Art Director (freelance contract)

Company Description

Forward (FWD) is the media company of lastminute.com. Its mission is to help businesses unlock new opportunities to make their marketing activity more efficient, intelligent and relevant. FWD encompasses four business lines from Media to Advisory, that combined form a media-marketing power-house.

FWD is part of lm group, a publicly-traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Each month, our websites and mobile apps (available in 17 languages and 40 countries) reach 43 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences.

More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to providing our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel-related products and services

Job Description

Forward is looking for an Art Director (freelance) to collaborate with its Content Marketing team in-house. The Art Director will be responsible for creating world-class content for global campaigns, turning strategic direction into engaging visual content with different tones of voice.

Key Responsibilities

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Generate creative ideas, with strong focus on the visual content
  • Generate content on the basis of the brief collected from the client
  • Creating powerful and sellable decks 
  • Take the full responsibilities of the “visual side of the content” from the development of the creative concepts and ideas to the execution
  • Take care of sketch, storyboard and draft production to visualize ideas and concepts
  • Collaborate with producer and video maker during the shooting stage of video projects
  • Oversee the post production step in collaboration with motion designer & video editor 

Qualifications

Essential

  • 4-6 years of experience in the role
  • Previous experience in digital companies or creative agencies
  • Ability to manage a project from concept through production, in multiple media, formats and instruments
  • An understanding of all modern/advanced advertising platforms (knowledge on social and digital platforms are taken for granted) and how to make the most of them
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, in particular Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Previous experience on video project for social media will be considered a plus
  • Fluent level of English
  • Able to work autonomously 

 We are considering applications of creative couples!