Job Description

Junior Art Director

Reports directly to the Creative Group Head

 

Purpose –  “Trendsetter, stylist, anarchist. the aesthetic & experiential front line of the C27 collective.”

The ability to being able to arrest attention with your artistic flair will always be your biggest asset. This role will require you to translate relevant strategies into an immersive, creative vision that will engage it’s intended audience. Good design influences behaviour, but great design is 95% invisible. You break the rules, but you are principled and just as methodical in your approach. Your role is to visualise meaning; you make intelligence visible, and at times, tangible. In a rapidly changing, thumb scrolling, attention-deficit world, there has never been a more significant need for arresting artistic flair and empathetic, thoughtful design.

Key traits – bold, restless, curious, rule breaker, exaggerator, stylistic, detail-oriented, empath, visionary, experimental, visualise, naivety.

Requirements – Entry level, has demonstrated competency in crafting creative solutions and quick understanding of digital concepts.

 

Primary Responsibilities


Marketing & New Business

  1. Be involved in new business/pitches.
  2. Develop original creative design concepts and approaches that are aligned with the overall brand strategy of the proposals.

 

Creative Excellence

  1. To be able to come up with great ideas & design executions that help bring ideas to life.
  2. Ensuring the highest quality of work is produced down to the little details that captivate the audience and the client.
  3. Crafting unconventional visuals that stick to the brand and project briefs’ objectives. 
  4. Assist in production shoots (Photo Shoots, Events, Production Houses, etc.)
  5. Ensure that words & visuals are of equal priority in any work, ensuring no Lorem Ipsum in mock-ups.
  6. Go beyond the conventional ways of working – explore new software, art styles, effects & finishes to take our work to the next level.
  7. Constantly elevating quality by running monthly execution experiments – social, motion graphics, mixed reality.

 

Collaborate with Others

  1. To be involved in the planning & development spectrum of development-based projects, e.g. overall Website Architecture, User Flow & front end experience.
  2. To develop a solid art direction that is strategically creative, working alongside team members from the Strategy Department on more social-focused projects with senior supervision. 
  3. Collaborate with the writer & strategist in developing robust topic overviews for Social Media content calendars.
  4. Collaborate closely with copywriter during creative development to ensure synergy between copy and design. 

 

Project Management & Coordination

  1. Manage and ensure tasks are delivered on time, working closely with the Project Management Team.
  2. Maintain communications with appropriate internal agencies and client personnel under a senior’s supervision to ensure positive workflow, escalating exceptions, and client issues as required.
  3. Ensure a smooth working process internally with each department.

Creative Check-Ins

  1. To initiate in assisting peers in completing tasks.
  2. Regular check-ins with seniors to ensure general happiness and issues are being brought up.
  3. Keeping in tune with new and current design practices not limited to craft but software as well.

 

Internal Initiatives

  1. To work closely with others to execute & drive special internal projects as initiated by the CEO.
  2. Keep an eye on awards/case study work across the C27 portfolio of clients.
  3. To consistently improve internal systems for higher productivity and efficiency.

 

Other Responsibilities

Responsibilities towards the Company

  1. To be responsible for the safekeeping and general usage of the Company’s assets in employee possession and in the use of Company facilities that are provided.
  2. To be dress presentably and to maintain professionalism during client meetings, which reflects the C27 philosophy. 
  3. To uphold C27’s brand image at all times, during working hours and non-working hours, in-office grounds or out of office grounds. 

 

General Responsibilities

  1. To adhere to Superior’s directions, instructions, & recommendations.
  2. To ensure all works are of high quality with little to no errors.
  3. Ensure all projects are submitted promptly: with precise contents, a neat format, & transparency in works done. 
  4. To constantly upgrade knowledge by achieving related accreditation(s) or Certification(s).

 

Miscellaneous Responsibilities

You are constantly observing C27’s culture and practices, putting in efforts to ensure you uplift the Company’s good name.

Closing on: Jun 1, 2021
Job Category: Content & Community
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Damansara Perdana

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