Hearst UK

Art Director (fixed term contract)

Job Added: 05 June 2019
Applications Close: 05 July 2019
Level: Director, Senior
Contract: Fixed-term
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Website: hearst.co.uk

Hearst’s Content Marketing Agency was launched in June 2015, to service ASDA’s content account. This account has grown exponentially, delivering not only print and digital content, but also through-the-line photography and TV advertising. Alongside the ASDA account sits O2 and P&G. These clients are supplemented with project work across other brands.

As a global publishing powerhouse, Hearst is in a great position to win more commercial content clients and there’s a huge appetite within the business to grow Hearst Made exponentially in 2019.

The Role

  • To work on the Asda client account delivering through the line photography for owned earned and paid channels.
  • Ensure quality creative output across all campaign assets.
  • To work with the team from brief into pre-production, shoot production and post-production

Key Responsibilities

  • Attend creative meetings and contribute accordingly
  • Understand client objectives and past performance and insight to direct thinking around all creative solutions
  • Working with the Head of Client Services and the Senior Producer to deliver appropriate, new and relevant creative to support the client brief
  • Work with the client services and production in relation to debriefs/project reviews creative reviews
  • Find the best-suited creative talent to execute the campaigns; Photographers, videographers, Models, Stylist, H&M, Set Builders, Prop Stylist, Film Directors, Editors, Designers, Art Workers and Retouchers
  • Direct repro and post production services as required
  • Ensure only the highest quality creative is delivered and meets the brand objectives
  • Work within the budget parameters set by the client service team
  • Encourage passion, pro-activity; desire to succeed and over-deliver at all times
  • Stay abreast with market and competitor activity to help guide and inform creative approach

About You

You will be a proven Art Director with a wealth of shoot experience, design skills and an understanding of brand lead creative. You will have significant experience delivering multi-platform content and understand how to best to leverage content across each platform. Solid experience working on client facing business

  • InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and repro knowledge
  • Ability to deliver creative presentations
  • Experience working through the line and knowledge of technicalities in delivering content across multiple channels
  • Adaptability and flexibility - able to design across all titles on all multi-platform offerings
  • Collaboration and team participation
  • Familiarity with marketing principles
  • Ability to work effectively to meet deadlines
  • Ability to build close working relationships with the entire teams
  • Enthusiasm and endless supply of new ideas
  • A passionate approach to work
  • The ability to think creatively and proactively
  • A strong eye for detail
  • The ability to be self-motivated

How to apply