Art Director

The search and recruitment firm, JAPAN Maruko International Corp. is looking for, Art Directors.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day work of the design team and providing the creative direction.
  • Able to work independently to conceptualize and execute above and below-the-line advertising campaign for different industries.
  • Think creatively to produce new ideas.
  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.
  • Draw and print charts, graphs, illustrations, and other artwork, using computer.
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, Internet websites and website banners.
  • Use innovation to redefine a design brief and meet the constraints of cost, time and client.
  • Prepare illustrations or rough sketches of material, discussing them with clients and/or supervisors and making necessary changes.
  • Multi-Task: Art / Creative Directors often work on more than one design brief at a time.
  • Use a wide range of media, including photography and computer aided design.
  • Produce accurate and high quality work.
  • Contribute ideas and design artwork to the overall brief.
  • Keep abreast of developments in IT, particularly design programs such as FreeHand, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, 3D Studio, Acrobat, Director, as most graphic design work is now completed on a computer.
  • Work well in a team, with printers, copywriters, photographers, other designers, account executives, website designers and marketing specialists.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Art/Design/Creative Multimedia or equivalent.
  • Must be graduate from DLSU Manila/St Benilde or Ateneo De Manila.
  • At least 2 years experience as a Art / Creative Director.
  • Proficiency in Creative/Design softwares like Freehand, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop and Mac environment.
  • Good eye for design and typography and have a refreshing way of looking at Brand Designs and Development.
  • A good communicator and a team player.
  • Ideally not just a creative person, but a Creative Visionary person!
  • 30 years old and below.
  • Male
  • Only applicants with portfolios will be entertained.

Closing date: February 19, 2012