Art Director

Retina is a multi-award-winning global advertising, marketing communications and technology services company — and both 2020 ANA B2B Agency of the Year and The Drum’s 2020 Martech Agency of the Year. We provide expertise to global Fortune 500 clients in the areas of strategy, creative and content, and go-to-market/media. Our aim is to enable our clients, empower our teams, and always push boundaries.

We’re seeking an experienced, proactive, and ambitious conceptual Art Director to join our rapidly growing agency in our UK, Romania, Vienna & Austria offices. You’ll be partnering with other creatives/ copywriters to work across our amazing portfolio of brands, as well as pitches and proactive projects. You are a strong conceptual thinker with outstanding creative abilities and design skills, keen to develop and craft breakthrough, multichannel advertising concepts for our clients all over the world.

Who we’re looking for:

  • You are an ideas person
  • You are a team player and fierce collaborator, though can also work independently
  • You understand the importance of a “big idea” and being able to create work that reflects it within the framework of the clients’ brand
  • You are proactive and self-directed
  • You have an awareness of emerging trends, developments and challenges in relevant industries and technologies
  • You have real-world art direction experience in a creative or marketing related field
  • You have an easy-going personality and positive approach to work
  • You consistently meet deadlines and have the ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • You have passion, ambition, and a sense of fun!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ideate and develop viable, breakthrough creative solutions that answer and exceed client briefs
  • Ensure standards for creative deliverables are maintained through to completion (art direction/ design and concept)
  • Show the agility and flexibility to conceptualize and develop everything from creative campaigns, print ads, video and collateral to online banners, landing pages, websites, social and mobile
  • Enhance existing creative and generate innovative and powerful visual concepts, while promoting the company’s and client’s visual identity
  • Produce high-quality, to spec, production-ready files for digital and traditional applications
  • Communicate and collaborate with respective teams across internal departments (account management, operations, content, strategy, UX and web development, marketing technologists) to ensure project deliverables are met
  • Present creative work and concepts internally and to clients
  • Work collaboratively in a fast-paced, international environment and successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrate a strong attention to detail and process, even as project demands evolve
  • Searching for best-fit photographers and sourcing imagery


  • Minimum 2 years of art direction experience in a creative, agency or in-house marketing environment
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite; fluency in Microsoft Office/Apple software (Word, PowerPoint, Keynote)
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • University degree (undergraduate level) in communications, design or another creatively or culturally interesting field and/or completion of an ad/design school program a big plus

Key Info

Employment type: Full Time Seniority Level: Senior Tech Location: Glasgow

Key Info

Employment type: Full Time Seniority Level: Senior Tech Location: Romania

Key Info

Employment type: Full Time Seniority Level: Senior Tech Location: Austria

Perks and Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for anybody looking to advance their career as an Art Director, and do so in a fast-paced, hands-on environment of high standards and equally high appreciation for your work. It’s a full-time position – currently on a hybrid basis – with a competitive salary and paid vacation. You’ll benefit from a flexible schedule and the chance to collaborate with international colleagues and even visit our international offices. You’ll also be assigned to industry-leading and innovative companies, as well helping an award-winning agency realize its lofty ambitions.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, we want to hear from you!

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