Art Director

Position: Art Director
Location: Dorset
Salary: 30-40k
Ref: 9286-3688

Our client is a creative-led brand communications agency based in Bournemouth. They work with some brilliant brands and provide a full spectrum of services which include marketing/brand communications, graphic design, illustration, advertising, film and animation, digital, event management, experiential and field marketing.

The purpose of this role is to
• Maintain a quality and consistent design service across the Creative team
• Be accountable for delivery of projects within agreed cost, time and quality
• Deal with ad hoc services, complex queries or analysis, where Creative Design expertise is required

Key accountabilities
• Be a centre of excellence, providing expert guidance on the subject of Design
• Receive and interpret client briefs in conjunction with the Client Services team
• Use creative thinking to conceptualise initiatives, brainstorm through the line projects, including copywriting
• Visualise design concepts using Creative Suite
• Develop artwork for client chosen designs for print / production
• Introduce design styles and techniques and ensure that the design output does not become stale or dated
• Lead and motivate staff in Creative team
• Match the most appropriate resources to tasks required for a successful outcome in conjunction with other Art Directors and Client Services team
• Ensure effective allocation and utilisation of staff across the design processes

Skills / Competencies / Behaviours
• Demonstrate flexibility whilst still being committed to achieving the outcomes required by the business
• Prioritise activities to enable desired outcomes to be delivered to agreed cost, time and quality requirements
• Generate very different ideas to traditional as well as new problems to implement more effective solutions

The successful candidate will be
• Highly creative / have great ideas and be capable of interpreting client briefs and understanding their brands for all mediums
• Capable of assisting with the managing and motivating of both creative and administrative personnel
• Prepared to take full responsibility for projects
• Have exceptional attention to detail
• Proficient with most design / art working packages

Please make sure that your full address and details are included in your application for this role.

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