Art Director - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Job description

We are assisting one of our International Advertising  client hire an Art Director for their Jeddah office in Saudi Arabia.

Art Director - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (6-8 years)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Have experience as a professional graphic designer in a design shop, ad agency or corporate marketing environment.
  • Be proficient with all key design tools (Creative Cloud, etc.)
  • Have a thorough knowledge of best practices in web design and layout; including grids and responsive layouts.
  • Be able to produce browser-based designs and comps to ensure a smooth transition between design and development.
  • Be able to demonstrate your skills and experience through a robust portfolio.
  • Be able to think strategically and understand marketing objectives.

Art Director - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (6-8 years)

  • Working closely with the copywriter to generate creative ideas and concepts to fulfil the client's brief;
  • Producing sketches or 'storyboards' (television) or 'roughs' or 'scamps' (print) to communicate ideas to the client;
  • Gaining an understanding of the target audience and business that the advert is aimed at;
  • Meeting with the creative director and account managers before presenting ideas to clients;
  • Pitching ideas to clients;
  • Briefing other members of the creative team;
  • Commissioning photographers, artists or film-makers to work on projects;
  • Visiting and assessing locations for potential shoots;
  • Attending meetings at production houses and with other directors;
  • Working in editing suites to oversee the finished product; advising new creative, reviewing their 'books' and managing new teams on placement with the agency.
  • Create and communicate concepts by applying brand level awareness as well as campaign tactics. Apply consistency and continuity of brand across a variety of deliverables in the design and layout of various client projects. Offer strategic and innovative solutions, add/contribute to client meetings, present creative work. Design comps, graphic elements, and final deliverables. Secure approval for all work from the ACD or CD for specific assignments.  
  • Collaborate | Partner with Copywriter for the timely development and execution of campaigns and projects, including the concepting, execution, referencing and annotating of final deliverables. Collaborate with Account Services to understand client goals, strategy, and feedback. Contribute concepts/ideas to new business pitches, pro-bono, and in-house projects.  
  • Participate | Present creative in internal meetings. Participate in client meetings, presentations, and other client contact as necessary.


To learn more about the role and apply, email resume to [email protected]

Job Summary

  • Industry : Advertising
  • No of vacancies : 1
  • Job type : Full Time
  • Location : jeddah,Saudi Arabia
  • Experience : 6 to 10
  • Driving License : Not required
  • Visa : To be provided by employer
  • Job code : JB428