Junior Graphic /Web Designer

Company Affinity Health
Reference # 14/2018
Published 10/01/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Location Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
1)Core Purpose

We are looking for someone who has a keen eye for design as well as the skills to put it to production. It goes without saying that you will need to be able to work under pressure, as we are an enterprise of multiple product lines; there is no shortage of demanding deadlines.

Job Functions Advertising,Coordinator,Copywriting,Creative,Design,Editing,Information Technology,Marketing,Media,Publication,Social Media,Software Development,Software Testing
Industries Advertising,Audio Visual Engineering,Digital,Healthcare,Information Technology,Marketing,Media,Medical,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene,Software Development
Specification
2)Key Role Outputs

a)Prepare work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials
b)Plan concept by studying information and materials
c)Illustrate concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts
d)Obtain approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval
e)Prepare finished copy and art by operating typesetting, printing, and similar equipment; purchasing from vendors
f)Prepare final layout by marking and pasting up finished copy and art
g)Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment
h)Complete projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services, printers, etc.
i)Maintain technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies
j)Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
k)Writing and editing content
l)Designing webpage layout
m)Determining technical requirements
n)Updating websites
o)Creating back up files
p)Solving code problems

Requirements
3)Mandatory Qualifications

a)Matric Certificate
b)Relevant Diploma or Degree in Graphic Design/Web

4)Advantageous Qualifications

a)Some Tertiary Qualification in Design




5)Mandatory Experience/Exposure

a)Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Junior Website/Graphic Designer HTML/HTML5 Hand coding
b)CSS/ CSS3 Hand coding
c)Vector Illustration
d)User Interface Design (UI)
e)General Marketing Material Design and Layout
f)Logo Design
g)Corporate Branding
h)WordPress
i)Understanding of SEO and its requirements
j)JavaScript is a bonus, but not mandatory
k)PHP is a bonus, but not mandatory
l)Popular design material production:
•Leaflets
•Brochures
•Posters
•Membership Cards
•Business Cards
•Gazebo Design
•Vehicle Wraps
•Company Profiles
•Pull-up/Sharkfin Banners
•Expo Stand Design
•Letterheads
•Forms
•Product and Policy Booklets
m)Main web based material:
•WordPress Websites
•HTML Websites
•HTML Landing pages
•Contact forms
•Social Media (Cover pages, adverts etc.)
•3rd party advertising (Banner ads etc.)
n)Mandatory software knowledge:
•Photoshop
•CorelDraw or Illustrator (The company uses CorelDraw)
•FTP Client
•General Windows and computer literacy

6)Advantageous Experience/Exposure

a)Min 2 years as a Junior Website/Graphic Designer

7)Knowledge and Skills

a)Visual Ideation/ Creativity
b)Typography


c)Design Software (Corel Draw, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
d)Color Theory
e)Web Design/ Basic HTML & CSS
f)Vector Illustration
g)WordPress
h)Layout/ Conversion Optimization
i)Print Design
j)Understanding of SEO and its requirements
k)JavaScript, but not mandatory
l)PHP is a bonus, but not mandatory

8)Desired attributes

a)Ability to work under pressure
b)Accuracy
c)Attention to detail
d)Reliable, responsible and disciplined
e)Creative
f)Insightful
g)Humble, hardworking and honest
Job Closing Date 09/02/2018
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