• Digital Creative Director

    Posted Date 11 months ago(15/01/2018 7:13 PM)
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  • Overview

    Ogilvy Malaysia is seeking a Digital Creative Director to join the agency at an exciting time of digital transformation, the position is a full time assignment located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


    The Digital Creative Director will perform a 60/40 split between production and direction, whilst looking to build solid digital foundations and a team of digitally capable experts. The role will work across a number of key accounts, having a significant impact on end user experience and engagement in both digital and traditional channels.


    • Digital first (HTML landing pages, micro sites, websites, eCommerce, AI/AR, mobile, online display banners, social) with print/traditional coming in a close second (posters, direct mail, brochures, out of home, video). 
    • Speak to the work with excitement/clarity/enthusiasm and passion (good at selling the idea and the execution). 
    • Understand the importance of creative strategy and use it to create powerful work, understanding the benefits of process and how to use it to their advantage 
    • Able to collaborate with external and internal collaborators for projects and campaigns on a consistent basis, which will include reviews/feedback/con-calls and support driving digital creative across multiple areas of the organisation. 
    • Optimizes client marketing message(s) through smart innovative design and copy. Layout / copy should support the strategy, and ensure that the key message is clearly communicated, without distractions and utilising the most appropriate digital channels. 


    • 7-10 years of experience designing digital marketing experiences
    • Experience working in creative ad agency is a must
    • Very strong digital production background (both in web, email, mobile, eCommerce and application environments (AI & AR is an added bonus)) as well as experience in traditional (print, tv, radio). 
    • Demonstrated exceptional skill-sets in graphic design, typography, interface design (UX design, UI design, IA, and Wireframing), information design, highly capable in Adobe Illustrator creating custom iconography and info graphics based on branded visual language. 
    • An incredible portfolio of work showcasing a variety of interactive projects
    • Understands and is at the forefront of digital media innovation and its limitations. Designs all packages/components/assets to pass production muster and for best digital/on-screen results. 
    • Strong presentation skills - able to present and convey ideas to a number of audiences including senior management, clients, and cross-functional teams – with a smile and enthusiasm
    • Works well in collaboration with other creatives. Positive attitude and readily partner with all types of people. 
    • The ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet aggressive deadlines. 
    • Motivated, driven, collaborative passionate about his/her work. Proactively seeks and leverages feedback from those around him/her to push the work farther. 
    • Meets deadlines and deliverables; can do their job without constant oversight. Knows how to get what they need to get the job done. Flags concerns in a timely manner, with a solution in mind. 
    • Pays attention to details. Checks for product, consistency, brand standards adherence, spelling, production concerns, other errors. 
    • Self-directed, motivated, and resourceful – someone who will thrive in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment
    • Actively listen, engage and articulate themselves in a corporate setting. Presents concepts and rationale to manager, brand strategy and/or business partners.
    • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript a plus


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