Location: Poznań

Art Director

Working at Apptension

Hi from Apptension, Poland-based quality software craftsmen who mix outstanding tech skills with a solid dose of creativity. We partner with the world’s leading brands, disruptive start-ups, and ingenious investors – coding their ideas into reality is a piece of cake for us!

We flavor our client’s projects with the secret sauce which, taking dozens of awards they received into consideration, the industry finds delicious. But don’t take our word for it - join us and see for yourself what the Apptension vibe is all about. Now, we’re looking for a brilliant Art Director to join our team.

What's this position about?

As a Art Director at Apptension, you will be expected to:

  • take responsibility for leading a team of designers in their day to day job – making sure that design and creative concepts are always polished and of the highest quality
  • develop innovative and on-strategy designs and experiences that meet the objectives of the given project
  • solve problems conceptually in collaboration with the broader interactive team, including writers, UX designers, creative technologists, and developers
  • foster all creative work done in the company both internally and externally
  • work closely with the sales team to create and execute winning ideas and presentations for our clients
  • create an exceptional portfolio of our work on directories such as Behance and Dribble

What do you need to have to join us?

Above all, we value creativity and strong working ethics. Here’s a detailed list of the skills we’d like you to have:

  • at least 3 years of experience as an Art Director or Lead Designer responsible for leading the team of designers
  • leadership skills. You are a natural collaborator and mentor who thrives in a group environment and knows how to bring out the best in the team – design, copy, UX, and development
  • strong understanding of digital product design principles
  • ability to communicate a client's story, brand, and ideas, as well as being able to present, explain and overcome objections for your creations
  • Creative Cloud Suite skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, Animate, Edge, etc.)
  • experience across digital, print, and motion – which you can prove in your portfolio.
  • good command of spoken and written English (at least C1)

We also value a lot:

Things that will help you stand out from the other candidates:

  • experience with emerging technologies like AR & VR
  • an artistic endeavor that proves your creative juices flow in many directions

Here's what we have to offer:

The Apptension Vibe is our favorite perk: we’re really into laughs, high fives and comfy clothes.
Other benefits include:

  • salary:
    UoP: 7000 - 9000 PLN net
    B2B: 10500 - 12700 PLN net + VAT
  • flexible form of employment
  • flexible working hours
  • work in well-oiled Scrum teams; we like to spend time with each other not only in the office
  • possibility of working remotely or from an office conveniently located in the center of Poznań
  • sports card
  • private health insurance
  • English classes, co-financed trainings and conferences
  • quarterly bonus
  • internal crowdfunding - each month our employees receive their own budget they can use to execute different ideas - our Wishlist was awarded with an "EB Kreator 2016" prize for the best internal employer branding campaign
  • a wide choice of beverages and fresh fruits
  • a well-equipped chill room with PlayStation and board games
  • team retreats
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