Head of Art/Art Director (6 month rolling contract)

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£60k Neg
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
15 Oct 2019
Ref
EM1638
Contract Types
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Advertising, Editorial, Graphics, Print
Job Functions
Creative, Design Management

We’re recruiting on behalf of a leading content marketing agency to find an established and experienced Head of Art to fulfil an initial 6 month contract with a view to becoming a more permanent member of the team.

The agency has a reputation for creating and delivering content across multiple channels including digital, video, print and social.  This role will initially be closely attached to a pillar client account working with two of the World’s biggest, most innovative and exciting brands and offers the opportunity to lead art direction across multi-channel projects.

As Head of Art, this person will collaborate closely with the Global Creative Lead and be responsible for the creative output of content across all platforms.  You will lead the end-to-end visual creative process, managing the creative responsibilities and workflow of the design team, from ideation and pitch stages through development, asset creation and delivery.  We’re looking for a bold, creative thinker with significant experience at senior level and working with large-scale brands in a strategic way.

Our ideal candidate:

Will need to be a highly versatile and experienced content creator with impressive skills across digital, print, video and animation.

Is a confident leader, able to direct, inspire and develop talent in within the creative team whilst being hands on and immersed in projects at the same time.

Is used to working quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment, producing first-class creative work within sharp deadlines.

Is impressively Influential, presenting, explaining and defending work.  Well-versed in overseeing slick pitch decks, scamps and concept designs to bring ideas to life for clients, with an intuitive sense of when to challenge and when to adapt.

Has exceptionally high production values and acute attention to detail to deliver work that exceeds expectations and is to the highest quality every time.

If you have the experience we’re asking for and would like to find out more please do get in touch 

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