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Art Director

DEPARTMENT:

Designer

Location:

Cairo, Egypt

INTRODUCTION

The Art Director will play a key role in developing innovative and dynamic digital content to be used throughout the lifecycle of projects including their social media and digital advertising accounts. He/She will drive the overall art direction and set visual standards for the projects while working alongside the marketing and development teams.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Introducing and applying expert art direction to the visual elements of creative projects
  • Inspiring and motivating the agency’s clients to be creatively progressive, through the application of fresh and inventive visual work
  • Reviewing the work of designers and providing direction and feedback
  • Taking ownership of the visual elements of creative work for new business pitches
  • Produce sketches, storyboards, roughs to visualize ideas
  • Understand marketing initiatives, strategic positioning and target audience
  • Cooperate with the rest of the creative team across different types of media
  • Take work from concept to final execution within deadlines
  • Delegate responsibilities to other designers and provide directions
  • Present completed ideas to clients/team members
  • Stay on top of all trends and maintain best practices

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art or similar
  • Minimum 4 – 6 years of experience in similar position preferably in agency
  • Experience in both artwork and design across every digital medium
  • Strong and proven ideation and concept development skills
  • A great understanding of how to find and work with insights
  • A great understanding of video and digital concepts
  • Highly creative with excellent digital art skills
  • Hands on experience with logo design, typography, colour, web layout design, print production, image selection and package design
  • Proficient use of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Incorporate feedback and take/give direction well
  • Team player with strong communication and presentation skills

About the Company:

Traffic Digital is the Middle East’s largest independent and fully integrated digital agency. Working from offices in Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh & Karachi, Cairo and Abu Dhabi our team of 100+ full-time staff specializes in digital transformation for brands across all categories.

From initial strategy through final development, we create intelligent solutions to connect brands and audiences worldwide and across an ever-evolving digital landscape. With services ranging from social, web, content, and mobile, to search and advertising channels, we have developed award-winning digital solutions for some of the world's most recognized brands.

Since our launch in 2009, we have proudly worked with over 300 clients in 25+ industries including multinationals such as Emirates Airlines, Unilever, Honda, Ernst & Young, Sipchem, HSBC, General Motors, Etihad Airways, General Electric, Emaar and Carrefour.

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