At Vision we only look for talented, senior people with proven expertise, creative flair and a strong focus on developing solutions through brand and strategy.

A bit of background: Creative design, branding and communications is not a field for those looking for an every-day job. It demands passion, thought, intuition, moments of genius and a lot of perspiration! At Vision Gulf, it also demands exceptional attention to detail, a mastery of creative tools and a relentless quest for perfection in all that you do.

Situations Vacant: We’re always interested in hearing from individuals who could bring further expertise to our team. Just send us an email...

Internships: From time to time we take on interns to help mentor and develop their skills in a real-world environment. We encourage interns to be involved in all aspects of studio work and operations, to get a real sense of how an agency works. If you are interested in being an intern at Vision Gulf, please contact us. (Please note: At present, we can only offer internships in Bahrain).

Vacant Positions

Client Services Director, Oman

We’re seeking a dynamic, client-focused professional to lead new business development and direct existing accounts in Muscat, Oman. You should have heavyweight experience with an advertising, design or marketing agency background and be a strategic marketing professional with a proven track record of working with blue-chip clients. You will be able to communicate effectively at senior management level with a complete understanding of the strategic aspects of brand, marketing and communication. You will have strong sales skills, native English language and an ambition to expand the business. Initially, this is a sole-charge position reporting to the Directors and subsequently, as further recruitment is conducted, you will be a capable team leader, leading and inspiring a growing team.

Responsibilities

  • Independently lead and make decisions that balance the needs of the client with internal goals and teams.
  • Identify goals, deliverables, schedules and budgets for a given project.
  • Negotiate scope of work and budgets. Manage overall account Profit & Loss.
  • Actively pursue new clients and revenue sources.
  • Attend to client requests, take action and ensure communication of requirements to relevant parties
  • Reporting to the Directors.
  • Co-ordination and delivery of major presentations to Clients, i.e. local and international brand trends/strategies, local and international competitor brand trends/strategies
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and development of analysis and discussions thereafter

Requirements

  • The successful candidate must have:
  • Significant experience in a strategic branding, corporate communication or design agency
  • The experience to manage multi-tasking and prioritising a number of daily jobs and clients.
  • A strong degree of strategic marketing / branding foresight when planning projects and managing client accounts.
  • Proven people skills at senior management level of clients
  • Someone who enjoys speaking in public and has the experience to back it up.
  • A natural leader who can foster strong teams and team-work.
  • Constantly exceeds client expectations by knowing what they need before they ask.
  • Able to demonstrate how they’ve successfully managed and grown significant businesses in previous positions.
  • The ability to help create and then sell advanced and strategic concepts.
  • Able to demonstrate micro and macro knowledge of the client’s business by continuous research of brand, its categories and competitors.
  • Responsible for the development of the highest quality of creative work by sharing knowledge of the client/business/brand and demonstrating strong creative judgment.

We offer an excellent, tax-free salary for the right candidate. References are essential. Please email your CV and references to us at careers@visiongulf.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Senior Graphic Designer / Head of Design

We are looking for a top level graphic designer to join our team in Bahrain. You will be a good communicator and must be able to speak and write in English to a high level. You will be working on and leading a variety of high profile projects, some of which will include brand identity, corporate design, annual reports and creative concepts for strategic marketing initiatives. You will have a portfolio of work that demonstrates your skill across corporate, book design, annual reports and branding and have a solid knowledge of best-practice in typography. You must be motivated, organised and a team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude. You will design for web, mobile, traditional print,  and more. Your tasks will vary from one day to the next: Developing a new brand or designing a coffee table book; designing an annual report, creating a new customer experience for a supermarket chain, designing an exhibition stand, a newsletter or magazine etc.

Responsibilities

  • Translate the design brief into exceptional work that leads to our desired outcomes
  • Full graphic design across all formats (brand, digital, print, outdoor, POS, event, etc.)
  • Generate and create crafted, visually pleasing and highly conceptual designs under pressure and at a fast pace
  • Full design knowledge, strong technical skills, great application knowledge
  • Get excited, and excite others, about creating beautiful and thought-provoking designs
  • Develop design standards and conventions
  • Work with and direct a design team
  • Create appropriate professional print-based materials, newsletters, branding, literature, sales material, branding material, newsletters, presentations and web requirements.
  • Manage workflow efficiently and take responsibility for timing and delivery

Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in design or related field and or tertiary qualification in visual design
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a senior design role
  • Creativity / innovation. Conceptual thinker / team player
  • Able to work independently and without direct supervision
  • Deadline driven with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks
  • Excellent communication skills. Detail orientation / meticulous work standards
  • Proven and demonstrable graphic design experience and skill, with a strong corporate portfolio
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Experienced and up to date with industry leading software and technologies

We offer an excellent, tax-free salary for the right candidate.

Please send your CV and portfolio to careers@visiongulf.com