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Junior/Mid-Weight Creative Artworker/Graphic Designer

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town, Big Bay
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid
Type: 12
Company:Figureight Creative


Job description

Small boutique studio with big ambitions, based in Big Bay, Cape Town is looking for a talented, passionate and super creative Junior/Midweight Creative Artworker/Graphic Designer for a 12-month contract with a view of a permanent position.

The ideal candidates will have two to four years' experience in a studio with a broad portfolio of print and digital design. An expert in Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is essential, with Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro knowledge an advantage.

We work with many global brands on various projects, where the work is often fast-paced and demanding, so you must be able to work under pressure meeting tight deadlines whilst delivering excellent work. You’ll need to be flexible and may sometimes be required to work overtime or weekends at short notice.

We are in the early stages of building a team to centralise our current global production through Cape Town. 

Responsibilities
  • Complete projects in a timely manner while prioritising multiple projects across multiple titles at uncompromising quality and creativity
  • Support strategic and creative ways of bringing a story to life through design
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Understand how design, copy and photography are part of the same customer experience
  • Ability to design collateral with a broad range of styles and quickly adapt to the brand's ID.
  • Highly motivated with the capability to meet extremely tight deadlines while multi-tasking and managing a high volume of projects.
  • Assist with graphic design across all formats (brand, digital, print, outdoor, press, POS, event, etc.)
  • Responsible for originating creative digital graphic designs and concepts that support client briefs
  • Generate and create crafted, visually pleasing and highly conceptual designs under pressure and at a fast pace
  • Full design knowledge, strong technical skills, great application knowledge
  • Get excited and excite others about creating beautiful and functional, thought-provoking designs


Company Description

Figureight Creative is an independent boutique creative studio based in Big Bay, Cape Town. We are skilled and experienced specialists in full service digital media and print production with an emphasis on Graphic Design, Creative Retouching and Website Development.

Requirements

  • Maintain digital studio standards and conventions
  • Manage workflow efficiently and take responsibility for timing and delivery
  • Expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) After Effects and Premiere Pro an advantage
  • Proficient in Mac operating software and MS Office applications like Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent design skills across a variety of disciplines with great typographic abilities
  • Ability to multitask, and swap between live projects when required
  • Excellent command of English language both written and verbal


Posted on 29 Nov 08:03

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