Junior Digital Designer (AA) - Winelands

R12 000 - R16 000 negotiable - Marketing
Ref: 43 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 Oct 2017

My client is an award winning corporate company in the Financial sector, based in Stellenbosch.

They are currently recruiting for a Junior Digital Designer to join the Marketing team. 

The main purpose of the role is:

  1. To creatively contribute to the design and development of new and existing digital advertising campaigns.
  2. With guidance from the Creative Team, provide support during the design process from developing the concept to the rollout of digital campaigns and sourcing/designing of design assets i.e. stock photography info graphics.

The candidate will have to have:

  • Grade 12
  • A relevant tertiary qualification (degree/diploma) in Design (i.e. Applied Art or Design) from a recognised institution (e.g. Red and Yellow, Vega)
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a digital creative environment
  • Proven experience in coordinating the work of external design studios/ agency environments (5-15 people)
  • Knowledge of the advertising and creative process; Application of a brand across all mediums; Technical knowledge of all industry standard applications, including: MS Office. Creative Cloud, Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects
  • Excellent visual design skills, focusing on details and quality
  • Creative thinking
  • Flexibility in design style
  • Able to articulate complex concepts and bluesky-thinking into simple and practical design
  • Must be able to show polished portfolio work with a range of design and development projects and explain processes and end goals
  • Computer literate (Mac (specifically, Adobe Creative Cloud), HTML 5  and basic Microsoft Office)
  • Communication skills (verbal and written) in English
  • Responsible & reliable
  • Consistency
  • Excellent attention to detail (accuracy)
  • Able to work under pressure in a deadline-driven environment (comfortable in a busy environment)
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Positive, energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Interpersonal skills (able to work with a variety of personalities)
  • Planning and coordination skills
  • Initiative
  • Inquisitive and interrogative
  • Business acumen (able to understand client’s businesses)
  • Proactive and self-motivated – think ahead and understand impact and implications
  • Willingness to learn, accept instructions, correction and supervision
  • Ability to work in an open plan environment
  • Willing and able to work extra hours, outside normal business hours as and when required
  • Clear credit record
  • Clear criminal record