Mid-level Designer/Art Director (316 views)

Bryanston, Gauteng
May 9, 2018

An integrated agency has a vacancy for a talented Mid-level Art Director/Designer in its large and busy studio.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team with other key players including fellow creatives, client service, production etc
  • Interpret the client’s business needs and develop concepts to suit their purpose
  • Develop original concepts to fit client briefs
  • Produce visual solutions to communicate messages
  • Gather information and data through research
  • Pro-actively identify creative trends and opportunities
  • Manage and take ownership of projects from start to finish
  • Estimate time taken to complete work
  • Handle a variety of design jobs within similar timeframes
  • Present work in an inspiring and professional way 
  • Triple check work produced to ensure accuracy and high quality

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 years’ graphic design experience
  • 3 year diploma or degree at a reputable institution essential
  • An exceptional portfolio showcasing design and branding work
  • Expertise in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and MS Office (other software would be a plus)
  • Digital experience including how to create animated gifs and newsletters
  • Sound understanding of the financial services industry
  • Sound understanding of social media
  • Incredible attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Must be energetic, self-motivated, organised and reliable
  • Must be flexible to work weekends and nights when required
  • Excellent pressure tolerance and time management skills, including fast turnaround times
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Well presented and professional

Salary: R20 - 25 000