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DTP Designer/Art Director

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Durban, La Lucia Ridge
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Company:FCB Durban

Job description

FCB Durban is looking for a dynamic and talented DTP and Design star with a minimum of four years agency experience. We're a small agency, but we have big expectations and even bigger goals. The successful applicant will have to show a diversity of skills and the ability to work across various mediums. We're looking for the complete package. Website and social media skills will be advantageous. So if you're a team player with the right attitude, and you're always looking to learn and take creative direction, then we've got the kind of blue chip brands that will definitely tickle your fancy. And we've even got a nice sea view.

Day-to-day work would include:
  • Preparing artwork for print and digital
  • Converting approved concepts and layouts to final material for print, web, and social media formats
  • Assisting designers and art directors with work flow
  • Layout and finished art of all material
  • Resizing of adverts and other relevant material
  • Setting up brochures, catalogues and packaging
  • Management of hard drives and backups


  • Must be Mac proficient
  • Experience at a reputable advertising or communications agency
  • Relevant degree/diploma
  • Portfolio showcasing your best work
  • A sound understanding of resolution (Dpi) and colour management (CMYK/Spot/RGB) with regards to final output
  • An expert knowledge of reproduction processes for print (Pre-press and Post-press) and digital (online)
  • Understanding of design and art direction – and application of concepts across various marketing collateral
  • Proficiency and experience in branding and corporate identity management
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Keynote
  • Web experience
  • Basic video editing
Personal skills/attributes
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to think laterally and provide solutions
  • Dependability - being reliable and responsible
  • Initiative - taking on responsibilities and challenges
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Team player
  • Good communicator

Negotiable based on experience and qualification.

Contact us

Please send us your portfolio or a link to it, no more than 6MB in size, as well as a CV so we know who were talking to. If you haven't heard from us within two weeks, then please consider your application unsuccessful.

Preference will be given to AA candidates. Please submit to .

Posted on 16 Apr 10:13


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