Digital Art Director Job in Cape Town, Western Cape at 99c


Our Cape Town office is looking for a Digital Art Director to add their creative Digital and ATL skills, delivering and encouraging award-winning work, from conceptualizing integrated campaigns through to execution, exceeding client expectations.

You will be a digital creative all-star, ready to take on the world of digital advertising. You have the skill set to capture promotional excitement and breakthrough designs for multiple media platforms such as web banners, newsletters, social media and website elements, whilst ensuring that the digital elements are just as exciting and ground-breaking.

As a Digital Art Director, you will be responsible for designing and delivering digital elements; graphics; websites; logos; social media graphics and banners; static and rich banners; e-mail campaigns and mobi-site animations and GIFs. Our ideal person would enjoy working within a greater creative team.


  • A completed Tertiary qualification in Digital Design
  • An eye for detail, ability to work well under pressure, as well as being up to date with the latest digital marketing trends, techniques and technologies are essential requirements
  • Working closely with the Copywriter to generate creative ideas and concepts to fulfill the client’s brief
  • Gaining an understanding of the target audience and business which the advert is targeted at
  • Meeting with the Creative Director and Account Managers before presenting ideas to clients
  • Pitching ideas to clients
  • Working on location
  • Attending meetings at production houses and with other directors
  • Working in editing suites to oversee the finished product

Minimum relevant experience and skills/attributes required:

  • Art Direction and Design
  • Carry out visual and conceptual skills from initial brief to final artwork
  • Strong Digital Portfolio
  • Strong Conceptual ability preferred
  • Great presentation skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Committed collaborative team player
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)

Technical Skills:

  • Web Design
  • Animation
  • Digital Design
  • Emailers
  • Social Media Posts
  • Web Banners
  • UX and UI Design advantageous, but not essential
  • Photoshop


  • At least 3-4 years’ experience as a Digital Art Director in an advertising agency a must (with Retail client exposure)
  • Experience with web design; animations and social media design
  • Experience in high-volume environments with fast turnarounds preferred

Interested candidates must please submit a concise CV and salary expectation. 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.

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Market Related

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Cape Town CBD

About the Company

Company: 99c

Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape

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