Senior Graphic Designer

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Senior Graphic Designer

Production Department

FULL-TIME · CAPE TOWN

Job Title: Senior Graphic Designer

Department: Production

Reporting to: Creative Director

Location: Cape Town


Summary

As a Graphic Designer you will be responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact. The role involves listening and understanding clients’ needs before making design decisions. The work requires creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of industry software and a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

  • To design collateral campaigns for external as well as internal clients. Collateral includes outlying and additional educational print elements, such as posters, flashcards and calls to action.
  • To build the brand’s corporate identity.
  • To assist in the completion of course manuals and course specific collateral.
  • To develop the company’s visual identity online, on various social media platforms.
  • To aid Sales, Production and the Communications Relationship Management team with design requirements for communication elements.
  • To assist Heads of Departments and Senior staff members with creative pitch presentations and layouts when required.
  • To translate strategic outlines into innovative visual representations.
  • To keep abreast of new technologies and techniques to deliver cutting edge creative work.
  • To build an understanding of brands in the hospitality industry from a visual and strategic perspective.
  • Work with and guide graphic design team


Accountability and Performance Measures

  • Quality
  • Efficiency
  • Professionalism


Organisational Alignment

  • Reports to the Creative Director


Basic Requirements

  • Matric and relevant tertiary qualification in design or similar
  • Minimum 5 years’ industry-related work experience or proof of supporting skill level
  • An individual portfolio of design work


Technical Knowledge

  • Proven Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign skills
  • After Effects knowledge would be advantageous
  • Working knowledge of iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)
  • Ability to conceptualise ideas and bring them to life visually
  • Proven ability to create high quality content from a loose or constrained brief with short deadlines
  • The ability to define and uphold the company’s corporate identity
  • Excellent time management and quality management skills are essential
  • Understanding how design influences the way people learn is advantageous


Interpersonal

  • Excellent interpersonal and relational skills
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team
  • Eager to learn and share knowledge
  • Collaborative and builds mutually beneficial relationships and partnerships


Personal

  • Ability to engage with clients professionally
  • Proactive individual with proven strength in attention to detail and the ability to successfully manage several tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining quality
  • Able to give and receive direction and constructive criticism well
  • Organised and structured; copes well under pressure, with the ability to meet and beat given deadlines
  • Displays a positive and enthusiastic approach to all their work