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Senior Integrated Art Director & Copywriter Team

Remuneration:negotiable cost-to-company 
Benefits:Within the cost to company package
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Senior
Company:VGP Recruitment

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

Heads up Art Directing & Copywriting all-rounders, a fabulous, leading full-service ad agency in Cape Town is on the hunt for a senior, awarded Creative team. This is a super opportunity for an Art Director & Copywriter comfortable working across disciplines. We’re looking for a fully integrated team to bring their highly conceptual thinking to the studio. This is a fabulous opportunity for talented creatives who are driven to create award-winning work. We’re looking for an awards list, a strong book of work with exciting ideas and craft – this should include substantial Digital and ATL. Come on and show us what you’re made of!

  • To produce and craft original and usable concepts and copy 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 art director/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 the agency a great place to work.

The successful candidates must have/be:
  • Art Director Qualifications: Degree or diploma in Art Direction (Or a degree in communication / design / fine art etc. that shows competent visual skills)
  • Copywriter Qualifications: Degree or diploma in copywriting (or a degree in communication / literature / law etc. that shows competent writing skills)
  • Minimum years’ experience: +8 years in Art Directing/Copywriting
  • A passion to be an Art Director/Copywriter
  • Integrated experience (ATL & Digital) – a must!
  • Strong conceptual ability and solid design/writing skills with a portfolio that demonstrates strong ATL & Digital
  • Award winning portfolios - non-negotiable
  • Awards list
  • 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/Workbook
  • InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie
  • And any other programmes or presentation tools necessary to perform the job.

Please submit your relevant portfolios and awards list along with your CVs 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 13 May 09:15, Closing date 12 Jul


Tamara Wolpert
+27 21 422 1037

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VGP Recruitment
VGP is a specialist Recruitment Agency focusing on the exciting field of communications. Passionate about the industry in which we operate, our portfolio covers all personnel who work in the Advertising, Marketing, Publishing and Public Relations arenas.

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