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Junior Structural Designer - POP

Remuneration:negotiable basic salary 
Location:Durban, Umbilo
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Junior/Mid
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Type:Permanent
Reference:#JSD-DBN
Company:African Mediums Advertising


Job description

A well-established  national Printing and advertising company based in Umbilo in Durban seeks the services of a Junior structural designer (Point of purchase design experience).

This is a permanent position in a fast-paced, client -focused, on-demand service delivery environment, , which is very deadline driven, creative and leaders in the industry

The successful candidate will be responsible for collaborating with the creative/design team and be required to accurately create exciting visual concepts from client briefs.

Your responsibilities:
  • The structural designer will be required to combine innovative, creative artistic talent together with research and have a general understanding customer needs
  • Excellent design skills with a good understanding 
  • Knowledge of multiple operating systems, strong point of purchase design  experience and good design abilities
  • Basic knowledge of commercial printing industry an advantage
  • Must be able to combine practical knowledge with artistic ability to turn abstract ideas into formal designs for displays
  • Work closely with the team, other graphic 3D designers to turn their concepts into cost-effective, production-friendly solutions


Requirements

  • Must be able to work well under pressure and work accordingly to meet deadlines
  • Freehand, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator experience (advantageous)
  • Computer-aided design (CAD), Casemaker, Artois CAD or other
  • Strategic and creative thinker.
  • Must be familiar with large format printers
  • must be familiar with different material and executions
  • Ability to straddle the creative and graphics side of POS/POP design
  • Hands on experience in graphics
  • The ability to present creative structures to potential and in-house clients 
  • A comprehensive understanding of marketing, advertising and communication theory and practice
  • The ability to collaborate closely with the development team utilizing your designs
  • Minimum of undergraduate degree/diploma in structural design 
  • At least five years experience in the POS /POP industry
  • Must have ability to manage time constraints and have a "can-do" attitude to overtime work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to make up your own pre-production samples for all projects
  • Ability to accept in-house  and client  critiques on all sample before production
  • Ability to put the client first on all requests
Advantageous: Examples (portfolio) of "structural creation" and design skills,advanced knowledge of structural software with minimal supervision.

Own Transport essential. This is non-negotiable.

Please email your CV and portfolio to: moc.smuidemnacirfa@sreerac

Posted on 17 Sep 12:17, Closing date 16 Nov

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Queen Ngcongo
careers@africanmediums.com
0313073444

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