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Senior Art Director

Remuneration:market-related 
Location:Johannesburg, Sandhurst
Job level:Senior
Type:Permanent
Company:Wunderman Thompson


Job description

Conceptualise and execute high quality creative solutions based on strategy for a client within an allocated time and budget
  • Understanding client strategies, business problems and briefs, and translate these into creative solutions and executions
  • Know and understand clients’ corporate identities and needs
  • Working with a copywriter to conceptualise and execute great ideas
  • Crafting and finish to the highest possible standard all artwork relating to a specific job or campaign
  • Art direct projects to maintain and grow the brands identity and stature
  • Maintaining brand consistency through various channels and platforms
  • Brief and art direct photographers/photoshoots
  • Brief and art direct illustrators
  • Liaise with the Traffic Department to ensure the job deadline is adhered to
  • Brief and coordinate with production and repro – especially on retouching and final make-ups
  • Reviewing work with the Creative Director & Strategy, followed by AM
  • Delivering presentations to pitch concepts to AM and Client
  • Working within a highly charged team environment and be a support to fellow team members
  • Assisting the Creative Director in developing new business
  • When required review work and provide feedback to junior team members
Key measures
  • To interpret briefs and execute the designs according to client style guides and creative intelligence
  • Liaise effectively and clearly with Traffic, Art Directors, AM, production, repro and suppliers
  • Work within allocated time and budget
  • Accurate logging of administration


Requirements

    • Matric
    • Design degree or relative advertising school diploma
    • 5-7 years industry experience


Posted on 13 Jun 13:28, Closing date 12 Aug

Apply by email

Xoli Mashiane
Xoli.Mashiane@wundermanthompson.com

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