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Art Director

Creative
Full-time
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Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

An ideal candidate would be someone who can take conceptual ideas and create visual representations, both in print (packaging design) and web(landing pages, banners, social media and etc.).

We are also looking for someone with the expert knowledge of current design software and skilled with every step of the design process from concept to the final deliverable. Collaborating with different stakeholders in the team, the Art Director should be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that connects. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of branding and marketing, with the ability to vary style and layouts depending on the project.

Responsibilities: 
  • Able to ideate fresh, exciting concepts & execute ideas. 
  • Managing graphic designs from conception to delivery.
  • Work on a wide range of projects and media(print, packaging design and web landing pages, banners, social media and etc.), using various computer software to visualize and develop graphic designs that meet business goals.
  • Work independently and cooperatively on multiple projects with the sales and marketing team, meeting deadlines, and scheduling project implementation based on workload.
  • Obtain input from management, ensuring designs meet organizational standards and brand expectations, according to the brand guideline.
  • Assisting the Creative Director and Head of Department to examine existing processes, identifying flaws, and creating solutions to improve design capabilities.
  • Develop concepts by hand or with software, and execute original content determining ideal usage of color, text, font style, imagery, and layout.

Job Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree in Graphic Design/Multimedia or a graphic design qualification equivalent.
  • Creative portfolio with design projects (print, packaging design, and digital).
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign etc.). 
  • Knowledge in FA and video editing software like Premiere Pro, After Effects etc. is an added bonus. 
  • Proficiency in design, visual compositions, and Photoshop are a must have.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and collaborate with team members in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision and able to work in a team environment.
  • Previous experience in an agency environment would be an advantage.

Our Culture

WHO WE ARE

Photobook Worldwide is the leading e-commerce company in South East Asia that provides a unique experience in preserving meaningful memories through fully personalisable Photo Albums and Photo Products. Headquartered in Malaysia, we have offices located in Canada, Australia, Philippines, and Thailand catering to the global market.

We’re one of the most avant-garde players in the industry, consistently implementing new tech and innovative practices to push ourselves further. This has enabled us to pave the way in bringing an expanding range of quality customisable photo gifts to the region, as well as giving our customers a high measure of service excellence.

This passion in continuous advancement and customer-mindedness has always been at the core of what we do here. It ensures our position as a steady, stable and exponentially growing e-commerce business.

We believe in making moments matter, inspired designs and outstanding craftsmanship.

We believe in what we do, we are good at what we do, and we are obsessed with being impeccable about it. Our young, professional, and highly driven workforce has organically matured into a constructive force where high standards and creativity are valued and rewarded. We attract some of the best talents around as we’ve established ourselves with more than just substantial market presence, but also as a company that highly values both its employees and its customers.

OUR CULTURE

Photobook Worldwide is the home to some of the best minds and talents around. We’re a fast-paced company with a vastly young, professional and passion driven workforce. While we're based in Malaysia, our teams are internationally diverse - creating a fun, dynamic and unconventional culture. Continuous skill building, passive learning, knowledge sharing and team building is something we greatly emphasise on. 

We care about our people, and we do our best to create a truly meaningful journey for everyone here.

Regardless of position and department, everyone has equal opportunity to shine, recognising the hard work each of us has put in to achieve our goals; so results and efforts are rewarded.

While a work hard-play hard concept is something that’s a standard in today’s working environment, we’ve gone on to ensure that everyone enjoys a higher quality of living. A healthy work-life balance is something we strive for. There’s always after hour activities going on such as drinks, movie nights, badminton, futsal, and more to further encourage a strong sense of belonging. We even practice flexible working hours in an effort to accommodate everyone as much as we can!

Then there’s always the free parking, fun facilities, medical benefits, on-demand coffee, team outings, good music, company dinners, annual retreats, just to name a few. Oh... and free staff credits for our products of course!

We adopt a true open-door culture to allow everyone to get to know each other, from back end factory workers right up to the group CEO. We're transparent of our inner workings so everyone can know exactly how the business is being run.

Passion, creativity and innovation is valued here. We’re always looking out for more fresh talent to advance their careers, so if you think that it’s high time you be a part of something revolutionary, come talk to us.
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