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Job Title: Art Director marketing1/RP
SUPERVISES:  Graphic Designers, Freelance Graphic Designer(s)
Primary Responsibilities:  Art Direction/Graphic Design

• Personally work on the graphic development of at least one product.
• Interact with Copywriters to develop creative concepts and executions of assigned product(s).
• Possess solid understanding of the science and market dynamics of assigned product(s). 
• Work closely with account executives to schedule and monitor all projects. 
• Provide accurate time and cost estimates for each tactic.
• Perform miscellaneous tasks, as directed by Creative Director.
Secondary Responsibilities:  Client Relationships
• Advise client on all technical visual recommendations and/or issues. 
• Help facilitate both the input and creative meetings.
• Assist in making presentations to client.
Tertiary Responsibilities:  Staff Development
• Provide detailed direction to designers. 
• Assist in the education and development of designers.

Job Description
Someone who just doesn't know the tools; but its application to create great campaigns. Someone who doesn't just work hard and but creates work that's smart.
Someone who not only creates but is also able to extract the best work from teammates.
 Work with the account team, strategy team, and copy team to develop concepts and present to client organizations;
* Understanding the client's core message and target audience to ensure the marketing communications are in line with client's core values of the brand and campaign objectives;
* Develop creative programs and design concepts that meet the business objectives of the client organizations and that advance their brand strategy;
* Creating a campaign, along with copy team, that has an instant, positive impact on the consumer in order to promote the brand being advertised / promoted through various means of communication;
* Working on designs to produce an effective marketing communications campaign;
 * Work with internal teams to generate impactful visual ideas;
 * Lead creative sessions for project kick-offs;
 * Establish creative direction for the entire line of online services and programs;
* Commissioning specialists, such as artists and photographers, to work on projects

Skills and personal qualities

An advertising art director should:
·         be highly creative
·         have a thorough understanding of photography, typography and printing techniques
·         have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·         work well as part of a team, with a range of people
·         have excellent computer skills in relevant art and design software packages
·         be able to work under pressure
·         be highly motivated and well organised
·         have a good eye for detail
·         be able to see other people's point of view and cope with criticism
·         be able to work within strict budgets.
• Comprehensive computer photo-retouching and image development skills.
• Demonstrated complete understanding of:
• Color theory and color relationships.
• Typographic terms that identify type forms and the specifications required to refer to typographic settings (i.e., points, leading, picas, kerning, tracking, cap-height, x-height etc.).
• Perspective and space relationships.
• Page composition and grid structures.
• Print production process, knowledge of production techniques, and correct disking procedures.
• Photography and the photographic process.
• Demonstrated ability to:
• Communicate thorough knowledge of assigned product(s).
• Provide effective direction at photo shoots.
• Effectively check and approve work on press.
• Effectively collect electronic materials for output.
• Effectively handle multiple assignments at one time.
• Manage challenging situations both internally and with the client.
• Command respect of freelancers and designers and be able to effectively oversee their work.
 jobs from Egypt
Job Details
Job Ref: AD004
Start Date: 04/02/2014
Hours: Full Time
Location: Riyadh, Jobs in Saudi Arabia
Working Term: Contract
Salary: Attractive
Application Deadline: 01/04/2014
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