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Art Director

at Recruit Digital in Cape Town
Sub-Category: PHP

An incredibly exciting and modern company operating in an exhilirating and creative space is looking for an Art Director capable in Design (Mid-Level).

They are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. An ambitious company that promises that you won't be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

The position reports to the Head of Marketing.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Producing content for the various departments within marketing i.e promotions, CRM, social media, performance marketing and brand
  • Contributing to building the design language of the brand and ensuring consistency across all platforms
  • Supporting and working with the UX team to produce designs, content and ensure a memorable customer experience
  • Managing the delivery of multiple projects
  • Working with the content and creative strategist to interpret briefs and deliver out of the box ideas
  • Providing input and feedback on creative presentations by external agency
  • Designing and redesigning images and artwork where required

Attributes required:

  • Excellent self-management and communication skills
  • Great Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator skills
  • Good understanding of digital and print design principles
  • An understanding of typography, colour, composition and how these elements work together for a design solution
  • Understand the importance of brand design
  • Must be fluent in digital best practices for design and production
  • An up-to-date portfolio is a must
  • The ability to work under extreme pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and marketing skills and a proven ability to work well in teams
  • Basic knowledge of motion graphics/animation and video editing skills advantageous
  • Curiosity in the world, customer behaviour and e-commerce
  • An eye for design

Qualifications and experience:

  • A relevant qualification in design
  • At least three years' experience designing and/or art directing
  • Experience in mobile marketing
  • Proficiency in; Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Aftereffects), Sketch and HTML coding

The Environment:

  • Employees are entrepreneurial, dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of one of the top companies in the country.
  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it's all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who:

  • is respectful but forthright
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours)
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts
  • thinks like an owner of the business

If you feel you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so email your CV to

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