Vacancy

Senior Art Director

About Us

Together is a multi-disciplinary agency specialising in Brand Development and Marketing Communications, Digital, Social and Film and Motion.

We are part of the global MMR Group which gives fantastic access to an enviable portfolio of B2C clients including Muller, National Trust, Fox’s Biscuits, Coca Cola and Mondelez to name a few.

About the Role

We are looking for a creative Senior Art Director who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and loves the challenge of discovering what makes consumers tick. You will cooperate with a design-savvy team to devise an overall concept and make sure you can take it from concept right up to delivery. Supporting the creative director, you will be able to deliver concepts creatively and visually to an extremely high standard!

Central to all client activity you will be fully responsible for delivering creative for the full marketing mix for your clients across a wide array of touchpoints, including, but not limited to branding, print, social and OOH.

To be successful in this role, you should have in-depth knowledge of graphic design, art direction and developing concepts that elevate client briefs. You should also have experience executing projects from conception to production. Ultimately, you will ensure your creative shines through delivery of high-quality work, even on tight deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Generating clear top-line ideas concepts in tandem with the copywriter and/or creative director
  • Producing sketches, storyboards, roughs to visualize ideas
  • Confidently direct art photoshoots
  • Understanding marketing initiatives, strategic positioning and target audience
  • Collaborating with the rest of the creative team across different types of media
  • Possess the ability to take work from concept to final execution
  • Managing and delegating responsibilities to other designers and provide direction
  • Presenting completed ideas to clients/team members
  • Staying on top of all trends and maintain best practices
  • Introducing and applying expert art direction to the visual elements of creative projects
  • Ensuring a high standard of visual execution across all media and campaigns
  • 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
  • Uncovering new ways to incorporate emerging and new media formats into campaigns

Recruitment criteria

  • Proven experience as Art Director for photoshoots and design
  • A strong knowledge of typography, image manipulation, illustration and animation
  • Provide examples of art directed photoshoots from concept to delivery
  • A broad understanding of marketing design and layout will also be expected
  • The ability to generate a reliable supply of original ideas and visual concepts
  • The confidence to explain and support your thinking, both internally and externally
  • A flexible approach and willingness to adapt your ideas to the needs of clients
  • A passion for advertising and commercial art
  • A keen eye for visual details and accuracy
  • The resilience to perform under pressure and deliver high-quality work to tight deadlines.
  • A good awareness of digital media and evolving online platforms
  • An innovative approach to the media and the ways in which advertising is carried
  • A portfolio featuring exceptional campaign, FMCG, social and brand creative

Personality profile

  • Confident and self-assured individual with a brand centred approach
  • An excellent communicator, fiercely inclusive and a great listener
  • Adept at building positive relationships with clients and internally within the agency
  • Highly organised, efficient and process driven
  • Bags of enthusiasm and positivity with a real can-do attitude

Key skills/qualifications

Nice to haves:

  • Extensive working on FMCG brands
  • Experience in motion design and after effects
  • Mastery of keynote

Location

Nottingham

Terms

Full time

Remuneration/benefits

TBC

References

  • Professional x 1
  • Personal x 1

Ready to send your application?

If you want to be part of the Together team we’d love to hear from you.

You can apply here.