Overview

Freelance Senior Conceptual Art Director Job in Cape Town, Western Cape at 99c

Description

We are looking for a passionate Senior Conceptual Art Director with retail client experience, someone with the skill set to capture promotional excitement and breakthrough campaigns for a national retail client. We are looking for someone who is multi-skilled in the Digital Realm to join our close knit team.

Become a part of delivering quality 360 digital campaigns to be proud of; delivering and encouraging award-winning work, from conceptualising integrated concepts through to execution, exceeding client expectations and creatively solve problems effectively. An eye for detail and the 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.

Our ideal candidate will be a Digital & Conceptual creative all-star!

Requirements

Role includes but is not limited to:

Working in a team under the leadership of a Creative Director to conceptualise and execute campaigns based on both client and internal briefs.

Present work imaginatively and confidently to clients and senior creatives.

Be skilled in design and conceptualisation.

Maintain exceptionally high standards for execution and attention to detail.

Collaborate and communicate well with the team and other departments.

Have an eternally positive disposition especially when the going gets rough.

Minimum relevant experience and skills/attributes required:

Relevant tertiary qualification.

At least 5 years’ experience as an Art Director/Conceptual Designer in a large/integrated Advertising Agency.

At least 5 years’ previous experience in a high-volume environment.

Experience with digital design across all channels; web design; designing of E-commerce websites; animations and social media design.

Experience in high-volume environments with fast turn-arounds preferred.

Strong Conceptual ability preferred

Great presentation skills.

Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).

A powerful creative portfolio that demonstrates originality, innovation and problem-solving.

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, utilise resources, identify and address problems, meet deadlines, and stay within scope.

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, be an active 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.

Experience in presenting campaigns to creative heads and clients.

Experience working on lower to middle income positioned brands advantageous.

Technical skills/knowledge:
App and Web Design

HTML

Figma

Art Direction – both Digital and ATL

Animation/GIF

Digital Design across all channels

Emailers

Social Media Posts

UX and UI Design

Web Banners

Interested candidates must please submit a concise CV and portfolio as part of your application. 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.

Work Level

Senior

Job Type

Temp

Salary

Market Related

Duration

6 Months

EE Position

Yes

Location

Cape Town CBD

About the Company

Company: 99c

Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape

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