Art Director


Art Director - Based in Dubai

£65K tax free!
Fancy a warmer climate?

Are you an Art Director with Automotive experience and looking for a sea change? DNA have partnered with a Global Creative Agency who specialise in finding, influencing, and selling to modern-affluent consumers, to help them find an energetic and self-motivated creative thinker to join their growing team in Dubai.

You must have Automotive experience; this is not negotiable, and have a portfolio that reflects this and showcases integrated, conceptual campaigns that you have worked on across all channels and media - especially design.


  • These are the key principals for the role of the Art Director. Ensuring these happen will lead to remarkable output commercially and raise the bar in terms of quality of output.
  • Contributing to the agency development of world class creativity
  • Working collaboratively and passionately to solve client problems and engage consumers
  • Understanding our clients target consumers across the region, and understanding cultural nuisances across the region
  • Delivering a mixture of conceptual and task-driven art-direction tasks in collaboration with all creative disciplines, especially design
  • Managing daily and weekly projects independently to time and budget
  • Working across channels and platforms fluidly and confidently
  • Contributing to the team, and working collaboratively with other art directors and copywriters to create powerful campaigns
  • Champion visual sensitivities that effect ideas and executions across the middle east region

Skills Needed:

  • 3-4 years' experience of Art Direction, conceptual and craft
  • Experience of working collaboratively with other creative disciplines, including copy writers and designers
  • Understanding of interpreting and contributing to creative briefs, with client servicing teams and strategists
  • Technically strong photographic and film direction
  • Experience in transcreation of ideas
  • Passionate about creativity, the arts, and creative disciplines Demonstrable knowledge of brands and how to move our client's brand and communications forward
  • Time management and organisation skills
  • Ideally understanding of Adobe Creative Suite software


The Art Director will be based in Dubai and a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking for a new challenge.

***Only people with the relevant experience will be contacted***

If you would like more information that please don't hesitate to apply!



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Job Title:
Art Director
Contract type:
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Up to £65000.00 per annum
Contact name:
Maria Georgiou
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