TTL Designer/Art Director: Marketing Agency (358 views)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Nov 15, 2019

We have a stunning opportunity for a mid-weight through-the-line Designer/Art Director at an integrated Marketing agency in Sandton, Johannesburg. This exciting role will see you interpret the brand and marketing needs of clients to drive sales. We’re looking for a designer with 3 – 5 years relevant TTL Art Direction/Graphic Design experience. You should have solid conceptual ability, a keen eye for Design and Art Direction aesthetics. The work requires creative flair, self-management, up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and software along with a professional approach to time and deadlines. Come on, show us what you’ve got and make this fabulous role yours!

Responsibilities

  • Bringing the brief and concept to life based on the client’s needs and vision.
  • Ability to ensure creative output aligns with strategy.
  • Ideation/Conceptualisation of new ideas.
  • Keeping budget, time and production constraints in mind.
  • Preparing mock-ups and presenting to clients before deciding on a final design/concept.
  • Editing proofs to client’s specifications and getting signoff/approval before finalizing artwork.
  • Working and collaborating withcopywriters and other designers.
  • Adapting and rolling out approved concepts to various media, above and below the line.
  • Adhering to a client’s brand identity and guidelines.
  • Working with external departments to extend concept and visuals to other internal and external marketing-related material.
  • Having an understanding of Repro and DTP ensuring artwork is correct and supplied in the right format/sizes/colour codes before being sent to press and production facilities.

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant Graphic and Digital Design qualification and experience
  • 3 – 5 years Design experience within an advertising agency
  • Mac literate
  • InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop proficient
  • Familiar with HTML and coding
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills,
  • The ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities to produce high-quality material with attention to detail,
  • Own laptop – advantageous
  • Conceptual
  • Self-starter and independent
  • Strong communicator
  • Excellent organisational, time management skills and able to meet tight deadlines.

Please submit a relevant portfolio of work as a link/PDF along with your CV on application.

Should you not receive a response within a reasonable time frame, please consider your application for this specific role unsuccessful.

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Salary: Negotiable

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