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Mid-Senior Designer

Remuneration:Market related 
Benefits:Gin on tap, good coffee, foosball and great colleagues
Location:Johannesburg, Craighall Park
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Type:Permanent
Reference:#VMDesign
Company:Vetro Media


Job description

We are looking for a hardworking, dedicated and passionate designer who is a team player. The successful candidate will be a strong conceptual designer who is able to push design boundaries, while still delivering on brand CI. The mid-senior design role will require that you have solid retail packaging experience and are proficient in the full design Adobe suite (Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign/Acrobat).

You will be required to be proficient in simple animation, design conceptualisation and creation, DTP and illustration. Your role will be as a mid-senior designer on client work, you will need to take full initiative on all design work briefed to you across a variety of clients and industries. A deep understanding of layout, typography use, licensing and best design practice will be required. If you are able to start immediately that would be a plus. 

Responsibilities
  • Influencing design-led thinking across the business and their clients
  • Concept development in relation to design and creative outputs 
  • Ensuring that design and creative projects are delivered on time and to budget ensuring commercial success 
  • Provide quality control over your design outputs and production 
  • Working with other team members to deliver projects against brief and deadline
  • Packaging creation – design and print set up
  • Social media animation – this is simple frame animation as the department has a full-time 2D animator
  • Print collateral across clients and industries – magazines, BTL applications, ATL applications
  • Basic copy-checking of designed artwork
Experience
  • Previous experience in an agency environment is essential 
  • At least five years' experience in a mid-senior designer role
  • Proven track record in creating excellent brand and design work from concept to production
  • Experience in digital is a necessity


Company Description

We are a ground-breaking digital company re-imagining what the world believes to be mobile and digital marketing. Our team is comprised of a bunch of overachieving perfectionists who will stop at nothing to deliver only the best and nothing less.

Requirements

  • CV and portfolio
  • References
  • Reside in Johannesburg
  • Own transport
Skills required
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to manage multiple projects 
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography and limitations of online and offline design work 
  • Knowledge of animation (storyboarding)
  • Attention to detail 
  • Strong working knowledge of online and offline design, brand development and the creative process 
  • Ability to lead design projects from concept to completion 
  • Proficiency in software including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Animation is a plus
  • Solid retail packaging experience
  • UI experience
Please note that should you not hear from us within three weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.

Posted on 12 Feb 14:29

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