Remuneration: R35000 – R45000 per month TCTC 
Location: Johannesburg, Sandton
Education level: Degree
Job level: Mid/Senior
Type: Permanent
Company: TBWA

Job description

Key responsibilities:

 Art Direction – 70%

  • To produce and craft original and usable concepts and art direction in response to creative briefs 
  • To demonstrate an excellent level of technical knowledge to support your work  (e.g. print and production, photography, retouching, etc)
  • Work closely with relevant account teams, ensuring effective communication and management of teams’ expectations. 
  • Work with account teams to understand the clients’ brand and manage projects in a  way that will support the delivery of the brand. 
  • Actively encourage and facilitate collaboration within the team and other departments within the agency

Business Management – 5%

  • Accurate recording of work time 

People – 25%

  • Disseminate learning through your creative teams 
  • To develop skills and knowledge within yourself through on the job development,  active participation in the agency and department (e.g. Mindpools, training, and other company meetings) 
  • Create clear development plans for yourself
  • Has actively supported and involved team members at the appropriate time to resolve issues,
  • Has encouraged all members to look for collaborative ways to make the Lead Employer a great  place to work 


  • World-class art direction ability
  • Presentation skills.
  • Strategically minded.
  • Creatively diverse (photography, design, illustration).
  • Technical understanding of TV and content production, edits, sound, music, voice and direction

Required knowledge and experience

  • Degree or diploma in communication arts, art direction and or design
  • Three to five years as an art director in a leading creative agency/company that has generated or can generate and produce  world-class ideas and art direction for BBDO and their clients or potential clients.

Optional extras

  • Influencer, opinion leader, blog site, editorial experience, poetry, after effects, 3D rendering, illustration, editing, design, songwriter, sound production, artist.

Required behaviours

  • Inspirational, ambitious, determined, courageous, collaborative, creatively expressive, something to prove, adaptable, can and does embrace change.