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DTP Art Director

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Job level:Junior/Mid
Job policy:Employment Equity position

Job description

Ninety9cents Communications (Pty) Ltd is a full-service, integrated advertising agency with offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Zambia, and is one of South Africa’s largest independently-owned agencies. Led by founder and managing director Andrew Brand, Ninety9cents also topped a 2017 industry poll as the ‘Most Admired Ad Agency in Cape Town’. The agency’s extensive client base includes leading brands such as Shoprite/Checkers, Ackermans, PUMA, Spur Group, Distell and DigiCape to name but a few. 

Our Cape Town office is looking for DTP art directors to join their growing team.

Main responsibilities:

Your main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Working to a design brief from the client or designer
  • Using DTP software (Adobe InDesign) to produce a layout
  • Selecting formattings, such as the size and style of type; column width and spacing
  • Selecting and checking colours
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Diploma in DTP/art direction or similar
  • At least three years' experience in DTP art direction
  • Experience working on retail clients in an advertising agency preferable
  • Own car and valid driver's licence preferable
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proven ability to multi-task across multiple briefs at any given time
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Must be able to work to tight deadlines under extreme pressure
  • Must be able to work outside of regular working hours
  • Must be willing to work on alcohol brands
Interested candidates must please submit a concise CV and portfolio/link to an online portfolio. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Should you not hear from us within three weeks after submitting your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We remain committed to the principles of employment equity.

Posted on 25 Mar 14:11

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