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JOB DESCRIPTION FOR CREATIVE DIRECTOR - ART

Role: Creative Director- Art

Job Level: Mid (15+ years' experience) 

Department: Creative

Industry: Beauty

Location: Hybrid

Time Zone Required: BST

Type of contract: FTE

Start Date: Immediate 

Language: Proficiency in English is required as we are a global business 

 

A little bit about the role: 

In a highly competitive and saturated marketplace creating visually stunning, impactful, and effective creative work is essential. To help us deliver this we are looking for a strong, inspirational Creative Director  renowned for their work across this category – to join us on our journey.  

The Creative Director will effectively and efficiently oversee and direct conceptual and design projects, and will ultimately be responsible for the quality of ideas and the end-to-end design execution of jobs, from brief through to implementation and delivery. The Creative Director will have responsibility for overseeing multiple simultaneous live projects.  

We are looking for a multi-skilled creative that will direct, inspire, lead and support all levels of design and creative talent across the account, defining and advancing a positive and highly productive design culture for OLIVER+ 

 

What you'll be doing: 

 

Culture of excellence  

  • To motivate and influence the creative team to constantly strive for excellence in performance.  
  • To proactively monitor the quality of design projects being produced and submitted by leading internal review sessions and seeking feedback from both internal and external stakeholders.  
  • To oversee and manage the timely delivery of all jobs / projects going through the studio, always taking into consideration the clients’ requirements and expectations.  
  • To investigate, propose and implement innovative ways of delivering design services to maximise efficiency and productivity.  
  • To actively oversee and manage team meetings, forward scheduling meetings and work review meetings.  
  • To manage, oversee and coordinate the sharing of knowledge and the facilitation of learning within the team and all other employees to improve business practices, refine processes, aid and promote the development of creative ideas and introduce new services.  
  • To organise monthly work / successes / learnings / presentations to the wider SMT team to showcase work from the studio/ team managed.  

Business Development  

  • Attend client meetings, present work, discuss needs and identify opportunities.  
  • To assign creative leads and develop accounts and teams.  
  • Keep abreast of and drive global creative trends   

Workflow  

  • To work actively with the workflow / studio manager in coordinating the effective allocation of design talent, facilitating information from colleagues, business managers and staff. To provide effective support to meet client demands and to cover flexible working, holiday and sick leave requirements in the most economical manner.   

Brand Guardianship  

  • To act as brand guardian to ensure all design collateral produced by the design team is faithful to the client’s brand guidelines.   

Customer Centricity  

  • To work actively with all internal and external stakeholders to ensure the delivery of the highest level of client service from all team members.  

People Management & Development  

  • To manage, train and mentor staff and oversee their professional development, offering knowledge, motivation, support and experience as required, including but not limited to their creative and technical skill, to increase productivity, staff retention and enhanced staff morale.  
  • With the assistance of Account Lead, ensure all staff members accurately record timesheets.   

Required experience  

  • As the senior design practitioner within the Creative team, the Creative Director will combine first-class design expertise, creativity and thought leadership with commercial acumen and leadership gravitas.  

 

What You'll Need: 

  • Be hands-on with a strong focus on digital.  
  • Be experienced in directing complex, commercial, design projects involving senior stakeholders and interdisciplinary creative teams with strong experience across multiple industries.  
  • Be highly creative with the ability to generate ideas and practically contribute to design details, importantly demonstrating exceptional pure graphic design and typography skills.  
  • Have deep technical design skills in one or more discipline, e.g. Content Creation, Design for Digital, Brand Immersion, Events, Design for Print, User Experience, etc.  
  • Have a proven ability to communicate and liaise with all levels in the business.  
  • Have a proven ability to influence stakeholders at all levels, including outside the design team.  
  • Have a proven ability to effectively manage creative teams.  
  • Have Director level written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking.  
  • Be proficient in Adobe CC, Microsoft Office and other related software.  
  • Be a driven, proactive, helpful, and enthusiastic team player.  
  • Mentor, develop and/or line manage the team  

Good to have: 

  • Experience on automotive brands. 
  • Multi-market experience. 
  • Basic understanding and genuine interest in artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, showcasing a curiosity for exploring its applications and potential impact. 
     

A little bit about us 

We are OLIVER+ (previously known as MORE), part of OLIVER and the Inside Ideas Group. We’re a global collective of creatives, technologists and production experts who create and maintain world-class content in film, CGI, motion design, digital, print and tech. We connect opportunities for clients by providing high quality solutions and capabilities to ambitious businesses all over the world. 

 

You can find us here: 

https://oliverplus.agency/ 

https://vimeo.com/oliverplus 

https://www.linkedin.com/company/oliverplus/mycompany/ 

https://www.instagram.com/__oliver__plus/ 

 

Other essential points to note: 
As we are working remotely, it is essential that the ideal candidate have the following in place to ensure there are no delays on delivering work timeously: 

  • Back-up power supply, if necessary. 
  • Stable internet connectivity – fibre connection preferable (options can be discussed) in order to connect to remote servers as well as conduct virtual meetings daily. 
  • Personal computer with relevant capabilities necessary for the role. 
  • This is a snapshot of the responsibilities & desired deliverables. Other areas for delivery and responsibilities may be added or addressed during the period of employment. This document should not constitute as the sole indicator for responsibilities and delivery, but it can be used as a generic guide to help with managing your performance. 
     

Inside Ideas Group and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected. All suitable applicants shall be considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local laws. 

 

 

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