a medium/large size agency
  • To demonstrate a flair and love for design and ideas
  • Has the desire and motivation to learn and grow within a fast moving, highly pressured environment
  • Shares information, ideas and opinions in a way that contributes to solutions
  • Understands the digital environment with experience in using social either on a personal and or professional basis
  • Acts in accordance with high professional and personal standards
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, a bias for action and a dedication to results
  • Performs the job with integrity
  • Has the ability to manage their time on a project by project basis
  • MUST have a strong personality and treat all people with respect
  • Mac Literacy essential (all MS Office applications: PowerPoint, Outlook, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Excellent, open, confident communicator
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, willing 'to go the extra mile'
  • Pro-active with a great a sense of urgency
  • Integrity is essential in view of confidential information
  • Detail orientated

Posted on 14 Jun 14:17

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