Junior Graphic Designer

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Benefits:Within the cost to company package
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Junior
Company:VGP Recruitment

We have an amazing job opportunity for a talented, super creative junior Graphic Designer with great taste to join the Marketing team at a renowned décor and furniture retailer’s Cape Town HQ. This role involves working with Visual Merchandisers and the Marketing Manager and understanding the merchandising departments’ needs before making design decisions.  The position will see you working on a huge variety of products and activities such as designing/layout of signage, in-store concepts, visual store directors, labels & product packaging, guidelines/instructions for stores, installations, exhibitions and displays. You will also work on designing elements for online, signage, print, OOH, partners, spaces, and may be required to assist on other ad hoc elements. The successful candidate will work with the Senior Stylist to ensure that concepts are carried through correctly and remain consistent across all channels. We’re looking for a candidate who demonstrates a passion for interior décor & design. Someone creative and passionate about the brand, and eager to use their skills to maximise the brand look and sales potential.

  • Thinking creatively to produce new ideas for installations, in-store signage, logo design, menu design, brochures, EDM layout design and highlighted installations, which are in line with each season’s concepts. Using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time
  • Taking direction from the Senior Stylist on design treatments for signage, Print, OOH, Partners, and other ad hoc elements
  • Taking briefs from the buying team to design product packaging as and when required.
  • Working closely with the Visual Merchandising team to ensure the best creative solutions are being produced for the channel
  • Providing visual communication to store visual merchandisers on in-store executions and concepts
  • Presenting finalised ideas and concepts to management and the team
  • Working on layouts and preparing work for repro.

The successful candidate must have/be:
  • A 3-4 year degree/diploma in Visual Communication/Graphic Design is pre-requisite as well as excellent technical knowledge of Adobe Suite design software
  • A minimum 3-4+ years’ graphic design experience
  • Below the line and branding experience
  • Home and décor brand experience will be a plus, but not limited to it
  • Creative flair, originality, and strong visual sense as well as a keen interest in keeping up to date with new developments in the design/retail industry is essential
  • Able to demonstrate positive hands on, can-do attitude
  • Able to work independently, yet be a team player
  • Positive, energetic, a self-starter and have excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Able to work well under pressure, meet tight deadlines and produce a high quality of work is a pre-requisite.  

 On application please submit CV as well as a link to your portfolio.

Should you not receive a response within 10 days, please consider your application for this specific role unsuccessful. 

Company Description

VGP Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, creative, digital, PR/communications and publishing industries.

Posted on 19 Nov 12:42


Christine Swartz
+27 21 422 1037

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VGP is a specialist Recruitment Agency focusing on the exciting field of communications. Passionate about the industry in which we operate, our portfolio covers all personnel who work in the Advertising, Marketing, Publishing and Public Relations arenas.

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