Head Art Director

Present Company is looking for a new Head Art Director.

Present Company is a strategically-driven social media & development agency built on creativity, innovation and technical know-how.

As the Head Art Director, you will be leading a studio team of seven; including designers, videographers, producer, editors and animators, specialising in social media content creation and digital ideas.

You will have a passion across all forms of content and digital production, and will be a natural leader on driving projects from ideation through to delivery.

Your will be an experienced Art Director with 2+ years’ in a similar level role, managing a department.

What you'll be doing

  • Demonstrate outstanding creative conceptual and design skills through a portfolio that is clean and visually strong.
  • Partner with our clients to harbour an in-depth understanding of their brand identities and values.
  • Develop relationships with key client contacts, in conjunction with Account Directors and Managing Director.
  • Big-picture vision on new and existing clients; finding ways to strengthen and build their brand through content and digital ideas.
  • Ability to expertly translate ideas in any situation, from informal conversations to company presentations.
  • Solid foundation in typography, layout, and design principles.
  • Build a strong, proactive team spirit and contribute to the broader culture of the business via collaboration with other teams.
  • Manage and mentor junior members of the team through creative direction and development of skills.
  • Awareness of current and future design and advertising industry trends, as well as broader cultural trends.
  • Partner with the Social Producer to contribute to the planning of workflow across the team.

What we'd like you to know already

  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign (After Effects experience would be a bonus).
  • Photo-retouching and editing skills.
  • Have a basic knowledge of photography and videography; enough to understand requirements for content production, and to develop members of the team.
  • Proven ability to develop and refine ideas, and sell into clients.
  • Previous experience managing a team and developing their skill set.
  • Have impeccable verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail.

How to apply

Please send your expression of interest along with your CV (and portfolio) to jobs@presentcompany.co with ‘Head Art Director’’ in the subject line.