Designer (237 views)

Johannesburg North, Gauteng
February 7, 2018

A prestigious, contemporary art gallery is looking for an experienced designer and brand custodian for its small but energetic team.

Key responsibilities

  • Undertake all gallery design requirements, as briefed by relevant parties
  • Layout and design of artist proposals, brochures, books, adverts, invitations, stationary, PowerPoint presentations, web elements, social media and other adhoc design requirements
  • Be the brand custodian, upholding and enhancing the gallery’s existing CI
  • Maintain and develop in-house design templates
  • Manage your own production timetable with regard to digital and printed marketing collateral
  • Independently manage production requirements for all in-house print and digital design, including liaising with printers and all other suppliers
  • Work in Mail Chimp to create and send all digital invites and newsletters
  • Assist with redesigning the website “skin”
  • Compose and edit basic video clips
  • Manage your own projects from start to finish

Minimum requirements

  • Relevant degree/diploma in design 
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a design/marketing environment
  • A portfolio of beautiful design work, including digital
  • A clean, minimalist personal design style
  • Experience in production management including liaising with printers and suppliers is not negotiable
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in digital design
  • Experience in Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro and digital media eg. MailChimp
  • Impeccable accuracy and attention to detail
  • Solid planning and organising abilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong pressure tolerance
  • Independence and assertiveness – be your own manager
  • Fast turnaround times
  • Good time management skills
  • Adaptability and an open mind
  • High energy
  • Flexibility to work occasional overtime (not the norm)
  • Background in/appreciation of the art industry would be beneficial

Salary: R20 - 25 000

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