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Mid-Weight Art Director

Remuneration:negotiable cost-to-company 
Benefits:Medical Aid, Group Life, Provident Fund and Transport Allowance
Location:Johannesburg, Rosebank
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Type:Permanent
Reference:#Art Director
Company:Havas Johannesburg


Job description

Wanted! Idea junkie/perfectionist 

The art director is responsible for the art direction for all forms of communication including but not limited to: TV, audiovisual, print, outdoor, digital, social media, brochures and business collateral. They should be familiar with developing creative communication solutions for brands and products, including all forms of digital content. He or she should be articulate and credible when presenting those solutions to agency employees as well as clients.
  • Participate in and facilitate brainstorming, conceptualising and analysis of the mechanics of advertising campaigns and promotions within the constraints of the brief given.
  • Responsible for the quality of presentation to Clients as well as presentation to Clients.
  • Art Direction for all forms of communication including but not limited to: TV, Audio Visual, Print, Outdoor, Digital, Social Media, Brochures and Business Collateral.
  • Ensure that the level of design and craft is high.
  • All jobs must be started according to the correct specs from the beginning and within the relevant CI.
  • Able to conceptualise TV campaigns
  • Brief TV directors, Illustrators and Photographers alongside senior Creative.
  • Proof checking and signing off artwork before final checking by Senior Creative.
  • Interface with traffic, TV and Print production, Account Management and Strategic Planning – able to work well with the team and the allocated writer.
  • Ensure deadlines are met.
  • Keeping abreast of advertising trends, awards and general current events.
  • Travel via Air to meetings within South Africa and overseas should it be necessary.
  • Thorough knowledge of lnDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and Keynote as well some knowledge of Premiere Pro and After Effects. (Mac-based)
  • Assist with any other duties as assigned by senior team members
If you do not hear from us by 31 October 2022, we thank you for your application but please consider it unsuccessful.

Please include your CV, portfolio, availability and expected salary when applying.

Requirements

  • Minimum three years experience 
  • Experience with an advertising/digital environment preferable
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Team Player
  • Deadline driven
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent time Management
  • Excellent presentation skills 
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Creative, organisational and time-management skills
  • Ability to contend with competing priorities in a fluid and sometimes fast moving environment


Posted on 21 Nov 10:58, Closing date 20 Jan

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Havas Worldwide Johannesburg thrives on creative business ideas, proudly flipping the conventional advertising agency on its head. Our specialisation is world first, creative communication, that's designed to build meaningful connections between brand and consumers.

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