Job title: Jnr, Mid and a Senior Graphic Designer
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 10 years
Salary: R10000 to R35000
Job published: 04 January 2021
Job reference no: 2441890748

Job Description

A branding and communications agency is looking for a Junior, Mid and Senior Graphic Designer with fashion/retail experience.

 

Job description/duties:

Create visual concepts that communicate inspiring ideas which will inform and captivate consumers. To design layouts and roll out into 360-degree campaigns. Designs include BTL print elements, digital, visual merchandising and in-store signage. Execute the visual communication and expression of concepts and ideas using graphics and language. Solve problems and challenges a client may face in marketing.

  • Meet with clients, project team or account manager to clearly understand the brief
  • Research concepts (using online, store visits, brand CI, campaign creative etc.) to gather insights, ideas and brand understanding
  • Develop strategic thinking to assist in the formation of creative concepts
  • Participate and contribute to brainstorming and workshops
  • Initiate the creative direction and concept
  • Articulation of thinking into concepts using visuals
  • Present to creative director/ account manager / team/ client
  • Creatively direct a team if more resources are required (freelance or internal or junior designers)
  • Work closely with the copywriter to refine the concept
  • Selecting models for shoots, if required
  • Art direct on shoots
  • Layout and design
  • Image sourcing, selecting and cropping
  • Follow reverts and chain of instruction carefully
  • Save and file work accurately on the server
  • Precision to setting up artwork according to specifications
  • Ensure deadlines are met and the design process is efficient
  • Develop finished artwork

 

Requirements:

  • Graphic design diploma or degree
  • 2-10 years experience
  • Software: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Advantageous: Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, After Effects
  • Candidates must possess the ability to think strategically about the creative outcome of a campaign process
  • Adaptable between multi-tasking and singular focus for campaigns/brands/clients as required
  • An ability to cope with a high work volume within tight deadlines is critical
  • The type of person our client is looking for can be described as follows: self-motivated, takes initiative, humble, strategically minded, creative, flexible, purposeful, streetwise, trend-aware, retail-savvy, brand-aware and detail-orientated.

 

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