Creative Director

Location -Cape Town  ,South Africa (ZA) 

Job ID -5955

Key Responsibilities
 Build, lead, and review the work of the creative team in the production of all web, print, and digital marketing collateral
 Spearhead and manage content strategy for both small-scale and large-scale projects, harnessing strategy, digital and brand design, compelling content, and technology
 Develop internal marketing campaigns that translate marketing objectives across business units into clear and motivating creative strategies
 Analyze brand tracking, market trends, consumer need, and the competitive landscape
 Creating user-centered designs by understanding business requirements, user feedback and technology limitations for a mobile payment application
 Supervise a cross-functional team of graphic designers, copywriters, social mediaexperts, photographers/videographers, and project managers in the strategic development of messages and deliverables
 Prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short- and long-term needs, establishing production schedules by collaborating with designers, copywriters, and production departments
 Conduct brainstorming sessions with the creative team, maintaining strategic and creative thinking to develop innovative and actionable creative initiatives.
 Review and approve art and copy developed by the team, ensuring deliverables that effectively address marketing goals and challenges
 Produce fresh, innovative work that translates complex ideas into compelling print materials and digital experiences for visually sophisticated audiences
 Present, or oversee presentation of final concepts, and obtain approvals for deliverables

Minimum Requirements
 8+ years experience in a creative agency and at least 2 years of experience as a creative director
 Understanding and past experience creating integrated content across all marketing channels from digital, social media, paid media, mobile, but also understand offline and print
 Proven experience with concept development
 Highly skilled in leading a team of creative talent
 Strong creative vision with an understanding of business objectives
 Prior experience with copywriting, design, or production
 Prior project management experience, with a focus on creative direction

Competencies & Skills
 Strong written and verbal communication skills.
 Good time management skills
 Team player
 Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
 Good leadership skills

Company Overview:

Since our founding in 1982 we have grown to become a world leader in comprehensive transport and delivery solutions for business and consumers. Headquartered in Dubai, at the heart of the world’s most dynamic commercial hub and on the site of historic trade routes linking east and west, commerce and transport are deeply embedded in Aramex’s DNA. We are dedicated to transforming the face of trade, expanding our operations rapidly to better connect businesses and consumers worldwide.