May 30, 2014

Senior Art Director - TBWA\RAAD - Lebanon

- Implement & incorporate strategy from the Brief and direction from the Creative Director
- Taking part in brainstorming and creative planning sessions
- Ensuring concepts contain tasteful, creative & beautifully crafted art direction and with material accuracy
- Prepare and refine concepts for internal and client presentations and provide rationale behind these concepts
- Participate in project update/status meetings with project team as required
- Keep up to date and informed on the best work within our industry
- Multitask and generate quality work in a very busy, fast paced environment.
- Good listener, strong conceptual skills and able to handle and learn from constructive criticism
- Passion for creating breakthrough creative that gets results
- At least 7 – 9 years of experience as an Art Director in an advertising environment
- Experience working in an integrated agency environment

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Senior Designer - TBWA\RAAD - Lebanon

- Responsible for conceptualization and implementation of design of solutions that meet marketing strategies from concept to completion. This position requires specialized knowledge of methods and techniques of graphic design and layout.
- Senior Graphic Designers should demonstrate a high level of proficiency in design, web and multimedia software and applications, such as Adobe Creative Suite.
- It is beneficial if they have knowledge of printing procedures, photography, illustration and verbal and written communication.
- In general, a Senior Graphic Designer would have a degree in graphic design and three to five years’ experience in lead designer roles or previous senior designer experience.

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Finalizer - TBWA\RAAD - Lebanon

- Typical output from the Studio includes Press Ads, Outdoor Ads, Brochure Design, Leaflet Design and T-Shirt Design. In fact anything we can creatively think of eventually goes through a studio for the final quality of the output. We work in many languages, English and Arabic primarily but other languages also need to be typeset.
- The role of Studio Designer requires an eye for detail, passion for perfection and a creative soul. The role requires graphic design skills to transform concepts from creative scribbles to craft artwork ready to print, digital or offset.
- The Studio Designer will be comfortable working in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and understand the processes to take an artwork to final production. This includes an ability to respect deadlines and work in an organized and responsible manner.

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May 16, 2014

Graphic Designer - Excite Design - Lebanon

Excite Design is looking for Graphic Designers with 2+ years of experience in Branding, Print and Digital.

Designers must work on MAC OS and have great experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign.

May 6, 2014

Post-Production Producer - The Council - Lebanon

The Council is looking for a full-time post production producer.

About The Council for Visual Affairs
We are a post-production company that specializes in Visual Effects, motion design and editing for Films, TV, Commercials, Documentaries, and innovative visual projects.
Becoming a Councillor
- Our team of Councillors are ‘serious amateurs’. We’re fun but productive. Self starters able to work in the usually challenging conditions of visually driven content creation environments.
- We stick together and foster an open development space for each other both as individuals and as a team. If you’re truly open to it, you can grow as far as your capabilities can take you.
- Working hours are from 9am to 6pm, but work tends to be carried out outside normal working hours, every now and then.
- Our employment package offers a possibility to work on various types of projects, and develop your skills across a wide range of fields.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Communication Arts, Audio Visual or Graphic Design or a three year working experience in the Media field. Languages: English, Arabic. French is a plus.

Reporting Skills, Administrative Writing Skills, Microsoft Office Skills (MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), Managing Processes, Organization, Analyzing Information , Professionalism, Problem Solving, Supply Management, Inventory Control, Verbal Communication.
In your job (Roles and Responsibilities).
Once appointed a Councilor, and to complement our team of VFX artists, motion designers, illustrators, and film editors, you will:
- Ensure that all The Council's resources are operating efficiently.
- Provide assistance to freelance resources, introducing facilities policies and procedures.
- Maintain and restock office supplies.
- Ensure efficient operation of the post production process, from the arrival of the original data files through the delivery of the final product to the client.
- Produce and follow up projects from beginning till completion.
- Maintain accurate scheduling of equipment, post production suites, meetings and deliverables.
- Schedule regular equipment maintenance.
- Assist artist to perform their tasks within the required schedule and budget.
- Respond to content delivery requests from clients.
- Create, initiate and maintain forms to track resource usage and expenditures.
Administrative responsibilities
- Resolve administrative problems by coordinating preparation of reports, analyzing data, and identifying solutions.
- Maintain workflow by studying methods; implement cost reductions; and develop reporting procedures.
- Send and prepare invoices and receipts for clients.
- Follow up on client payments.
- Ensure all company project transactions are well documented and archived.
Client servicing
- Host client visitors: meet and greet hospitality, provide assistance when needed.
- Complete operational requirements by managing job time sheets and project sheets; scheduling and assigning administrative projects; expediting and reporting work results.
- Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed.
Production assistance (If/When needed)
- Be a ‘data wrangler’: back up video material from cards and drives
- Encode files for DVD and web use
- Author DVDs, duplicate small quantities of DVDs
- Negotiate permissions and facilities fees for location filming
- Subtitle productions