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Wanted: colourful creative to join our print pack!

0 In the Studio.

We are looking for a motivated team player with a portfolio of work to match. One that reflects experience and relevant skill as a junior (up to mid-level) designer and illustrator.

Primary area of expertise:

  • Brainstorming, conceptualising and solving design challenges in client projects with art director.
  • A through-rough understanding of graphic-design and marketing principals
  • Executing quick precise, print ready material across various mediums from briefs
  • Digitally Retouching of Photography/ Images
  • Prepare work for repro (design; checking colour proofs; checking dye-lines on press)
  • Conceptualising and illustrating info-graphics

 

Secondary area of expertise:

  • Interest in latest print finishes papers/ materials and technologies
  • Interest in expanding into UI development for newsletters, websites and digital apps
  • Working understanding of social media channels

 

 Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification from reputable institution
  • Experience working with copywriters and art/design directors in design advertising, promotion, interactive media spaces
  • Excellent knowledge of vector graphics, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, PDF (Acrobat & Distiller) (CS5+)
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint (Creating templates etc)
  • Strong organization, negotiation, and problem-solving skills

 

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Extremely result and deadline driven
  • Pro-active self starter that is attentive to detail
  • Energetic, motivated, organised
  • Communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Desire to grow and develop in design field
  • Can work in a team and responds well to instruction

 

Particulars

  • Remuneration: market related 
  • Province: Western Cape 
  • City: Cape Town – CBD
  • Job level: junior/ mid-weight 
  • Own transport required 
  • Term: permanent/ contract

Are you the designer we are after or do you know a design specialist who would like to work and grow in our dynamic studio? Head over to our contact form and setup a meeting today. 

Please note: We require a relevant portfolio (PDF plus web links) and detailed CV (PDF) to start the first round (of three) in the interview process.

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