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Art Director

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town, Muizenberg
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Type:Permanent
Company:Wine-of-the-Month Club


Job description

Wine-of-the-Month Club, South Africa’s longest standing and largest wine club, is on the hunt for a talented and experienced art director to join its powerhouse team.

As the art director, you will responsible to drive the creative visual style and brand of Wine-of-the-Month Club, across all design platforms including digital and print. You will be in charge of conceptualising new ideas, in different areas of the business and work closely with the director, marketing manager and team leaders.

As the art director, you will primarily be responsible for:
  • Conceptualising new design ideas across different design areas within the company.
  • Liaise with clients to develop an artistic approach and style that is in line with the Wine-of-the-Month Clubs brands.
  • Manage the design team and coordinate activities with other artistic and creative departments according to deadlines.
  • Review and approve designs, artwork, photography, and graphics developed by other staff members.
  • Run the production and design of Wine-of-the-Month Clubs in-house publication, South African Connoisseur magazine.
  • Photograph pack shots, lifestyle shots and product shots for digital and print platforms.
  • Develop detailed budgets and timelines for new and existing design projects.
  • Develop and conceptualise packaging design and product for different areas of the business.


Requirements

To be successful in this role, you will need:
  • Creative leadership skills and experience within the graphic design and digital industry, with a proven ability to lead and mentor a team.
  • Have a strong visual and design sense with at least three years of experience in a similar role.
  • A strong understanding of print production and its process.
  • Advanced Macintosh software skills including but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • An understanding of photography would be adventurous but not a must.
  • Strong interest and knowledge of typography.
  • Have the ability to manage multiple projects and workflow simultaneously.
  • Have the ability to influence and communicate effectively with people at all levels, internally and externally.
Based in Muizenberg, you’ll be an integral member of the Wine-of-the-Month Club team, working on this exciting brand, in a fun and fast-paced work environment. If you are ready for this amazing opportunity to be apart of the Wine-of-the-Month family, in a multimedia environment, apply today.

To apply for this role, please submit your resume, cover letter and a portfolio (PDF or URL link) of your work, including recent examples of recent work and content to

Posted on 14 Sep 15:42

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