Our client in Hong Kong is looking
for an Art Director as part of its expansion program.
DIRECTOR : Specialized in Hospitality Projects
The Art Director will set the
creative vision for the company’s projects and ensure the visual intention of
each project is achieved. The Art Director will also be responsible to manage a
team to deliver projects within budget and within a project timeline.
The Art Director will work with
clients and their business partners and will be expected to travel to meetings
as required by the project.
The Art Director must be astute to
understand the client’s expectations and to deliver them competently,
efficiently and within budget and agreed timeline.
The Art Director will also work
with artists, designers and the creative team to develop concepts and realize
REPORTS TO: Company Directors
SUPERVISES: Project Manager, Project
Leaders, Creative Consultants, Technical Consultants, Creative Coordinators.
or above in a creative field such as interior design, architecture or art history.
An additional business management degree is preferred
Over 3+ years
of experience in an art consultancy company and specializing in 5 star, boutique or moderate hospitality projects.
2-4 years in
a management position.
Strong Business Acumen
in working with artists is a must.
Exceptional English Capacity.
Knowledge of Chinese is preferred.
Good writing skills.
Good public relations skills
possess exceptional computer skills. PC knowledge with Mac knowledge is a plus.
Thorough knowledge of the following software applications is required, AutoCAD,
Adobe Photoshop, PowerPoint, Excel and any widely utilized word processing
ability to think creatively and provide marketable solutions in conceiving,
developing an artwork program even under pressure.
Primary Responsibilities: Art Direction/Project Management
Make presentations to client.
Personally work on the art selection.
Interact with team to develop creative concepts and executions of projects.
Possess solid understanding of the art field.
Work closely with client’s project team and monitor all projects.
Diverse sourcing abilities of art and art objects from the international
Secondary Responsibilities: Staff
Provide detailed direction to designers.
Constantly inspire and train in order to raise the benchmark skills within
Exceptionally good communication
Ability to work quickly and
Fluent in English is a must. (Cantonese and Mandarin is preferred)
Understanding of different
medium and technique used in artwork production.
Understanding of perspective
and space relationships.
situations both internally and with the client.
Command respect from
freelancers and designers and be able to effectively oversee their work.
eye for decoration and detail.
to conceptualize ideas.
to think visually.
Detail Oriented with a methodical approach to work.
Possess Leadership skills.
to see the broader picture and to co-ordinate effectively.
and sensitivity when working with artists, clients and other business partners
Advance to profit sharing scheme and possible partnership in the company.
This post is open to international candidates. Client is open to negotiating salary for the right candidate.
In summary, this role will involve placing art in new building projects and working with interior designers on briefs. Candidate must be comfortable working with high-end hotel execs.