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August 99, Inc

Art Director | Remote  

August 99, Inc

  • Pasig, Philippines
    Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full timeFULL_TIME

Posted 3 months ago and deadline of application is on 29 Nov

Recruiter was hiring 20 hours ago


Job Description

The Art Director (AD) is primarily responsible for being the creative head of individual web design projects and is the client’s primary point of contact for design related matters.

He or she is tasked out with conceptualizing individual designs that are visually appealing and technically sound, all while designing with the client’s concerns in mind.

Additionally, the AD will work with a team of designers and developers for each project – the designers to illustrate and build the mock ups for the sites, and the developers to make the functional version of the custom sites.

Art Directors report to the Managing Art Director in the Manila office.


  • Effectively communicate and articulate with clients their design concerns and solutions
  • Keep in touch with clients on a regular basis for updates
  • Be able to build rapport with all sorts of clients with differing personalities
  • Be able to handle escalated and unhappy clients
  • Come up with not just aesthetically pleasing designs, but also designs that are functional and user friendly
  • Keep up to date with current design trends – primarily in web design, but also in other fields as well
  • Learn basic literacy in the commonly used design programs
  • Learn basic literacy in Wordpress
  • Effectively work with and communicate with designers and developers
  • Needs to have a minimum of 5 standard design completions or 20% of current project capacity per month, consecutive for 4 months.
  • Should Maintain at least 70% project capacity for 1 trimester.
  • Non-contacts are to be zeroed out every end of week.
  • Should pass the AD Exam (Basic).
  • Should pass PM Training (Basic).
  • Should pass Advanced IDX training.
  • Should pass Advanced SEO training.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Creative eye
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and communication skills
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to be a part of the team
  • Willing to learn
  • Basic Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • Basic knowledge in Wordpress
  • Art/Design Background
  • Pass Art Director Exam
  • Successfully pass TDP’s Handbook Training exam
  • Management experience a strong plus
  • Wordpress background a plus
  • HTML background a plus
  • Salesforce experience a plus
  • Willing to work at Night, from Monday to Friday; 12:00am to 9:00am.

Key Competencies:

  • Creative
  • Charismatic
  • Responsible and Self-disciplined
  • Consistent
  • Great attitude
  • Resourceful
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Ability to anticipate clients’ needs
  • Persuasive
  • Well organized
  • Patient
  • Great communication skills
  • Team player
  • Coachable

Perks and Benefits

  • Paid Vacation LeavePaid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick LeavePaid Sick Leave
  • Work from HomeWork from Home
  • Medical / Health InsuranceMedical / Health Insurance
  • Paid HolidaysPaid Holidays

Required Skills

  • HTML
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Relationship Management
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Customer Service
  • Communication Skills
  • Wordpress

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Associate / Supervisor
Job Category
Media and Creatives
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Information Services
1 opening

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About August 99, Inc

August 99 is a company of startups with 25 years experience and expertise in the world of tech and digital. We help other businesses succeed through the use of cutting-edge technology and innovative strategy. We also offer a suite of web-based digital products for clients world-wide: full web design, internet marketing, content creation, and app development. Going beyond startups, we also believe in empowering individuals to excel in their chosen careers. August 99 fosters an exciting collaborative working environment that encourages our people to go beyond their job descriptions and achieve more. It’s all a part of our core values: dare something worthy, find your awesome, and earn your beef! August 99 is part of Venture Studio 12 (VS12). Learn more about VS12 and its global companies and brands at

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