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DTP Retoucher

Location:Cape Town
Type:Permanent
Company:Shimansky Jewellers


Job description

Responsible for colour manipulation and colour management technologyto  colour retouch images and prepare artwork for print.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure and maintain creative standards and quality.
  • Work in a team, managing own workflow while ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Design and DTP of all leaflets.
  • Monthly promo support material.
  • Template based POS and in-store signage.
  • Miscellaneous items, such as newsletters and promotions outside the scope of the ongoing print advertising.
  • Candidates must love DTP, have a good sense of layout and be detail orientated.
  • Candidates need be able to take a job from layout right through to DTP make-up and final download.
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential as workflow can change from hour to hour, i.e. 911s or priority.
  • Some creative skill is needed: In-store promotions and packaging have to be designed from scratch, but within brand CI.


Requirements

  • Matric
  • Tertiary qualification in art direction/graphic design
  • Experience in retail, design and TTL advertising are essential
  • Must have DTP/finished art skills and a sound knowledge of repro
  • Mac literate, proficiency in Adobe CC Full suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator).
  • Experience in web design programs, e.g. Flash or Dreamweaver, would be an asset.
  • Strong concept and art direction skills
  • A minimum of one year's experience working in an agency or design studio environment
  • Computer literacy – Strong MS Office skills
Skills
  • Have excellent English verbal and written communication skills and have a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good technical background
  • Excellent layout and time management skills
  • Be self-motivated, take initiative and keen to take on new challenges
  • Ability to remain flexible, handling changing priorities and tight deadlines – must be willing to work long hours to ensure campaign deadlines are met
  • Stress tolerant and emotionally controlled
  • Good team player, demonstrating willingness to assist/support team members – role requires multi-tasking across platforms


Posted on 11 Jul 11:22

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