Junior Art Director


Are you a creative storyteller who loves concepting ideas and digital campaigns? Are you a visual thinker with big ideas and a small ego, passionated about teaming up with creatives to bring beautiful stories to life?

Then you'll be the perfect Junior Art Director for our awesome creative agency!

As Junior Art Director at SMAL you will be the magician that envision the best concepts and storyboards that bring joy in our clients' eyes. From the start to the finishing line – you'll be there to help both our clients and team to envision and bring terrific projects to life.


  • Experienced in crafting and developing creative concepts and visual strategies for shootings, digital marketing communication/campaigns and breathtaking, contemporary product video trailers & ads?
  • Crazy about visual asset production from real footage (photo and video productions) to CG animation to motion design?
  • A visual hunter that knows how to define moods, looks and tones of voice to envision inspiring visual aesthetics?
  • A hard-headed dreamer that loves working on a wide spectrum of projects and that likes when things can sometimes get a bit technical? (we like stories that involve consumer electronics and hardware) Searching for a place where your work can make the difference and surfes on the latest trends, channels and innovations?


  • An agency background with at least 1 year of experience in art direction
  • Strong ideating and storyboarding skills; translating beautiful yet relevant stories into strong visuals is your thing
  • Experience with multidisciplinary projects, collaborating closely with Creative Directors, CG Artists, Photographers, UI/UX Designers or Coders to guarantee a full digital, visual and holistic user experience
  • Strong client facing and communication skills in English (German is also nice)
  • A motivated, proactive and flexible way of thinking and working in a team paired with a hands-on mentality


  • Really creative, international and awesome teammates filled with passion and experience
  • Cool portfolio-worthy work. Our projects go live and make a big impact for our clients
  • Fridays are off - Hello, long weekends!
  • A variety of team events all year round – celebrating achievements and special date and coming together on our beloved annual team-building weekend
  • The opportunity to experiment and to learn something new everyday, creative space with a prototyping workshop and photo studio, learning platforms, books or conferences and team exchanges... we got you covered
  • Stability and opportunity to grow: promoted retirement plan and social benefits
  • The latest gear and software, access to gym, sweets, barista coffee, office doggos... all the little things that make you comfortable at work on a daily basis

SMAL is a global design, development and innovation agency. We are helping brands understand their customers in order to connect with them through elaborate products and an ultimately beautiful user experience.

Our services range from design strategy through product and interaction design, visualization and branding to advertising of the final product. The clients we work with are innovative, forward-thinking brands. Our projects range from tactical product design to in-depth strategy.

More than 50 smart, talented and creative people from all over the world are working at SMAL. We're thankful to have been able to grow massively during the whirlwind of the past two years.

We offer an inspiring work environment for our crew and encourage out of the box thinking. With offices based in Munich, Amsterdam and San Francisco our staff can be based around any of these three vibrant cities, or sometimes remotely.

By truly collaborating we are able to produce our best work that we are proud of. We believe in the power of the team, a team where every SMAL detail matters.

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