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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Art Director / Team Manager (Adobe Creative Cloud)

Country/Region:  IN

Pune, MH, IN

Req ID 27941 |Pune, India


Role: Art Director/Team Manager


Work Location: Pune/Mumbai

Key Purpose: Ensure consistent and high-quality positioning and messaging of all aftermarket brands according to market segmentation, tailored to audience groups.


Job Family: Sales & Market (Aftermarket Division)


Your Tasks:


  • Coordinate jobs and time planning with in-house graphic/photo/video-team and international marketing-team to provide requested assets in time
  • Plan design-team capacities for implementation of requested marketing assets
  • Set-up an end-to-end process to assure high-quality output of all assets across all ZF Aftermarket brands, requested channels and formats
  • Art direction and quality-check for marketing assets
  • Ensure compliance with the latest brand guidelines, brand positioning and strategic directions to avoid brand delusion
  • Assist with branding efforts and strategy with creative assets that can be applied across websites, signage, verbal communications, photography, etc.
  • Accompany brand and channel managers to create ready-to-use assets across all channels
  • Provide training and coaching to the team members
  • Interface with other internal partners as required
  • Assist in estimating project timelines, staffing requirements and scheduling needs


Your Profile:


  • Min. 10+ years’ experience as a Creative or Art Director Or experience as Graphic Designer at an agency working on industrial customers with an excellent portfolio
  • Excellent graphical and creative skills and the ability to think out of the box. Professional in handling applications from the Adobe Creative Cloud (especially Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) as well as MS Office products
  • Degree in media design & Expert project management skills, experience in agile working methods
  • Attention to detail and willingness to deliver high-quality results
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines to continuously manage multiple high priority tasks. Flexibility, high commitment, and a team player.
  • Customer orientation and Hands-on mentality.
  • Intercultural expertise
  • English (written and verbal) at professional level. German beneficial.
  • Able to easily communicate creative ideas and collaborate in a team environment.
  • Proactive problem solving--both technically and creatively--with constant attention to process improvement.






  • Ad Impressions
  • Ad click-through-rate (CTR)
  • No of overall visits website (through campaign pages)
  • Online catalog search value in euros
  • Net promoter score


Principal working relationships into ZF Group:


  • Brand Marketing
  • Content Marketing
  • Regional Marketing
  • Business line Marketing
  • Corporate Branding
  • Central Marketing



Be part of our ZF team as Art Director / Team Manager (Adobe Creative Cloud) and apply now!


Karthick Subramaniam


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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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