Junior/Mid/Senior Graphic Designer

Remuneration:Rand10000 - Rand35000 per month CostToCompany 
Location:Durban
Job level:MidSenior
Type:Permanent
Company:Ad Talent Africa


Job description

A branding and communications agency is looking for a Junior, Mid and Senior Graphic Designer with fashion/retail experience.

Job description/duties:

Create visual concepts that communicate inspiring ideas which will inform and captivate consumers. To design layouts and roll out into 360-degree campaigns. Designs include BTL print elements, digital, visual merchandising and in-store signage. Execute the visual communication and expression of concepts and ideas using graphics and language. Solve problems and challenges a client may face in marketing.
  • Meet with clients, project team or account manager to clearly understand the brief
  • Research concepts (using online, store visits, brand CI, campaign creative etc.) to gather insights, ideas and brand understanding
  • Develop strategic thinking to assist in the formation of creative concepts
  • Participate and contribute to brainstorming and workshops
  • Initiate the creative direction and concept
  • Articulation of thinking into concepts using visuals
  • Present to creative director/ account manager / team/ client
  • Creatively direct a team if more resources are required (freelance or internal or junior designers)
  • Work closely with the copywriter to refine the concep
  • Selecting models for shoots, if required
  • Art direct on shoots
  • Layout and design
  • Image sourcing, selecting and cropping
  • Follow reverts and chain of instruction carefully
  • Save and file work accurately on the server
  • Precision to setting up artwork according to specifications
  • Ensure deadlines are met and the design process is efficient
  • Develop finished artwork
Requirements:
  • Graphic design diploma or degree
  • Two to 10 years experience
  • Software: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Advantageous: Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, After Effects
  • Candidates must possess the ability to think strategically about the creative outcome of a campaign process
  • Adaptable between multi-tasking and singular focus for campaigns/brands/clients as required
  • An ability to cope with a high work volume within tight deadlines is critical
  • The type of person our client is looking for can be described as follows: self-motivated, takes initiative, humble, strategically minded, creative, flexible, purposeful, streetwise, trend-aware, retail-savvy, brand-aware and detail-orientated.

 

Skills required
  • Adobe Illustrator 
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • After Effects
  • Microsoft Office
  • PowerPoint


Posted on 10 Jun 12:04



Ad Talent
We are niched in the communications industry with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town from where we service all of South Africa, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the rest of the world. Our portfolios include Digital, Creative and Client Service in Advertising, Marketing, Media, Public Relations and Corporate Communications.
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