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Creative Director at Ascentech Services Limited

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Ascentech Services Limited is a full-fledged Human Resource Solution Provider incorporated in 2013 with its Head Office in Lagos, Nigeria. We are committed to forging long-term partnerships with our clients by creating and delivering robust and flexible services that address the changing needs of their business.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Creative Director
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Industry: Advertising

Responsibilities

  • Lead and set the company-wide creative direction for the company’s visual brand.
  • Conceive and implement concepts, guidelines and strategies in various creative projects and oversee them to completion
  • Present a storyboarding or translate ideas to the creative team for clarity of expectations.
  • Collaborate with account executives to obtain knowledge of the clients’ requirements
  • Direct and motivate teams of art directors, illustrators, copywriters etc. to help them use their talents effectively
  • Ensure the creative team understands and follows the production process end to end to avoid work repetition and wastage for prints, supplies, and other creative designs.
  • Implement creative projects and oversee them to completion; mock-ups, and other creative projects, including animations as necessary.
  • Lead brainstorming/creative sessions to generate ideas
  • Write and design unique and well-crafted copy that meet clients’ needs as well as our own
  • Revise content and presentations, approve/reject ideas, provide feedback to the team
  • Train and guide subordinates into accomplished professionals
  • Lead the team to creatively explore, set trends, and push boundaries
  • Help onboard and guide the work of the department’s vendors according to budgets, timelines, and scope.
  • Ensure team bonding and capacity building through coaching, mentoring and training.
  • Plan for hiring and resourcing needs to grow the creative team.
  • Ensuring all the organization’s or client’s visuals are consistent with the overall brand.
  • Report progress of projects during project meetings.
  • Safeguarding and proper documentation of creative assets.
  • Drive revenue generation for the creative department.
  • Monitor results of team efforts and propose actions for the future
  • Develop and manage a creative business direction for the company, by liaising with the platform unit to get creative projects from clients, and supply projects.
  • Collaborate with account executives and other stakeholders to obtain knowledge and deliver creative briefs according to clients’ requirements.
  • Allocate, monitor and deliver exceptional clients’ campaigns according to set processes and timelines.
  • Develop remarkable roadmaps, processes, policies, and direction for the team to build a strong department.

Requirements

  • B.Sc. Degree in Graphic Design, Visual Design, advertising, fine art, design or relevant field.
  • 5+ years cognate experience as a Creative leader at a top brand or agency, with experience in managing high-volume, motivated creative teams (in-house or creative agency).
  • Hand-on experience in creative process, marketing, graphic design and brand development
  • Ability to effectively influence both internal and external stakeholders across all levels of the organization.
  • Experience developing and evolving brand & marketing design systems, visual languages, and brand identities.
  • Knowledge of how to develop brand identities through multi-channel marketing
  • Expertise in applying best practices for growth marketing and digital ads to our brand goals, and vision.
  • Experience performing and managing a range of creative positions, such as graphics designer, art director, illustration, animation, copywriting, etc.
  • Understanding of the business side of design.
  • Excellent working knowledge of software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign etc.
  • Outstanding leadership and organization skills
  • Exemplary interpersonal and analytical abilities
  • Technical aptitude, curiosity, and a keen understanding of the creative categories in advertising (animation, graphics, copywriting, illustration, etcetera).
  • Prior excellent experience in managing and leading a creative team to successful deployments.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should kindly send their CV to: [email protected] with the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Application Deadline 10th July, 2021.


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