Art Director

South East England
Up to £30000 per annum
18 Jan 2019
17 Feb 2019
Nicky Pearson
Art, Design
B2B, Technology
Business Type
Contract Type

Fabulous South East England-based agency is seeking a mid weight art director with an enquiring mind and good hands on design skills.

Art Director - £30,000 - South East England

Award-winning and in a great rural environment (fab premises) the agency is a specialist arm of a large network. 150 people in a busy and creative agency they offer great benefits. Car essential. B2B specialists these guys push the creative boundaries for clients include Mastercard, Nokia, IBM, EY.

Great opportunity for a talented integrated creative to really build agency your experience in a network agency with the benefit of feeling like you are part of an independent.
The agency sees itself as a group of creative problem solvers, asking the hard questions, solving business and marketing challenges for B2B clients.
The solutions you'll produce are inspired by data and insight and require an understanding of the channel, and the ability to support mar tech platforms. You'll be driven by producing great work backed up by true grit thinking.
There is no one size fits all solution because contrary to popular belief, B2B is a genuinely creatively inspiring challenge...
The agency's goal is to help clients unlock the value in their customers and prospects and to make their brands matter, now and in the future. They help clients balance the need for short term returns as well as long term investment.

As an Art Director in the agency you will be responsible for the look of the overall finished product. You will be involved in creating a campaign that has an instant, positive impact on the end recipient. You will work in close partnership with other creatives and have input to the copywriting as well. Overall, you will produce big picture creative solutions for big picture clients.
- To remain up-to-date with new ideas, media and trends (i.e. art, films, TV programmes, music, fashion etc).
- To actively seek inspiration from the external environment to influence creativity.
- Understand and appreciate the nature and value of client brands.
- Proficient in discussing the client's core message and target audience.
- Ability to generate lots of fresh, original ideas from a brief.

To be right for the role you'll have:
- Experience of working within a Creative team for a Communications Agency, ideally with B2B clients.
- Relevant qualifications within marketing, design or related subjects.
- Thorough knowledge of design software; PhotoShop, Illustrator, Freehand, InDesign, Flash, and HTML.
- Expert knowledge of the industry and an understanding of the creative process.
- Actively seeks out new ideas, techniques and styles generally (ie art, films, TV programmes, music, fashion, trends etc).
- Seeks out to understand insights and find compelling themes for your creative solutions
- Researching competitor activities and successful campaigns being delivered by other agencies.

Sound interesting to you? Relevant experience? Please get in touch asap.

Art Director - £30,000 - South East England

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