SENIOR ART DIRECTOR in Lagos, Nigeria

at Dragnet Solutions Ltd

Industry
Information Technology and Services
Specialization
Arts and Crafts
Minimum Qualification
HND
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

  • 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. Interact with Copywriters to develop creative concepts and executions of assigned product(s).
    • Possess solid understanding of the science and market dynamics of assigned product(s). 
    • Work closely with account executives to schedule and monitor all projects. 
    • Provide accurate time and cost estimates for each tactic.
    • Perform miscellaneous tasks, as directed by Creative Director.

  • Secondary Responsibilities:  Client Relationships
    • Advise client on all technical visual recommendations and/or issues. 
    • Help facilitate both the input and creative meetings.
    • Assist in making presentations to client.

  • Tertiary Responsibilities:  Staff Development
    • Provide detailed direction to designers. 
    • Assist in the education and development of designers.

Requirements

  • be highly creative
  • have a thorough understanding of photography, typography and printing
  • have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • work well as part of a team, with a range of people
  • Have an interest in social and cultural trends and fashions.
  • An advertising art director should:
    • be highly creative
    • have a thorough understanding of photography, typography and printing techniques
    • have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • work well as part of a team, with a range of people
    • have excellent computer skills in relevant art and design software packages
    • be able to work under pressure
    • be highly motivated and well organised
    • have a good eye for detail
    • be able to see other people's point of view and cope with criticism
    Be able to work within strict budgets.
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