DTP Art Director

Location:Cape Town
Job level:JuniorMid
Job policy:Employment Equity position

Job description

Ninety9cents Communications (Pty) Ltd is a full-service, integrated advertising agency with offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg & Zambia, and is one of South Africa’s largest independently owned agencies. Led by founder and Managing Director Andrew Brand, the agency’s extensive client base includes leading brands such as Shoprite/Checkers, Ackermans, PUMA and The Spur Group to name but a few. Our Cape Town office is looking for a DTP art director to join their growing team.

Note: This position is office-based

Main Responsibilities:

Your main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Work to a design brief from the client or designer
  • Use DTP software (Adobe InDesign) to produce a layout
  • Product and price layout
  • Select formatting, such as the size and style of type; column width and spacing
  • Select and check colour

Minimum requirements:
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in DTP/Art Direction or similar
  • At least two years' experience in DTP Art Direction (product and price layout)
  • Experience in working on retail clients in an Advertising Agency
  • Knowledge of and experience in using Adobe software (Adobe InDesign)
  • Knowledge of product and price layout is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task across multiple briefs at any given time
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure
  • Deadline driven
  • Resilient
  • Assertive
  • Proactive
  • Reliable
  • Accountable
  • Meticulous with attention to detail (careful and thorough in completing tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Flexible to work overtime (outside of regular working hours
  • Other
    • Valid driver's licence and own vehicle 
    • Must be willing to work on alcohol brands
Interested candidates must please submit a concise CV and a link to their online portfolio (this is essential).  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  
Should you not hear from us within two weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.  
We remain committed to the principles of employment equity

Posted on 10 Jun 10:41

Ninety9cents (99c) is an independent, full-service, integrated advertising & communications agency, with offices based in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Lusaka.
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