Senior Art Director

Purpose — Trendsetter, stylist, anarchist. The aesthetic & experiential front line of the C27 collective.
Purpose — Trendsetter, stylist, anarchist. The aesthetic & experiential front line of the C27 collective.

Creative Excellence

  • Ensuring the highest quality of work is produced at all times.
  • Inspire intent and delight your audience.
  • Keeping up with current events and the latest aesthetic trends.
  • Make most out of  ideations and work with the team to bring ideas to life.
  • To be able to articulate, rationalize  and defend conceptual and directional choices.
  • Accountable for the final development and production of creative assets
  • Time allocated will vary but ensure equal and dedication to all bodies of work.
  • Championing the rule of “no Lorem Ipsum” in mockups, you must ensure that words & visuals are of equal priority in any piece of work. 
  • Underpromise, over-deliver.


Creative Leadership

  • Mentor, encourage, foster, and support intelligent innovation and risk-taking to create and deliver creative solutions that improve the consumer interaction and experience with clients’ products and/or services, providing the best financial performance to clients’ business.
  • Consistently work towards realising the department’s vision and ensuring team members do so too, aligning with fundamental organisational values. 
  • Inspire and ensure that the whole Content & Community team produces compelling and industry-leading work.
  • Works closely with creative teams to develop and execute creative solutions that work within an overarching concept 
  • Takes on a leadership role when working or presenting work to clients 
  • Ensure that you are the source of inspiration for your team.
  • Create a balanced environment for your team to fail safely.
  • Lead and manage a team of creatives in the development and delivery of creative solutions across multiple clients and platforms.
  • Accountable for the final development and production of creative assets. 
  • Attention to detail in evaluating creative work.
  • Mentor and onboard other art-based creatives as needed
  • Offer client and team members innovative advice and solutions from industry examples and experience.
  • Help organize, maintain, and oversee creative standards and guidelines.
  • Offer insight on creative briefs and schedules.
  • Assist your Creative Group Head / Associate Creative Director in managing and coordinating production shoots (Photo Shoots, Events, Production Houses, etc.).
  • Mentor and guide your juniors - give them the space to explore and fall if necessary, but know that it is your job to intervene and enlighten if necessary, too.
  • Continue to learn and support your seniors, be open enough to accept the fact that you do not know everything yet.
  • Responsible for debriefing Junior Art Directors / freelancers / vendors on how to carry out executional work together with the Creative Group Head.


New Business Conversion 

  • In charge of developing business proposals in accordance with the agreed/approved creative direction.
  • In charge of delegating proposal development work as necessary to junior creatives, ensuring that they understand the fundamentals of the approved creative direction, and produce work that bring said direction to life.

General Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with others - Encourage discourse and critical thinking in collaborations with others.

  • Ensure effective interdepartmental collaboration.

  • To adhere to superior’s directions, instructions, & recommendations.

  • To ensure all works produced are of high quality with little to no errors.

  • To ensure all projects are submitted promptly, with precise contents and in a clean format.

Responsibilities towards the Company

  • To be responsible for the safekeeping and general usage of the Company’s assets in employee possession and the usage of Company facilities provided.

  • To be dressed presentably and to maintain professionalism during client meetings.

  • To uphold C27’s brand image at all times, during working hours and non-working hours, in-office grounds or out of office grounds. 

Miscellaneous Responsibilities

  • You are constantly observing C27’s culture and practices, putting in efforts to ensure you uplift the Company’s good name.
  • Min 4 years of experience in managing a team and  serving creative functions in an organisation or equivalent. 

  • Portfolio composition of  T2 majority portfolio OR >RM250k portfolio value.

  • Possess at least a Professional Certificate, Diploma, or Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Design, Fine Art or relevant degree or certification.

  • Advanced knowledge in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and intermediate knowledge in Adobe Premiere and After Effects.

  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS is a plus.


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

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