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Mid-Senior Brand Designer: Integrated Ad Agency – Gqeberha (PE)/Johannesburg

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Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

We are on the search for an experienced mid-senior Brand Designer for a fabulous integrated agency who have a creative opportunity at either their Johannesburg or Gqeberha (PE) office. The ideal candidate is highly skilled in Brand Design and campaign development. The role requires someone who has a thorough understanding of how to create visual identities and bring brands to life. If you are a talented designer who pays careful attention to crafting well thought out design and typography, then we want to hear from you. Apply today!

Responsibilities

  • Creating innovative brand identity solutions as well as brand design within campaign development
  • Proactively recommend creative solutions to brand challenges
  • Keeping informed on the latest trends and forecasts in the branding environment
  • Design of marketing communication pieces e.g. overall theme development, individual brand projects etc.
  • Translate business and marketing objectives into designs that are clear, compelling, and visually engaging
  • Communicate and facilitate the art direction and formatting of design deliverables and produce necessary communications pieces in both print and digital environments for a wide range of clients
  • Assist to ensure all marketing communications across various channels and departments remain consistent and align with strategic marketing goals and brand guidelines
  • Collaborate internally and/or with the Project Lead as well as with clients to conceptualise and execute creative solutions for their brands
  • Guide and advise fellow employees in both the creative process and client management to foster stronger working relationships and solutions (junior designer, interns, etc.)
  • Assist in supervising junior team, interns, overseeing and coaching on the creative process
  • Assist in the planning and creative process of pitch processes
  • Pre- and post-production quality checks
  • Submit creative deliverables within the agreed-upon deadline and budget.

Requirements

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant Degree, Diploma/Equivalent
  • Minimum of five (5) years of brand design experience, design studio or advertising agency
  • Strong conceptual skills
  • Accurate and efficient problem definition
  • Ability to present concepts and designs to stakeholders in a clear, concise manner and manage project feedback and flow
  • High-level sense of design layout and typography with the ability to offer a variety of design solutions
  • Strong creative, organisational, problem-solving, and time-management skills
  • Able to work well with tight deadlines in a team environment
  • Able to take projects from start to finish with minimal supervision
  • Able to apply style guides creatively while upholding brand identity for multiple clients – a must
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
Please submit a link to your relevant portfolio along with your CV on application.

Should you not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application for this specific position unsuccessful.

City: Gqeberha (PE) or Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
Level of Expertise: Mid-Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Chris2124