ART DIRECTOR – WORKSHOP

We are looking for

WorkShop is now looking for an Art Director for our creative team! In this role, you will be a swiss army knife of creatives being able to concept, design, strategize and sell your ideas to clients. You will need a competitive combination of technical knowledge, skill, education, and field experience to earn this title. In this position, you will help lead and drive presentations including building the overall flow, story, and red thread.

You must think in a strong strategic manner with the market and target in mind. You will be a master at presenting to clients and building client and team relationships. We also need you to take on and help lead and support new business pitches. You have had experience or projects working with retail & or shopper marketing. You will join a small and strong tight-knit team that believes in producing high level and strategic work without producing big egos.

WorkShop offer you an exciting job in a fast growing international and dynamic organization where there is a short time gap from idea to action. Where anybody can come up with the best idea and where people closely work together with partners and colleagues alike. Would you like to join us?

Responsibilities and tasks

As an Art Director, you’ll be responsible for the execution and on-time delivery of high-quality creative materials and ideas. Most likely, you will have one or more designers or team members reporting to you on an assignment. You will interact with executives and management from your organization and its client companies. Your focus will be on high-quality creative delivery and strategic planning, as well as the day-to-day operations of your department. You will work with and report directly to the Creative Director.

  • Manage the team that is working on a project.
  • Lead projects from kickoff, to concept, to final production.
  • Must be able to confidently present a project to clients.
  • Meet new business clients and present WorkShop as a brand.
  • Must build and keep good client relationships.
  • Generate clear ideas and concepts with or without a copywriter.
  • Produce sketches, storyboards, roughs to visualize ideas.
  • Work with project managers in developing time estimates for projects.

Qualifications

  • You have had experience or projects working with retail & or shopper marketing.
  • Fluent in Swedish & English.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as an Art Director.
  • Must demonstrate strong management capabilities.
  • Must be able to confidently present a project to clients.
  • Understand full processes involved in the creation process to production.
  • Hands on experience with brand & digital design, film creation, print production and image selection.
  • Proficient use of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools.
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio for both print & digital.
  • Incorporate feedback and take/give direction well.
  • Team player with strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Relevant education or training.
  • Bonus if you know some 3D, Sketchup or motion.
  • We like to see that you are a prestigious and humble team player.

About the company

WorkShop are specialized in Consumer Experience and has become one of the fastest growing and most rewarded agencies in the Nordics, helping several of the largest brands and retailers around the world to develop their marketplace. WorkShop is part of the global agency network Advantage Smollan which have representation and capabilities across the globe. WorkShop are creative innovators. They are both thinkers and doers. They deliver creative, scalable and data driven initiatives that are digitally led and physical enforced with the end goal to transform the shoppers into brand fans.

WorkShops Engagement Program is a fully integrated solution for POS checks, store compliance, training, personal development, store demo, merchandising and making sure the entire community of brand advocates feels included in the brand. We take full responsibility for continuously drive engagement throughout the year and make sure every individual feels valued and appreciated to represent the brand in the best possible way. This is the future of field marketing, promoters, and customer experience.

Other important information

Does it sound interesting? Please apply today. Selection and interview process is ongoing.For WorkStudio it is important to offer equal opportunities. We will therefore consider all qualified applications for employment without any regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.
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Form of employment
Permanent
Period of employment
Full time
Location
Stockholm
Jessica Grip
Contact person
Jessica Grip
070 421 50 26
Mia Ljunggren
Contact person
Mia Ljunggren
073 066 55 22