Head of Art

You are obsessed with aesthetics
You make every design more beautiful than the last
And you’re a mentor to others.

Due to phenomenal growth, we are looking for a natural leader who can draw on experience to create best in class design work across both digital and printed materials.

We have an enviable international and local client list and the working environment is fun, social and engaging, with flexibility to work from home or in our warehouse-style office space that is full of natural light.

The role

  • Understand our client’s brand guidelines inside out and ensure every piece of work we deliver for them not only meets, but exceeds standards.
  • Regularly present work to clients, selling in ideas and discussing feedback, building trusted relationships with them
  • Work closely to mentor the design team, growing our designers capabilities and expertise
  • Create beautiful, seamless and engaging work, from high level concepts to digital landing pages, social media, display banners, emails, presentations, animations, printed materials and physical events.
  • Reporting to the creative director, you’ll be responsible for several global tech clients, running your team, communicating across teams and ensuring work is delivered on time and with best quality.

You will need

  • Minimum 8 years Art Direction/Design experience in a creative agency or design studio with a relevant tertiary degree 
  • Strong creative, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ability to generate design concepts – taking or providing oversight on jobs from concept to finished art (when required) with a high level of attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of photography, illustration, typography, animation, video editing as well as print techniques
  • A skilled presenter, with the ability to talk through work with an effective, coherent rationale and narrative. 
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Familiarity with Keynote/Google Slides. Sound experience in Sketch and digital design requirements.

If this sounds like you and you are available to start a contract in the next week, please email your resume to careers@apparent.com.au 

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