8 Jul 2014

Art Director (Creative’s) Job in Kenya

Industry: Advertising (AD Agency)
Location: Nairobi

Our client, a Leading Advertising Agency in East and Central Africa is in search of an Advertising Art Director (Creative) who has excellent aesthetic judgment and Strong leadership skills to oversee the work of other artists in developing products that meet clients’ needs.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the copywriter to generate creative ideas and concepts to fulfill the client’s brief
  • Producing sketches or ‘storyboards’ (television) or ‘roughs’ or ‘scamps’ (print) to communicate ideas to the client
  • Gaining an understanding of the target audience and business that the advert is aimed at
  • Meeting with the creative director and account managers before presenting ideas to clients;
  • Pitching ideas to clients as well as other members of the creative team
  • Commissioning photographers, artists or film-makers to work on projects
  • Visiting and assessing locations for potential shoots
  • Working on location and attending meetings at production houses and with other directors
  • Working in editing suites to oversee the finished product
  • Advising new creative’s, reviewing their ‘books’ and managing new teams on placement with the agency

Professional Skills and Competencies

  • Should have a Minimum Bachelors degree in an Art or Design major such as Fine Art, Visual Communications or Digital Media; A Masters Degree in Business Administration or Fine Arts would be an added advantage
  • The Individual should be at least 28 years of age and above
  • Should have specialized in Advertising and have at least 6 years of work experience in graphic design, photography, illustration or other field

To apply, send your CV only to before Saturday, 12th July 2014. Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line as well as attach their Portfolios.

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