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Art Director

Bucharest / Romania

💛 About us

We are a growing team of passionate individuals on a mission to help people start and stick to healthy habits. We know how difficult it is to keep the promises we make to ourselves in order to live better & healthier lives.

In the past 6 years, we have gathered a powerful community of over 850,000 people globally where anyone from anywhere in the world can practice healthy habits at any time. Our digital and physical products, the App and the super cool medals, let people move along the virtual equivalents of iconic routes by walking, running, cycling, swimming and more through our 45+ virtual challenges.

We are a global and diverse team (working from New Zealand, Romania, Nicaragua and other parts of the world) with an impressive growth record for the past 3 years, from 150k to 850k customers.

We are excited to embrace challenges and bold ideas, which led us to partner with some of the biggest entertainment companies, launching THE LORD OF THE RINGS Challenge in 2022 and more to come. We are looking forward to scale even more over the next 2-3 years striving to always be outstanding in everything we do and delivering more value to people around the world.

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Can you handle the intensity of being responsible for the overall visual direction of our advertising campaigns, ensuring that the creative output is on-brand, visually appealing, and engaging for our audience? We’re looking for someone who can lead a team of creatives and drive the vision forward for some of the biggest IPs in the world, while bringing fresh and diverse ideas to the table.

Why this is a huge opportunity:

  • Overseeing the visual direction of high budget advertising campaigns.
  • Working with some of the biggest IPs in the world like THE LORD OF THE RINGS and others we are currently developing partnerships for.
  • Top tier performance marketing – we don’t care if it “looks nice” if it’s not useful.
  • You’ll get to see the real-time impact of your work through data analysis.
  • Be a part of an amazing team that values growth and opportunity.

🏆 What we want from you

  1. You should be able to understand and work within our brand guidelines while introducing fresh and innovative ideas that elevate our creative output. 

Take a look at our previous campaigns and work to see our brand’s voice and vision. Can you maintain that while bringing your own artistic vision to the table?

  1. Have a strong understanding of different visual mediums and the ability to translate complex messaging into visually appealing creative concepts. 

We want to see that you can take our advertising messaging and turn it into stunning visuals that resonate with our audience. Can you demonstrate your ability to do this through your past work?

  1. Be receptive to feedback and work collaboratively with others to develop creative solutions that meet project goals. We value a team player who can work closely with the copywriting and design team to develop creative campaigns that hit all the right notes. 

Are you comfortable in a fast-paced environment where teamwork and collaboration are key?

  1. Be adaptable and able to shift gears quickly to meet changing project demands. As an art director, you will need to be able to juggle multiple projects and deadlines at once. 

We are looking for someone who can work well under pressure and maintain a positive attitude while doing so. Are you able to handle a dynamic and fast-paced work environment with ease?

Hard Skills we are looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience required
  • Concept development and ideation for advertising campaigns
  • Understanding of target audience and how to create effective messaging for them
  • Familiarity with different types of media and their specific requirements (e.g. print, digital, social media)
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite and other relevant software
  • Experience in creating compelling visual designs for marketing campaigns
  • Understanding of color theory, typography, layout, and composition
  • Experience in developing and implementing visual style guides
  • Ability to provide clear direction and feedback to creative teams
  • Knowledge of current design trends and visual styles
  • Ability to create and manage project timelines and budgets
  • Experience with project management software such as Asana or Trello
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Experience in directing photo and video shoots
  • Knowledge of lighting, composition, and camera techniques

Soft Skills we are looking for:

  • Creativity: The ability to think outside the box and come up with fresh and innovative ideas.
  • Collaboration: The capacity to work well with others, including copywriters, designers, and other team members.
  • Leadership: The ability to guide and inspire a team of designers and artists to produce high-quality work on time and on budget.
  • Adaptability: The capacity to adapt quickly to changing circumstances, including tight deadlines, shifting project requirements, and evolving client needs.
  • Communication: The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with clients, team members, and stakeholders to ensure that everyone is on the same page.
  • Attention to detail: The capacity to focus on the finer points of a project and ensure that every aspect of the work is of the highest quality.
  • Problem-solving: The capacity to identify and solve problems as they arise, including creative, logistical, and technical issues.
  • Flexibility: The ability to adapt to different design styles, project types, and client preferences.
  • Passion: The enthusiasm and dedication to the craft of advertising, and a willingness to go above and beyond to produce outstanding work.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement creative concepts and visual designs for virtual challenges that align with the brand’s overall marketing strategy.
  • Manage and oversee the creative team to ensure timely and high-quality delivery of all creative assets, including graphics, videos, and photography.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, production, and project management, to ensure alignment and successful execution of campaigns.
  • Oversee the production of all creative assets, including managing timelines and deadlines, reviewing and approving final designs, and ensuring brand guidelines are being followed.
  • Provide clear creative direction and feedback to the creative team to ensure the quality and consistency of all creative output.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in design, advertising, and marketing to continually evolve and improve the company’s creative performance.
  • Attend marketing meetings and presentations to present and discuss creative concepts and designs, as needed.
  • Participate in the hiring and onboarding of new creative team members as needed, providing guidance and support in the development of their skills and capabilities.

Day-to-Day Activities:

  • Collaborate with the creative team, including graphic designers, videographers and copywriters, to develop campaign concepts and creative strategies.
  • Provide feedback and guidance to the art team to ensure creative executions meet campaign objectives and brand standards.
  • Lead creative brainstorming sessions and providing creative direction to ensure concepts are aligned with overall campaign objectives.
  • Review and approving creative deliverables to ensure they meet campaign objectives and are of high quality.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and incorporate new design techniques and technologies into creative executions.
  • Participate in marketing meetings and presentations to present creative concepts and executions.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring timelines and deadlines are met.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including account managers and project managers, to ensure seamless execution of creative projects.
  • Maintain an organised and efficient workflow to ensure timely delivery of creative deliverables.
  • Create and manage art production for challenges timelines
  • Communicate with cross-functional teams to ensure production alignment and smooth execution.
  • Monitor art production progress and ensure that deadlines are being met.
  • Facilitate regular team meetings and check-ins.
  • Collaborate with the marketing campaign manager to align the deliverables of the overall campaign strategy.
  • Collaborate with the creative director to align the creative direction with the overall campaign strategy.
  • Ensure that all creative assets meet expectations and are delivered on time.

🔥Why the Conqueror:

You get all the usual benefits (hybrid/remote/office work up to you, 15.000 – 25.000 RON gross salary – depending on your skills and previous experiences, private health insurance, a central office location in Bucharest, the best equipment, social team activities) and …

  • Working with a cutting-edge untraditional Marketing team focused on always finding ways to increase performance testing different marketing strategies;
  • Working on projects in collaboration with some of the biggest entertainment companies in the world, such as Warner Bros for The Lord of The Rings and many more exciting partnerships we are currently developing;
  • Marketing a great product for US, UK, CA and other big markets;
  • A flexible work environment to ensure higher quality in everything we do: we love to make fast iterations in order to make something better, to quickly seize opportunities, are open to try new processes to ensure a better outcome. 
  • Personal development budget to constantly improve your skills.

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