ART DIRECTOR

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and maintain the visual look for all work on an account, making sure the client’s marketing materials are visually engaging and that the selling message is clear.
  • Direct the visual elements of the campaign whether it’s designing ads, websites, outdoor media, and brochures of an advertising company on behalf of its clients.
  • Instruct a team of designers to execute the vision. Give clear direction to designers and Mac operators. Some ADs also get hands-on, producing many elements personally.
  • Communicate with the copywriter to develop concepts for ad campaigns.
  • Pitch concepts internally to the creative director or account team.
  • Direct photo shoots and video shoots.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on design, fine arts, graphic arts, or communications.
  • Experience: At least three years’ experience in advertising or design.

SKILLS: 

  • An affinity for teamwork: The ability to work well with a copywriting partner is especially important.
  • Strong ideation: Conceptual ability is particularly important for long-term campaigns.
  • Insight: The ability to translate marketing strategy into persuasive layouts, logos, and packaging is also important.
  • Computer skills: Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, and other programs can be critical, as well as with HTML and PHP. An AD will often work with a programmer or a user experience designer when developing websites with multiple applications and pages to ensure that the site’s graphics and technology work together seamlessly to achieve the desired goal.
Job Category: Graphic Design Video Animation Video Production
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: U.A.E

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