Art Director

Do the job you love with a team you will feel proud of.

While getting fully immersed in the agency’s projects, the Art Director follows and analyzes the latest trends in the industry.

  • Location Parma, PR
  • Department Creativity
  • Position Senior
  • Min. Experience 3+ yrs

Job Description

You will lead the concept phases and drive the general idea and design onward, rendering the visual elements concrete and impactful.

As Caffeina’s Art Director, your role includes everything we are listing here below and much more. While getting fully immersed in the agency’s projects, the Art Director follows and analyzes the latest trends in the industry.

You will be the modern Jedi who knows how to master its Digital Force. Your creative spirit pushes you to look for inspiration and new inputs way beyond the edges of your screen.

Your role as Art Director is a vital one. Our passionate team takes care of our Clients’ projects as if they were their own. We firmly believe in what we do, therefore we think that those who choose to trust us should be rewarded with the highest commitment, quality, and dedication during the entire course of the project.

More specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:

  • Brainstorm ideas and create new high quality communication projects that combine brilliance and excellent design
  • Work closely together with copywriters and with other designers on each proposal. We expect your work to be of inspiration for your colleagues within the agency, and especially, for our external audience
  • Predict future trends and outline best practices to take our projects to the next level and strengthen the reputation of Caffeina and its talents
  • Present your work and ideas in a way that is persuasive and inspiring for both the team and the Client
  • Have a multidisciplinary approach to the role: you will coordinate the projects during every stage: from branding to design, from typography to photography
  • Guide and support the team members around you. You are the true creative leader and the one who successfully mentors newcomers to work with you at their best

You will report to the Creative Director.

 

 

Profile


This is what we are looking for. There are crucial sets of skills and fundamental traits that we will go through together, while under “nice to have” we have listed some qualities we consider a plus, but not required.

 

Fundamental Traits
  • 3+ years experience as Art Director within a creative agency with experience with multinational Clients
  • Team player with exceptional interaction skills, especially with the Creative Director
  • Deep understanding of the Client’s vision and needs
  • Outstanding storytelling and presentation skills in front of an audience
  • Initiative, perseverance, community spirit, and precision
  • Passion for Digital Marketing (I keep myself updated on the industry news, I am excited to try the latest trends, I am an early adopter…)

 

Crucial Skills
  • Mastery in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects
  • Eye for detail and precision
  • Taste and passion for high quality design content
  • The ability to develop your creative spirit, and value and cultivate your inspiration
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proficiency in International English
Nice to have
  • Passion for character design, motion design, photography, and/or filmaking

 

What we can offer you


We commit to treating people the best way we can, with respect and a professional approach. What follows is our offer. We do not want you to commit to an offer that does not fit you. What you see here is what you get, no secrets.

  • Employment contract
  • Gross Annual Income depending on the experience + additional bonus (personal/Caffeina)
  • Restaurant Ticket + free coffee and water 24/7
  • Apple workstation
  • Welcome kit: 2 t-shirts, 1 sweatshirt, 1 iPhone, 1 Tucano+Caffeina backpack
  • (paid for) Conferences and events
  • (paid for) Education, online courses, books and documentation
  • Research and development on innovative subjects (such as VR, Wearable, IoT, iBeacon)
  • Project teams of diverse resources: Developers, Designers, Creatives, and Marketers
  • Relaxation (dinners, beers, etc.) offered by Caffeina
  • But most of all: you can do the job you like with a team you’ll be proud of 

Workplace & Culture


Caffeina is a Creative Digital Agency. Technology, Design, Creativity, and Marketing are in our genes. Our headquarters is located in Parma, a city only one hour away from Milan and Bologna. Parma has a good work/life balance and a fair cost of living.

The work environment is informal and young (the average age here is 28 years old). Most of all, we value what you can do and how well you do it. We work as a team, we help each other and we grow together, project after project.

Our work philosophy is all about merging well-established, effective solutions with new, experimental pathways. Personal input and suggestions are always highly appreciated, as we consider them to be vital for our growth.

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