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Freelance Senior Designer/Typesetter
|Remuneration:||To be discussed|
|Location:||Cape Town, Pinelands|
|Company:||South African Medical Association|
Job descriptionThe South African Medical Association (SAMA) is seeking to appoint a freelance senior designer/typesetter to assist in-house designer with workload (Cape Town-based)
Design and layout of Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG) journals, ensuring high-quality design.
- General design and layout of a range of academic medical journals
- Check quality of images/graphs/radiographs, etc.
- Redraw graphs/diagrams, as needed, in house style
- Colour correction, redraw logos (vectors)
- Design/amend advertisements for print
- Prepare jobs for print production
- Assist with online publication of files
- Create web PDFs, flipbooks and HTMLs
- Create hyperlinks for all article references
- Ensure deadlines are timeously met
- Be prepared to work from the CT office a few days in the month.
- Degree/diploma in graphic design or similar
- Five years of graphic design experience (e.g. typesetting/layout, print/online publication, advertisement/logo/cover design, photo research)
- Advanced use of Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign (essential), Photoshop, Illustrator (essential), Acrobat; and MS Office
- Proficiency in Apple Mac.
RequirementsKnowledge, skills, training and competencies required:
- Working with pre-set style sheets within Adobe InDesign
- Knowledge of printing methods and printing requirements
- Online WordPress/web banner design, etc.
- Online design/publication
- Knowledge of academic journals and magazines
- Presentation and communication of information.
Posted on 08 Aug 09:30
Emma Jane Couzens
076 761 0690