Job: Art Director

Title Art Director
Categories Design/Creative
Date Posted15 May 2019
Salary R25k per month
Location Cape Town
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An incredibly exciting and modern company operating in an exhilirating and creative space is looking for an Art Director capable in Design (Mid-Level).

They are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. An ambitious company that promises that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

The position reports to the Head of Marketing.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Producing content for the various departments within marketing i.e promotions, CRM, social media, performance marketing and brand
  • Contributing to building the design language of the brand and ensuring consistency across all platforms
  • Supporting and working with the UX team to produce designs, content and ensure a memorable customer experience
  • Managing the delivery of multiple projects
  • Working with the content and creative strategist to interpret briefs and deliver out of the box ideas
  • Providing input and feedback on creative presentations by external agency
  • Designing and redesigning images and artwork where required

Attributes required:

  • Excellent self-management and communication skills
  • Great Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator skills
  • Good understanding of digital and print design principles
  • An understanding of typography, colour, composition and how these elements work together for a design solution
  • Understand the importance of brand design
  • Must be fluent in digital best practices for design and production
  • An up-to-date portfolio is a must
  • The ability to work under extreme pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and marketing skills and a proven ability to work well in teams
  • Basic knowledge of motion graphics/animation and video editing skills advantageous
  • Curiosity in the world, customer behaviour and e-commerce
  • An eye for design

Qualifications and experience:

  • A relevant qualification in design
  • At least three years’ experience designing and/or art directing
  • Experience in mobile marketing
  • Proficiency in; Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Aftereffects), Sketch and HTML coding

The Environment:

  • Employees are entrepreneurial, dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of one of the top companies in the country.
  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who:

  • is respectful but forthright
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours)
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts
  • thinks like an owner of the business
  • is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARD WORKING

If you feel you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so email your CV to josh@recruitdigital.co.za

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Josh Markowitz – Creative RecruiterJosh is an Atlantic Seaboard guy through and through. He is a highly sociable and full of life. You can catch him on the phone to his candidates all day and djing at Cape Towns hottest clubs at night. Living an adventurous life he tries to bring that edge into the office space and is so much fun over the phone.Contact manager
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