November 2021 | Careers

Creative Art Director

We’re looking for a Creative Art Director who wants to build brands and experiences with a team of award-winning designers, researchers, and producers.

What you’ll be doing?

A Creative Director in Velvet is the heart of the branding team. Creative Director’s role is to understand the client, their business and their target audiences. Using your imaginative and explorative mind your primary role is to build empathy and turn strategies into brilliant creative concepts. Creative Director in Velvet has the great opportunity to expand their skillset by working with clients in both public and private sector. You are the bond between different design disciplines in Velvet because branding will be launched in different channels. 

This is perfect for you if…

  • You have experience with creating design concepts and information architecture
  • You have a strong understanding of how to turn research insights into strategic advantages
  • You have a strong appetite for presenting to and collaborating with clients
  • You understand how people perceive information and how to convey messages
  • You are good at giving constructive direction and guidance to the designers working with you
  • You take responsibility for the creation and implementation of design concepts
  • You love to work with teams and never stop looking for ways how to improve productivity
  • You enjoy the challenge when it goes right and embrace it when it does not. Inspire others to do the same.
  • You take pride in what you do, how you do it, and who you do it with. You come with no ego, genuinely care about open and transparent communication to get to the best experience for the user while keeping business objectives top of mind

Your responsibilities will include …

  • Turn strategies and insights into creative concepts 
  • Conduct research for the organisational and cultural context surrounding a project
  • Facilitate and lead discussions of ideas with multiple stakeholders 
  • Work with various designers, artists, illustrators, photographers or directors
  • Review the team’s work throughout the process
  • Present ideas and creative work for the clients 
  • Make confident design decisions, ensuring you bring others on the journey with you
  • Create coherent tasks for designers, content creators and other team members 
  • Guide clients through decision making processes
  • Seek and listen to feedback and use it to build on ideas and adapt to any situation 

But wait! There’s more!

As part of Velvet and branding team, you get all other perks and great opportunities such as:

  • Social events, parties and outings
  • Velvet School sessions where we learn from and teach each other
  • Access to learning opportunities like conferences, courses and trainings
  • Flexible work location, remote, in Tallinn or in Tartu!
  • Great working environment and beautiful offices

How do we work, learn, and play?

We are in constant debate as to what is the best approach to a particular project. We strive to use the right tools for the job and regularly evaluate ways to work smarter. We are passionate about the quality and consistency of the products we deliver. The team is free to choose how they work to deliver the best results.

We are remote-friendly and flexible with where you spend your working hours. We have offices in Tallinn and Tartu with the mindset of being online-first (and written) in our communication.

We have the necessary snacks, drinks, wellness benefits for gyms, other health services, and team retreats fitting for a 2020 Design Agency of the Year and 2021 Digital Design Agency of the Year.

I’m in! What’s next?

Write us at job@velvet.ee with your CV/LinkedIn and portfolio before December 6th and we’ll get in touch with you as soon as possible. If you have any questions, let us know.

About Velvet

We are not big on hierarchy, we are big on collaboration and straight talk. We are friendly, playful and sometimes we like to break the rules.

We do

speak up, take care of each other, start with empathy, fuck up like pros, work for business value, collaborate like crazy, punch above our weight and deliver kick-ass work!

We do not

speak ill of our competitors, blame the client, work with alcohol, tobacco, gambling, pay-day loans, political parties or assholes.

These values define the Velvet experience and our culture, which consistently produces outstanding, effective work. They foster a relaxed environment where all employees feel comfortable punching above their weight. Read more about us and our approach.

Being a nominee of the 2017 Estonian Association of Interior Architects’ awards our office in Telliskivi Creative City is considered as one of the best places to work in Tallinn.

Why people love it here

We are not big on hierarchy, we are big on collaboration and straight talk. We are friendly, playful and sometimes we like to break the rules.

We do

speak up, take care of each other, start with empathy, fuck up like pros, work for business value, collaborate like crazy, punch above our weight and deliver kick-ass work!

We don't

speak ill of our competitors, blame the client, work with alcohol, tobacco, gambling, pay-day loans, political parties or assholes.
  • 41

    people
  • 10 000+

    projects completed
  • 159

    awards
  • 16

    markets conquered

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