Brand Art Director

Marketing, and Communications Mumbai, India


Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Brand Art Director / DNEG – India

 

You will be part of DNEG’s global marketing & communications team, responsible for leading the creative design output of the department across print, web and AV. You will direct and manage the output of the creative team, responding to briefs provided by the marcom team and other internal stakeholders, providing brand guardianship, and reporting to the HOD – Marketing & Communications Mumbai, and ultimately to the Global Head of Marketing & Communications in London.

 

This is a hands-on role that requires both the management of a creative team and demonstrable personal design and creative skills.   

 

 

 

Job Location: Mumbai

 

 

Role and Responsibilities:

 

  • Collaborate with marketing & communications managers, and other internal stakeholders, for design, layout and production of marketing and brand collaterals, including brochures, presentations, fliers, folders, pull-ups, posters, exhibition stall designs etc.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand a brief, and to ideate and give form to strong creative concepts across all media
  • Manage, motivate and inspire the creative team (designer / AV editor) and ensure delivery to specified deadlines
  • Collaborate with web team on design, usability and functionality
  • Proactively ‘raise the bar’ for the creative output of the department, including suggestions for the improvement of existing collateral, websites and reels
  • Ensure that all work produced by the department is carefully and thoroughly checked prior to delivery
  • Schedule and manage resources, and provide regular update to the project manager (marcom team or internal stakeholder)
  • Have an eye for crafting and producing high impact AV assets like showreels, curtain raiser videos, interviews, corporate films etc.
  • Provide brand guardianship and police any deviations from the established brand guidelines
  • Coordinate with third-party vendors for timely execution at the required level of quality, including print management
  • Establish processes and templates for design services
  • Share best practices with the creative team, and provide career guidance advice

 

 

 

 

Candidate background:

 

We are looking for mid-senior level profiles with proven creative experience in print / web / AV media:

 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in full service advertising agency / digital agency
  • Ability to make conceptual design decisions and communicate the creative rationale
  • Substantial hands-on experience and willingness to work hands-on on complex design projects as required
  • Good understanding of web, AV and print production processes
  • Strong hands-on skills in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Good understanding of web design
  • Good understanding of User Experience / Usability principles and UI design
  • Ability to work within established corporate brand guidelines
  • Ability to create and package files correctly as per specifications of internal and external production vendors
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage more than one project at a time, working under tight deadlines
  • Strong team management and inter-personal skills are a must; should be able to work closely with a diverse high-performance team

 

 

Education:

 

  • Degree/Diploma in Design/Fine Arts and/or proven experience in similar role.

 

 

 

Technical:

 

Required

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint, Word

 

Desired

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Keynote

  

Candidates should be prepared to demonstrate outstanding creative conceptual and design skills through their portfolio of works.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Brand Art Director / DNEG – India

 

You will be part of DNEG’s global marketing & communications team, responsible for leading the creative design output of the department across print, web and AV. You will direct and manage the output of the creative team, responding to briefs provided by the marcom team and other internal stakeholders, providing brand guardianship, and reporting to the HOD – Marketing & Communications Mumbai, and ultimately to the Global Head of Marketing & Communications in London.

 

This is a hands-on role that requires both the management of a creative team and demonstrable personal design and creative skills.   

 
Role and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with marketing & communications managers, and other internal stakeholders, for design, layout and production of marketing and brand collaterals, including brochures, presentations, fliers, folders, pull-ups, posters, exhibition stall designs etc.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand a brief, and to ideate and give form to strong creative concepts across all media
  • Manage, motivate and inspire the creative team (designer / AV editor) and ensure delivery to specified deadlines
  • Collaborate with web team on design, usability and functionality
  • Proactively ‘raise the bar’ for the creative output of the department, including suggestions for the improvement of existing collateral, websites and reels
  • Ensure that all work produced by the department is carefully and thoroughly checked prior to delivery
  • Schedule and manage resources, and provide regular update to the project manager (marcom team or internal stakeholder)
  • Have an eye for crafting and producing high impact AV assets like showreels, curtain raiser videos, interviews, corporate films etc.
  • Provide brand guardianship and police any deviations from the established brand guidelines
  • Coordinate with third-party vendors for timely execution at the required level of quality, including print management
  • Establish processes and templates for design services
  • Share best practices with the creative team, and provide career guidance advice

   

Candidate background:

 We are looking for mid-senior level profiles with proven creative experience in print / web / AV media:

 Minimum 5 years of experience in full service advertising agency / digital agency

  • Ability to make conceptual design decisions and communicate the creative rationale
  • Substantial hands-on experience and willingness to work hands-on on complex design projects as required
  • Good understanding of web, AV and print production processes
  • Strong hands-on skills in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Good understanding of web design
  • Good understanding of User Experience / Usability principles and UI design
  • Ability to work within established corporate brand guidelines
  • Ability to create and package files correctly as per specifications of internal and external production vendors
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage more than one project at a time, working under tight deadlines
  • Strong team management and inter-personal skills are a must; should be able to work closely with a diverse high-performance team

  

Education:

  •  Degree/Diploma in Design/Fine Arts and/or proven experience in similar role.


Technical:

 Required

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint, Word

 

Desired

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Keynote

  

Candidates should be prepared to demonstrate outstanding creative conceptual and design skills through their portfolio of works.


About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.