Job Title: Creative Director
Location: Doha - Qatar
Job Functions: Art direction, branding and corporate Identity, creative direction, design, design management, web design
Creative Director for one of Qatar’s most creative independent advertising and design agencies focused on brands.
Minimum 10 years experience.
Refreshingly creative, clever thinker, business mind. Great all-rounder. Bring great ideas to life, on brand and on budget.
At grow we believe “growing your brand is growing your business”.
We’re into our 6th year, creating distinctive brands and communications for our clients primarily in education, hospitality, medical, real estate and financial services. We’re planning to open other grow offices in the region, (think travel) and exploring the digital world of iPhone apps and mobile marketing.
We’re looking for a talented, commercially astute Creative Director to lead grow into the next phase of our development and to inspire and motivate our small but enthusiastic team of designers. We need someone to lead and contribute to winning awards, increasing our client base and expand into new business areas.
Ideally you’re a great team leader and creative inspiration.
A great all-rounder with experience in advertising, branding and digital. A thorough understanding of brand strategy and development, advertising campaigns and experience of digital media. You’ve got managerial and leadership skills to inspire and direct senior and junior designers, keeping them motivated and keen, while producing outstanding work, on time and on budget.
You have passionate and articulate client presentation skills to partner with the Managing Director and client services team to present the creative rationale for design directions.
Finally, a knowledge of production and print is essential, as is intricate attention to detail and an ability to run the creative and delivery process.
Above all, you really want to come to Qatar and live to be part of this huge growth story and really make your creative mark by helping grow to blossom and prosper.
Have a look at our website: http://www.growqatar.com
The creative director has more opportunity than most to make a difference:
• Directly influence a creative team and interact with management;
• Lift up and maintain the creative team spirit and potential;
• Create award-winning work;
• Foster an atmosphere that is harmonious and engender positive team spirit;
• Develop and implement structured systems and processes that work and are efficient and productive.
• Raise our potential and capacity for delivering outstanding work;
• Positively influence and contribute to grow’s expansion and success.
• Have a great sense of humour that is contagious.
• Be a really nice person who adds value in many, many ways.
We’re talented, we’re committed and we’re producing powerful, outstanding work for some of Qatar’s leading companies as well as International names. If you CAN do it all, then send us your résumé and PDF portfolio with a letter telling us why we should employ you.
• BFA (or equivalent experience) in design with a minimum of 8-10+ years experience in corporate identity and brand development, ATL, BTL and TTL advertising.
• Creative excellence, expert in print production, web creative management, TVC and video, art direction, magazine design and layout.
• Preferably an Award-winner as our creative standards are very high
• You know Mac design programs. Problem solver. Accountable. Lead a creative team.
• Understand and organise your team to meet strict timelines and budgets.
• Conceptualize, plan, design, and produce a wide range of graphic design and advertising material against the set strategic brief.
Be passionate about our company, embrace our philosophy, join us for the next phase of meteoric growth, above all, be grounded and have a great sense of humour!
In short, you have to be able to do it all - design, manage, direct and present.
A true talented all-rounder.