Job title: Mid-Senior Art Director
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 10 years
Salary: R40 to R50
Job published: 05 July 2021
Job reference no: 3072774126

Job Description

A well-established, full-service agency based in Durban is looking for a dynamic Midweight - Snr Art Director to join their team.



  • Develop an overall visual concept that communicates to the required target audience within the scope of the brand and creative brief supplied
  • Work cohesively with their team, conceptualising ideas and designs, formulating artwork and storyboards based on the client's specifications
  • Work closely with the  team to develop top quality TTL advertising and promotional campaigns
  • Design and craft concepts into original, relevant and impactful communications; through to the completion of the job
  • Manage multiple accounts whilst adhering to budgets and deadlines
  • Scamping, sketching and producing storyboard ideas for approval from the Creative Group Head and client
  • Art Direction of photoshoots, briefing and working with photographers and production
  • Pitch creative work with confidence



  • Minimum of  3 years’ experience as an Art Director within a reputable Advertising Agency
  • Diploma/Degree in Art Direction, Design, Packaging / Art Theory (or similar) would be ideal
  • Conceptual ability and solid design skills with a portfolio that demonstrates this (ideally award-winning)
  • Mac proficiency (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Must have excellent time management and able to complete projects with limited supervision
  • Integrity, energy and creativity
  • Self-disciplined with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure in a close-knit team environment