BARTZIS DESIGN is a leading Design Agency working with some of
Australia’s top FMCG and Corporate brands. We are seeking an experienced
Creative Director to join our growing team of talented and passionate
professionals who work across a variety of mediums including branding,
packaging, print, outdoor and web.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a strategically driven Creative
Director with outstanding creative and people leadership skills.
What we’re looking
An exceptional creative and strategic thinker
with a minimum of 10+ years experience.
Someone who is hands-on and able to take on a
project from the initial client brief, strategic and concept development
through to completion.
• A team player with exceptional people
Proficient knowledge of industry software.
Experience in packaging design is a must!
This is a unique opportunity to help lead, build and enhance a
strong studio, located in the creative hub of Richmond. A competitive
remuneration package based on experience will be offered.
To apply, please email your CV, cover letter and folio.
Please note, only successful candidates will be
Who We Are:
REA is a brand and marketing agency that turns breakthrough ideas into transformative experiences.
We do this by bringing together a team of thinkers, creators and change-makers, driven by a passion to build something new—not just to create what is. It’s this diversity of talent and perspectives that allows us to see opportunities others don’t and bring brands to life in fresh and unexpected ways.Together with our partners, we’re connecting big ideas with bold experiences to move brands and businesses forward.
Our commitment to continuing our success and carving out a strong future is relentless. To that end, we have just spent a considerable amount of time planning for the future by building out a new brand vision & strategy. We are looking for great people to help us realize that exciting path forward.
Who You Are:
This position is instrumental in the achievement of our future vision. The individual we are looking for will be a strong and experienced design leader; fully capable of managing clients, budgets, time and resources. Someone who can foster a successful design department and encourages great ideas, great people and great design to thrive. This person is not afraid to have an opinion or challenge this organization to think differently about itself. We are looking for a person who uses and will continue to use design as a powerful tool for creating change and influencing the way the company and our clients position themselves in the marketplace.
• A passionate, pro-active, dedicated, “out-of-the-box” thinker. Feels a strong need to always push the work and challenge entrenched ways of thinking.
• A great designer who doesn’t mind rolling up his/her sleeves and “getting into the mud” with the work.
• Loves teaching others to be better at their craft
• Strong sense of how to implement a disciplined Identity/design process
• Brings strong experience working with brand strategists as the platform for using a strategic point of view in the development of design work...not just about the pretty!
• Exceptional design talent
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Solid presentation skills
• Develop a best in class design department
• Takes the lead in guiding the development of design concepts and solutions based on creative briefs and clients’ business strategy
• Collaborate with other team members to fulfill client needs
• Direct creative personnel and review the design quality of various projects
• Plan each phase and direct creative resources for various projects
• Be a mentor to designers
• Participate in external activities as a source of inspiration for the staff’s continued growth
• Ensure proper file building and train staff on best practices when working with outside vendors.
We are committed to fostering a workplace environment that promotes a diversity of perspectives an experiences and encourages fresh thinking and original ideas—we believe this allows us to see opportunities others don’t and bring brands to life in unique and unexpected ways.
Based in the heart of Sydney, Circul8 is an internationally recognised award-winning creative digital agency that provides industry leading marketing services to forward-thinking brands.
We’re on the hunt for a hot-shot creative leader to join the ranks and be the driving force within our creative team based in Sydney. If you have a razor sharp eye for design, a limitless bank of award winning ideas and want to work in a playful yet professional environment, you are the kind of person we want to meet
About the Job
As Circul8’s Senior Art Director, you will be responsible for leading the creative team in generating world-class ideas and creative concepts for marketing and advertising campaigns. This includes the development of campaign ideas, ‘look & feel’ graphics, storyboards, wireframes, animation and pitch documents that meet client requirements.
You will be responsible for the output of our creative team focussing heavily on the world of digital technology & media, applying your concepts across websites, mobile apps, online video, television commercials, branding, display advertising, eDM layouts and animation. We aren’t limited by too many boundaries at Circul8 so if you’re the kind of person who likes a challenge and isn’t afraid of getting stuck in, you will find a lot of freedom within our ever expanding team.
The role will involve working alongside accounts, tech, social and production teams, reporting directly into the Head of Creative & Production. The themes you will predominantly be working on will be tourism & leisure, fashion, entertainment, NGOs & social good. These are passions close to our hearts and should be something you also have personal conviction to. Our clients include: Tourism Fiji, Japan National Tourism Organisation, Changi Airport Group Singapore, TFE Hotel Group, Unified Weapons Master, Papua New Guinea Tourism, Vanuatu Tourism Office, Amnesty International & WWF.
Natural leader, with strong self drive and initiative
Fearless in pushing boundaries and innovating new solutions
A digital native - you should live and breathe everything digital and tech
Meticulous attention to detail and mastery of your craft
A deep care for doing meaningful work
Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in art direction with a world class eye for design
A degree in a related field such as graphic design or visual communication
Fluent in everything adobe
Ability to quickly sketch/scamp ideas by hand
Strong internal and client facing presentation skills
High level of expertise in information communication, usability and interface design
Solid understanding of digital marketing and industry best practices
Demonstrated experience producing creative solutions within the constraints of budget and time
Access to a bottomless bank of ideasEnjoy working within a collaborative team environment
Experience managing a team
Experience with HTML5 animation
Interest in emerging technologies like VR, iBeacons, Big Data & Health Trackers
Animation / video editing
High level ping pong skills
How to apply
Send an email to [..] including the best examples of your work and a link to your website.
If you want to work with a team who love what they do and have a great time doing it, get in contact.