Art Director

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Benefits:Within the cost to company package
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Company:VGP Recruitment

We have a fabulous job opportunity for a mid-weight Art Director at a hot, awarded agency’s Johannesburg office. You will be responsible for generating conceptual and creative communication. We’re looking someone who is hungry, hands-on, big thinking, and able- to-roll-out campaigns working across multi-channel platforms (ATL and Integrated). If you’re passionate, skilful, collaborative, and keen to find out more about this exciting opportunity, we’d love to hear from you!

  • To produce and craft original and usable concepts in response to creative briefs
  • To present work internally and externally in a clear and professional manner
  • Work closely with relevant account teams, ensuring effective communication and management of team’s expectations
  • Work with account teams to understand the client’s brand and manage projects in a way that will support the delivery of the brand
  • To manage and take ownership of projects from origination to completion
  • Accurate recording of work time
  • Disseminate learning through other creative teams and the department
  • To develop skills and knowledge within yourself through on–the-job development, active participation in the agency and department
  • Provide feedback to your copywriter regarding improvements that could be made to your team, the department and agency
  • Create clear goals for yourself and set out to achieve them
  • Actively support and involve team members at the appropriate time to resolve issues
  • Encourage all members to look for collaborative ways to make this a great place to work.

The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Degree or Diploma in Art Direction (or a Degree in Communication/Design/Fine Art etc. that shows competent visual skills)
  • +6 years’ minimum experience in art direction
  • A passionate art director
  • A sound knowledge of the relevant structures and processes in the agency
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Confident communication skills
  • MS Word
  • MS PowerPoint or Keynote
  • MS Outlook
  • Chase
  • InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie
  • And any other programmes or presentation tools necessary in order to perform the job.

Please submit a relevant portfolio along with your CV on application.

Should you not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

VGP Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, creative, digital, PR/communications and publishing industries.

Posted on 23 Oct 15:25


Tamara Wolpert
+27 21 422 1037

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