VGP Recruitment

DIGITAL DESIGNER: IN-HOUSE: GAMING/ENTERTAINMENT

Designer – Creative (Integrated), Digital Designer – Digital
Cape Town – Western Cape

 Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.
 
We have a fabulous in-house, in-office opportunity for a Junior to Mid-Weight Digital Designer at one of South Africa’s most legendary gaming and entertainment brands in Cape Town.
 
The Digital Designer is accountable to and responsible for producing layouts through conceptualising, designing, and delivering outstanding digital creative, print and artwork in line with the brief supplied.
You’ll create artwork for various marketing campaigns with the aim of creating, entertaining and inspiring campaigns that produce energy and momentum, and that are relevant, engaging and interactive.
 
This is a winning opportunity to work for a renowned and respected global brand. Roll the dice, apply today!
 
Responsibilities  
 
    • Collaborate with copywriters to receive and prioritise briefs and promotional requests from Account Managers, properties and business; and deliver each element of the campaign to brief
    • Facilitate brainstorming sessions to share new design concepts, perspectives and ideas
    • Construct the conceptual design plan, concept and layout for gaming and other marketing promotions, ensuring content remains fresh and exciting
    • Propose or provide advice on artistic designs and solutions
    • Design and create enticing graphics for deliverables using relevant systems and tools
    • Brief electronic, print and activation production to ensure idea is executed and delivered to its best potential
    • Produce digital creative for emails, homepage, categories, landing pages, coding and deployment
    • Brief and give constructive input during a shoot and/or recording and direct directors, photographers, stylists and art directors
    • Concisely brief photographers with lighting, style, composition, lensing, mood, performance and grade references
    • Concisely brief Art Buying, Digital, Radio, TV and Activation production to ensure best evolution of the idea
    • Present graphics solutions to relevant stakeholders and obtain approvals on final content against brief
    • Understand and adapt brand CI into all communication elements
    • Conceptualise and complete art for 360-degree ideas: Digital Campaigns, Activations, Promotions, Experiential, TV, Print, and CRM
    • Craft and manage TV processes from edit approvals, grading, on-lines, titling, etc.
 
 
Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:
 
    • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Graphic design or similar
    • 5 years’ experience in print and digital design, preferably obtained in an agency
    • Additional experience in DTP is an advantage
    • Presentation of an artistic portfolio
    • Conceptualising and strong visual thinking and solutions
    • Understanding of company information & processes
    • Advanced skills in Adobe CS; Office for Mac; Photoshop; InDesign; Illustrator, Keynote
    • Computer literacy – MS Office
    • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
    • Digital acumen
    • Team player but able to work independently
    • Extensive knowledge of Photography, Typography, Design and layout.
    • Dynamic presentation skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Adaptable
    • Innovative
    • Proactive, energetic and professional team player.
 
Please submit a PDF/link to a relevant portfolio along with your CV on application.
 
Should you not receive a response within 10 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
 
 
City: Cape Town
Level of Expertise: Junior-Mid
Remuneration: Negotiable
Consultant: Christine
Reference Number: #Chris2429
 
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