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, instinctive Art Director/Designer to join our rapidly growing Glasgow or Toronto office. You’ll be a strong conceptual thinker with outstanding creative abilities and design skills, keen to develop breakthrough, multichannel advertising concepts for our clients all over the world.

Who we’re looking for:

  • You are a team player and fierce collaborator, though can also work independently
  • You are proactive and self-directed
  • You maintain a high awareness of industry issues and trends
  • You have real-world experience in a creative or marketing related field
  • You have and easy-going personality and positive approach to work
  • You can work independently, as well as collaborate with a team
  • You consistently meet deadlines and have the ability to prioritize multiple projects

What you’ll be doing:

  • Showing the agility and flexibility to design everything from environmental signage to print ads and online banners, landing pages and emails to brochures and collateral or websites, social, mobile and video
  • Consistently delivering viable breakthrough concepts and designs
  • Producing high-quality, to spec, production-ready files for digital and traditional applications
  • Maintaining close coordination with internal departments involved in servicing assigned accounts or projects
  • Presenting creative work and concepts internally and to clients
  • Working collaboratively in a fast-paced, international environment and successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrating a strong attention to detail and process, even as project demands evolve
  • Taking ownership of the projects assigned to you and ensuring they meet agreed deadlines, and always to a market-leading standard
  • Searching for best-fit photographers and sourcing imagery

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of design experience in a creative, agency or in-house marketing environment
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite; fluency in Microsoft Office/Apple software (Word, PowerPoint, Keynote); 3D, video animation and HTML experience a huge plus
  • 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
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • UX design and/or video editing/animating skills a huge plus

Key Info

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

Key Info

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

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 work-from-home 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 for you, apply today!

Apply Here!

    Choose file
    Resume (max 5MB) * Load Resume in PDF Format

    Choose file
    Cover Letter(max 5MB) *

    Retina takes your privacy seriously – by submitting the form, you are signing up to receive information from Retina. Your personal data will be protected in accordance with our privacy policies and only used to provide information related to your interests. If at any time you would like to withdraw your consent, you can do so by contacting us directly here.