SENIOR ART DIRECTOR The mission of the Senior Art Director is to ensure the execution of strategically led projects by bringing the strategic concepts to digital life. The Sr Art Director is the creative guardian of the strategic concept and the client’s brand and business objectives He/she does...
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR
The mission of the Senior Art Director is to ensure the execution of strategically led projects by bringing the strategic concepts to digital life. The Sr Art Director is the creative guardian of the strategic concept and the client’s brand and business objectives He/she does this by translating the abstract strategic concepts into executable, pioneering digital solutions, bridging strategic concepts to visual and UX designs. These digital solutions can be anything from online campaigns, ecommerce solutions, brand experiences, web or visual design, apps or social media initiatives.
The Sr Art Director is involved from the pitching, the beginning (art direction) up to the end (execution of design details) of the project ensuring a high standard of visual execution. He/she reviews all design work and provides feedback and direction. He/she is an all-round authority on digital design, content, copy, typography, interaction design and usability. As an expert leader he/she leads and inspires the team to great quality digital designs and is able to work and inspire people across the creative team at all levels. The Sr Art Director is willing to take risks and enthuses both the creative team and clients to explore new digital avenues. He/she is not limited to existing, well known approaches, but does understand what implications these new approaches have on different platforms. As a seasoned professional, he/she appreciates that there is a balance between the quality or innovative character of great design versus time and investment limitations. After all, it’s all about executable ideas. He/she is able to guide and mentor more junior members in this balancing act and mitigates frustrations that are inherent to this process. Knows when to involve the technical team to ensure that the design solutions are executable. He/she is naturally persuasive and great communicator and is able to convince and inspire clients and other stakeholders that his/her solution is the best solution. His/her rationale is based on data, consumers insight, business facts resulting in a credible advice not a personal opinion.
• Strong leadership and excellent collaborative skills;
• Communicates convincingly and clearly. Is persuasive;
• Great presentation skills;
• Attention to detail: Typography, UX design;
• Flexible approach and resilience to perform under pressure.
• 10+ years of experience, preferably in a digital agency working for A-level clients;
• Websites, ecommerce, apps, online marketing campaigns… you’ve done it all;
• Passion for ecommerce and anything digital;
• Sketch, Adobe, etc.
What do we offer you?
We offer you a challenging job at an open and innovative company. We develop in-house, in a professional and informal workspace, and expect a high level of independence from our co-workers. Besides a good salary, we offer you the chance to be part of an enthusiastic team of professionals within an international environment. Of course there is plenty of room for team building – on a regular base we organize lots of fun activities, such as barbecues, a pop quiz, football tournaments and the annual ski trip.
With offices, amongst others, in Amsterdam, Brussels, Geneva and Paris, Emakina is one of the leading full service digital agencies in Europe. We are proud of our work for clients such as De Bijenkorf, Unilever Global, HEMA, Rituals, WE Fashion and Floris van Bommel. We build complex e-commerce platforms, innovative applications and ground-breaking activation campaigns. Although we are part of an international group, Emakina.NL is – with nearly 100 co-workers – an organization with a very open, non-hierarchical and informal atmosphere.
Emakina Core Values:
We believe in authenticity
At Emakina, you can be you. We judge and decide on based on WHAT and never on WHO. So be who you want to be and be the best you can. It's the only way and we all benefit!
We love our work! We talk work, we dream work and we discuss work. we're always striving to become. And whenever we succeed, we celebrate success together.
We know that tomorrow will be different than we expected and planned for today. So we understand flexibility is needed, deliverables change and clients pivot. We're here to solve problems, so that's what we do.
We know what's going on in our fields. We're interested in what's new and use what's best. The only way to make this distinction is to be curious.
We're all about delivering the best work possible. We're amongst the best in the industry and that's why we're proud of what we do and accomplish.
We’d love to hear from you! Send your resume and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please tell us why you want to work for Emakina.NL, and why you think you are the most suitable person for the job. For more information, do not hesitate to contact Kathelijn Witsenburg or Denise Birksteiner at phone number: 020-463 77 66.
Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.