Job Description

Title: Art Director

Location: Birmingham

Career Level: 8 Associate Manager

Competitive Salary and Package (depending on experience)

Accenture Song is the world’s biggest digital agency.  We help the world’s leading organisations create and deliver the best customer experiences on the planet. Home to droga5, Karmarama, and a network of a leading, award-winning creative agencies worldwide, we are a diverse team of creative problem-solvers at the forefront of modern communication.

Accenture Song is a new kind of partner for a new kind of client. We are designed from the ground up to empower clients to own Experience from start to finish. We believe that a great idea can transform an Experience, and a great Experience can transform lives. We are committed to helping design, build, run and communicate Experiences that make peoples’ lives better, more productive and more meaningful.

This role will work within the Spark44 team, serving a global automotive client (Jaguar Land Rover Transforms Global Marketing Communications Model | Accenture).  The Spark44 team creates brand communications, delivering award-winning creative and marketing effectiveness across end-to-end customer communications.

The Role:

Working with the Executive Creative Director and wider agency teams - you will be responsible for developing creative concepts for ATL and digital channels, providing art direction and briefs for the retouching and artwork teams.

  • You will be highly competent in Art Directing Retouchers, Photographers and Designers
  • Have a thorough understanding of photography, design for ATL and digital platforms
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • work well as part of a team, with a range of people

Role Responsibilities:

  • You will be directing/creating creative communication solutions for ATL and digital platforms from concept to completion, working with the wider Creative Team
  • The ideal candidate will have good composition skills and a good knowledge of art directing retouchers and designers
  • Able to communicate with a team of copywriters, designers, editors, and photographers
  • You will have the ability and inherent responsibility to match the brand’s tone accurately
  • You will be driven to push the limits of the creative medium


Qualifications

Person Specification:

  • Design degree or equivalent in relevant subject - could be qualified by experience
  • Experience in Art direction, Design and writing retouching briefs
  • Ability to work with the wider creative team - Copywriters, Digital Designers and Artworkers
  • Strong conceptual skills coupled with a 'hands-on’ design background
  • Experience in leading and directing design projects that are beautifully crafted and executed
  • An outstanding visual portfolio showing you can craft beautiful digital design
  • Strong communication skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • An outstanding visual portfolio showing you can craft beautiful digital design
  • Fluency in all Adobe Creative Suite
  • Happy working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment across multiple projects
  • Strong ability to prioritise work based on short and long-term needs
  • Strong aptitude to team work and building solid relationships with creative and account teams
  • Excellent presentation skills and communication abilities at all levels
  • Luxury automotive experience strongly preferred; other automotive experience welcomed
  • Passionate about getting others involved and having fun along the way
  • LOVE of cars!

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture Song

We connect deep human and business insights with the power of technology to define and deliver new realities. Experiences that can make lives easier, healthier, safer, and rewarding. At Accenture Song, we’re reimagining business through experience.

Website: https://www.accenture.com/gb-en/about/accenture-song-index

Industry: Marketing & Advertising


Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Song, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at accenture.com.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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