Wednesday , June 29 2022

Clicks Group Careers – Creative Manager

Website Clicks Group

Job Description:

Responsible for the Creative development of superior brand packaging design to guide the creative packaging team to deliver best creative solutions. You will be expected to have a strong understanding of the various brand CI’s as well as brand tiering and brand architecture, and be able to develop and communicate our brand objectives, by planning, creating and delivering compelling packaging designs and communications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Apply concept to print material to briefing requirements.
  • Ensure accurate creation and implementation of all Clicks Private label style guides, including all sub-brands of Clicks private label.
  • Be able to multi-task and be willing to work hands-on when necessary.
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills essential, with ability to work under pressure.
  • Work closely with traffic and client services to ensure smooth workflow and delivery of work, while ensuring the team’s creative brief is attainable within respective timelines.
  • Provide creative direction to all concept designers, consistently attaining highest standards of creativity and meeting brief objectives.
  • Manage creative work-flow process to deadlines.
  • Responsible for all freelance hiring, rate negotiation and management whilst making sure the internal design team is working to full efficiency.
  • Provide strong support base to Creative Head to maintain brand consistency and set high design standards across Clicks Private Label.
  • Maintain good client relationships as well as create strong partnerships with the marketing teams in order to co-create content and campaigns which compliment our brand equities which make a real impact with consumers
  • Guide, oversee, assist and mentor Clicks packaging design team, including senior and junior creative designers, finished artists, illustrators, photographers and freelance designers to deliver on brief objectives
  • Sourcing of and directing outside resources ie: producton agency, photographer, make-up artists, stylists illustrators and models, while building and maintaining professional relationships with a network of resources.
  • Assist with the accurate and timeous flow and execution of all work designated from brief to final presentation, to print execution.
  • Work on multiple projects from initial concepts, through to development and the execution thereof.
  • Ensuring and maintaining Brand consistency is in-line with relevant marketing strategies and Corporate Identity guidelines.

Job Requirements:

  • Graphic Design qualification.
  • Matric or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 5 years management experience with experience in conducting performance appraisals in line with business objectives.
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite CC: Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign.
  • Must have at least 10 years packaging and brand design experience with a working knowledge of finished Art and all print processes.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite CC: Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign.
  • Must have at least 10 years packaging and brand design experience with a working knowledge of finished Art and all print processes.
  • Minimum 5 years management experience with experience in conducting performance appraisals in line with business objectives.
  • Matric or equivalent qualification
  • Graphic Design qualification.

Job Details:

Company: Clicks Group

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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