Madison and Park Limited is looking to hire a Junior Art Director who would be responsible for creating visual concepts in response to clients’ briefs and relaying them to the Art Director.
This work involves all media platforms, including :
Digital communications, websites, mobile apps and emails
Press and print advertising
Logos and branding
The Junior art directors need to be natural visual thinkers, ready to expand on their skills and learn from senior art directors in order to flourish.
Often working with a copywriter to develop ideas and concepts, the job demands the confidence to creatively assertive ideas and the passion to sell ideas to peers and clients.
A junior art director will also have some responsibility to help develop the design offering of an agency. Pro-active in approach, and with a genuine understanding of the visual medium, the role is very hands-on’ and often busy.
A junior art director’s tasks will often include :
Generating original visual executions that are both exciting and creatively attractive
Delivering work of the highest quality after working with team members to develop new ideas
Working with the art director and account managers to establish appropriate creative directions
Staying abreast of new media formats and learning how to incorporate them into campaigns
Working with senior designers and art directors to establish new skills and insights
A junior art director needs a wide range of design and creative capabilities. These include :
An understanding of creative design and layout
Strong skills with design software such as InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
The ability to build creative and unique ideas
The confidence to communicate your ideas and sell them to peers and clients
The flexibility to adapt your ideas to suit client expectations
The willingness to work to tight deadlines in high pressured environments without compromising on work quality
An awareness of digital media and evolving online platforms
An innovative approach to the ways in which advertising is executed
A track record of inventive and compelling design work