Art Director

Round pixel - Maadi, Cairo

96
Applicants for
1 open position
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Seen
10
Shortlisted
12
Rejected
Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Manager
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job
  • Determine how best to represent a concept visually.
  • Determine which photographs, art, or other design elements to use.
  • Develop the overall look or style of a publication, an advertising campaign, or a theater, television, or film set.
  • Supervise design staff.
  • Review and approve designs, artwork, photography, and graphics developed by other staff members.
  • Talk to clients to develop an artistic approach and style.
  • Coordinate activities with other artistic and creative departments.
  • Develop detailed budgets and timelines.
  • Present designs to clients for approval.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the art department to create original graphic content for the company’s website, social media pages and other marketing materials.
  • Communicate with senior management to develop an aesthetic and brand that reflects the company’s core values and ideals.
  • Delegate projects to our in-house team of designers.
  • Review graphic materials to assess their validity and appropriateness for our brand.
  • Develop artistic concepts with art team.
  • Working from a brief with a copywriter or other members of a creative team, generating ideas to present to the client.
  • Working on designs in order to produce an effective advertising campaign.
  • Commissioning specialists, such as artists and photographers, to work on projects.
  • Managing projects, on and off location.
  • Working within a budget.
  • Editing the final results for presentation to the client.
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary to complete time-sensitive projects.
Job Requirements

SKILS:

  • Communication skills: Art directors must be able to listen to and speak with staff and clients to ensure that they understand employees’ ideas and clients’ desires for advertisements, publications, or movie sets.
  • Creativity: Art directors must be able to come up with interesting and innovative ideas to develop advertising campaigns, set designs, or layout options.
  • Leadership skills: Art directors must be able to organize, direct, and motivate other artists. They need to articulate their visions to artists and oversee production.
  • Time-management skills: Balancing competing priorities and multiple projects while meeting strict deadlines is critical for art directors.
  • Immaculate English and Arabic written and spoken.
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop and Illustrator

Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art required or related field.

Nice to have :

  • Experience on agency side is a plus.
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