Head of Art

We at Publicis Groupe Belgium are always looking to craft the best creative product possible. In pursue of its greatness, we’re looking for a Head of Art to support us elevate the craftmanship and design of everything we deliver.

 

 

WHO ARE WE?

At Publicis Groupe Belgium we are people obsessed. That’s our raison d’être: to make brands relevant and interesting to people, in order to touch them and influence their behaviour, to grow the business of the brands we work for. You could say we move people to move business.

The nature of the solutions we offer is also driven by the fact that we are people obsessed. By combining creativity, media and data we design tailor made creative solutions that impact each individual in a personalized way. More than 200 diverse bright experts are organised in 6 interconnected expert teams (strategy, data, creation, content, media, and production), and are the drivers of our collective creativity.

When it comes to the talents working for us, we’re off course also peopled obsessed. All the efforts we’re taking to make our people happy and grow lead to Publicis Groupe being certified with the prestigious “Great Place To Work” label in 2021.

 

WHO ARE YOU?

The Head of Art will lead and inspire our design team, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, innovative design solutions that align with our clients' brand vision and business objectives. This role involves overseeing the entire design process, from concept to execution, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to elevate the creative product.

  • Experience: Extensive experience in design or art direction roles, with a proven track record of successful projects. 8 years minimum of experience are required for this position.
  • Leadership Skills: Exceptional leadership and team management abilities to inspire and guide design professionals.
  • Creativity: Strong creative thinking and problem-solving skills to generate innovative design ideas.
  • Software Proficiency: Proficiency in creative softwares such as Adobe Creative Cloud (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign). Editing and A.I. Skill is a big plus.

 

YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

This is our bucket list, but we will not be disappointed if we cannot tick all the boxes in the end. All our experts have different backgrounds, which help them shape their day-to-day, that will not be any different in your case.

  • Design Direction: Develop and communicate a clear creative vision for projects, ensuring alignment with the brand's identity and customer needs.
  • Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and manage the design team, fostering a collaborative and creative work environment.
  • Project Oversight: Oversee design projects from conception to completion, ensuring they meet quality standards, deadlines, and budget constraints.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with different departments, from creative to prodction, account to management, to translate requirements into effective design solutions aligned with the whole team.
  • Design Standards and Guidelines: Establish and maintain design standards, guidelines, and best practices across the organization.
  • Client Collaboration: Collaborate with clients to understand their goals, present creative concepts, and ensure satisfaction with the final output.
  • Quality Control: Maintain high creative and craftmanship standards and ensure the final output meets or exceeds client expectations.
  • Budget Management: Manage design budgets, allocate resources effectively, and track expenses together with Design Traffic Manager.
  • Presentation Skills: Present and pitch design ideas and concepts to clients or stakeholders effectively.

 

WHEN JOINING US, THIS IS WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • A key position and leading role in a resourceful and people obsessed organization.
  • Ambitious clients in the middle of their business transformation.
  • A competitive salary and benefits program.
  • An inclusive organization that recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, …
  • A “great place to work” in the breath-taking carbon neutral Gare Maritime at Tour & Taxis. You’ll find facilities from showers so you can go for a yoga session or lunch-run in the Tour & Taxis Park to a food hall for if all that running (or only even thinking about it) has make you hungry.

 

Join the #lionhearted!

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