Posted by Mahlab
Negotiable on experience
10 December, 2021

Digital Art Director

Mahlab is now looking for a talented Digital Art Director to lead award-winning content sites and create compelling digital content in all formats.

Mahlab is an independently owned content and communications agency that works with some of the world’s most dynamic brands such as Salesforce and Zoom. 

We’re a team of writers, journalists, strategists, designers, social media experts, and PR folk famous for award-winning content marketing and communications programs.


Mahlab is now looking for a talented Digital Art Director to lead award-winning content sites and create compelling digital content in all formats.


Reporting to the Creative Director, you will lead a team of digital designers and work collaboratively with our content team and network of freelance creatives.


The person we’re looking for knows how to ideate and bring creative concepts to life across a variety of digital channels. 


The day to day

The Digital Art Director is responsible for the delivery of key design initiatives across various digital projects including website, UX/UI, Email Marketing, Apps, & Animation. You will need to have the ability to translate our clients business and marketing objectives into designs that are clear, compelling, accessible, visually exciting and emotionally engaging.


This is a client facing role so you will need to be a people person and confident presenting your ideas to an audience.


You will have an opportunity to shape our clients brands online presence, so you will need to possess a knack for creating digital campaigns and a passion for improving the customer journey.


The ideal person

  • Successful completion of studies in design or similar 
  • Minimum of 8 years experience with some of this gained from an agency environment
  • Can understand and implement strategy from a design perspective
  • High level of competency with design applications and technology including Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Illustrator, XD (or equivalent) & WordPress 
  • Experience designing across multiple disciplines / channels, e.g. digital, video, social, animation, print
  • A strong understanding of brand (experience developing brand identities and creating a brand experience)
  • Has experience leading and mentoring a team
  • A positive attitude with excellent tenacity and initiative
  • Proactive and a self-driven learner
  • A demonstrated ability to concept work with minimal guidance from the Creative Director
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong production knowledge and experience in creative production supervision


This role would suit someone who enjoys working on a wide range of projects, having a lot of creative freedom and working collaboratively with a variety of internal teams.


Why it’s pretty good here

  • We’re close to public transport links.
  • We’re slap bang in the middle of Balmain’s coffee strip.
  • We develop talent in a nurturing and supportive environment.
  • We have a fun and flexible office culture with WFH available – up to 50% of hours.
  • Wellness Employee Assistance Program – Free, confidential and independent support.
  • Free flu vaccinations.
  • Gifts & celebration of birthdays, one-, three- and five-year work anniversaries.
  • Learning and development training budget.
  • A variety of discounts available through our Employment Hero HR platform.
  • Office Dog Fridays and an active social committee with regular activities and catch ups.


Mahlab is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, gender identity, colour, race, religion, national origin, disability, or any other protected status recognised under applicable law.


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Employment conditions

Job Type
Negotiable on experience

For further information

Andrea Hart