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Freelance Senior Designer/Typesetter

Remuneration:To be discussed 
Location:Cape Town, Pinelands
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Reference:#Freelance Designer
Company:South African Medical Association

Job description

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) is seeking to appoint a freelance senior designer/typesetter to assist in-house designer with workload (Cape Town-based)

Job purpose:

Design and layout of Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG) journals, ensuring high-quality design.

Job responsibilities:
  • 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.
Job requirements: 
  • 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.





Knowledge, 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
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