MW Digital Art Director

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MW Digital Art Director

Remuneration: Market related 
Location: Cape Town
Job level: Junior/Mid
Job policy: Employment Equity position
Type: Permanent
Reference: #AckDigAD
Company: ninety9cents

Job description

Our Cape Town office is looking for a  digital/ATL a rt director with a focus on retail advertising to join our Creative Team on one of our retail fashion clients.
Role summary :
We are looking for a passionate Art Director with retail client experience, someone with the skill set to capture promotional excitement and breakthrough designs for a national retail fashion client.  The successful applicant will be tasked to carry visual and conceptual skills from initial brief to final artwork.
Our ideal candidate must have a keen eye for little and big details, work extremely well under pressure with quick deadlines, high work volume and demanding pitches. We want someone who is resourceful, a self-starter and a conceptual thinker. If you are all of the above and then some, have great communication skills, exceptional lay-out skills; know a thing or two about art direction in an agency environment and plays well with others – we want to see your portfolio
Skills:
  • At least three years’ experience as an art director in a large/integrated Advertising Agency
  • At least three years’ previous experience in a high-volume environment
  • Demonstrated experience with social media design across various social media platforms
  • Strong skills in design software such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects non-negotiable
  • Figma will be a bonus
  • Knowledge of the digital landscape, specifically social platforms and its relevant features (Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok, etc) as well as ecommerce platforms
  • Has experience in basic animation/motion graphics & video editing
  • Experience in digital and experiential advertising advantageous
  • Strong interpersonal skills; a team player, persuasive negotiator, positive and innovative thinker
  • Maintain high standards for execution and attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and a high level of initiative; ability to work independently, in support of the agency’s creative goals and the client’s business objectives

Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Able to multi-task, work to tight deadlines, and follow agency process 
  • Refined design aesthetic and meticulous eye for detail 
  • Has an interest in fashion, culture and other lifestyle trends
  • Work ethic: Should be able to describe oneself as “Committed, reliable, curious, self-motivated, flexible, adaptable, team player"
  • Flexible to work outside of normal working hours (overtime if and when required)
  • Prior experience on Workbook advantageous but not essential 
  • Other: Driver’s license with own vehicle
Interested candidates must please submit a concise CV, link to Behance/Wixsite portfolio and salary expectation via our HR Platform. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within three weeks after submitting your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We remain committed to the principles of employment equity.
Posted on 19 May 12:39

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