Senior Digital Designer: Renowned Digital Agency (352 views)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Nov 6, 2018

An absolutely terrific opportunity has opened up for a Senior Digital Designer at a leading digital ad agency in Johannesburg. This highly awarded agency falls under the umbrella of a leading global group making it a desirable work destination. As a senior creative you will help lead their passionate, multi-talented studio by guiding more junior members to deliver and encourage award-winning integrated concepts to exceed client briefs and expectations. This senior Digital Designer should be a craft-led, strategically-aware, platform-neutral Designer with a desire to transform companies by creating beautiful, intuitive products and experiences. If you’re looking to make a move, this is the place to be! Let’s chat!



  • Plan, manage and scope the creative process on projects
  • Manage & mentor the creative team
  • Work with other disciplines (Strategists, Developers, Media, Accounts, etc.) to ensure cohesive team integration, and alignment with broader business objectives
  • Participate in pitches for new business
  • Define the aesthetic of overall campaigns
  • Generate ideas and sell them into clients and other members of the team
  • Mock-up creative ideas
  • Design across multiple channels
  • Consistently produce creative elements against a deliverables list
  • Lead brainstorms & conceptualisation
  • Lead the craft & design of an idea
  • Presentations
  • Attend client briefing.


The successful candidates must have/be:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification from a recognised institution
  • 6+ years’ experience
  • Great time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure & meet tight deadlines
  • Adept problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills with ability to provide rationales for creative choices made
  • Strong presentation skills
  • In-depth working knowledge of existing and emerging technologies & platforms
  • A strong understanding of best practice interaction and visual design principles
  • A strong understanding of strategic processes
  • Able to work with team members & delegate effectively
  • Understand the client’s business requirements; and understand how our services should be applied to solve business problems
  • Understanding and knowledge of these tools: Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Adobe Animate (Flash), Dreamweaver, HTML & CSS Coding, KeyNote / PowerPoint, InVision (UX / UI) and 3D Animation & Production
  • Additional skills that would be a nice to have include: Illustration, Animation, an understanding of JavaScript.

On application please forward a link to portfolio (or PDF).

Should you not receive a response within two weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.


Salary: Negotiable