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Directeur Artistique

 Directeur Artistique Web, Directeur Artistique Multimédia, Art Director


To ensure the design, graphical and artistic realisation of a web project while working closely with the Web project manager, multimedia designer and editor and the project development team


Identifies the clients' needs with the project team

Defines graphic design requirements based on required objectives and specified technical resources and financial budget

Develops specifications covering visual presentation options for the site, the web application and/or scripts and animations

Creates the graphics standards(visual identity)

Presents the models to the client

Analyses graphics needs and provides advice

Validates  all production phases

Manages the production team and the designers

Ensures that the requirements, the graphic standards, the ergonomic and accessibility constraints are met

Diploma in Graphic Design

At least 4 years of experience as graphic designer


Interpersonal Relationship

Listens actively, respects others and takes into account different points of view and integrates them

Proactively resolves interpersonal or personal matters that could affect performance

Demonstrates an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of team members and balances own needs and those of the team or organization

Develops and maintains effective relationships

Takes responsibility for ensuring effective collaboration and takes necessary measures to enforce them


Is aware of goals, processes and performance standards of the team

Demonstrates a behavior based on action, sets priorities and uses time effectively

Works independently and proposes solutions according to the requirements

Manages work activities according to the changing priorities of the organisation

Welcomes new or different solutions and approaches and maintains a positive and constructive attitude towards change, setbacks or stressful situations

Adopts changes, identifies warning signals (i.e. trends, potential problems) and notifies those involved

Commitment and Collaboration

Shares information in general while respecting the applicable procedures

Adjusts own approach and communication according to the audience and the circumstances

Promotes excellence and recognizes the contribution and the success of others

Consults colleagues, partners, customers, users and other stakeholders and acts accordingly in response to their concerns

Inspires trust by demonstrating the right attitude, such as honoring the commitments

Organizes work, from the level of task planning to implementation, ensuring overall efficiency

Analysis and Innovation

Plans and adjusts work based on a thorough knowledge of the requirements of the position and seeks clarification and guidance, whenever required

Establishes a global perspective from information gathered from various sources

Exercises a sound judgment and ensures to have all relevant facts before making a decision

Has the ability to step back and review the approach

Is able to translate general direction and guidance into concrete work activities

Brings improvements based on solutions, approaches, products or innovative services

Communicates effectively and makes thoughtful recommendations to the management

Values and Ethics

Demonstrates a sense of values and ethics personally and professionally

Discusses internal concerns with superiors or colleagues and, if necessary, uses appropriate mechanisms to seek advice or to disclose a misconduct

Actively contributes to the well-being at the workplace and in the creation of a safe, healthy and respectful work environment

Demonstrates excellence in the delivery of services to clients and acts with transparency and fairness

Other Competencies

A good knowledge of multimedia design and software



The Making Of

Given the vibrant and dynamic nature of the ICT/BPO sector in Mauritius, employers report an ongoing mismatch of skills between what is required and what is readily available. One of the reasons underpinning this state of affairs, is the information asymmetry that exists at any particular point of time between the demand and supply of labour.


In this light, in 2013, the HRDC in collaboration with professionals in the ICT/BPO sector developed the nomenclature of job profiles. It comprised 33 job profiles under 6 sub-sectors namely BPO, Call Centre, Networking, Software Development & Web, Software Testing and Systems Design.

A number of rigorous working and validation sessions were held with representatives of the industry to constitute and finalise the job profiles.


The ever-changing character of ICT/BPO occupations coupled to the need to systematically provide novel information on career pathways have highlighted the need for continual and user friendliness of information provision.


The Career Development Stairway (CaDS) website was developed with this in mind. To this end, a working group was set up to review the job profiles and the competency matrix in line with developments of the sector and requirements of the CaDS website.


Team leads (members of the working group) were assigned sub-sectors and they sought the collaboration of other ICT/BPO operators for crafting the job profiles. This exercise gave rise to 63 jobs and 3 additional sub-sectors emerged.


Career progression was also worked out for the jobs. The revised nomenclature of job profiles was thereafter subjected to a validation workshop where the players of the industry helped to refine them. This formed the bedrock for the development of the CaDS website.


The Director
Human Resource Development Council
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NG Tower
Ebene Cybercity
Tel : +230 454 4009 (PABX) 
Fax: +230 454 6220 / 454 6260
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