Intermediate Designer

Client Digital Outsource Services
Reference # 02
Published 05/05/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
The Design Department is responsible for all of our digital and offline requirements. This covers a lot of mediums, skills and deliverables. We have different levels of designers within the team ranging from Junior Designers through to experienced Graphic and Web Designers.
As a multicultural company we operate in many languages and have a diverse range of nationalities within our team. Everything that is seen from the outside world generally has to come through our department so it is important for us to uphold high standards to make sure our brands and products are represented as the market leaders in all senses.

The Designer, reporting into the Design Manager will have a large focus on creating and maintaining eye-catching marketing material, generating and executing concepts and where necessary, providing support where needed to the wider design and creative team.
You will be creating both digital and some print graphics for items such as Direct Mail and Posters through to digital materials such as banners, mailer imagery, website graphics and video. This will be within a multilingual environment where dynamic designs are required, often with tight deadlines.
Job Functions Design
Industries Ecommerce
Duties will include, but not limited to:
The position will involve the following areas of responsibility:
•Create usable, innovative digital designs and modifications as required
•Create marketing material for our Marketing and Promotions departments which will include banners, landing pages, flyers, and direct marketing packs
•Work closely with key stakeholders to establish project guidelines that consistently support branding and messaging initiatives
•Follow principles of good web design, ensuring that design layouts are compliant to the latest Web standards
•Maintain graphic and technical knowledge by attending design workshops and reviewing professional publications where possible taking a proactive approach to develop your knowledge and gain experience

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The job holder may be required to complete any other reasonable duties in order to achieve business objectives.
Essential Requirements:
•Competent use of Adobe’s Creative Cloud Suite with a respectable understanding of HTML & CSS
•Proven commercial experience in Motion Graphics - After Effects/Premier/Final Cut Pro
•Relevant Diploma/Degree or similar in a related field such as digital design, graphic design
•Proficient in using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications
•Good Typography/Layout skills
•Photography experience
•A solid design and digital understanding with the ability to deliver a succinct and effective technical design
•Possess strong design and conceptual skills
•Awareness of international web standards

Advantageous Requirements:
•Client Facing experience

Job Requirements:
•Brand knowledge awareness
•Being a brand guardian
•Good knowledge of the design process and principles
•A good working knowledge of responsive design and mobile first practices

Personal Competencies:
• Self-motivated and able to use your initiative
• Well organised with the ability to prioritise
• Excellent communication (oral and written)
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Good presentation skills
• Must be able to work to and achieve tight deadlines in a pressurised environment
• Logical thinker
•Able to adapt and pick up new techniques
•Able to work autonomously or within a team
• Able to challenge the status quo

This position requires trust and honesty it has access to customers financial details - therefore a credit and criminal record check will be conducted.
The qualifications identified herein are an inherent job requirement, therefore a qualification verification check will be done.
By applying for this role, and supplying the necessary details, you hereby grant us permission to apply for these checks. This will be done in a confidential manner, and solely for the purposes of verification.

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Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, please deem your application as unsuccessful.
Job Closing Date 31/05/2017
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