Leading international content agency John Brown Media is looking for a senior art director to oversee the creative direction for multiple award-winning Fresh Living magazine and various print and digital assets for our client Pick n Pay. John Brown Media South Africa is part of the global John Brown Media Group and our local clients include Pick n Pay, BMW/Mini, Old Mutual, Discovery, Spur and Life Healthcare, as well as Waitrose, John Lewis, Orange, RBS Bank and Loblaws, among others, globally. The position of senior art director will report directly to the content director and group editor for Pick n Pay. The position is based in Cape Town.
To undertake design and layout functions of editorial and non-editorial print material.
Specifically, for internal communication platforms, as well as special projects.
Maintain the identity and creative standard of these relevant publications or projects.
Implementing client changes that you are responsible for.
Interpreting client briefs by showing initiative, and finding creative solutions.
Packaging and sending pages to our external repro house. Being responsible for the publication or project, from start to finish, Liaising with John Brown’s production department, and ensuring they are kept up to date with all print & repro requirements.
Team work and collaboration. Be able to communicate with your team members to produce the final product as per the client’s brief.
Ability to work quickly and precisely under pressure
Approximately 3 – 5 years’ experience in the publishing industry.
Excellent knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.
Competent in Adobe illustrator.
Please forward a detailed CV to Lungelo.Fakude@dentsuaegis.com
Reference number: #SAD2019 (to be stipulated in the subject line)
PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN IN LINE WITH JOHN BROWN’S EMPLOYMENT EQUITY POLICY
Please note that if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. John Brown South Africa reserves the right not to fill the position.