Digital DTP Art Director - Roll-Out

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Job level:Junior
Job policy:Employment Equity position

Job description

Ninety9cents Communications (Pty) Ltd is a full-service, integrated advertising agency with offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg and 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 junior digital DTP art director (roll-out) to join their growing team.

Main responsibilities:

Your main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Work to a design brief from the client or designer
  • Use software (i.e. 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:
  • Tertiary qualification in DTP/art direction or similar
  • At least three years' experience in DTP art direction with one year being in digital
  • Experience in working on retail clients in an advertising agency
  • Knowledge of and experience in using Adobe software (Adobe InDesign)
  • Knowledge of and experience in digital, product and price layout is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational 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
  • ReliableAccountable
  • 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 will be advantageous
    • 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 16 Oct 16:30

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