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Art Director

Amsterdam - The Netherlands | Full-time APPLY DIRECTLY

Form follows the function, but it has to be unique. Do you love brands? Are you the first victim of your own work? Do you save campaigns not for what they sell, but for how they do it? Do you think in pixels and are you looking for an opportunity at an innovative Digital Agency that isn’t afraid to party? Get on board! Emakina.NL is looking for a:

Art Director

As a member of our creative team, you create ideas and bring them to reality. You know how to design and build unique user experiences. The focus is on how to enhance a brand in the digital world. You don’t just make things shine, but you deep understand what you are doing and what is the value for the user. You know how to adapt the guidelines of a brand, create concepts, moodboards and evolve them into great quality design. You know how to manage a photo/video shooting. You are responsible for projects and you can manage different clients at the same time. You are excited about wearing multiple hats: depending on your skills, there will be times when you must drive the creative/design process by playing the role of designer, art director, illustrator, etc. For the big picture, you coordinate closely with our creative director, strategy and UX teams. Emakina.NL is looking for an Art Director to dive into the deep end working on real projects for large international brands.


Your main responsibilities:

  • Understand the brief
  • Come up with different creative propositions
  • Creating inspiring moodboards
  • Translate concept in high-quality design
  • Advice colleagues and inspire the team
  • Attend client workshop
  • Follow-up the evolution of the project
  • Assure the quality through the evolution of the project
  • Creating storyboard
  • Direct a photo/video shooting

This is you in a nutshell

  • Not to brag, but you have a stellar portfolio to share
  • Be familiar with Design sprint methodology
  • You are a badass in Sketch and Adobe software (XD, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects)
  • Know all the secrets on how to create a sparkling presentation in Google Slides
  • Passion in e-commerce and web experiences
  • Sense of good design and trends
  • Hungry for innovation
  • High motivation and enthusiastic
  • Think in motion
  • Some experience with video-editing
  • A plus, some basics of animations (not only as a pro, but also in Keynote)

We offer

a friendly, informal workplace to work with some of the biggest brands and e-commerce retailers in Europe. You’ll work with dynamic professionals and ego-free team players who value personal initiative and development. You can count on a competitive salary, knowledge sharing (through our Nerd Summits, books and passionate conversations with other experts) all within an inspiring international environment. And to sweeten the deal we also have plenty of extracurricular activities from ski trips to beach barbecues or trips around the canals with the company boat.

If you’re thinking of relocating to the Netherlands for this particular role, read our Relocation information

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