Junior–Mid Graphic Designer: 6-Month Contract (373 views)

Helderberg, South Africa
Jul 4, 2018

We have a super opportunity for a Junior-Mid Graphic Designer for an interesting hybrid role. It is a 6-month contract for a creative on a wine farm in Stellenbosch/Somerset West/Helderberg. You’ll be assisting in the small Marketing department. Reporting to the Product Marketing Manager, you will play a key role in supporting the end to end development of new products. The environment is stunning to say the least. If this sounds as tempting to you as it does to us, we’d love to hear from you!


  • Assist with finished art and execution of design – getting artwork ready for print mock up, making small design changes
  • Create mock ups and presentations for internal and external review
  • Assist with retouching of product imagery and pack shots
  • Work with production houses to execute design, experiment with finishes, control cost implications and colour proof final artwork
  • Monitor that packaging meets their sustainable packaging goals and ethos
  • Minute internal meetings
  • Collect and fetch product from suppliers
  • Assist with in-store research – packaging, product on shelf, cross category packaging learnings
  • Ready the product tasting notes with pack shot and other brand elements
  • Monitor internationally packaged product through our quality control system
  • Assist with design/editing of other marketing requirements in the marketing team

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Degree in Design or related field from a recognised tertiary institution
  • 3+ years’ experience working in Design, Packaging, Marketing, Advertising
  • Ideally, some experience in bringing new products to market and an understanding of the print process and materials
  • Excellence in use design software and graphics editing tools like InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Experience or interest in design execution – specifically print production and paper industry
  • Absolute attention to detail – in both design and copy
  • Organised, structured and deadline driven
  • Creative, with an eye or passion for design, illustration, art
  • Able to handle pressure, multitasking and changes in brief
  • Strong appreciation and passion for the environment and sustainability
  • Preferably living local (Helderberg area)
  • Driver’s license
  • Carmust be able to travel to suppliers, designers and production houses

Please submit a relevant and recent portfolio (preferably as a link) upon application.

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks, please consider your application for this specific role unsuccessful.



Salary: Negotiable