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Senior Designer

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Location:

Durban, Kwazulu Natal 

Suburb:

Umhalnga Rocks

Salary:

R30,000.00 per month

Posted:

10-01-2018
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Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
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Job Description:

If you are chosen, you will be accountable for designing collateral for any medium – apps, websites, illustration, videos, presentations, books.
 
Essential competencies
  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience with graphic design in a digital industry, with a full and comprehensive portfolio
  • User Experience and User Interface design for mobile devices, by producing user journeys, wireframes, prototyping and graphic design for final release
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Mac OS
  • A strong understanding of design principles in web, mobile and print, typography and branding
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work coming into the studio
  • Grammar and proofing skills
  • Experience working with clients to understand their business/industry, interpret concepts and ideas into a product brief, and translate into a visual solution
  • Technical knowledge of design standards for various digital platforms, especially web and mobile app design
  • Experience in a senior position accountable for providing creative direction to other designers and implementing designs with developers
  • Employing digital media techniques to create original illustrations and icon sets
  • Experience in articulating complex concepts and visualising data through infographic design
  • Constant experimentation and adoption of new design techniques, software, and creative styles
  • Accountability for testing of finished product to meet quality and usability standards

Advantageous skills
  • Expert knowledge of the full Adobe Creative Suite
  • Video production, photography and sound editing
  • Animation
  • Content creation
  • Experience working with an app dev team
  • User interface design for Android devices
  • Software development on Android or any other web or mobile platform
  • Designing for responsive web and other platforms (email campaigns, social media, print media)
  • Proven track record for meeting deadlines

Personal attributes
  • A natural-born creative who loves digital and lives design
  • A professional who understands that best results are achieved through collaborating with others, and not just in working alone
  • The culture of imparting knowledge to co-workers, regardless of years of experience, and to constantly acquire and adopt knowledge from others
  • Broadly skilled with the ability to adapt to different tools or workflows according to the deadline or output required
  • Passionate about keeping abreast of changes in your chosen area of technology
  • The ability to ingest constructive criticism and work with team input while staying true to the product
  • The maturity to work purposefully and steadily under pressure with all kinds of clients
  • A strong online presence (you share your interests on social media) and innate drive to share your knowledge (active participatation in the community)
  • Career-focused with the motivation to forge one’s own path to success within a high-performing team
  • The drive to be the best in the industry in every task one undertakes
  • The diligence and discipline to get things done, no matter the level or perceived cachet of the task
  • A natural-born teacher who will do what it takes to up-skill the people around you, and has an opinion on what constitutes great work

Please send a detailed cv including availability, salary expectations and portfolio.

Job Category:

Digital / Media, Graphic Design
Company Info
IT Staffing
Melkbosstrand, WC, South Africa

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Company Info


IT Staffing
Melkbosstrand, WC, South Africa

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Senior Designer

col-narrow-left   

Location:

Durban, Kwazulu Natal 

Suburb:

Umhalnga Rocks

Salary:

R30,000.00 per month

Posted:

10-01-2018
col-narrow-right   

Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
col-wide   

Job Description:

If you are chosen, you will be accountable for designing collateral for any medium – apps, websites, illustration, videos, presentations, books.
 
Essential competencies
  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience with graphic design in a digital industry, with a full and comprehensive portfolio
  • User Experience and User Interface design for mobile devices, by producing user journeys, wireframes, prototyping and graphic design for final release
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Mac OS
  • A strong understanding of design principles in web, mobile and print, typography and branding
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work coming into the studio
  • Grammar and proofing skills
  • Experience working with clients to understand their business/industry, interpret concepts and ideas into a product brief, and translate into a visual solution
  • Technical knowledge of design standards for various digital platforms, especially web and mobile app design
  • Experience in a senior position accountable for providing creative direction to other designers and implementing designs with developers
  • Employing digital media techniques to create original illustrations and icon sets
  • Experience in articulating complex concepts and visualising data through infographic design
  • Constant experimentation and adoption of new design techniques, software, and creative styles
  • Accountability for testing of finished product to meet quality and usability standards

Advantageous skills
  • Expert knowledge of the full Adobe Creative Suite
  • Video production, photography and sound editing
  • Animation
  • Content creation
  • Experience working with an app dev team
  • User interface design for Android devices
  • Software development on Android or any other web or mobile platform
  • Designing for responsive web and other platforms (email campaigns, social media, print media)
  • Proven track record for meeting deadlines

Personal attributes
  • A natural-born creative who loves digital and lives design
  • A professional who understands that best results are achieved through collaborating with others, and not just in working alone
  • The culture of imparting knowledge to co-workers, regardless of years of experience, and to constantly acquire and adopt knowledge from others
  • Broadly skilled with the ability to adapt to different tools or workflows according to the deadline or output required
  • Passionate about keeping abreast of changes in your chosen area of technology
  • The ability to ingest constructive criticism and work with team input while staying true to the product
  • The maturity to work purposefully and steadily under pressure with all kinds of clients
  • A strong online presence (you share your interests on social media) and innate drive to share your knowledge (active participatation in the community)
  • Career-focused with the motivation to forge one’s own path to success within a high-performing team
  • The drive to be the best in the industry in every task one undertakes
  • The diligence and discipline to get things done, no matter the level or perceived cachet of the task
  • A natural-born teacher who will do what it takes to up-skill the people around you, and has an opinion on what constitutes great work

Please send a detailed cv including availability, salary expectations and portfolio.

Job Category:

Digital / Media, Graphic Design
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