Job: Creative Director

Title Creative Director
Categories Design/Creative
Date Posted16 April 2018
Salary R45k – 75k per month
Location Cape Town

Creative Director

Are you an inspirational and effective creative director that can manage complex projects and oversee and lead our team of growing web & mobile application designers?

My client is a close-knit team of driven professionals that deliver globally recognised, world-class benchmarked UX/UI design solutions for web and mobile applications. Our Woodstock office serves clients in three continents and they’re looking for a Creative Director to take a leadership position in our team. This person will ensure our that creative team works together to efficiently deliver world-class design solutions that are compellingly packaged and presented to our clients. They solve complex design challenges and strive to delight our customers by consistently exceeding their expectations.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A track record of strong team leadership in a digital design environment
  • A passion for building products with a purpose and designing experiences that improve ease of use
  • An understanding what it takes to successfully launch great web and mobile applications
  • A reputation amongst colleagues for meticulous attention to detail
  • Experience in fast and effective problem-solving and decision making abilities
  • Minimum of 6+ years relevant experience
  • A relevant post-graduate qualification

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the team to profitable and efficient project delivery that meets our high-quality standards
  • Meeting with prospective clients and sourcing new business to target
  • Running team forecast planning meetings
  • Overseeing and trafficking 10-12 projects per month
  • Inspiring the team to continually raise the bar on innovation and creativity for all work produced
  • Active client liaison at a senior level
  • Managing project financials, revenue forecasting and invoicing
  • Active data analysis to identify opportunities for operational improvement
  • Recruiting new positions and conducting interviews
  • Team performance appraisals, quarterly peer reviews, goal setting and personal development
  • Maintaining the creative team’s training schedule and initiatives
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Amy Molony – Creative RecruiterAmy grew up in the humid seaside hood that is Durban. With a background in the film industry Amy has experience promoting South Africa as a film destination and reading and researching movie scripts.   She is passionate about good content and her love for the written word knows no bounds. She relishes being outdoors and during weekends, when she isn’t playing Ultimate Frisbee, she can be found hiking the Capes scenic mountains. Amy will be placing aspiring wordsmiths, social media managers, copywriters and editors.Contact manager
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