Art Director – Johannesburg

Posted Work @ Gorilla

This position requires imagination and a wide skill set within a creative team of thinkers. If your work is incredible and communication is your thing, then your knowledge of Digital and TTL production will most likely excite us as much as it does you.


Integral to the creative process and playing a pivotal role in roll-out, conception and design.

Have experience connecting customers and brands through intuitive interfaces and transformative brand experiences.

Demonstrate a combination of strategic, conceptual and design skills.

Problem-solve well.

Ensure that the highest creative and design standards are met.

Be the brand and CI custodian on all interactive projects.

Assist in the planning of a project by defining production requirements and scoping timings.

Work closely with your team to build visually striking marketing communications.

Deliver on design solutions and applications to feed into your design team.

Be accountable for the performance of the designers in your team.

Assist where appropriate in pitches and client presentations.

Develop, communicate and maintain strict design guidelines and consistent standards.

Assist and contribute toward regular creative team meetings.

Creation of online visual design, typography, visual concept, logos, icons, and other interactive platforms.

Manage a variety of projects simultaneously.

Assume a mentorship role to grow Junior Designers and Writers.


A Portfolio of Work, CV and references.

Formal education/training.

Agency experience.

Proficient in MacOSX and Adobe creative suite.


Send a CV, portfolio and cover letter to Please include examples of the work you’ve done, including corporate and personal stuff. We just want a cool, talented person who likes doing all kinds of different design. If you have a blog, give us that link too. Basically, we want to see you in action.

If we don’t reply to your submission, please assume your application was not successful.

No applications will be considered without a portfolio.