Our Marketing team, Waste Creative Japan is now looking for Art Director!
What we're looking for:
A talented art director to join our growing Japanese team. You'll need to be
great at art-directing everything from a static UA banner to a 5-minute video.
Waste specialises in entertainment and gaming brands. So, it's vital that you
are an active gamer with a love of mobile games and you love immersing
yourself in the culture of games and gamers. A track record of concept and
delivering bigger ideas would be a great addition – ATL work, larger
activations, content campaigns, etc.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Lead multiple projects and work streams co-currently from concept to
Manage the day-to-day activities of the design team.
Review, direct and provide positive, constructive feedback for the
Quality control, feedback and sign-off responsibilities.
Conduct 1 to 1's with direct reports and yearly performance reviews.
As a senior, they'll also help guide, develop and mentor the team,
providing continuous feedback and constructive critiques of their work.
About Waste Creative:
Waste is a fan-first creative agency founded in 2006. We connect entertainment
brands with their fans, to drive creativity, culture and commercial success.
We recently became part of the Keywords family, the largest technical and
creative services provider to the gaming industry. We employ 87 wasters
globally, covering strategy, creative, social, experiential, OOH, and TV. Our
HQ is in London, and we've recently opened up a new office in Tokyo, Japan.
https: // www. instagram.com/wastecreative/
https: // www. waste-creative.jp/
The Waste Way:
At Waste, we live by four key cultural pillars and expect ALL Waster's to live
up to these principles. This is what Waste was founded on:
Be Brave - We look for fresh ways to solve problems and encourage
diversity of thought.
Take ownership - We value actions over words and empower Wasters to make
Make it Better -We're always looking for ways to improve our work, agency
Be Kind - We're a team. Win together, lose together, learn together.
4+ years of experience as an art director at an agency or in-house
Fluent in both English and Japanese
A solid portfolio with examples of great art direction, with a strong
focus on display advertising and social content.
The ability to work with type, motion or live action.
Excellent knowledge of all social channels.
Strong understanding of how to structure a winning pitch deck.
The ability to sell ideas, both in person and in a deck.
Remote work within Greater Tokyo Area
Business hours and Location:
Flexibility in time - We all have different creative clocks, and you know
yours better than we do. We expect you to work 8 hours daily from Monday
to Friday with core hours between 11:00 and 16:00 (excluding a 1-hour
break). The rest will be up to you.
Flexibility in location - Waste fully embraces telework, and most of us
work from home. Office space is also available for your convenience, and
you will have access to meeting rooms and hot desks.
Offices are located at 1 Chome-22-19 Izumi 8~9F, Suginami City, Tokyo
You must reside in Japan during your employment at Waste. We offer legal
support for visa applications. Depending on your situation, we may allow
you to work outside of Japan during your probation period.